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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 18, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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should be built on big and better
grounds.
Senate sub-committee met at the
Hotel LaSalle and has decided to
present home rule bill which city
prefers. Estate of Edward Tilden, filed in
probate yesterday, exceeds $8,000,
000. Mayor Thompson will abolish effi
ciency bureau of civil service com
mission." Was illegally created.
Kurt von Budon, 456 S. State, ar
rested for annoying -women. Says he
is German army officer on way to join
reserves.
Chas. Francis, appointed city att'y
to succeed N. L. Piotrowski today.
Bernard Corlin wants his marriage
annulled. Says wife wpoed him for
his pay check.
Arthur Millard, president of Chicago
Masonic employment bureau, says
employment has been obtained for
1,000 persons.
John Borden, millionaire sports
man, speeding to Chicago with war
pictures to show at fete at his estate
next Friday.
Four 9-year-old robbers sentenced
to go back to school when they con
fessed to robbing alms box of Crea
tion church, 217 W- 26th, of 43 cents.
City club to send delegation to
Springfield to lobby for classification
of real estate as well as personal
property in revenue amendment now
before legislature.
Memorial service held'fn St Paul's
chapel oyer death of Mr. and Mrs.
Montagu Grant, Lusitania victims
who lived in Hyde Park.
Courd turn out 20,000 trained sail
ors a year, says Commander William
Moffet of Lake Bluff training station.
W. F. Engel, head of Woodlawn
Storage Co. at 1364 E. 63d, suicided
in rooming house. Police probing.
10,500 Norwegians yesterday cele
brated 101st anniversary of their
" constitution in picnic at Brand's park.
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If the skin is rough and dry use oat
meal for toilet purposes.
HEARST HITS KEELEY WHILE
PLAYING WITH ROCKEFELLER
Tie Chicago newspaper game is
touched on in a letter by Ivy L. Lee,
the $l,000-a-month press agent of
the Rockefeller family, to John D.
Rockefeller,. Jr., under date of June (
19, 1914. The letter is among those ,
made public by Chairman Frank P.
Walsh, U. S. industrial relations com
mission yesterday. Lee wrote Rocke-
feller, Jr.:
"I am enclosing some correspon
dence from the Chicago Examiner,
which is directly aimed at the new ,
management of the combined Chica
go Inter Ocean and Record-Herald. .
As I understand it, this paper has '
been financed by about $1,500,000 of ,
money supplied by the leading finan- r
cial interests of Chicago. You will
see the kind of criticism which it has r
immediately called forth."
The slippery double-cross tricks of ,
William Randolph Hearst now get
-the spotlight. Here ws Andy Law
rence sending out a letter trying to f
torpedo Jim Keeley's new paper, the .
Herald, by showing its Big Business
connections. At the same time at the t
other end ofi the Hearst submarine v
was little Art Brisbane, the $100,000- '
a-year editorial writer. How Bris-
bane earned the everlasting gratitude ,
of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., sticks out.
And it shows the Hearst crowd as7
straight as the elegant shape of a .,
dog's hind leg.
At the time organized labor was
calling young Rockefeller a red-hand-
ed murderer, when The Masses pub-n
lished a cartoon showing John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., trying to wash blood r
off his hands, young John D. wrote ;J
Ivy L. Lee letters containing these
passages:
"Thank you for sending me com-
ments elicited, particularly Mr. Bris- g
bane's editorial, for which I have just Q
written him a letter of appreciation.
Let the good work go on." July 6, t
1914. a
. "I think I have sent you a copy of
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