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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 heating. 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. o o FRED LAWRENCE UP NEXT IN TELEGRAM PROBE 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 was genuine. o o . A STARTLER "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 it?" "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. ' " o o ' NOT A WOMAN vys. r. "This telegram was not sent by a woman.", "How do, you know that?' "Ten words could have .beeti used. The sender used only six." WEATHERFORECAST Unsettled weather and probably snow flurries today; Friday fair and colder; moderate northerly winds.