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v. a. X, ' --V li'V.W'-W'V
barre The pick of Montreal and
Richmond teams still to be 'chosen.
Cubs McTiguel Toronto; Dilhoe
fer, Milwaukee; Muesel, Birming
ham; Flannigan, Muscatine; .O'Far
rell, Peoria; Ruether, Spokane; Wolf,
Note that Eddie Mulligan, who
failed with the Cubs, is picked by the
Sox. All Eddie has to beat on the
South Side is a combination of Ter
ry and McMullin.
Steve Yerkes comes back -to the
majors as a member'of the Cleveland
team. Connie Mack has selected
Rube Schauer, former Giant pitcher,
from Louisville. Rawlings, star short--step
of the Toledo team, has been
taken by the Yanks.
THE BIG STICK BATTLE
At bat. Hits. Pet
Speaker 496 188 .379
Cobb 492 179 .363
Jackson 542 189 .350
JUDGE FISHER TO GIVE GIRLS
FAIR CHANCE IN COURT
Judge Fisher has been sitting in
the morals court only a few days,
but he has installed one needed hu
mane reform. Yesterday he an
nounced that girls brought in as first
offenders will be given private hear
ings in his chambers. Fisher is try
ing to save the girls from the prying
eyes of the crowd of curiosity-stricken
persons whb infest the morals
court to witness the spectacle of
girls confessing their shame.
"I am, glad we have been able to
accomplish this at last," said Fisher.
"The plan will avoid the recital of
morbid facts in open court before
curious crowds and prevent mak
ing public the charge against the
girl or woman.
"Women attaches of the -court will
check up and ascertain from our(card
system whether the girl or woman
has been in this court before. If she
has not her name will not be placed
on the sheet for the day. Instead,
she will be -called into my chambers
and given a private hearing, and in
an-lnformal way we will try to get
at the facts.
"If it is then found advisable to
give the girl a chance I'm going to
let her go. Otherwise the case will
be filed and we will proceed in open
court." A) -
HOYNE SAYS SEVERAL BANKS
ARE IN ROTTEN CONDITION
-State's Attorney Hoyne 'declared
last night that he knew of several
private banks in Chicago which "are .
so rotten they can't stand up any
longer." Investigators for Hoyne
have inquired into six small banks
and found only two apparently sol
vent. "By solvent," said Hoyne, "I mean
the book value of the securities held
cover the liabilities. As to the real
value of the securities we cannot
tell. They may be able to cover the
deposits and they may not. Some of ,
tha fcaTiVs were neve'r solvent from N
the day they opened their doors. The
private banking game has the old
clairvbyant trust beat to a finish."
Hoyne gave Michael Michniuk,
head of the latest bank to fizzle, un
til today to appear at Hoyne's office.
If he does not the prosecutor will as
sign detectives to capture him.
'" PRIVATE COP IS SOAKED
John Rynne, 3506 S. Washtenaw
av., private copper for Chicago Junc
tion railroad, fined $25 and costs by '
Judge Caverly yesterday for attack
ing James McNamara, a boy living
at 59th st. and Wentworth av. Boy
testified attack was without provo
cation. Judge Caverly recommended
that Rynne be stripped of his star. VJ
Alcohol, used, in manufacture of
explosives, is now being made from
Louisiana molapses. or blackstrap as
it is called. So great has been the
call tor tne siyc commodity tnac
the price is now about four times,
what it was two years ago.