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bringing the right man to the right
job right away.
In this the women of America can
aid tremendously. They can operate
with the Red Cross and assist also
in other activities not under the navy.
Nearly all will make some sacrifice
to the navy or army. Each moment
of the day and night will be a mo
ment of anxiety to nearly every
woman in the land. Heavy as that
burden is, we know it will be borne
courageously, in the future as in the
past, and I pray that they may be
spared greater sacrifice in the
achievement of victory.
WIVES SURPRISE BRYSON
A little surprise awaited Frances
Parker Bryson when he appeared for
.rial on a confidence game charge in
the Hyde Park police court yester
iay. Two ladies, both claiming to be
wives of his, dropped into the court,
.old Judge Graham about it and
asked that Bryson be held until a
police officer from Indiana arrived.
Judge Graham did hold him for the
Indiana authorities, but meanwhile
he held him to the grand juryon
the confidence game charges which
were preferred by the Woodlawn
Trust and Savings Bank.
ON TRAIL OF PAY ROBBERS?
The identity of the mysterious pair
a man with a prison record and a
"large blonde" accused in connec
tion with the series of systematic
payroll robberies pulled in Chicago
recently, was, withheld today by
State's Att'y Hoyne while his sleuths
were endeavoring to round up the
rest of the gang suspected. Hoyne
thinks that most of the payroll jobs
are the work of the same crowd of
efficient and experienced workers.
FREED AFTER FIVE MONTHS
After laying in the County jail for
gotten for five months, Matthew
Stark was freed yesterday when the
state grand jury voted "no bill" on.
the bigamy charge against him. It
seems that Stark was misplaced
until a wondering friend happened to
inquire about him.
N THERE IS HOPE!
The fresh vegetable market "eased
off" yesterday as prospects for a f
good spring crop in and around Cook
coumnty grew brighter. A drop in
vegetable prices will result.
August Geweke, president of the
Cook County Truck Gardeners' and
Farmers' ass'n, said the prices of
fresh foods should be cut in half
within a week or two.
Sol Westerfeld, vice president of
the Retail -Grocers ass'n, warned
housewives not to buy articles in
glass jars which cost more than the
Jos. O'Donnell, Clarence Stevens
and Thos. McGraw, 104 E. Oak, ar
rested on charge of trying to rob the
safe in Greizls hardware store, 854
Wm. F. Stine, ex-pres. United Po
lice ass'n, has dropped fight for free
dom and is ready to begin five years'
sentence. Accused of conspiring to
bribe aldermen to raise police sa
laries. Alfred Van Duyn, Arne Mark and
Mark Porter, arrested in Orchestra
hall for refusal to stand while na
tional anthem was played, discharged
with lecture on patriotism by Judge
Mrs. Ellen Crome, 4057 Ellis av.,
wants to hear from her husband,
Wm. B., who left her four years ago
after misunderstanding. This their ,)
10th wedding anniversary. -She still
Man believed to be John Reinsky,
wanted in Memphis for murder,
broke from patrol wagon at Lake and
Union, grabbed gun from G. G. Pres
ton, private watchman, fired at pov
lice and escaped.