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INJUNCTION AND ABATEMENT
LAW GETS INITIAL USE
The injunption and abatement law
was invoked for the first time yes
terday against-hQUSes at 536 N. Clark
st and 513 N. Laalle, which Mrs.
Metz, alias Mrs. Mary Smith, is ac
cused of running as immoral houses.
According to the petition of Sam'l
P. Thrasher, sup't of the Committee
of Fifteen, who brought action
against the properties before Judge
Taylor, the properties are owned by
Thos. Holme, 2547 W. Jackson blvd
and M. E. Brady, 231 E. Superior st
The law provides that a house
found to be disorderly may be closed
with the state seal on the doors, so
that for the period of a year it may
not be occupied for any purpose.
Thrasher says he warned the own
ers pf these houses three times be
fore tacking action.
AGED KING OF SERBIA FLEES TO
ROME DODGES CAPTURE
Rome, Dec. 16. Aged King Peter
of Serbia, who was forced to flee
through Albanian mountains to es
cape capture by Bulgarians, will ar
rive in Italy within few daysrom
Royal villa at Caserta has been
placed at his disposal by King Victor
Emanuel. Preparations are also
being made to receive Montenegrin
royal family in case Austrians suc
ceed in overrunning Montenegro.
Italian queen is the daughter of King
Nicholas of Montenegro.
CONGRESS TO TACKLE REVENUE
Washington, Dec. 16. Congress
opening clash on revenue legislation
was on today. Passage of the reso
lution extending emergency "war"
taxes through 1916 was house pro
gram. Senate also reconvened today after
recess since Tuesday and planned to
pass the war tax resolution tomorrow.
Hurry up, folks! Just a little over
two weeks more to make your New
Easy to make and a blame sight
easier to break.
A lot of folks turn over a page every
January first and then tear out the
page they turned over.
Some folks ought to turn over a
We blush when we think of resolu
tions that some people in our little
ol' windy town could make benefic
ially. Gosh, we hope the clothing hogs
Several prize fighters will do their
Christmas swatting early.
That's an item about a bout
Aid. Kerner wants to know just
where Corporation Counsel Ettelson,
stands on the fender question.
So, do we, Corp. Come through!
To walk safely or to get run over
by an auto truck! That's the question
Lots of folks send presents to the
White House when some matrimo
nial affair is coming off just because
they want to get "in right."
They are merely "pull" presents.
Some that were sent to Wilson re
cently as wedding gifts had enough
"pull" to 'em to pull 'em right back
where they came from.
Wilson and his future Missus" can't
see that sort of presents.
Well, Chicago is batting five hun
dred per cent Lost the Democratic
convention and landed the Republi
It doesn't look as though they
would smear grease on turkey in the
old country at Christmas time.
And there won't be any breaking
up of China.
With firemen, engineers and train
men on strike against the Belt line
it looks as if the strikers will be bet
ter trained than the railroad tracks