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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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electrical dep't, by City Electrician
Wm. Keith. Nine charges.
Chicago "U" summer school co
eds "shocked to pieces" -when three
small boys, attired a la nude, took dip
in campus fountain.
J. M. Lidgerwood, brother of D. N.
LIdgerwood, Lincoln av., Deerfield,
committed suicide by jumping from
15th floor of building, Providence,
Abe Shapiro and Jack LaBow,
found guilty of exacting graft trib
ute from North Side houses of ill re
pute, fined $1,500 each.
Fred D. Farr, 733 E. 46th, held to
grand jury on charge of getting $500
from D. Hubbell, 800 E. 44th, on pro
mise he could get him "by" state ex
amination for chiropractitioner.
First municipal pensions will be
paid in council chambers Saturday
Julius Rosenwald, head of Sears,
Roebuck & Co., announces he will
support Judge Hughes for president.
Randolph street bridge to be closed
for repairs, Sun., 1 to 8 a. m.
John Desdach, flagman, instantly
killed by train, 59th and Loomis.
Golf in much favor with patients
of Elgin State Hospital for Insane.
Wiuard Powell, known as "Waco
Kid," missing link in police graft
charges, brought here, a prisoner.
Geo. Smith, 6817 Honore, boat
tender Ogden Park, fell while on
duty. Head hit side of boat Drowned.
Frank Vincent, 4409 Greenwood
av., swallowed poison when cabaret
singer jilted him. Condition serious.
Clippety clap, clippety clap.
That is merely a couple of people
coming down a Chicago street two
years hence. That is, if predictions
of the Illinois Shoe Retailers' ass'n
come true. .
The feet-covering makers tell us
that there is going to be a leather
famine right here in America unless
Uncle Sammy can get the allies to
lift the embargos on cattle ship
ments. "Embargos are gradually boosting
the price of leather u- "1 it will soon
be a luxury to wear oes," said R.
W. Ranney, pres. of fas ass'n.
And, horrors! The delegates went
on record against woman's high
topped boots, declaring they were
helping to boost prices. Let's see.
Low shoes are naturally cheaper.
Why, that's not a bad idea to oust
high shoes.
Anyway, clippety clap, clippety
clap. Two years hence.
Ach du lieber Deutschland. They
wear 'em over there.
Judge Wade of the speeders'
court can look back over the long
list of fines he has handed out to
speed nuts and sigh. For Judge Wade
has been hooked himself in the
meshes of the law. Wade must ap
pear in court and defend himself
against a speeding charge.
The judge, according to West Park
Policeman Jas. Murphy, was burning
up the highways on his return from
Hawthorne yesterday when Murphy
stopped him. There was an argu
ment concerning the right of police
to arrest judges, but Murphy proved
an obstinate cuss and couldn't under
stand why a judge should be immun?
from punishment for offenses. Dur
ing the tilt Wade tore up Murphy's
complaint, says the policeman. But
that didn't help nim. He was placed
under arrest and must appear in the
speeders' court today.
New York. Seven feet of what
looked like elongated bologna crept
into the Bechstein delicatessen store
and every one promptly fled ex
cept Policeman Meagher. He found it
was an itinerant snake.
St. Louis. St. Louis Globe-Democrat
will increase price qf its daily
edition in St. Louis from 1 cent to 2
cents, Aug. 1.

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