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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 24, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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BITS OF NEWS
Seventy policemen, including four
lieutenants, shifted by order of Chief
Healey.
One hundred clubwomen tele
graphed appeal "to-ave life of Leo
Franfl .sentenced to die at Atlanta.
Warrants to be asked for managers
of four loop hotels. Want to test old
Sunday bar closing law.
Lieut. Max Heidelmeier of Town
Hall station hurt while boarding car.
Hand rail gave way.
Englewood police answered fake
call at 63d' and Springfield av. Left
auto on tracks. Smashed by car.
John Leist, 3, 127 E. Ohio St., fell
from 3d-story window. Dead.
Gottlieb Bradle, 2, 4855 Laflin st,
climbed over rail of 2d-story porsL
Dead.
Ernest Schmidt, 1204 Wells st., rob
bed of $11 by two armed men at Wells
and Goethe sts.
Casimer Hojka, 2924 N. Central
Pk. av., lost $192 and valuable papers
from strong box in home.
Mrs. S. E. Hummel, 10838 Indiana
av., arrested for blocking traffic by
refusing to pay carfare.
Ralph Weidman, 2951 E. 92d, rob
bed of ?5 by man who offered birp job
and gained confidence.
Sophie Staciski, 8745 Houston av.,
fell from car at 85th and Houston av.
Fractured skull.
Police of Hudson av. station drag
ging river for hours failed to turn up
body of man who left coat on bank.
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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Paris. Princess Natalie, Monte
negro, sister-in-law of Q"p"
of Italy, enrolled as nurse in Italian
army.
Muscatine, la. 2 killed in auto
crash. Harry Thompson, Chicago,
escaped injury.
Wallace, Idaho. Thos. Givens,
who claimed to have formerly been
saloonkeeper in Chicago and to have
left -there because of shooting fray,
lulled when auto bus overturned.
MERELY COMMENT
With the telephone situation com
manding the public's right eye,
The bankers are yelping like a lot
of stuck pigs,
The Trust Press about fits in the
same pen with the "stuck pigs",
And a lot of Big Business bosses
are carrying a long face around with
them.
On the other hand, the Greater Chi
cago Federation, the Woman's Party
of Cook County and many other or
ganizations are standing pat behind
the city council's action in favoring
suit to seize the Automatic.
The points that stick out are plain
endugh. See 'em?
The bankers represent the bankers.
The Trust Press represents the
Trust Press and mostly Big Business
interests.
The Big Business bosses represent
Big Business bosses.
The Greater Chicago Federation
represents some of the general pub
lic the folks who elected the council
to act for them.
The Woman's Party of Cook Coun
ty represents some of the same class.
The other organizations 'round
town represent the people and their
interests.
It's the old game the Big Busi
ness ends fighting the public.
Unless the City Council body gets
a severe case of weak backbone it
will tell the Big Business interests
and the Trust Press to do what Italy
has just done.
The only difference'' between what
that will mean and the actual act of
going to war, can be ascertained by
looking up what Sherman said war
was.
A lot of folks who have a perfectly
good vote to cast when election time
comes around are keeping an eagle
eye on their councilman during the
telephone scrap.
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Henry Bock, 3140 Southport av.,
suicide. Rope. No motive known.

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