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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 12, 1913, LAST EDITION, Image 5

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in quo -warranto proceedings against
South Side, Chicago & Oak Park,
Metropolitan, Union Elevated and
Union Consolidated Elevated Com
panies. Mayor Harrison restored saloon li
cense of John Premer and Tom Fitz
gerald, 17 N. Union St., on grounds
that they were decent fellows.
John Cillan, 4, 2329 Gladys av.,
struck and probably fatally injured
by Van Buren street car at Western
av. Skull fractured.
John Stark, Chicago convict at
Joliet, broke line at prison gate and
started away. Captured.
Four Indians from Buffalo Bill
show are out on warpath somewhere
in Chicago. Police watching.
A. C. Martz, 23, 6438 Parnell av.,
electrician, electrocuted while work
ing on trolley cars at Hammond, Ind.
Sarah Smith, 3100 Groveland av.,
found almost overcome by gas in
home. After that, she, her sister
Julia, and Attorney J. A McAnrow
were arrested because they objected
to policemen's rough treatment.
Special committee of county board
to investigate graft charges will in
spect new County Hospital today.
Chairman Butts and several mem
bers of legislative committee who are
to investigate alleged voting machine
fraud, inspected one of the machines
Council finance committee voted
to recommend probe of City Hall by
Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency.
Mayor Harrison expected to oppose
plan at council meeting Monday
Free lunch was served to prison
ers in Court of Domestic Relations
Harold Fragel, 7, who caused
death of George Hammer, 6, by push
ing him into river, turned over to
Juvenile Court officials.
Washington, July 12. The unut
terabl baseness of the National As
sociation of Manufacturers was re
vealed by Col. Martin M. Mulhall in
half a dozen sentences in this, .his
first day's testimony before the Over
man Senate lobby investigation com
mittee. He swore that C. M. Downs, secre
tary to United States Senator Mc
Comas, one of the few men in the
Senate upon whom labor could de
pend for a square deal, was in the
pay of Secretary Cushing of the N. A.
M. at all times.
Even Mulhall himself, lobbyist,
strikebreaker, double-crosser, could
not stomach that, he said today.
"I quarreled with Cushing over it,"
he said. T'l did not think it right; in
fact, I considered it a dirty trick to
buy out the private secretary of a
public man. Why, Downs was turn
ing over McComas' private cor
respondence to Cushing."
Immediately after this Mulhall
identified circular letters prepared by
Cushing in the New York office of the
N. A. M. and sent out on the letter
head of the Workingmen's Protective
Association, of which Mulhall then
was president, attacking McComas
and his organization as "unfair to
. Col. Mulhall was the first witness
today. He was put on immediately
after the row with the house lobby
committee was settled.
The senate committee adjourned
last night until 10:30 a. m. today.
Chairman Garrett of the house com
mittee immediately had a subpoena
served on Mulhall ordering him to ap
pear before the house committee at
9 a.m.
The senate committee ttyen chang
ed its time of convening today to 9
o'clock and told Mulhall to disregard
the house subpoena. Today Chair
man Overman of the senate commit-

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