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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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authorities intrusted with the en
forcement of said ordinance until
such time as the courts pass on the
validity of said ordinance, and that
a copy of these resolutions be spread
upon the -minutes of the Central
Council of Civic Leagues and copies
thereof be sent to the mayor of Chi
cago and to 'the City Press."
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NEW COMMANDER OF THE
DEATH SHIP EASTLAND
' CAPTUEDW. A. EVER5 .
He is captain of the Illinois naval
reserve and will command the East
land when it becomes a naval train
ing ship.
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MAY EXONERATE MRS. MOHR
Providence, Jan. 15. After week's
attack, state of Rhode Island ad
journed with scarcely any advantage
today in campaign to wrest Mrs.
Elizabeth P. Mohr, girlish widow of
Dr. Charles P. Mohr. from her two
children and send her to prison per
haps for life.
Rumor was current today that
Geo. Healis, negro chauffeur of Dr.
Mohr's death car, was about to make
new confession that will completely
.exonerate Mrs. Mohr.-
SCAB-HIRING AGENCY IS FINED
FOR VIOLATIONS
A keeper of an employment agency
was fined $15 and costs this morning
by Judge Courtnev for failing to com
ply witn the state law and keep a
register of the men he collected fees
from.
He is Vincent Pillarsella and has an
agency at 1100 S. Halsted. The fine
may mean the revocation of his li
cense. Monday Pillarella advertised foi;
"Men to do guard duty in Youngs
town. Must be six feet tall. Trans
portation furnished."
State Employment Agency In
spector Richard Knight saw the ad.
He went over with some deputies and
saw a crowd of 900 men who wanted
jobs. Complying with the law, ha
explained conditions in Younghtown
to them. Only 101 men went
"Chicago should be thankful that
these men did take the job," Knight
told a Day Book reporter. "Most of
them were thugs and plug-uglies who
hang out in the Halsted st pool
rooms. Chicago should say 'good
riddance' to such men."
GOING TO GET AFTER OSCAR
BROMO HEINEMAN
"Eight bottles of Bromo standing on
the shelf,
Oscar Heineman bought 'em all him
self." Juvenile Protective ass'n special
counsel, Harry Smoot, will assist
State Factory Inspector Oscar Nel
son in prosecution of Oscar Heine
man, silk mill man at 2701 Armitage
av. Heineman was found giving hun
dreds of girls who work for him rot
ten air for their lungs. Each girl is
entitled to at least 2,000 cubic feet of
air space instead of the 1,400 accord
ed by Heineman. Nelson found eight
one-quart bottles of Bromo Seltzer,
in the girls' washroom, Heineman
explaining that he supplied it for
those who got headaches.
Suits will be. for lack of ventilation,
working girls without certificates and
obstructing, factory inspectors,

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