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Rockefeller-Armour support, accept
ed a claim of Ginsburg & Sons
against the city of Chicago in the
12th at. widening procedure.
The Continental & Commercial
bank lawyer was late in coming into
courti This caused Judge Landis,
impatient at delay, to order a sub
poeno issued for Vice Pres. Ralph
Van Vechten to appear tomorrow. On
appearance of Att'y Mayor, the sub
poena was withdrawn.
The National Bank of the- Repub
lic, the First Trust & Savings bank,
and the Fort Dearborn, were the
three'other banks represented.
For the C. & C. Att'y Mayer's
statement showed t"he Ginsburg bank
was for ten years a "feeder" of the
big C. & C: Mayer did not mention
any interference by the by loop bank
with the little one now gone wreck
in the Ghetto. So far as the big re
spectable downtown bank was con
cerned, the little Ginsburg bank was
only one of the many customers and
the Ginsburg way of doing business
was all right. Its business ranged
from a $10,000 loan in 1906 to a cash
balance in 1916 of $1,489.93.
Michniuk & Sons also had a friend
ly business connection with the C. &
C. Att'y Mayer showed on Sept. 12
the little private bank had $4,972".
This shrunk on Sept. 14 to $1.73.
That the little private banks try
to pjay along -with more than one
big loop bank sometimes was shown
in statement of D. V. Webster, sec
retary First Trust & Savings bank.
They had a savings account of
"Either Moses or Emmanuel Gins
burg. It started Nov. 8, 1908, with
,$3,650 and ran down to $147.03 vn
July 1, 1916.
Judge Landis received the state
ments and indicated he may press
the inquiry further.
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Bridge"hampton, Conn. yAngelo
Vellice decided he .would kill sweet
heart, Mary Averaga, but when he
reached for his revolver girl's broth
er also reached and fired first Vel-1
CLAIM "'ALLIES LOST 500,000
MEN IN TEN WEEKS
Berlini via Wireless to Sayville.
Anglo-French losses in the Somme
offensive from July 1 to' Sept 15
were today -stimated at 500,000 men
by the semi-official news agency,
which stated that this was a conserv
ative calculation. Of this total the
British lost 350,000.
Bucharest Rumanian troops
have won victory over main Bulga
rian, German and Turkish forces in
battle nearEngea, Dobrudja. Fight
ing is continuing.
Berlin. Bulgarian troops have
driven Italians from villages of Nat
nica and Poroj, northeast of Lake
Doiran. Near Fiorina allied attacks
London. Greece has sent urgent
nojte to Germany demanding release
of troops removed from Kavala.
Paris. Serbians have captured
well-fortified hill 2625, east of Berna,
highest peak in Kamakchalen range,
after most violent hand-to-hand
fighting. Bulgarians resisted until
thfcy. were practically wiped out, only
50 prisoners falling into Serbian
Mt Union, Pa. Five killed in ex
plosion, Aetna Chemical Co.
New Yprk. Mrs. Mildred Hogan,
20, paid visit in her sleep to Simpson
street police station, clad only in pa
jamas and boudoir cap.
Jersey City, N. J. Former Judge
Abel I. Smith must stay single if he
wants interest from $50,000 wife left.
She so stipulated in will.
Chattanooga, Tenn. F. C. Coudy,"
Denver, elected grandshire of sov
ereign grand lodge of Odd Fellows in
Indianapolis. Gov. Ralston will
retire from public life when term
ends next January.
Hartford, Conn. Engineers and
trainmen of New Haven railroad
have chalked slogans for Wilson on
side of engines and box cars.