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NEW DOROTHY ARNOLD CASE
GRACE CONEY MISSING
R A. Coney, night manager for the
Postal Telegraph and Cable Co., ar
rived in Chicago last night to lead
the search for his daughter, a sociol
worker, who disappeared in the Chi
cago slums last week.
Grace Coney left her home three
years ago. She told her father she
preferred to make her own living. She
came to Chicago from New York and
entered social service work with the
Northwestern. University Settlement.
A letter to her sister, written
shortly before she disappeared, told
how she was in love with a fellow
Her disappearance parallels that of
Dorothy Arnold, who dropped out of
sight in the slums of New York four
years ago. No trace was ever found
HOYNE TO DECIDE ON. "SLUSH
FUND" CHARGES TODAY
Today State's Atf y Hoyne will de
cide whether or not he will turn over
evidence of his "slush fund" charges
to the grand jury.
In a statement Saturday he names
Chief of Detectives P. D. O'Brien,
William Luthardt, Chief Healey's sec
retary, and William Cummings,
license officer of South Clark sL sta
tion, as collectors of a "slush fund"
for the defense of indicted police of
ficials. He also names Patrick
O'Malley, First ward saloonkeeper, as
an outsider assisting in the collection
of the fund.
All deny the charges and Chief
Healey "wants proof" before he will
BRIDE-TO-BE IS DROWNED
Viola Leibeskind, 1714 N. Central
Park av., was drowned in the Des
plaines river yesterday. Her sweet
heart, John Wirth, took her for a ride
in a canoe. It tipped over in the
strong current He swam ashore.
The couple were attending a picnic
in Thatcher's woods.
"Mrs. Newt Fridemush boasts of-
th' sweetest baby in Rip Van Winkle
county. Th' kid fell inter a tub o'
fresh maple sugar."
"Has Graves any property?"
"Well, not much. All he's got is a
life interest in a cemetery lot"
If Germany, as predicted, will
while discussion of the Lusitania mat-J
ters is on, maybe it will be all right
There's no war that cdn last longer
than discussion can.
Occasional showers Monday; Tues
day probably fair; no decided change
in temperature; light, variable winds.