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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 10, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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BURN MILLS AND CROPS AS
REBELS SCATTER TO HILLS ,
Havana, March 10. Havana with
out confirmation of report of capit
ulation of Santiago by rebels today.
Occupation by federal forces, with
out a fight, would not be surprising,
as rebels plan to break into small
bands to escape encircling govern
ment troops.
Destruction of property by insur
rectos continues unabated. Pres.
Menocal personally is loser of $700,
000 invested in plants which have
been destroyed.
Officials claim proof that destruc
tion was ordered personally by Gen.
Gomez, rebel chief now awaiting
courtmartial.
POLICE WATCH PARADERS
An army of patrolmen, plain
clothes men and motorcycle police
men were on hand earl ytoday to
guard against the hunger parade of
1,000 Ghetto women entering the
loop. Long before l6 o'clock, the
hour the parade was scheduled to be
gin, the police were arriving in the
neighborhood of Hodcarriers' hall,'
- Harrison and Green, the starting
point 'Their instructions were to al
low the women to parade but to bar
them by force, if necessary, from
crossing the river.
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18TH WARD VOTE FRAUD PLOT
The state's att'y office believes the
18th ward vote fraud situation may
uncover the existence in the .plot of
a prominent Chicago politician and
officeholder. Chris Mooney, election
judge, 6th precinct, is reported to
have made a confession showing up
the stuffing of 67 Barney Grogan
votes into the ballot box. Dell Car
michael, Raymond Peaz and Herbert
-, Zelke were arrested. They were elec
' tion judges. Barney Grogan signed
their bonds.
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MERRIAM FILES PETITION
A petition circulated by Hyde Park
women and bearing 3,000 signatures
last night made Aid. Chas. E. Mer
riam an independent candidate for
re-election as alderman, of the 7th
ward. If the recount shows him to
have won the Republican nomination
over Fetzer he will withdraw as an
independent. John J. Touhy, ap
parently defeated by Barney Grogan
for Democratic nomination in the
18th ward, filed as an independent
candidate.
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KANE AND McCORMlCK. GUILTY
SAYS DEPUTY WESTBROOK.
First Deputy Westbrook says he
has the "goods" on Det-Serg'ts Kane
and McCormick, suspended pending
an investigation that they tried to
extort $5,000 from John K Peake by
turning over evidence involving his
business partner in a Mann act case.
Westbrook says if the U. S. agents
do not take action he will lay the
case before State's Att'y Hoyne.
Virginia Anglin, the "girL in the
case," was located last night in New
Orleans. She is said to have a full
statement concerning her relations
with W. W. Fowler and E. M. Hard
ing, the latter Peake's business part
ner: o o
WHY LIVING IS HIGH
This may explain why the food
hogs are forcing up the price of ne
cessities: Firit Deputy Westbrook
last night made public the result of
an investigation into the amount of
food supplies held in storage for bet
ter prices by the packers and other
food hogs. The report follows: Beef,
53,530,982 lbs.; pork, 10,311,451 lbs.;
lamb, 837,302 lbs.; veal, 989,353 lbs.;
poultry. 20,093,639 lbs.; eggs, 320,195
lbs. bulk; eggs, 58,468 cases; fish,
I 2,448,943 lbs., and butter, 5,824,085
lbs.
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Hoboken. Hans Schwartz, Fritz
Kolb and third man whose identity
would not be disclosed indicted by
Hudson county grand jury on charge
of having high explosives In their,

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