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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 20, 1913, Image 8

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the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company,
which Rep. Keating claims controls
the courts and officials in its district.
From New York comes the cry of
Dean Walter T. Sumner of the
Church of St. Peter and Paul, Chi
cago. He is denouncing the vice of;
Dean Sumner said his cathedral
parish was "located in the most
vicious, poverty-stricken and im
moral district in Chicago."
"We bewail the class distinctions,
but it is created by none so much as
those of wealth by their extravagance
and support of immoral influences in
dress, literature, indecent songs and
a degenerate stage," he declared.
"I have told you of the character
'of the districts about our cathedral,
but I will take you to the North Side
"or the South Side of Chicago, where
live the people of wealth and assum
ably of culture and refinement. You
will find in their drawing-rooms the
same licentious, immoral, fantastically-named
dances that I have just left
in the immoral resorts of my district.
The police check these dances in the
dance halls of the poor, but a social
regeneration must check them in the
"halls of the rich."
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Woman as a political influence will
receive her first real test in Illinois
today in the election of a state su
preme court judge from the Fifth
judicial district.
The women have been battling for
Arthur Shay against Leslie D. Puter
baugh, known as the Big Business
candidate, and Charles C. Craig, the
For the past week Mrs. Medill Mc
Cormick, Mrs. Antoinette Funk, Mrs.
Sherman M. Booth, Mrs. Marion Biel
and Raymond Robins have carried on
a very active campaign. The women,
however, are under a handicap as I
they cannot vote at this election.
The women have been cruelly and
bitterly assailed because they op
posed Puterbaugh and exposed his
work on the appellate bench. But
they fought on and are now awaiting
the reslilt.
Their fight will not be in vain, they
figure, even though Shay should be
beaten. For they have managed to
make themselves felt in this election
and their powerwill frighten the old
style politicians and make them a lit
tle more careful in the future.
Milwaukee, Wis. William Maas,
police lieutenant to whom Harry
Dorow told the story of murdering
the woman whose body was found in
alley, is prostrated over the discovery
that the murdered woman was his
only sister, Mrs. Emily Will, 52.
James Monks, 2421 W. 12th st,
shot and probably fatally wounded
by mysterious assailant who escaped.
Police searching for Alice Phillips,
30, nurse, 9345 University pi., who
disappeared Friday. Fear another
Leegson case.
Oscar M. Stone, 20, 3553 Ogden av.,
broke her leg in football gamo.
Bookbinders on strike for raise in
Would-be safeblowers believed to
have started blaze that burned rail
road station and six oil tanks at
Yager Park, HI.
Wm. Newell, engineer Grand
Trink road, arrested tor blowing hot
steam at Cornelius Regan, 14. Boy
may die.
Mrs. Pearl B. Smith, 6741 N. Clark
St., wants divorce because husband
pulls bedclothes from her.
Fort Wayne, Ind. 19 passengers
shaken up, 2 slightly injured when
Pullman on Wabash train was over
turned in side-swiping accident.
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Clara What makes you think that
he married for money? Maud I have
seen the bride! .
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