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in making his; selection before he
tests the real caliber of the appli
cant" "Not all of them," I answered, and
then I told him of a big man that the
world admires because of the big
things he has done, and to srhom I
went one day in the interest of a very
The big man mentioned a vacancy
he had when I finished the story and
asked me to send the boy to him.
Remembering how very shabby
that boy looked, I stammered apolo
getically: "You mustn't judge him iy his ap
pearance. You see he hasn't worked
for a long while and hfe is shabby."
"I don't care a hang about clothes,"
the big man snapped. "Send him to
And for that thing that the world
would call little I admired him more
than for all the big things he has
"You see," I finished, to the man
who was talking to me, "there are
some men who can see beyond the
clothes a man sheds at night and
dons in the morning but they are
"They are," the manf said, 'briefly.
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TAXDODGING AFFAIR COMING TO
Taxdodgers will be summoned to
appear before the board of assessors
and testify as to then: property hold
ings or they will be taken before the
grand jury by State's Att'y Hoyne.
This was the announcement made
last night following a conference (be
tween Hoyne and Frank Koraleski,
secretary of the board. '
There is a possibility of one case
going before the grand jury within
the next few days. That is the case ,
of W. A. Yager, 631 Rush street, Anns
Ualace Horse Car Co. The only as
set in the world that he was possessed
of, according to his schedule was an
$800 automobile. Zut since filing his
house'has been robbed and he report
ed to the police the loss of $20,000
worth of jewelry.
"Last year he filed for only $1,100,"
said Ass't State's Att'y( Berger, "and
I'm not going to waste time with him ,
this year. Let the grand jury do
The Chicago Railways Co. filed a
schedule yesterday and swore that
their property value has shrunk near
ly $3,000,000 since last year. They
scheduled $21,759,360. They were
raised to $24,599,298.
BECKWITH SPRINGS STARTLER
Assistant Corporation Counsel
John W. Beckwith startled the coun
cil committee on local transportation
last night by asserting that in his
opinion the board of supervising en
gineers could not only be ousted, but
could, be indicted if the report of the
accounting firm of Barrow, Wadre &
Guthrie was found correct.
The accounting was recently en
gaged by the city comptroller to ex
amine the books of the Chicago City
Railways Co. Their, report charged
"If that report is true," said Beck- -with,"
grand jury action shoulfl be
The council committee will sit as a
court to hear the charges.
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