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asking the abolition of "Bubbly
More mail handled by postoffice
yesterday than ever before.
3,441,000 letters went out of Chi
25 people hurt in various places by
falls on sidewalks.
School board failed to appoint Mrs.
Young sup't emeritus as proposed.
Decided to give her vote of thanks in
stead. Mayor Thompson issues appeal for
1,000 autos to entertain visitors to
Republican national convention.
17 aldermen will be asked by sub
committee of council on what they
know about politics in employment
of garbage teams.
Social center and industrial school
for negro children to be established
here as memorial to Booker T. Wash
ington. Total arrests up to the minute in
new war on crooks is 60. All being
held and questioned.
One business mail delivery Christ
mas and New Year's. One home de
livery and one collection throughout
Judge Hopkins in court of domestic
relations played Santa Claus yester
day. Gave presents to more than 100
CLAIMS THREE DETECTIVES
Open accusation that three city de
tectives had accepted bribe money
from her and promised her immunity
in return was made in morals court
yesterday by a woman who gave her
Dame as Mrs. LaMont
Mrs. LaMont had just been fined
$200 for running a disorderly house
on the South Side, which did not gee
with her idea of the protection for
which she said she has been paying.
She told Judge Uhlir about the mat
ter and he notified the state's at
torney's office. Mrs. LaMont'e fine
is being held in abeyance and she is
put under $400 bail.
HOYNE WILL NOT PROSECUTE
State's Att'y Hoyne will not pros
ecute Dr. Harry Haiselden for his
action in the Bollinger baby case. He
was requested by Att'y Gen. Lucey to
bring Haiselden before the grand
"An adult may decline to be oper
ated upon, even though it be to his
best interest to have an operation,"
said Hoyne in answering the attor
ney general's request "I take it that
the parents of the Bollinger baby are
the natural guardians and could de
cline to have an operation per
formed." Hoyne points out that Dr. Haisel
den in not operating on the baby
was only obeying the parents. He
further declares that he is not con
cerned with the question as to
whether or not Dr. Haiselden violat
ed medical ethics, for violation of
professional ethics might not be a
violation of law.
I HpW LONG WILL THE LIQUID
t-LUW UCU .31, DIL-L.
How long may the celebrants at
1916 birthday stay merrily around
the flowing bowl in the gilded cafes
It's up to Mayor Thompson. In the
past the merry mucilage emporiums
have received cash up till 3 a. m.,
New Year's day. When questioned
as to the closing hour this New
Year's eve Mayor Thompson put the
question up to Corporation Counsel
"It is purely a question of policy,"
said Corporation Counsel Ettelson.
"The question of any leeway permit
ted in the sale of intoxicants on the
night of Dec. 31 is not a legal ques
tion." This places the issue squarely
before the mayor.
PERHAPS TO RECUPERATE
AFTER A SMASHUP
Motorcycle, new; cheap or will ex
change for good bath chair. Liver-,
pool, Eng., Echo. '