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"Chicago Spirit" will foe given - a
boost at the Old Time Pressmen's
picnic at Atlas Park, 5025 N. Craw
ford av., Saturday. Mayor Thomp
son has appointed 160 old time press
men to lead the boosting. Family
ticket $2, including refreshments.
Little Dorothy had been looking at
tier uncle's bald head intently for sev
eral minutes. She was evidently in
such a serious study about some
Jiing that her aunt asked what was
.he matte'rf , " '
"Thay. ith uncle's hair comin' in
r goin' out?" was the "reply.
DUNNE- -COMMUTES -SENTENCES
OF SIX PRISONERS
Springfieldr-Hh, July -1& Gov.
Dunne has commuted sentences of
six prisoners and denied clemency
petitions in 22 cases? Sentences of
j-James Forty; Jr., Chicago; Samuel
-Parsons, East St Louis; Wm. L Irby,
Harden "qpunty; Ira B. Ewing, Cairo;
Lawrence Lindbloom, Chicago, and
George Chaneyl "POntfac, commuted
to expire tomorrow.
fFoTbyT"when"a boy, participated in
a fatal saloon holdup in Chicago, 11
years ago. He has incipient tuber
culosis. Parsons was convicted in
St. Clair 12 years ago for murder of
his wife. Witnesses rpcently found
declared shooting was accidental.
Lindbloom was convicted in May,
19JLS, In Cook county of murder be
cause an automobile he was driving
ran over and killed a pedestrian. He
?as sentenced to 14 years in prison.
This wks the first conviction on a
murder cEaTge in killing of thfe char
acter In Illinois.
' "Chaney's " comniutation cuts off
142 years iff possible sentence he
might servon 16 counts. He was
sentenced for forgery. He must now
serve only one term from 1 to 16
years until paroled by the board of
The pardon"" board has elected Col.
McLaughlin of Joliet, its new mem
trer, president. Several paroles will
be granted W life termers when the
board meets at Joliet this week.
Weehawken, N. J. Explosion in a
grain elevator of N. Y. Central rail
road believed caused by dust Injured
Washington. President Wilson
will be in Washington for Tuesday's
Brazil. Jnd. Orville Short, school
'teacher, arrested, charged with crim
inal. assuUlon. JllL-year-old ...school
gH one of his pupils. Short took the
girl home'from -commencement in lis