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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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O'Brien also took another rap at
Chief Healey when he said Serg't
Wm. Sullivan, the chief's confidential
man, had told him it would be all
right for him to allow slot machines
to operate in his district According
to O'Brien, Sullivan hinted that ev
erything would be 0. K. with the
chief. But O'Brien refused and was
informed that the chief had said not
to bother with him on the machine
game.
0'3rien said he had protested
against the granting of a license to
Wm. Price to operate the Schiller
cafe because Sam Hare, who had
been owner of the notorious Vernon
cafe, and Jimmy Melahan, a redlight
character formerly employed at Col
osimos, were' to be in on the man
agement He said that Healey had
agreed not to permit the cafe to
open, but that at 2 p. m. of the
scheduled opening night Billy Lut
hardt had wised him up to going slow
on Sam Hare 'because he was "in
strong at the mayor's office."
The hearing was continued until
Monday. ,
Mayor Thompson may be called
before Judge Olson Monday.,
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T. R. OFF AGAIN, AND GOSH! HOW
CHARLES EVASION DREADS IT
New York, Oct. 14. CoL Roosevelt
left New York today for his second.
quick thrust and return to base be
fore he starts his big offensive in the
interests of Republican Candidate
Charles Evans Hughes next Tuesday.
He is to speak tonight at Wilkes
barre, Pa., to a gathering of miners.
He returns heer Sunday and leaves
for his big western swing Tuesday.
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TWO BOLD HOLD-UPS
Two men stole a Ford from Har
per garage, 55th and Harper, held
up platers' supply house of Charles
L'Hommedieu, 4521 Ogden, locked
five in office in vault, got $300. Pur
sued when Ford broke down, pulled
guns and escaped.
E. J. Lipsch held up. in lobby of
Coca Cola bldg. by three robbers,
who got $3,800 pay roll money and
his and body guard's revolvers.
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WOODROW WILSON IS GOOD
ENOUGH FOR JANE ADDAMS
Jane Addams will vote for Wilson.
After many weeks, in which women
on both sides came to Miss Addams
with facts, arguments, prayers and
suggestions, Miss Addams at last has
definitely come out for the present
president.
Because Miss Addams founded
Hull house, served on the Chicago
vice commission and was a trustee
of the board of education, a leader
of women Progressives in the 1912
campaign and (mentioned as a candi
date for mayor of Chicago when
women first got the ballot in Illinois
because Miss Addams has often
been called "the foremost citizen of
Chicago" there is more than ordi
nary interest in her saying her bal
lot goes to keep Wilson four years
mor&'in'the White House.
That Miss Addams was to go on
the Ford peace ship and that she
toured Europe looking at war, armies
and governments at close range, and
was beaten in all her attempts to find
a basis for proceedings to end the ,
war, all this gives added significance
to her pro-Wilson ballot
Since her illness of past months
Miss Addams has been at the home
of Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen. Predic
tions were made in Woman's City
club circles that along with Mrs.
Bowen's coming out for Hughes
would also be Jane Addams. Miss
Addams is staying at the home of
Mary Rozet Smith, 12 W. Walton pi.,
and said yesterday that while she
plans on no formal statement her
vote goes for Wilson. She said:
"I am ill and not able to do any po
litical work. I do not think I shall
make any statement formally declar
ing myself When I am ask4d the
direct question about my vote I re
ply that I shall vote for Wilson,"
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