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SHE SPURNS COLD; IT MEANS
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Miss Agnes Ryan, editor of the Wo- J
man s Journal or Boston, might be
an heiress, but she'd rather forfeit a
legacy than wear the matrimonial
tag, "Mrs." As "Miss Agnes Ryan"
she was named beneficiary in a will.
The court ruled her legal name is
Mrs. Henry Bailey Stevens.
ERBSTEiN ATTACKS HOYNE
Attorney Charlie Erbstein, indicted
for subornation of perjury went the
limit last night in taking a rap at
State's Att'y Maclay Hoyne. He
made reply to Hoyne's charges that
the criminal lawyer has been handling
some of his cases queerly.
He said that Hoyne was "sore" at
him because he wouldn't "double
cross" some of his clients and give
Hoyne an easy victory in the police
graft cases. He denied the charges
under which he was indicted. Said he
wants a quick trial.
ALDERMEN ARE LINING UP ON
Joseph H. Smith, 14th ward alder
man and candidate for re-election, is
doing a straddle. Some day before
the primaries, he's got to quit the
straddle and come one way or the
other on the Automatic phone deaL
Smith is a member of the black
smiths' union and has had labor sup
port Now the labor men tell him if
he's with J. Ogden Armour and the
phone trust who want the ordinance
passed he can't expect any backing
from union men. And Smith says he
doesn't know what to do.
Prank H. Ray, 13th ward alder
man and candidate for re-election is
straight out-and-out against the Au
tomatic phone ordinance. He said
"I voted last year in 'favor of for
feiture of the Automatic At this
time I am in favor of a referendum.
This whole matter ought to go to a
vote of the people of Chicago. I am
against the Automatic phone ordi
nance for the same reasons I am
against the Mandel sub-basement or
dinance or the proposition to take
the municipal garbage plant away
from the city and operate it pri
vately." Community Conference in West
Side People's Forum at 43 N. Robey
st. last night passed a resolution
unanimously "that the conference
approve forfeiture of the Automatic
telephone property and members of
the city council be notified as to this
Aid. James Lawley was asked to
come to the meeting and explain
points in his voting record which
bother members of the conference.
Lawley didn't come.
"I am tired of the plotting and in
justice constant pursuit of me,"
said Michael Weisbaum, former de-
Chicago Cooks and Patry Cooks'
ass'n announces that on and after . tfinHv whn pVpH .Tmw nnri-0
. March 1 the initiation fee will be let him, get -started on his 3-year
55.10 and reinstatement fee- $7. 1 sentence.
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