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dramshop act Says husband be
came drunkard in Dietz' saloon.
Police say in arrest of Earl Dear,
747 N. Clark, they have leader of
gang of auto thieves.
Herbert L. Scriba and five other
city employes held to grand jury on
padded payroll charges.
Mayor says municipal tuberculosis
sanitarium is spending too much mo
ney. Public service commission officers
sworn in as special deputy sheriffs
so they can arrest reckless speeders.
South Chicago Irish relief com
mittee protested against England's
action in hanging and imprisoning
Mrs. Eugenia Doggett, alleged re
ligious zealot, who desires to retain
control of her $1,000,000 real estate,
must again prove to court she is not
"a distracted person."
German club starts on lake cruise
today. Back Wednesday.
Chas. E. Hughes invited to make
Chicago address Sept 18.
"UNTIL DEATH DO US PART"
George Dowd, official of Central
Sugar Co., couldn't forget his boy
hood sweetheart, his wife, Mrs. Ca
melia Dowd, 480 Deming pL, testified.
She wants a divorce.
Geo. A. Fargher, vice pres. Porter
Hodgson Co., begged wife for "one
more chance" when she left him in
1912. Now he's willing to give her
up forever. Obtained divorce.
Thomas Earl Gregory thought
bis wife had such "soft, white skin"
that he used to prick her with hypo
dermic needles. She would be rid of
Ferdinand F. Jelke, son of John F.
Jelke, butterine maker, says he is not
able to pay $350 a month alimony
asked by former wife for support of
herself and Ferdinand, Jr.
Ed W. Andrews, well-known stock
broker, says his wife told "naughty
stories" and aspired to social heights
he did not care to climb. He wishes
to be free.
Jacob Resnick loved "not wisely,
but too well." Yesterday he finished
six months' sentence in Bayonne,
N. J., for wife and child abandon
ment. Arrested on bigamy charge
preferred by Mrs. Sophia Stein Res
nick, 1228 N. Western av., who says
she is his third wife.
PRIVATE JOE, THEY TELL US,
HAD A JOKE OF HIS OWN
Scene: University Club. Players:
Men in leather chairs talking about
war and the newspapers. The pat
ter: First Talker When Bertie McCor
mick started for Springfield he took
eight horses, one secretary and one
stenographer with him. He said .it
would be a long trip and he wanted
horses and help enough to last him.
Second Talker The real hero is
Private Joe Patterson. He didn't
take along anything much more than
a gray blanket and the two arms he
folds when he rides on a caisson.
Third Talker The real news of
what hero Private Joe is hasn't leak
ed out They say at the Tribune
office that Joe was put to work cur
rying horses in the officers' stable
and Bertie McCormick with his
major's sword came along and asked
Joe how's business.
First Two Talkers (jerkily) And
what did doe say?
Third Talker Joe says: "Can't
you see? I'm not a war bride. I'm
a war groom."
ON CITY PAY ROLL, BUT NEVER
DID ANY WORK
Two witnesses told city civil serv
ice commission yesterday that they
had not worked for city for two
years, but that their names were car
ried on the pay rolls. The men
were Thos. Hynes, 2536 Lowe av.,
and A. J. Gough, 3214 S. RacinCav.
Wm. McMahon, brother-in-law of
Hynes, testified that he had signed
the payroll in Hynes' place and
worked the entire two years