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ity Division of Teddy's Scouts is B. E.
Sunnyr supreme in command of the
local branch of the Bell Phone com
bine. He was at the Union station
at 9:45 this morning to greet the big
stick guys, along with Meeker, Ar
mour, Insull, et al.
And let us got it straight. There
J was a swell parade after the col
onel got in. None less than Col. Mil
ton Foreman of Teddy's Scouts and
the First cavalry will lead the parade.
On weekdays Foreman is the chief
legal expert for the People's Gas.
Light & Coke Co.
Frank Lowden, who owns most of
the Pullman Co., and seems connect
ed with the Marshall Field estate in
land deals, officially represented
the state department at a Congress
hotel luncheon at noon. Lowden
is also governor. He is expected to
talk about Teddy's proposed inva
sion of Europe, but must be careful
because he telegraphed his support to
President Wilson when war broke
Out near the offices of his friends
at the International ampitheater in
the stockyards Teddy will tell his
faithful soldiers how the government
has abused him. The meeting will
start at 7:30 and the crowd has been
instructed to get there at 7 and yell
its head off, so that the Sunday pa
pers can say "long before the doors
opened an immense crowd had gath
ered," etc., etc.
A large part of the audience, to
night will be sincere believers "that
Teddy is a buster of trusts and a
friend of the people. Among the
ones who sit on the stage, however,
will be those who want Teddy sent
over to Europe, so that his name can
be flashed forth for the next three !
years. There are those who want to
use this war with Germany to favor
the fortunes of the Republican party
using the fame that Teddy may
Teeth and all, the ex-president ar
rived approximately on time at 9:45
a..m. and -was greeted by wild bunts
of cheers from the scouts assembled
to bid him "welco'ine.
BITS OF NEWS
First Deputy Westbrook plans to
block issuing of habeas corpus writs
for members of crook gang rounded
up last night
John lellio, 5, 1502 Polk, played
with gun. Killed himself.
Albert Wehde, Chicagoan, said to
be associate of Gustav Jacobson in
plant to foment revolution in India,
arrested in Hololulu.
H. A. A. Van Derek, brother of H.
J. Van Derek, 2958 N. Whipple, ar
rested in Seattle as German spy sus
pect. , i
Maj. R. R. McCormick received
telegram from Gen. Joffre's sec'y,
saying it may be impossible 'for the
French com'n to visit Chicago.
Chris Christmas, 4615 S. State st,
strong-armed by three negroes. 513.
Det-Serg't J. J. Kane dismissed
from police dep't and partner, Ed
ward McCormick fined 30 days in
connection with alleged blackmail
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wiswell, 520
E. 41st, and three children, saved
from probable asphyxiation when
Hazel Barrett, 7251 Bond av., found
Policeman Geo. McClellan and
Frank Verhoven, who were in saloon
after hours, near spot where Meda
Yerion was murdered, fired from the
force. Policeman Michael Winn fined
15 days' pay.
Chicago Irish signed resolution for
home rule for Ireland.
MINNESOTA GUARDSMAN SHOT
Minneapolis, Minn., April 28.
John P. Kalkhovei, guardsman, on
sentry duty near a large grain ele
vator here, was shot today when he
attempted to halt two strangers
prowling near the elevator.
The men fled when Kalkhoven or
dered them to halt and ran behind a
strong of box cars then turned and
fired. The guardsman was wounded.