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obtained $1,831 of goods under false
Geraldine Farrar, prima donna and
also movie star, in town. Says she
wants to act on legitimate stage.
Mrs. Mary E. Burke, called "Ty
phoid Mary," released from Oak
Park hospital after five weeks' con
finement. Stewart Salisbury sent to Deten
tion hospital. Threatened to burn
Girten School for Girls, Winnetka.
Albert Norton, keeper Kiowa club,
1948 Clybourn av., fined $25. Thirty
one others, arrested in raid, freed.
Wm. Patterson, 13, 5403 Woodlawn
av., riding bike, struck by auto truck.
G. S. McGill, 4553 Forrestville av.,
injured when auto was hit by North
western train. Recently got out of
hospital, recovering from previous
Moses Simon, 74, 5118 Michigan
av., hit by auto Tuesday night, dead.
Jos. Bago, 527 79th, driver, not ar
rested. Aid. Lynch's investigation of Chief
Healey's "plucking" campaign post
ppned. Chiefs gone fishin'.
Miss Jane Addams, Mrs. Louise De
Koven Bowen, Sherman C. Kingsley
and other sociological workers de
plore grand jury investigation of ju
Joe. Postlnit, 8, 8426 Green Bay
av., played with carbide. All fingers
of right hand blown off.
Raymond Smith, 5820 Washington
blvd., may recover from effects of
toadstools. Mother died "Wednesday
after eating fungi.
Forty driven to street when fire
started is building of United Breed
er's Co., 1531 Kingsbury. Small loss.
Martin Leonard, 20, out of work,
tried to steal $800 diamond from
State street jewelry store. Held to
grand jury. Lives in Trenton, N. J.
LARGEST FACTORY IN U. S.
The largest factory In the United
States under one roof has just been
completed at Eddystpne, Pa., for the
manufacture of rifles by the Reming
ton Co. It is 1,200 feet long, 900 feet
wide and 50 feet high, and when the
war is over it is to be taken over by
the Baldwin locomotive works for the
manufacture of engines. The plant
will work 5,000 men.
HONOR POWER OF WARDEN OF
JOLIET GETS SETBACK
The state board of pardons has
taken from the warden of Joliet peni
tentiary the power of selecting the
honor prisoners who work the farm
of the prison in Lockport township.
Hereafter the warden has to turn ,4.
over to the pardon board the names',
and records of the men proposed as
"honor prisoners." If one member of
the board objects the prisoner will
stay in the "pen."
Former Warden Allen showed his
supreme faith in human nature a few
weeks ago when he continued his
honor system, following the murder
of his wife by George Campbell, a
.Convicts wept with joy when they
heard of the decision of the "boss"
and wept again when they heard he
had resigned. As a mark of respect
to him they vowed to make Joliet
the model penitentiary of the United
States. Thty have fulfilled their vow.
There Is less trouble in Joliet than
in any other "pen" in the country.
Members of the board say that
this action has been taken because
of the complaints of numerous farm
ers and business men in the vicinity
of Joliet who are afraid of the prisoners.
Old Gent on Park Bench Your lit
tle dog John doesn't seem to obey
you very well when you calL
Lady (faintly) Well, you s-s-see
his name really Isn't John it's
It's better to have loved a short
man Jthan. jieyerjto .have .loved a.JtaU,