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POLITICS AND CLOSING LAW
VIOLATIONS BLAMED FOR
Chief Healey this morning issued
another order for a police shake-up.
Violation of the Sunday closing law
and politics are held back of the
order. Captains transferred are:
Barney Baer from Maxwell to S. En
glewood; Jos. C. Mullin from S. En-
glewood to Maxwell; Henry E. Gor
man from Brighton Park to Shake
speare, and Thos. F. Meagher from
Shakespeare to Brighton Park.
Lieutenants transferred are: S. C.
Rank from Englewood to Stock
yards; Patrick Hogan from Warren
av. to W. Chicago; Thos. C. Mona
han from Stockyards to Englewood;
Wm. Fitzgerald from Lake to Des
plaines; E J. Grady from Desplaines
to Lake; E. McCann from Stanton
av. to Stockyards and John Martin
from traffic dep't to Fillmore.
Twelve new lieutenants were ap
pointed, several detective sergeants
were transferred and the threat is,
made that' all officers reported in
capable will be brought before the
civil service commission.
PLAGUE DEATHS IN N. Y. FALL
OFF IN PAST 24 HOURS
New York, July 13. 162 new cases
and 17 deaths was infantile paralysis
record in New York city for the 24
hours ending at 10 a: m. yesterday.
This represented a falling off from
the day before of 33 in victims re
ported and 15 in deaths. Total vic
tims now number 1,440 and deaths
In a study of over 1,000 cases ifl
the present outbreak, Dr. George
I. Nicholas, chief of the health dep't's
bureau of epidemiology, places the
adults who have contracted the dis
ease at less than one per cent.
The number of persons over 15
who appeared in the group was 10.
Ninety per cent of those in the
group were under 5.
There have been few victims under
1 year of age. '
Dr. Nicholas' study does not ln
clude the cases of the last two or
three days, the complete records of
which are not yet available.
QUESTION REPORTED FIGHT OF
TREVINO "AND BANDITS
El Paso, Tex., July, 13. Informa
tion received here that Carranza
Gen. Trevino furnished Villa with
munitions cast doubt today on Tre
vino's reports of attacks by his men
on the bandits operating In the Par
Telegraphic communication was
cut by Villistas north of Chihuahua
during the night. The "break" is be
lieved to be in the vicinity of Santa
Rosalia and north of the point where
the main body of Villistas is operat
ing. Carranza agents have furnished
United States officials here with de
tailed charges of a plot by Trevino to
assist the rebel movement in North
ern Mexico with the ultimate pur
pose of replacing Villa at its head.
This, coupled with the attack on
American troops at Carrizal by Tre
vino s orders, nearly precipitating
war, is said to have caused War Min
ister Obregon's order replacing Tre
vino with Gov. Gen. Ignacio Enrique.
80 SUBS BEING BUILT ON THE
ORDER OF DEUTSCHLAND
Copenhagen, July J3. German
newspapers assert that 89 subma
rines of the Deutschland class are
now being built and that 20 will be
completed in August
Haskell, N. J. Three men killed,
upward of 15 injured, by explosion
in Ballistite plant of Du Pont powj
New York. Chas. Evens Hughes
will be told he is Republican candi
date for president on July 31, at 8
p. m., in Carnegie hall.
Spracuse, N. Y. Trial of James J.
Johnson and five other on charge of
bringing fight films into this country
ended in disagreement today.