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OSSOSKI THREATENS TO TELL
ALL HE KNOWS
Defying Pres. L. A. Busby of the
Chicago Railways Co. and daring
others to molest him, Sidney Ossoski,
former general claim agent of the
surface lines, threatened to tell all h e
knows of the relations of the street
railways lines and the machinery of
justice in Cook county.
"Th.ey are afraid of me," says Os
siski, referring to the officials of the
railways. Ossoski is the man who
originated the "grey ghost," the fly
ing ambulance which has spirited vic
tims of street car accidents to the
company's own hospitals. According
to State's Att'y Hoyne, Ossoski owns
the principal interest in the Sheridan
Park Hospital, where patients were
taken after accidents.
According to Busby, $117,000 was
grafted from the company by Ossoski
and E. C. Hagerman, auditor in the
Attorney James G. Condon, who
will defend Ossoski if criminar
charges are made against him, prom
ises an amazing story of traction
methods if the case; is brought into
Wm. Jennings Bryan declares for
Lawrence B. Stringer for senator.
Judge Owens says wotnen can vote
Patrick J. Duffy is put for county
Deneen and Brundage ready to
open fight for G. 0. P. control.
Brundage hopes to get old Busse sup
port. Cov. Dunne says he doesn't wish
to be supreme court judge.
Majority of Illinois Wilson electors
said to favor Sullivan for senate.
Barratt O'Hara arranging several
Mass meeting will be held at Fabish
""all. Milwaukee av. and Irving Park
blvd., tonight for Daniel Cruice.
Wants to be county judge. ,
ADVENTURES OP MR. MOUSE
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To clean tarnished brass curtain
rings, boil together two cups of water,
one of vinegar, and a tablespoon of
salt. Then steep the rings in this mix
ture lor two hours, remove and dry,
and they will look as bright as whoa,