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YOUNG MEN KICK ON RESULT OF
ANSWERING NEWS AD
WANTED Few young men to work
around the garage and learn the
automobile trade.. Montagna &
Co.. 1111 W. Harrison.
The first few who hustled to 1111
W. Harrison before the ink was
scarcely dry on the first edition of to
day's Daily News were greeted with
a smile by a man who appeared to be
the head of the office.
"Yes, we're looking for men," he
chuckled as he rubbed his hands to
gether, as if the appearance of the
long line outside his door made him
gleeful. "We want them to learn the
auto business. It pays well, when
you know how. We can teach you
the how. Here is a fine opportunity
for you, young men. Let us teach
you the auto business. $25in' ad
Another half hour and there were
hundreds outside, each with a copy of
the Daily News in his hand. When
the first in came out and told their
story the temper of the crowd was
roused. Many of them had spent
their last nickel on carfare to apply
for the' job. Now the whole thing
had the appearance of one of those
want ad fakes which daily fill the
columns of Chicago newspapers.
When the crowd got peeved the
man who seemed to be head, of the
There was a consultation among
those outside. "Let's go.to The Day
Book," was the decision.
They crowded the office of The
Day Book till there was room for no
more to get in. "We were all bun
coed by the Daily News ad," said
Maurice Ginsburg, 2916 W. 12th sL,
spokesman. ' "We trusted the Daily
News. We thought it was too big to
stoop to accepting such ads. But we
The following organized themselves
into a committee to warn others who
applied at the garage that the ad was
A fake; George Dubie, 1019 S, Jeffer
son; Henry Curtis, Jr., 1102 W. Ran
dolph; Benj. Abrams, 1413 S. Mor
gan; Sam'l Epstein, 1236 S. Turner;
Berg Goldberg, 2529 Thomas; John
Hohe, 818 S. Keeler; C. Exinger, 639
N. Dearborn; J. E. Kennedy, 5943 S.
May; J. Papock, 2818 Fillmore; P,
Hempel, 2229 Wellington.
It is estimated that more than
1,000 men answered the ad.
IT'S GETTING TO BE A HABIT,
John Laughman was pinched for
the 18th time last night
Laughman has been preaching t
gospel of free thought at 112th St.
and Michigan av. He has special an
tipathy for courts, police and the
Arrest No. 17 was on Aug. 6 on a
warrant sworn out by John aGtely,
floorwalker of the People's Store,
112th and Michigan. He asked a jury
trial and got it yesterday before
Judge Wells. The jury is still out.
The jury wants to come in, for it says
it is hopelessly disagreed, but the
jtfdge has asked it to stick out a lit
Meanwhile Laughman has been
pinched against at 112th and Michi
gan. When he was hailed before
judge Wade this lime the judge is
reported to have said: "This rat back
again, slandering K. of C. judges.
Take him down below!"
A. S. Tobinson, attorney for
Laughman, said today he would seek
habeas corpus proceedings if the
Englewood police did not release
The police say Laughman has been
arrested because he is perverting the
minds of foreigners in South. Chicago
by his utterances against the courts
and the police.
New York. Census returns show
Mrs. Susan Gillis, a negress, the old
est person in New York. She is 115,
has a daughter of 84 and a grand
daughter of 42. Mrs. Gillis spend?
all her time praying Jo dje,