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O'Brien hadn't heard of t any past
failures. O'Brien said he remem
bered that in 1906 a state's attorney
had tried to enforce the Sunday law
and had failed.
"And don'tlyou remember," asked
Healy, "that the efforts, of the state's
attorney of, 1906 were so popular
that he was retired to private life by
the voters at the next election?"
There was a laugh in the courtroom.
The state's attorney was Healy him
self. Samson Horn, reporter for the
Herald, told of conditions between
bracks and whites at the Beaux Arts
club. He also told of finding gam
bling in the rear room of Graham's
saloon, 55th and Halsted.
State's Att'y Hoyne is expected to
turn his attention to the introduction
of slot machines in Chicago through
the 0.K. of Chief Healey today. Geo.
C. Flint of New Orleans, who is said
to have conferred with Healey on the
machines, is expected to be a witness.
Another blow to the administration
is seen in the determination of Hoyne
to call Thomas Philbin, formerly a
membership -solicitor or the Sports
men's club, to the stand.
Aid. Merriam says he will introduce
an ordinance in the city council call
ingon the chief of police to make
public all requests for restorations so
that the council might have an op
portunity to judge whether the re
storation of a saloon license is jus
tifiable. Judge Olson is expected to" either
issue or refuse warrants for Healey
not later than Saturday.
M'CORMICK CLAIMS WEST IS
ALL FOR WILSON
NewYork, Oct 19. Returning
from trip to Democratic headquar
ters in Chicago, Vance C, McCor
mick, chairman of national demo
cratic campaign committee, today
predicted "landslide" of western
states into Wilson column.
He doubted if there was a single
Hughes state west nt the "Mississippi:
U-53 REPORTED SUNK
Norfolk, Va., Oct 15. German
submarine, possibly U-53, has been
sunk off Nantucket, according to a
message British steamer North Pa
cific claims to have received.
Although she arrived here Monday
night from New Orleans, the North
Pacific did not report receiving mes
sage from what was said to be a
Bntjsh cruiser until today. The
"German submarine sunk each of
Officers of North Pacific said the
cruiser was lying off this coast
A London cable a few days ago
said sudden reduction in insurance
rates on trans-Atlantic shipping by
Lloyd's had aroused speculation as
to whether U-53 had been sunk, cap
tured or had returns to German port
It was believed the reduction was or
dered because' Lloyd's had received,
PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM TODAY
2:30 p. m. LeffPress club for the
Blackstone over this route: North on
Clark, west on Randolph, south on
La Salle, east on Jackson, south on
3:45 p. m. .Left Blackstone for
5 p. m. Back to the Blackstone,
where he and Mrs. Wilson dine pri
vately. 7:30 p. m. Leaves Blackstone for
Stockyard navilion. Route: South on
Michigan to 43d, west on 43d to Hal
sted, to pavilion.
1 p. m. Addresses third annual
meeting of the New Citizens' alle
giance 'celebration at pavilion.
9:30 p. m. Leaves pavilion for
11:45 p. m. Departs from Union
station via Pennsylvania for Shadow
It's always a big bore for a burglar
if the safe is locked.