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wolence during the clothing trouble,
the Mandel Brothers' sub-basement
proposition and for fenders on big
His opposition to efforts of State's
Att'y Hoyne to clean up the police
department undoubtedTy-put some of
the better class of citizens against
After Hoyne had repeatedly stated
that the police department was har
boring crooks, Thompson stuck up
for his men and refused to investi
gate. And the Eaton-Rowe petticoat
scandal drove another nail in the box
which looks a lot like a political
Seventy-three acres of land will be
added to Lincoln park, now that the
$1,000,000 bond issue has been
passed by the voters. It won by a
majority of 14,209. It will be dredged
fa irom tne laee.
A portion ot this money will be
used to improve the land already
made, particularly Picnic island, off
Pullerton av. There are no auto
roads running over this island, which
was built for people who want to
hold picnics in the park.
The park commissioners are
elated. They aim to give the North
Side as big a park system as the
South Side has.
Mayor Thompson today declared
that he had won an overwhelming
victory at the polls yesterday.
"Only one administration candi
date, Aid. Mulac, was defeated," said
Thompson, "while three of the rebel
nine's candidates were beaten."
Theocratic party, controlled by the
prophet Voliva, defeated all inde
pendent candidates in Zion City.
Roger Sullivan calls election vic
tory for Democracy.
Seymour Stedman and other So
cialists say party has made tremen
Fred Lundin refused to comment.
Said "See the mayor."
Roy West, mayor's rival, says City
Hall is repudiated.
FIFTEEN AIR ENGAGEMENTS ON
Paris. French troops have made
further gains in trench fighting in
Cailette Woods, south of Douau
Squadron of French aeroplanes
engaged in great air raid on stations
of Mantillois and Damvillers.
Fourteen shells were dropped on
Mantillois and five on Damvillers
station. In fifteen other air engage
ments along Verdun front a German
plane was brought down near Naut
Fourneaux and another near Milly;
a third German aircraft fell within
its own lines.
Excepting French gains south of
Douaumont and intense bombard
ment on Moulainville-Chatillon sec
tor, no important activity on Verdun
Washington. Confirmation of dis
patches saying four Americans were
aboard torpedoed British steamer
Berwind reached state dep't in mes
sage from U. S. consul at Cork.
The Hague. Torpedoing of Dutch
schooner Elzina Helena while Hol
land is in grip of big war scare caused
great excitement here today.
The government at once ordered
official inquiry and also investigation
of sinking of Dutch liner Tubantia,
previous inquiries having been con
ducted by the vessel's owners.
London. British steamer Bendew,
from Liverpool, sunk with loss of life.
Spanish steamer Vigo torpedoed in
bay of Biscay after crew had been
allowed to take to boats. Norwegian
steamer Arens sunk in Cattegat.
Crew saved. Dutch schooner Elzina
Helena torpedoed in North sea. Crew
Montclair, N J- Because he would
not spoil his "piano fingers" man
here refused a job on coal wagon,
despite fact that his wife and baby