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Peking reformer by Mayor Thomp--jon,
who spoke against Aid. Ray's re
flection in 13th ward.
I. C. Watchman Cyrus Van Sickle
fcnd Thomas Morton had revolver
tluel in yards. Both killed. Thought
each other car thieves.
Rumored in movie circles that
Charlie Chaplin has gone into busi
ness with "Broncho Billy" Anderson.
Chaplin's brother, Syd, in on deal.
Lorimer's friends held meeting last
night to plan his defense in connec
tion with his indictment in failure of
La Salle Street bank.
Mrs. Chas. Pinsolealt, 944 Wiscon
. sin av., Oak Park, overcome by smoke
when she returned to burning home
to get insurance papers.
Chief of Detectives Hunt will ask
aid of federal authorities to deport
foreigners convicted of crimes.
Pipeman Richard Cassidy absented
self from fire. Lieut made some re
marks. Cassidy struck him. Fined
4 days' pay.
Mrs. Julia Burdick, 1022 E. 75th,
found guilty of arson. First time wo
man convicted on that charge in
Committee formed to boost aquari
um for Chicago.
Mrs. John Lee, 1856 Madison, had
$100 fur muff stolen in department
store. Later found woman wearing
it She grabbed it and thief escaped.
State public utility com'n ruled
that Yellow Cab Co. was not public
Alma Allen, singer, 4406 Berkely
av., overcome by gas. Revived. Re
fused to talk.
Miss Mary Hanson, 4751 W. Lake,
reprimanded by boss at Rogers &
Co., print shop, believed to have sui
cided. 177,249 suspect notices sent out by
Three men and three women,
charged with robbing $675,000 worth
of revenue stamps from St Paul post
office, suspected of $272,000 Mon
treal bank robbery, arraigned before
U. S. commissioner.
SALOON MEN HIT AT DRUGGISTS
AND MRS. POTTER PALMER
The city commission of the liquor
problem heard the saloonkeeper de
G. H. Wischman, representing a
liquor house, started out by saying
the saloonkeeper was not out after
the money, but desired sociability. He
"Every bottled beer wagon is a
walking saloon rolling along on
wheels. Make it pay a $1,000 license
"Destroy the liquor trade of the
drug stores, the department stores
and the grocery stores. There is more
whisky being consumed in Chicago
today than ever before."
In reply to a statement by Mr.
Wischman that the saloonkeeper was
ostracised by society, John Markell, a
"The leader of the social elite of
Chicago is Mrs. Potter Palmer. She
controls the Palmer house. You can
get a drink at its bar this minute. I
guess she pockets 75 per cent of the
profits. Abe Lincoln at one time was
a saloonkeeper. George Washington
had a distillery, and when Jesus
Christ wanted company he picked a
Jewish saloonkeeper, instead of going
out among the Pharisees."
GET JUDGMENT FOR PERSONAL1
ASSESSMENTS AGAINST BANKS
More judgments were entered
against Chicago corporations yester
day by Municipal Court Judge Olsen
under the recent decision in the su
preme court, which held that all of
Cook county's personal property as
sessments against corporations was
The Northwest State bank was
forced to pay $47,000, the Ogden. Ave.
State bank $29,000 and the National
Bank of the Republic $39,000.
Advice to bridegrooms-to-be: The
wedding ring should be thin and
light, so your wife can't use it as a