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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 02, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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pay -wife $7 a -week during separa
tion. Henry J. Furber, late real estate
man who committed suicide left
$100,000 to sons.
Harrison st bridge to be closed all
day Sunday. Repairs.
C. F. Collier, 2839 N. Campbell av.,
sought by police. Three girls say he
mistreated them.
Unidentified man about 45 hit by
car at 38th and Ashland av. May
die.
Shop mechanics of Rock Island
asked Pres. Wilson to extend 8-hcur
law to them.
HONK! HONK! THE FORD RACE
IS ON FOR LABOR DAY
Watch your step, ye scorners of
Tin Lizzies and Michigan Flivvers,
for the rattler is about to turn. The
Fords have entered the racing game
in dead earnest An exclusive Ford
racing day will be staged at Speed
way Park Labor day. The race will
be open to Ford stock cars of 1913 or
- later birth. Races will be as follows:
Ten-mile Chicago championship; 20
mile Cook county championship; 30
mile Illinois championship; ' 40-mile
tri-state championship for Illinois,
Indiana and Wisconsin cars only, and
50-mile interstate championship.
Barney Oldfield will be on hand to
help things along. Henry Ford will
be there in official capacity of some
sort.
Ford will give one of his touring
cars to the winner of the Interstate
contest. Prizes will be awarded from
first to fourth place in each race.
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SOAKED IN COURT!
A dozen men were soaked from
$10 to $100 apiece' in Judge Dolan's
court today on charges of being per
verts. Judge called them social
lepers and says he will campaign
against the nuisance of having the
men hang around department store
entrances as they have been. Shop
pers have complained
MERELY POLITICS
Union men are behind the candi
dacies of Edw. Quinn, who is run
ning on the Democratic ticket for
state's rep. in the 9th senatorial dis
trict, and Wm. F. Albright, Demo
cratic candidate for representative in
the 25th sen. district Both are mem
bers of Bookbinders' and Papercut
ters' union.
Fayette S. Munro, G. O. P. candi
date for att'y-gen., is campaigning
through Adams county.
Seymour Stedman, Socialist can
didate for governor, and Daniel W.
Hoan, mayor of Milwaukee, will
speak at SocialisCpicnic at Riverview
park tomorrow.
Illinois Women's Democratic
league, 26th ward, will hold picnic
tomorrow, at Leo Brees' Grove,
Touhy and Lincoln avs. Candidates
will speak.
Frank Lowden endorsed for gov
ernor by Evanston G. O. P. club and
Cook County Operating Engineers'
cluh- r
Frank L. Smith said-Roy S. West
has"-succeeded Charley Deneen as
boss of old Deneen faction and that
West is planning to run for U. S. sen
ator two years hence. '
Democratic county committees
throughout state in session today.
Roger Sullivan will be chief speak
er at, Democratic rally in First In
fantry armory tomorrow.
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HOW ABOUT AUTO TRUCKS?
The following appears in the
Manufacturers' News: It is stated by
the National Safety Council that
2,000,000 persons are injured in the
United States every year. Here are
the four big causes: Men falling from
high places, dropping things, things
'falling on them, handling tools.
The only reason we can think of
that auto trucks are not greatly
blamed as one of the reasons is be
cause the auto trucks belong to big
, business houses in most cases.

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