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TELLS OF FEDERAL OFFICIALS
Mrs;, Rachel Lewinsohn, wife of
Sol Lewinsohn, fugitive bondsman,
last night made., the statement that
she was present when her husband:
handed certain feSeial officials
money in connection withhe McHie
bucket shop case.
Charles P. De Woody, one of the
men she named, sad that he would
leave the charges to the grand jury.
Mrs. Lewinsohn may get a chance
to go before the grand jury to repeat:
her charges. , -The statement last
night was. to 'the effect that Lewin
sohn had' given $5,0Q0 to De Woody,
after afraid on Sid McHie's office as
a buckjet jmop". 't , '
Charles E.' Erbstein, the .attorney,
will go before' the grand jury today,
as will Hiram Lewinsohn, son of. the
Mrs. Lewinsohn made the asser
tion that her husband would be here,
in a week to back-up lier charges.
Attorney' JCharies B. Erbstein this
morning flatly refused to testify, be-'
rethe grand jury on the grounds
ifitatf-he was, attorney tor -Mrs. Sol
Lewinsohn. " t
MAY SAY FINISHED TUNNELS
. CANNOT E BUILT
Judge John P. McQoorty decides
today whether Marshall Field & 'Co.,
through, an injunction, shall be
stopped,, frpm digging two tunnels
under Washington strek between
State street and Wabash avenue.
The tunnels are already dug, two
of them, one 80 feet wide and an
other one under 15 feet wide.
George Merrick, an attorney at 69
Washington street wanted the in--junction
6nvbeTialf of the people over
a year ago, months before any work
on the tunnels began. The case was
argued before Judge. McGporty arid
the court "took it Tinder advisement"
and it dragged along till the tunnete
Attorney Merrick argued that the
city council does not legally have the'
right to give .away so much xf the
land under a'jbreet o a private con
cern Tike the. Field store.
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-fi'TIS .QUEER! v 5
- By Jim .Manee. f
It's funny?hqw. we folks forget
In framing, new intentions,
iV Tigufe 'Toit our wording nwrso, v
Although against intentions.
We have fine chains to keep machines
From slipping in the-4now,
And yet a horse will plug along
On ice then down-he'lf go.
. . t
. P. Si It'OugHtto-be; "first come,
first served." And the horse came
Qfotai Vmi 'ro a ' nnuirTitv hov! z.
gers I leftfb.n the table, haven't you?
BrDther-o'-oro! I jest bit the
'linger nails' a little', that's- all.
Rain, turning to snow today with
acild wave by night; Friday, fair and