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BRITISH ATTITUDE IRRITATES
Washington, June 26. Irritation
against British interference with
American trade is increasing, as evi
denced by letters reaching govern
ment departments. It Is accepted
here that, as a consequence, the new
protest to England, now under prep
aration by Sec'y of State Lansing,
will be expedited. Only a sharp Ger
man rejection of America's demands
will change this program and all ac
counts from Berlin indicate that Ger
many has decided on a policy of conciliation.
BITS OF NEWS
State's attorney's office plans for
further indictments in La Salle Street
Trust & Savings bank failure case.
International Propaganda Group
will picnic at Budlong's farm, end of
Lincoln av. car line, Sunday.
Sophie Szonik, 31, fought Police
man Thos. Sweeney, who kept her
from jumping from Halsted st. bridge
South Side "L" traffic stopped 30
minutes by derailment near 12th.
Elijah K. Hubbard, 80, claimed to
be oldest real native of Chicago, dead
at Middletown, Conn.
Mrs. Katie Sieger, 1128 Diversey
pkwy., awarded $17,000 damages
from Chi. Ry Co. Injured accident 4
Dorothy M. Dornself, 4120 St. Louis
av., died day before grammar school
graduation. Buried with diploma in
Mounted Policeman Newton L.
Parks injured. Horse fell, Dearborn
Herbert Ballou, carpenter contrac
tor, stabbed in abdomen. Condition
serious. Police looking for Roger
Private Moles, Co. F, 3d infantry,
national guard, died, result of falling
yesterday on speedway track.
"SQUIRREL BOOZE" IS RIGHT!
Judge Mahoney yesterday fined
Jacob Sage, bartender, 613 W. Madi
son str $10 each for ten drinks of
"squirrel booze", a cheap whisky, he
gave James O'Flynn on a wager that
O'Flynn could not drink that many.
O'Flynn stiffened out on the last
round and keeled over insensible.
SERVE PAPERS ON MRS. WEXLER
FOR LACK OF KIN SUPPORT
Mrs. Sarah Wexler, wife of the
member of the burglar trust who is
now serving out his sentence in
Joliet, had papers served on her Fri
day for inability to care for her chil
dren. The warrant was served on
Mrs. Wexler in the county jail. She
was recently indicted for perjury in
the trial of CapL Jas. Storen and De
tective Sergeants Weisbaum and
She will 'be arraigned before Judge
Pinckney in the juvenile court this
FUNKHOUSER TO BE HIT AGAIN?
Major Funkhouser, second police
deputy, head of the morals squad,
seems to have lost more of his power.
If the governor signs the movie
censor bill passed by the legislature
Funkhouser will no longer have any
say in abbreviating films shown in
Chicago. He has been doing this with
a high hand of late, to the"(dramatic
detriment of many pictures and the
suppression of others.
In the opinion of Ass't Corp. Coun
sel Reker the new state law would
supersede the authority of the city
picture censor ordinance.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, June 26. Reports via
New Orleans, Galveston and El Paso
that Carranzistas had succeeded in
driving Zapata from Mexico City re
vived anxiety in official circles today
over foreign colony's safety.
Carranza agency here asserted en
tire city was taken late yesterday
afternoon. Zapata forces lost heav
ily it was claimed and great damage
was done to city.