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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 21, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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Theresa Bolic, 18, complainant. Gaal
release on bond."' ' "
. .Fire plans changed.. Alterations
due to cut in bond issue.
Walter Wardrop, 50, 332 S. Michi
.gan. av., stricken on Van Buren st.
Condition serious. " --
Body of woman who died in ambu
lance identified as Mrs. Mary Zajivek,
55, 3510 Flourney av.
Chicago Telephone Co. to pay city
$209,802.90 today. 3 per cent of gross
receipts for last six months.
Attorneys for Armour Car Line
don't want officials to testify. Claim
Interstate Commerce Board has no
jurisdiction.
November grand jury discharged
42. indictments returned in 90 days
Mass meeting in the interests of
Aid. J. Edward Clancy will be held at
Xhe Mien Mitchell School, Oakley av.
and Ohio st., tonight.
, Jack Koelters, held in 'Frisco for
murder of Mrs. Emma Craft, declared
to be insane. Will be examined by
alienists when he arrives here.
Dr. Francis W. Jiroch, Thomas W.
Bradford and eMlville W. Johnson,
"quack" doctors, indicted by federal
grand jury for using mails to defraud.
Julius M. Root sued for $10,000
by Caroline E. Williams. Counsel re
fuses' to give nature of 'action.
John Schwartz, alleged . "bootleg
ger," raced over Lake Calumet to es
cape police. Captured, after chase on
ice. Held' for selling liquor without a
license.
Norfolk,; Va. 3 .men taken off in
breeches buoy beheved to be .only sur
vivors of British steamer, Riverdale,
which went aBhore last night.
Grand Rapids, Mich. W. L. Dick
inson, .55, proprietor of employment
agency found dead in office. Throat
cut. Believed suicide.
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Socialist women in New York have
opened a naturalization instruction
bureau for women in the belief that
the women of New York state wiil
have the vote in 1916.
TO LEAVE PROBE INTO KILLING
' " WE'NTpN Tp U. S. "
London, Feb. 21. The British gov
ernment, for the present at least, will
leave investigation-of the execution
of William S. Benton, a British owner
in Mexico, wholly in the hands of the
United States, requesting this gov
ernment to thbroughly investigate
the circumstances.
The execution, of Benton is ad
mitted by Villa, who authorized U. S.
Consul T. D. Edwards, at Juarez, to
notify the widow of the mine owner.
Villa's defense, if the U. S. or Eng
land demands an explanation, will
probably be that Benton was shot
because he entered Villa s office and
threatened him with a revolver, when
he came to protest to the rebel chief
tain against the destruction of his
property by the constitutionalists'.
The mine owner was last seen alive
in Juarez on Tuesday morning. He
was headed for Villa's headquarters,
where he said he meant to tell the
rebel leader what he thought of him
for allowing the rebels to damage his
ranch, "Los Remedios," in Chihua
hua, The execution of Benton is believ
ed to have occurred Tuesday night at
Juarez, after a military court trial, of
which Frederico Gonzales Garza was
the presiding officer. The formal
charge was that Benton was impli
cated in a plot to take Villa's life.
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EXCITEMENT RUNS HIGH OVER
EXECUTION OF ENGLISHMAN
Ef Paso, Tex., Feb. 21. Great ex
citement prevailed here when extra
editions of newspapers told of the
execution of William S. Benton, an
English subject, by a squad of Gen.
Villa's soldiers. Indignation against
Villa reached fever tieat and the rebel
commander left Juarez suddenly.
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Since every man thinks eugenics is
a good thing for the other fellow, but
not for himself, why not spell it
"Yougenics," just for variety's sake?.
Charleston News-Courier.

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