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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 14, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 31

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MERELY COMMENT
Rumored that Chicago will lose
three new troops of cavalry, I. N. W.,
"unless suitable quarters are found.
Which means that we won't lose
conspiracy returned In Indictment by
grand jury in February as result of
decision of Judge O'Brien overruling
the motion of Federation attorneys to
quash the indictments. Cases set for
present term of circuit court.
1 TELEGRAPHBRIEFS
Dixon, III. Everybody wants to be
a cop in Dixon. City council ordered
saloonkeepers not only to close, at 10
p. m., but to turn their keys over to
policemdn on their beat.
New York Killed by her mania for
eating hairpins physician's verdict
after fifth operation on Mrs. Alice
Bischoff. She swallowed hundreds
of them.
New York James McCormack, 75,
burglar, sentenced to five years im
prisonment by Judge Dike who
thought he should give him "life."
Brest, France For secretly con
tinuing to carry on schools which are
closed by law, 32 nuns fined $S0.
Washington E. P. Holcombe, em
ploye of Indian bureau, suicided.
Springfield, III. Judge Solon Phil
brick, Champaign, prominent eastern
Illinois jurist, died following opera
tion for gall stones.
Washington Rep. Lebock intro
duced resolution calling upon Sec. of
Commerce to investigate proposed re
duction of wages in Independent
Steel mills and to probe recent meet
ing of independent manufacturers.
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EIGHT DEAD IN HQTEL FIRE?
Boston, April 14. Eight persons
are believed to be dead in fire which
started in the basement of the new
Hotel Melvin and spread with such
rapidity, through the 30 kitchenette
suites that many of the sleepers were
trapped before they could leave their
beds.
One woman attempting to slide
down a rope made of bed-sheets fell
half way down and smashed her skull
on the pavement. Mrs. Edith Bemis
rushed to the balcony on the fifth
floor, jumped and was killed.
much even if we do lose 'em.
So we don't care if we don't find
quarter?
The Trib is starting a non-partisan
campaign for Aleck MeCormick for
president of The County Board.
In this case non-partisan means
Trib.
Why should the Trib pick the piesi
dent of the County Board?
That newspaper isn't ths people of
Cook county.
Good folks, who have refrained
from food during Lent can now go
to it.
As we now understand the law.
picketing is lawful, but the waitresses
mustn't picket. v
Isn't The law a funny thing?
Wonder if there is a living lawyer
who knows the law?
The United Charities wants more
dough. Must need it for salaries for
professional investigators and high
brow beggars.
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FOREWARNED-FOREARMED
The Owl Now, if it was night I
could see you, and then I'd. eat you.
The Mouse Thanks. By the way,
have you an almanac I can borrow?
The Owl Why an almanac?
The Mouse I want to be sure
there's no eclipse of the sun today.
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