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for 'pitiless publicity.' There is no
part of public affairs which needs the
white light of publicity so much as
the imposition and collection of
taxes. Publicity will show not only
whether the federal government is
getting what it is entitled to, but also
whether the law is being impartially
enforced and equitably distributed
over all those whose incomes bring
them within its terms.
"Taxation is public business and
public business ought to be public"
CHARGE POLITICS IN SUIT ON
COURT EMPLOYES' PAY
The suit of Wm. H. Dunne to
prove that the juvenile court em
ployes should be paid out of the cir
cuit court clerk's office was declared
a political movement for the Thomp
son wing of the Republican party in
a statement from Asst State's Att'y
Rob't Hogan yesterday.
Hogan points to the fact that Au
gust W. Miller, new clerk of the cir
cuit court, is a Thompson henchman
and was formerly sup't of streets.
Dunne has figured in several other
suits to stop payment of county
funds to Catholic schools which re
ceive and care for Catholic children
who are wards of the juvenile court
He is a state officer in the Guardians
CITY COUNCIL SLATE MAKERS
ARRANGE TWO COMMITTEES
Membership of two committees
was settled and announced by slate
making aldermen in St Augustine'
yesterday. They are:
Finance Richert, chairman; Doyle,
Trance, Block, Kerner, Capitain,
Lipps, Fisher, T. J. Lynch, A. A. Mc
Cormick, Schwartz, Franz Hazen and
Robert Hall McCormick.
Track" Elevation Michaelson,
chairman; McNichols, Hrubec, Iliff,
Louis Anderson, Maypole, Fick, Roe
der and SzymkowskL
More punishment for the Thomp
son machine was planned when the
aldermen considered abolishing the
track elev3t:on committee, of which
M. A. Michaelson, floor leader for the
mayor, is chairman, and making the
gas litigation committee a standing
one subject to the apopintments of
the council, instead of the mayor.
Both of'these ideas were voted down,
HE REFUSED TO BE SLACKER
SWEETHEART DIES BY GAS
There is supposed to be two sides
to every story. And the slacker story
is no exception to the rule, evidently.
Alma Heintz 'and Leo Adams were
engaged to be married. They had
planned, some months ago, to tie up
early in May or, the latter part or
Last night Leo called on his sweet
heart The marriage question was
"Why don't you gel; the license?"
"I don't want to go down and have
a yellow ribbon pinned on me," re
plied Leo. "It would put me in the
class with slackers."
The couple quarreled and Leo
Later Alma was found dead in a
gas-filled bathroom of her home, 929
N. St. Louis av. Alma's father,
Christopher Heintz, said he did not
know whether it was suicide or an
Leo was a machinist and Alma
GRAB SLAVE GANG MEMBER?
DENIES HIS GUILT
The police think they got another
member of the Saratoga hotel white
slave irust when they picked up Jas.
Browley, 13 W. Erie, in the postofflce
near the general delivery windows.
He denies all guilt
The Saratoga bunch used to pick
out girls who were working in loop
department stores or seeking such
jobs, and, by showing them good
times and offering them work or
money, induce them to enter the
rooms of the gang in the loop hoteL