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HOGARTH MAKES CHARGES OF
BIG CAR FRAUD
Jim Hogarth, once upon a time
chief accountant and general man
ager of the Chicago Railways Co.,
is beginning to tell tales ouVbf school.
And there are people who aver that
Jim can tell a whole lot about the
traction situation if he once gets
It seems as if he's really mad now.
Today he filed with the Illinois pub
lic utilities commission a petition in
which he makes some strong charg
es against the street car company
ard Henry A. Blair, president and
chairman of the board of directors.
Jim says that the company fraudu
lently swelled its construction ac
count in the sum of $10,265,302 in
order to obtain permission to save
$4,224,000 first mortgage bonds.
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WEALTHY OWNERS CALLED IN
Judge Owens today ordered 200
wealthy property owners to appear in
his court in connection with State's
Att'y Hoyne's investigatidn of tax
dodgers. Opposite their names on
the records of the Board of Review
was a red mark. Hoyne is trying to
find out the significance of the marks.
UNEMPLOYED HOLD BIG MEET
The unemployed held a meeting at
the Monroe Hall, Monroe and Sanga
mon streets, yesterday. It was a big,
Several speakers were heard and
plan swere laid out for the coming
winter, which threatens to be a bad
one for the jobless.
Bert McNally warned the men to
beware o ftaking jobs where a strike
was in progress. "We want to keep
ourselves free of scabbing," he said.
DEMANDS FLIRT'S NAME
Judge Olson today ordered a probe
into the identity of "John Jones,"
wealthy club man, who was dis
charged by Judge Graham after flirt
ing with Mary McKinney, 19, on an
Illinois .Central train.
GOMPERS' RULE THREATENED
AT A. F. of L. MEET
Philadelphia, Nov. 9. For the first
time in half a dozen years the rule of
Samuel Gompers in the American
Federation of Labor was seriously
Delegates of the United Mine
Workers, the largest single unit in
the federation, with 400,000 mem
bers, garment workers and various
other organizations who are inclined
to radicalism, openly declare their be
lief that present control of the organ
ization is far too conservative.
While it is expected that Gompers
and his associates in control will be
able to retain their power, it was evi
dent from the outset that there would
be much stormy discussion in the
coming two weeks of meetings.
Incidentally the old line-up be
tween the Socialists and anti-Socialists
within the organization will be
the center of serious debate.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat higher.
Oats and corn lower. Provisions
Clothing worn during the day
should NOT be worn while sleeping;
and during the night the sleeping
room should have plenty of clean,
Air which has been once breathed
is dirty and each time it is re
breathed it becomes more and more
foul. The air which one breathes,
like the clothes which one wears,
should be changed as soon as and as
often as it becomes soiled or dirty.
Sleeping under a warm covering in
a room which has fresh, clean air
lessens the danger of "catching
Fair tonight and Tuesday; rising
temperature; southwest " winds, in
creasing Tuesday. Temperature-Sun-
Jjayjjjighestj 46; Iowestt 38,