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INTERESTING COUNCIL MEETING SIDE LIGHTS
THAT TELL THEIR OWN SI UKX
There was a select crowd in the
visitors' section of the city council
chambers last night
The only questionTs.-who selected
John Fitzpatrick or Ed Nockels,
both leaders in the Chicago labor
game, didn't that's a cinch.
The' doings of the council were so
interesting to several men and wom
en that they wouldn't have had any
thing to do had they forgotten to
bring newspapers with them.
Somebody right down in the first
row on the fint floor of the visitors'
section thought he was in church.
Half Chicago's police force was on
duty to keep "certain" folks out of
the council chamber.
That's the way it looked with one
eye. And we might add that we have
never had trouble with our eyesight
A copper with his club in hand and
one of those authoritative looks on
his face stopped Mrs. Wm. Rodriguez,
wife of the alderman, as she started
to enter the council chamber.
Aid. Merriam witnessed the affair
and shortly had Mrs. Rodriguez
Several reporters with official po
lice cards were stopped by cops as
they were about to enter the outer
offices of the council chamber.
"One copper said: "You'll have to
see the captain."
One reporter snapped back:
"You're full of prunes," and the
whole band brushed by without any
Sometimes bunk authority goes
and then again sometimes it doesn't
One member of a labor organiza
tion approached several coppers who
were guarding a council outer office
entrance and requested admittance
The man had a badge on his coat
which read: "Delegate, A. F. of L."
And the coppers said: "Nothin' doin'."
Takine off the badee and returning
a little later with the same request
the gent got by.
"What's the answer?
Influential labor leaders spent the
evening on the lower floor of the city
hall, while folks who had no interest
at all in what was going on before
council spent the evening in the vis
ANOTHER ILLEGAL OPERATION
ENDS IN TRAGEDY
Another of those love affairs ended
yesterday when Miss Viola Wilscan,
22, of Valparaiso, Ind., died under
ether in the office of Dr. John B. Ma
theson of 3526 Grand blvd. The corr
oner's office gives an illegal operation
as the cause.
Her sweetheart, Morris Cautrill,
was by the bedside when Miss Wils
can passed away. Dr. W. G. French,
4401 Jackson blvd., was aiding in the
operation. All three are held by the
New York. "Meanest crook in
New York," as court termed him, has
been convicted. He is Harry Getz,
grocer, who "doctored" bills of poor
families who traded with him.
New Haven. Yale is to have artil
lery battery, officered by regular
army officer stationed here perma
nently. Call for 138 volunteers will
be issued this week.
New York. Sam Zink was knocked
down and run over by an auto. When
he appeared to press a complaint in
court he was arrested on old charge
of felonious assault
Light-Fingered Larry In jail (to' ?
lady visitor) I was the victim of the
unlucky number 13.
Lady How so? .
Larry Twelve jurymen and one