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WOMAN ELECTION CLERK GETS
BEATING BLAME McDONOUGH
Miss May Walsh, a Democratic
clerk of elections, was severely
beaten last night while checking up
registration in the home of Joseph
. McDonough, a -Hearst-Harrison
worker, 544W. 37th street. McDon
ough is accused of administering the
According to reports of the beat
ing, Miss Walsh, who is 22 years old,
called at the house accompanied by
Edward Oehl, 3725 Wallace street,
the Progressive judge of election.
McDonough' ordered her from his
house. She refused and it is said he,
knocked her down and kicked her
before Oehl could stop him.
Miss Walsh livefe at 3715 Wallace
street and is secretary of the Fifth
Ward branch of the Illinois Woman's
Democratic League. She has been
boosting Aid. Charles Martin. Elec
tion Commissioner Anthony Czar
necki is determined that McDonough
shall be prosecuted.
FRED LAWRENCE UP NEXT IN
Fred W. Lawrence, city editor of
the Chicago Examiner, has been sum
moned by the federal grand jury to
tell what he knows of the telegram
printed in his paper purporting to
have come from Jack Johnson.
In that telegram Johnson was
quoted as making graft charges
against federal officials.
A telegraph operator connected
with the Hearst News Service is ex
pected to follow and corroborate
Lawrence's story that the telegram
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"I have here," said the would-be
inventor, producing his .model, "an
improved alarm clock that will make
you jump, no matter how sound
asleep you may be."
"What is the improvement about
"You will observe that I have, in
place of the usual gong, substituted
an auto horn." Fun.
THE DOUGH MAN
By Jim Maneei
You might say he'3 a loafer,
You might say he's a crumb,
But, anyway, he keeps we folks
Right underneath his thumb.
Whenever our poor appetites
Make our insides feel lean,
He often has a "bun," by gosh!
The Baker man I mean.
P. S. But, shucks, maybs he vyr.s
bred that way. ' "
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NOT A WOMAN
"This telegram was not sent by a
"How do, you know that?'
"Ten words could have .beeti used.
The sender used only six."
Unsettled weather and probably
snow flurries today; Friday fair and
colder; moderate northerly winds.