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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 07, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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though it was besieged at this time
last year by food seekers.
Police order issued in Lake Forest
against slot machines and punch
boards. Mrs. Paul Roeber complained
that son lost money.
Mrs. Margaret Wideman, 1229 Alt
geld, convicted on manslaughter
charge. Performed abortion.
Eight saloonkeepers lost licenses
for selling liquor on Sunday in viola
tion of Mayor Thompson's order.
Neil McDougal, dancing teacher,
taken by police to Kansas City. Want
ed for $600 jewelry theft
Mrs. C. J. Backus, 5857 Winthrop
av., reported to police loss of $1,800
worth of jewels in bag.
Refusal of brokers to handle
$6,000 issue of bonds for town of
Lake Bluff forced call of second re
ferendum on matter.
May deport Violet Thompson, To
ronto, daughter of Canadian army
officer. Here with Ora Ackerman,
also alien.
John J. Halpin, accused former
head of detectives, took stand in own
defense. Denied charges of Barney
Bertsche, fixer.
BOYS WANT TO HELP THE MEN
BEHIND THE BARS
Christmas will come to the prison
boys if the plans of the Buys' Broth
erhood Republic do not go awry.
Wardens of the two big near-Chicago
prisons have given permission
to the Boys' Brotherhood Republic
to give cheer to the youth's imprison
ed there in the form of good things
to eat or to instructively amuse. So
much accomplished the Republic
wants the good things to give.
Any one who feels tney could get
some joy by sending joy inside the
big grey stone walls may send their
offerings to Millan Cohen, 1151 W.
12th st He will see that they go to
the boys behind the bars.
The Republic is working to get
pardon for a 15-year-old lifer. A
rancher has promised to take, him to
Idaho and give a chance with lots of
personal aid to make good as an h'oni
orable citizen.
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CLARKE ELECTED PRESIDENT
PRO TEM OF U. S. SENATE
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Senator J. P. Clarke
He has been elected president pro
tempore of the United States senate
by Democratic senators, whose votes
defeated Senator Pomerene of Ohio
for the place, 28 to 23. The admin
istration thus failed in its efforts to
punish the Arkansas senator for
fighting the ship purchase bill in the
last congress.
NEWSIES! NOTICE!
All newsboys, regardless of wheth
er they are members of the News
boys' union, are requested to meet
at hall of Chicago Newsboys' Pro
tective union, 180 W. Washington st,
at 8 p. m., Question concerning all
newsboys will be discussed.
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IN BUGLAND
Mr. B. Bug (Crushed under lump
of sugar) One lump is plenty, thank
70UX
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