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ACTION ON ERICSSON CAJVIE AS
A HARD JOLT
Hearst-Harrison politicians are
still shocked. , over the action of
Judge Newcomer in holding John B.
Ericsson, a brother of City Building
Commissioner Henry Ericsson, to the
grand jury on a charge of violating
the state law in the erection of a
The charge was brought by State
Factory Inspector Oscar P. Nelson.
Ericsson, who is a member of the firm
of Lanquist & Illsley, contractors, is
accused of violating the public, health
and safety law in putting up a build
ing at 41st street and Kedzie avenue.
Nelson says he put up no temporary
floors for workingmen, in defiance of
the inspector's order. The maximum
sentence is two years in prison.
Ericsson's brother, the building
commissioner, and State's Attorney
Hoyne are said to have refused to
take up the matter.
NICE LITTLE SCRAP THEY HAD
The county held what was to have
been a "peaceful" meeting yesterday.
It started nicely. It finished like an
Ulster riot. They fought much. They
did little. ,
John E. Northup's demand for $38,
000 for pushing vote fraud cases went
unheeded. So did the demand or the
Illinois Training School for Nurses
The rival factions fought over the
request of the board of assessors for
$30,000 and the state roads proposi
tion. Both subjects were passed.
WANT SENATORIAL VOTE
The women of Chicago want to
vote for the United States Senators.
They will go before the election com
missioners and press their demand.
Mrs. Grace Wilbur Trout will talk for
the women. She will argue that if it
is constitutional for women to vote
for presidential electors it is also con
stitutional for them to vote for senator,
By Jim Manee.
Mother may I go out to swim?
I'll hold my ears and nose.
Yes my darling daughter; that's
The way the story goes.
Hold your skirt but not too high; 1
Be sure and be discreet
And after last night's storm, my dear,
You can swim out in the street.
P. S. Oh-h-h, way up to my knees.
LINER ASHORE ALL SAFE
New London, Conn., June 5. Fash
ashore on Bartlett's Reef, twelve
miles from here on Long Island
Pound the Maine Steamship Com
pany's vessel Northland today loaded
ner 75 passengers on the wrecking
tug Tasco for trans-shipment here en.
route" to Portland, for which port the
Northland sailed last night from New
STORM RAISES CAIN
Cleveland, O., i June 5. Pour
known dead, many injured, extreme
ly heavy damage to growing crops,
and other property and demoralized
wire service was the result today of
the heaviest electric, wind, rain and
hail storm in northern Ohio in many
years, according to reports here.
GAMES FOR TODAY
Cleveland at Chicago.
St Louis at Detroit.
Chicago at Brooklyn.
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia.
Cincinnati at Boston.
St. Louis at New York.
Chicago at Indianapolis.
St. Louis at Kansas City.
Baltimore at Pittsburgh.
Buffalo at Brooklyn.
Unsettled weather today and to
morrow, with possibly -local showers;
not much change in temperature;
moderate to fresh easterly winds.
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