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TWO CENTS THE DAY BOOK TWO CENTS
"OFF YEAR" ELECTION BRINGS
OUT PLENTY OF PEP
At 5:30 this morning County Judge
Scully left the City Hall for a per
sonal investigation of polling places,
accompanied by two city detectives.
His route included the 1st, 2d, 6th,
7th, 10th, 16th, 18th, 19, 21st, 30th
and 31st wards.
In the 56th precinct of the 18th
ward two suspicious characters were
questioned by the judge and taken
into custody. One of them carried a
loaded revolver. They refused to tell
the name of the candidate for whom
they were working. In the 16th ward
adherents of Aid. Vincent Zwiefka
were hooked up in a bitter battle
with the followers of Stanley Kunz.
In the first half this morning voters
were going into the polls in droves.
"I was fully prepared to find trou
ble when I started out," said Judge
Scully. "I was surprised at the quiet
that prevailed. I look for little se
Harry Kennedy, 2019 Washington
blvd., and Frank Beeman, 22, were
arrested near, a polling place at 1735
W. Polk. Latter carried a revolvers
In the 21st ward Aid. Geiger, who
was facing his hardest battle for re
nomination against B. J. Conlon,
charged that followers of his ene
mies were "repeating." Police were
asked to look for a man named Mo
ran, who was said to have voted
more than once in the ward.
Thompson-Lundin ward heelers
made their appearance early in the
7th and 33d wards, where Lundin
Loeb gang were trying to defeat Mer
riam and Buck. They managed to
get most of the Haen votes in early.
Bordeaux. 30,000 persons stood
on water front and cheered Ameri
can freight ship as she docked.
London. British steamers Head
ley and Aries have been sunk
FLIES AND PIES
By Jim Manee
A gentleman entered a classy cafe
And seated himself down to dine.
He ate a good meal, heard a male
And sopped up a bottle of wine. .
To finish his food, to the waiter he
"Bring one of your blackberry
The waiter just smiled, "they are cus
tard," he said,
"You will find, if you chase off the
P. S. Let's all sing, "They are not
the kind that mother used to make."
HOYNE AFTER ALDERMEN WHO
CHARGE FOR "FAVORS"
State's Att'y Hoyne may place evi
dence before the March grand jury
involving several aldermen, who are
said to have profited through the
shaking down of saloonkeepers.
Their graft is said to have been got
ten through inducing saloon raids by
police and then charging the saloon
keepers for "fixing up" their troubles.
Most of the aldermen' are said to be
close to the city administration.
Thomas Jefferson Sanford, author
and economist, will lecture tonight
on "Ownership and Sovereignty" at
Hobo College, 917 W. Washington.
Arthur M. Lewis, lecturer of Work
ers' university, will lecture Wed. eve.
at Jewish Educational Alliance on
"Life and Works of Jack London."
Generally fair tonight and Wednes
day; not much change in temper
ature; lowest tonight about 20 de
grees; moderate winds, mostly north
erly. Temperature Monday: High,
43; low, 17.