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FORCED AT PISTOL POINT TO
New York, Sept 19. Mrs. Gordon
W. Ballard, alleged witness to shoot
ing of Dwight P. Dilworth in "Lover's
Lane," Van Cortlandt park, several
weeks ago,-today told sensational
story of how she was forced at pis
tol point to retract her story of the
As Mrs. Ballard is only person be
sides Miss Mary McNiff, murdered
man's companion, who is known tOj
have seen snooting, ner statements
are being closely checked by police.
She claims that yesterday an armed,
masked man forced his way into her
apartment, and that under his direc
tions she signed a statement declar
ing she did not see the shooting.
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WEST SIDE MAY GET SWIMMING
PLACES BY BOND ISSUE
The great West Side, where no
body lives nobody but most of the
workers of Chicago drew a little
recognition from the city council
yesterday, when $800,000 was passed.
by the small parks cdmrmttee of the
council to be used in building swim
ming places. , This must pass the
council and be voted upon as a bond
issue before building plans are even
The North and South Sides will
get at least twice .as much money for
development of more beaches.
BAR JEW FROM RUSSIA FOR
Petrograd, Aug. 18 (by Mail). Dr.
Judah Leon Magnes, noted New
York rabbi, was barred from Russia
not because he was a Jew, but be
cause his public utterances had
classified him as pro-German.
Att'y Henry Sliozberg, a leading
Jewish member of the Jewish relief
committee and for 30 years an active
Israelite worker, made this state
ment today. He explained why Dr.
Magnes was refused admission to
Russia after he had come to Europe 1
I to distribute a fund for relief of Jew-
f-ish refugees from the war zone.
THE DIVORCE MILL
Cabarets proved too much for Mrs.
Maizie Gieras, according to Gottfried
Gieras' divorce petition. She fell for
"Pfiffles," a gay tango hound, he
Mrs. Pearl M. Pray fell in love with
"a traveling man" and has gone tra
veling, says Arthur Parker Pray. He
After 36 years of married life, Mrs. -Catherine
Weller Donley wants di
vorce from W. L. Donley, wealthy
hide and leather man of Kenosha.
Cruelty charged. Couple have seven
Joseph O. Schreiner, a Board of
Trade broker living at the C. A, A.,
gets drunk and is cruel, says Mrs.
Lura P. Schreiner, 5455 Hyde Park
blvd. She wants her freedom.
Harry Doane is cruel and trouble
some, says Mrs. Goldie Doane, who
has a weak heart. She wants divorce -court
to stop him from exciting her.
John K. Thompson, structural en
gineer, answered Mrs. Marcello O.
Thompson's bill for divorce. He says
she is wrapped in her work as teach
er in Komensky sphooL
Herbert C. Schad sued for divorce.
Mrs. Gertrude M. Schad charges
Mrs. Susanna Johnson, 24 N. San- '
gamon, says hubby, Hans C, has
taken possession of her home and
she's afraid to return there. Wants
Wilfred E. Gerry, Oak Park real
estate dealer, is accused of being
"lady killer" in Mrs. Eleanor Gerry's
divorce bill. -
Otto G. Ryden, Evanston attorney, W
notified that wife had secured divorce
at Long Beach, Cal., on cruelty and
nonsupport charge. Have three children.
Manufacture of the Missouri corn
cob pipe represents an industry of
$500,000 a year.