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and McGraw gave him a final volley of abuse, hoping to break his nerve, and Hughes, glancing steadily at him, said: "Go on, you rat." McGraw walked over to the bench. "Who is that young fellow?" he said. "Sand lotter from Chicago," growl ed some one. "He'll make a great pitcher," said McGraw. Hughes did. HEARST-HARRISON RING GETS SWIFT KICK FROM GOLDMAN Sam Goldman, who is under indict ment on a perjury charge in connec tion with the vote fraud cases, took the stand in the hearing before the school sites investigating committee and gave an awful kick in the slats to the Hearst-Harrison ring, which now appears to be in control of the Ghetto. And in his testimony he said Har ry A. Lipsky of the School Board was the man who tipped off the ring, headed by Congressman A. J, Sabath, as to the location of the property which the School Board intended to purchase. According to Goldman, this inform ation concerning Lipsky came from the late Aid. "Manny" Abrahams. Among those who were in the deal, according to Goldman's story, were: "Morrie" Abrahams, brother of Man ny; Julius Feldstein, gambling boss; Sam Rissman, real estate dealer, and Morris Sabath, brother of Congress man Sabath. Most of Goldman's testimony was of what the late "Manny" had told him. MORE POLITICAL BUNK The Democratic faction of the County Bpard has put the boasted openness of the McCbrmick clan to the test by proposing that the differ ences between he two factions be left to a committee of six citizens four lawyers and two aldermen. ' The McCormlck crowd have not as yet made answer. Something will probably be decided on at the meet' ing today. The McCormick clan are up against it. If they refuse to agree with the open offer of the Democratic members the charge that they are obstructing the business of the coun ty will have been sustained. o o 1 CANNED KING WILL CROSS THE CONTINENT Alf Washington, D. C. Mohammed Ali Mirza, who was kicked off the Per sian throne in 1909, is coming to America in May. He will travel across the continent. Ali was the first shaw to rule under a constitution and only lasted two years. He recently made an unsuccessful attempt to regain his throne and has now turned his mind to finance, coming to look up some investments. WIDE-AWAKE WIFEY "What a very affecting- piece, my dear!" remarked the husband as they returned from the suburban theater the other night. "I suppose there wasn't a dry eye in the house." "I observed, however, said the wife, "that there seemed to be the usual number of dry throats."