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went to the Lehmaim house with Pe
All asked for jury trials and hear
ings were set for March 29.
"The police tell a story of Pecon
las inducing the little girl to pose
nude for him," said Ass't State's
Att'y Kadow, who- is handling the
EXPECT BIG CROWD TO HEAR
COCKRAN ON MOONEY
Chicago Federation of Labor offi
cers predict that W. Bourke Cockran,
the New York orator and lawyer who
conducted the Mooney defense in
San Francisco, will be greeted at the
Coliseum, March 25, by the greatest
labor mass meeting ever held in Chi
cago. - lj
"You are aware that Tom Mooney,
organizer of the street car men's
union in San Francisco, has been
sentenced to death for a crime in
which, we are. fully and absolutely
convinced he had no hand, act or
part," says a letter of the federation
sent to local union's today.
'In order to insure that it will be
the greatest mass meeting of its kind
ever held in Chicago, we ask you to
instruct your secretary to notify
each and every member by mall, urg
ing them to be present and bring
their friends. The hall will accom
modate 20,000 people. Admission
- free; no reserved seats."
NO! THIS ISN'T A PRESS AGENT
STORY 'BOUT AN ACTRESS
Did you ever see the like? When
Madeline Delmar happened into the
ballroom of the Blackstone hotel for
a whirl or two last night the hotel
authorities are said to have politely
Invited her to leave the floor because
she wasn't dressed in an evening
- And Miss Delmar is said to have
had her trunks removed from the
hostelry because of this.
' Of course, this can't be a press
gent yarn because actresses don't
have press agents oh, yes, Miss Del
mar is an actress playing in Miss
Fiske's company at the Blackstone
theater, matinee today, $1.50 and,
besides, if actresses did have press
agents, they don't like to get stories
in the papers about actresses because
actresses just hate that, you know.
BIG BUSINESS SHOWS ITS HAND
IN THE FENDER CASE
Armour & Co., the Fair, Morris 5:
Co. and the Consumers' Co. came out
into the open in their fight on the
fender law yesterday. An injunction
was filed in the circuit court restrain
ing the police from enforcing the or
dinance with arrests.
Ever since the beginning of the
agitation for fenders on auto trucks
the big commercial interests have
fought the safety devices because.
After the death of Catherine Gog
gin, sec'y of the Chicago Teachers'
Federation, under the wheels of a
Marshall Field & Co. auto truck, the
city council for the third time voted
that big business firms would, have
to put the safeguards on commercial
When Chief of Police Schuettler
announced he was going to enforce
the law with an arrest this week, the
suit was filed.
Fred Upham of the Consumers' Co.
has been quoted as saying that
"fenders would never be put on auto
trucks as long as he could stop it"
Meanwhile his firm solicits business
from the people of the city who are
endangered by his refusal to Install
the safety divices.
18TH WARD VOTE FRAUDS
Further revelations into the 18th
ward vote fraud plot are expected
daily following the indictment yes
terday of Emil Haucke, Herbert Zel
ky, Raymond Paez and Dell Car
micha'el, four Barney Grogan hench
men.' Haucke is said to be one of
Grogan's right hand men. His bonds
warefixed at $10,000.