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BUFFALOES INSTEAD 'OF AUTOMOBILES PULL'
FRENCH SUPPLIES IN BALKANS!
When the French and their allies started to march from Saloniki into
Serbia and Bulgaria they found none of the transportation facilities that
aided both opposing armies on the western front. There were no great
auto tractors to pull heavy supply- wagons. So they loaded supplies into
carts and bought or hired black buffaloes and oxen to haul them.
O'MALLEY STORY WILL COST
THE EXAMINER $7,500
An echo of the libel case which
will cost the Examiner $7,500 came
yesterday when attorneys for the pa
per were turned down in their plea
for a writ of certiorari in the John
About two years ago. the Exam
iner called O'Malley, North Side sa
loonkeeper, several unsavory things
and said that he was pulling some
political business which was not
O'Malley asked -for a denial from
the Examiner and instead another
story along the lines of the first was
printed. Then he sued them.
A judgment for $7,500 was entered
against the Illinois Publishing Co.,
which owns the Examiner 'ft
Hearst. This was the biggest libel
judgment ever won in the state.
Into the appellate court the O'Mal-ley-Examiner
case" went and thera
the Examiner's petition for a differ
ent verdict was turned down.
Att'y Joseph B. David prosecuted
the case for O'Malley. He says that
the latest court action clinches the
judgment for his client and that the
Examiner must come across.
"The decision is a good one, for it
will teach some Chicago newspapers
that they cannot say just what they
please about people without paying
dearly for it."
16 WOUNDS HE'S DYING
New York, Dec. 21. With 16 stab
wounds in his chest, Thomas L. La
mar, 40, Ridgewood, was found dying
last night in little washroom off ship
ping department of Adams Express
Co., Trinity place. Believed suicide.