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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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snort distance swimmer in the world,
will be the attraction of the swim
ming events at the Illinois A. C. to
night The duke will compete in the
50, 100 and 220 yard swims. His op
ponents will be PeTry McGillivray
and Art Raithel of the I. A. C. and
Clement Browne of the Hamilton
Washington 7, Braves 4.
Yankees 4, Brooklyn 2.
Athletics 6, Charleston 1.
New Orleans 3, Cleveland 1.
Red Sox 5, Baltimore 0.
Phillies 9, Richmond 6.
Cincinnati 7, Columbus 5.
EXPECT BIG TIME AT RADICAL
BOOK SHOP BALL
Socialists, single taxers, anar
chists, I. W. W.'s, university settle
ment workers and birth controllers
are all backing the Radical Book
Shop ball Friday night in OaTc hall,
220 W. Oak st.
Bill Haywood and Elizabeth Gurley
Flynn will lead the grand march.
Rev. Wm. Thurston Brown will give
out programs. Henry M. Hyde, so
cial justice editor of the Tribune, and
Wm. L. Chenery, editor of The Guide
Post in the Herald, Will be there with
"Every community ought to have
a book store like the Radical Book
Shop," said Edgar Lee Masters. "I
like to step in there and see shelves
of books sometimes called danger
out, but representing all shades of
rebellion and protest The shop is
unique and its ball should be patron
ized. I don't agree with nine-tenths
of its books, but I can see a healthy
ferment from it"
The Radical Book shop is run by
Howard Udell at 817., N. Clark st.
Udell was superintendent of the As
sociated Charities of Detroit two
years ago. He quit the joh because
he couldnt see where he nor char
ity was getting anywhere on the big
things that need helping along.
His wife runs the book shop when 1
' he is gone. She is blind. She war
blind when he married her. She is
a fascinating talker and sits by a
small coal stove in the back of the
shop and tries to get the gist of
things with anybody who comes
Sometimes a real mixed crowd is ,
caught in the hang-out One after- $)
noon, for instance, were standing
around looking at books and talk
Jim Larkin, famous strike leader
from Ireland; Edna Kenton, writer
for the Saturday Evening Post, the
Bookman and other magazines, also,
the author of one novel that was a'
"best seller"; two members of the
I. W. W. national executive board
from out of town; Fannie Butcher,
special writer for the Tribune; Harry
Herwitz, secretary to Aid. Merriam;
three charity workers. Rev. J. C.
Ashurst, a Baptist minister; Leslie H.
Marcey, editor International Social
ist Review; Margaret Merriman, ac-'
tress with Chester Wallace Players,
and stage people from the "So Long
Letty," "The Weavers" and the Little
It is a sort of clearing house and
news center for the radical world.
The shop hasn't reached the point
where it pays a living wage profit to
the Udells. So its friends want to
see a big crowd at the ball Friday
HUNDREDS AT SACHS FUNERAL
The body of Dr. Theo. B. Sachs
was yesterday buried in the spot he
had chosen, under the elm in front
of the sanitarium at Napervilel.
Eighteen hundred people stood in d
the drizzle while Judge Julian Mack
delivered the funeral oration from
the balcony of the sanitarium.
Mayor Thompson will continue the
inquiry into Dr. Sach's management
of the municipal tuberculosis sanitarium.
British navy now uses a life raft
made m shape of a huge doughnut