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PLUMBER'S WIFE FILES CROSS
BILL INTERESTING DOPE
It would have tickled a comic art
ist's heart today to have read a cross
bill 'for divorce filed by Mrs. Anna
Kearney against her husband
Thomas. She says he could move to
Lake Shore drive right now if he
wished to, that he has an income of
$25,000' a year and that he is a
On May 10 K.earney sued her for
divorce, charging drunkenness. Her
answer today, filed through Att'y
Samuel Adelman, rates' her hubby as
fit for Chicago's sassiety circle like
Worth more than a quarter of a
Gets $5,000 a year from his plumb
ing firm the Enterprise Plumbing
Owns a third interest in a half mil
lion dollars' worth of real estate.
Spent $50 a week for food.
Has a fiat with over $5,000 worth
of furniture in it
Is business agent for a pfumbers'
Lest his qualifications for Chicago
society be doubted, Mrs. Kearney
charges that he:
Threw hot soup on her.
Blacked her eyes.
Took away her charge account at
Mandel Bros, and the, Shaw Taxi Co.
Tore off her night dress on "several
Wojcieck Trzcznski, 27, 2130 W
23d killed today by sand blast at
Nat'l Malable Casting Co.
Fire dhief O'Connor today inquired
into couse of crash between fire en
gine and street car on N. Halsted,
Wed. Two firemen seriously hurt."
Newton H. Carpenter, Chi. Art
Inst, elected pres. of Nat'l ass'n of
Art Museum Directors.
Twenty-one nationalities repre
sented in Memorial parade yesterday
Jh East Chicago.
WOMEN IN WAR DEMAND SAME
PAY AND HOURS AS MEN
Washington, May 31. Men's pay
for women who labor during the war
Is the demand of the great women's
organizations throughout the coun
try. "Women are ready and willing to
assist in increasing and conserving
the food supply and fill the places of
men who are called into military
service," Ethel M. Smith of National
American Woman's Suffrage Ass'n
said today, "but industrial standards
in war time must not be allowed to
Miss Smith said the women will in
sist: That they be paid at the same rate
That hours of labor shall not be
lengthened by employers.
That "woman power" must -be
conserved by proper environment
That industrial standards must not
Working in co-operation with the
woman's committee of the Council of
National Defense letters have been
sent out to all great industries, out
lining this plea for "fair play." Al
ready the response from these indus
tries has been tremendous.
LOCAL WAR NOTES
Chas. F. Fitch, lawyer, wrote pa
triotic song. Wants Sousa to write
III. State Medical ass'n pledges sup
port to nation. Doctors in army get
25 per cent pay from men who take
Willard L. Curtis, son of vice pres.
Montgomery Ward & Co., famous
Wisconsin Univ. athlete, will join the
American ambulance corps.
Capt. A. L. Israel, 3209 W. Harri
son, called to Charleston, S. C, t
take active part in quartermasters'
Lieut. Warren C. Woodard, 421
Belmont av., student-aviator at Ash
burn, ordered to San Antonio, Tax,
for active service.
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