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DAILY NEWS TRIES TO SQUELCH
OFFICE FIRE STORY
Rubbish and filth in basement of
The Daily News building, Madison
and 5th av., caused fire today.
Reporters scented a good story,
but, singularly, were not allowed to
enter building to investigate, even
one of the News' reporters who tried
to go in the basement without con
sulting the city editor. Later two
city policemen were stationed outside
the basement door.
WHERE'S THE CASH FROM?
Baldwin senate committee, without
legislative appropriation, quits Hotel
La Salle today, paying $360 room
rent. Official stenogs and reports
cost $1,800, filing clerk, $198. If
Meyer Stein, attorney, received mon
ey for himself for "expenses," as he
urged senators to do, at $10 a day,
he would get $900 for the 90 days
he's been on the job. In letters to
Senators Canaday and Coleman
Stein said "disinterested philanthro
pists" gave him the money. Who are
they? How much cash have they
slipped Stein? Who's put up at least
$2,358 and certainly more cash than
that up to date for slashing the
Teachers' Federation? "Nothing to
says Stein. "Wait," says Sen. Percy
Baldwin. "We won't meet with the
committee until Chairman Baldwin
gives us an open session where every
body can hear all questions we ask
about this use of ready money by
Myer Stein," say Senators Canaday
and Coleman. Where's the cash
14 DEAD AT NEW ORLEANS
New Orleans, La., 14 known dead
and several score injured as result of
hurricane here Wednesday night
Property loss will reach $2,000,000.
Street car service still paralyzed, tele
phone, telegraphs and train commu
nication cut off and outlying districts
By Jim Manee
I've got a tip for those who don't
Like hanging on a strap.
I do not mean that you will have
To sit in some one's lap.
When riding in a street car, if
Strap-hanging you would shirk,
Why you can do it just by walking
To and from your work?
P. S. A person on foot on the 9
street is twice as comfortable as two
persons hanging to a strap in a street
car. Sounds like a proverb!
SAME OLD STORY; CITY MAN
AND COUNTRY GIRL
It is just a story of the country girl
who lost her heart to the "man from
town," and today she is in the Harri
son street annex and he is held to
be tried tomorrow on a charge of
A week ago Detective Sergeant W.
P. Bowler was asked to look for Clara
Struckmeyer, daughter of a wealthy
dairyman near East St Louis, who
it was believed would be found in the
company of Ted O. Lyons, city man,
waiter and" tango dancer. This morn
ing Bowler got the two in a rooming
house at 708 N. Dearborn st, where
they were living together.
"I loved him and came to the city
with him," the girl said, "but he
wouldn't marry me, and he made me
go out on the streets and solicit and
I could go home, so I had to do what
he told me."
Bowler wired the girl's father and
believes she will be taken home.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Opened
strong. TJ. S. Steel at noon reached
highest price since 1907.
Partly cloudy tonight and Satur
day; slightly cooler tonight; warmer
Saturday; gentle to moderate north
to northwest winds, becoming varia
ble. Temperature Thursday: High-
1 es 61 ; lowest 58. J