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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 24, 1912, Image 28

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he wrote to the chairman of the 1904 campaign ordering him not to
accept money from Standard Oil.
What is the evidence offered by Archbold in support of his
charges? ,
He swore he gave the $100,000 contribution to Treasurer Bliss
hi currency, and in the privacy of his own office.
Treasurer Bliss is dead, and cannot answerthat'charge.
He swore that the only third person ever presentwhen he and
Bliss discussed the contribution was H. H. Rogers.'
H. H. Rogers is dead, and cannot corroborate or; deny that
statement. ar' '
He swore that Bliss gave him a receipt for the money.. 'He- was
asked to produce the receipt. " v
He swore he had been unable to find it 'My
1 He only produced one witness to corroborate his testimony.
That witness was Boise Penrose, senator from' Pennsylvania,'
who admits he took $25,000 from Standard Oil in 1904, and who -is
now under a cloud a Standard Oil cloud.
John D. Archbold ought tqbe made to prove his charges against,
Theodore Roosevelt or sent to jail for perjury and conspiracy
againstUhe people of the United States.
Mrs. LJ 'Richards, keeper of a
rooming house at 432 S. Sanga
mon, had Mrs. , Sadie Phillips
hailed into the Desplaines st.
court this morning.
Mrs. Richards has 24, rooms in
her house. When fire escapes
were put on the house the build
ing inspector told her to keep the
.windows open that border on the
escapes. ..
Residents of the neighborhood
soon discovered the open win
dows. On hot nights some of.
them crept stealthily up the fire
escape and went to sleep in one of
Mrs. Richards' vacant rooms.
That's the charge against Mrs.
Judge Gemmill imposed a fine
pi $lO'an,d costs.
Judge Five dollars fine for ex
ceeding the speed limit.
Offender But I was only go
ing three miles an hour.
Judge Then it's ten dollars
for obstructing the highway
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