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lecting money by saying he was go
ing to build church.
Six men -arrested in raid at 1228
Police investigating story told by
Mollie Kaatz, 16, Milwaukee, who
said she came here to meet friend.
Suspect white slavery.
Sir George Croydon Marks, En
glish consulting engineer, says Chi
cago playgrounds are best in world.
Three women hurt when their auto
was struck by 12th st. car at Hoyne
Judge Mahoney will investigate
professional bondsmen who have
been around S. Clark st. station.
Rev. Philip Yarrow says churches
need more high-classed men to enter
City will have Christmas tree 75
feet high in Grant Park for outdoor
Chicago Progressives will not offi
cially recognize William Sulzer's
speech here Thursday.
Atty. Gen. Lucey, in speech before
United Irish Societies, .says Ireland
will have home rule within year.
Harry Manley, Austin, badly hurt
when his auto was struck by Halsted
st. car at Addison st.
Charlie Jansowski, 10, 3245 Par
nell av fell three stories. Skull frac
tured. May die.
Election Commissioner Howard S.
Taylor told Woman's Party of Cook
County investigation of alleged vot
ing machine fraud is "farce"
Edward Cook, Rossville, III., robbed
of $50 and glass pistol filled with
candy by two negroes.
Jesse Davis, 7, 1414 W. Chicago
av., struck and injured by auto of
Frank Hirsch, 1241 S. Avers av.
George Moore, 9019 Commercial
av., shot in nose by bullet that ex
ploded in bonfire.
Commo'nwealth Edison rate cut
comes up before City Council tonight.
Mary Garden and the other opera
stars are in town for opening of sea
Citizens' Ass'n will demand that
Mayor Harrison put end to "26" dice
Mrs. Ingebord Jensen, 3832 N. Troy
St., found dead in gas-filled room.
SAMUEL GOMPERS RE-ELECTED
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 24. American
Federation of Labor elected Samuel
Gompers president for another year
by a practically unanimous vote, and
selected Philadelphia as the 1914 con
vention city. The attempt of the in
surgents to defeat Gompers for re
election fell flat. John Mitchell, who
withdrew from the executive council
of the federation, was succeeded as
second vice-president by James
O'Connell. John White, president of
the United Mine Workers, was elect
ed seventh vice president of the Fed
eration. The electrical workers' fight ended
in complete victory for so-called Mc
Nulty faction. Friends of the Reid
Murphy faction failed in an attempt
to put through a resolution denounc
ing the McNulty faction's acts in the
Pacific Gas & Electrical Co.'s strike.
The strikes in Colorado and Mich
igan were endorsed by the federation
and the executive council was in
structed to investigate charges that
copper companies in Michigan are
holding land taken from the public
domain by fraud and if this is sub
stantiated, to demand that the gov
ernment institute suit.
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WANAMAKER IN BAD
Washington, Nov. 24. John Wan
amaker, merchant Philadelphia and
New York, who paid $100,000 to Taft
administration in settlement of cus
toms shortages, and who is now re
ported to be under inv!g::ifoii by
federal agents, called on Atty. Gen.
McReynolds seeking settlement of
Under-valuation, it was under
stood, occurred in the bringing in of
valuable gowns, silks and the like in
cases marked "samples," whereas, in
fact, they were for general sale.