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BUCK GIVES SCHOOL BOARD
Again asserting that the city coun
cil was not trying to usurp the pow
ers of the school board, Aid. Buck al
lowed the board 72-hours to produce
their books for a council investiga
tion. The board evidently does not take
the alderman seriously, for they re
ferred his ultimatum to Att'y A. R.
Shannon for a report to be made
within a week.
Unless the board opens its books
to the committee a suit for a writ of
mandamus will be asked from the
Tomorrow the board will meet in
an adjourned session, when this move
will probably be discussed.
, BITS OF NEWS
Printing trades, exposition at Coli
Cap't J. J. Halpin, Lieut J. H. To
bin and Detective Sergeants Wm. J.
Egan and Walter O'Brien soon to be
brought to trial .accused of police
Accidental fall caused death o;
Miss Wanda Korten, 6722 Union av.,
coroner's jury decided. Fell from
8th floor, 5 N. Wabash.
Jas. Kirby, international president
carpenters' union, sent word from
Indianapolis he was on his way to
confer with Mayor Thompson regard
ing arbitration carpenters' strike.
Wong Foo, Chinese faundryman,
1501 N. Western av., eluded two ban
dits by jumping out window.
Wm. Jennings Bryan, former sec
retary of state, will address Christian
Endeavor world's convention, Chica
go, July 10.
Chas. Jablecnick found body of his
father, John, dangling from rope in
rear of home, 3040 S. Homan av.
ALDERMAN'S SON DISCHARGED
, Rudolph Mulac, son of Aid. Mulac,
who was arrested and charged with
loitering about the morals court, was
discharged today by Judge Wells
when he promised not to take action
against the city for arrest
Rudolph unfortunately found him
self outside the morals court when
Inspector Hanna was arresting unde
sirables. He was picked up. His fa
ther, it is claimed, threatened suit
against the police for what he termed
the "false arrest"
MAYOR TO TACKLE SOME OTHER
Mayor Thompson is going to try to
erect some more dovecotes in the
Chicago labor field. He has tackled
the carpenters' stake and is seeking
a toe hold.
.He has telegraphed Jas. Kirby, In
dianapolis, international president of
the carpenters, to please come at
once for a conference.
The mayor hopes to get the car
penters into arbitration. A board was
appointed and accepted by both sides,
but Pres. Kirby, representing the
carpenters, found he did not have
power to serve.
"FREE LUNCH" HIS EXCUSE
The expense of providing "free
lunch" at his saloon, 741 S. State st,
was given as a reason why he could
not increase court allowance to his
three children by Wm. Jacobson in
the court of domestic relations yes
terday. Jacobson submitted his expenses
for a day in the saloon. He figures
the free lunch cost as follows: Fish,
$2.25; stew meat, $1.50; soup bones,
25c; onions, 15c; potatoes, 25c; to
matoes, 10c; bread, $3.60; and other
expenses he says bring it up to $40.45
He was given 60 days for the "free
lunch" to bring in better returns, so
he can raise the allow'ance from $8
to $10 a week.
Urbana, O. When Earl Roberts,
prospective bridgegroom, failed to
- '-- weddinc. Maude Barrett,
bride, collapsed. Roberts had changed