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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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recruit, but failed in pinches. Lam
beth, pitched well for Indians. Pipp
and Speaker hit homers.
Bush's wild pitch gave Browns
victory over Macks.
Ayers puzzled Tigers and batted
home two runs with a single. .
Walter Hagen, Rochester, Won the
western open golf tourney at Mil
waukee with a card of 286 for the 72
holes. He had 140 for the final 36.
Hutchinson, Pittsburgh, and Sar
gent, Interlachen, tied for second
place with 287. George Simpson,
Oak Park, wasthe best of the Chi
cagoans, his 288 tieing for fourth
place. He broke the course record
with a 66 for 18 holes.
Washington has traded Pitcher
Joe Boehling and Outfielder Moeller
to Cleveland for Outfielder Smith
and Infielder Leonard.
Mike O'Dowd" defeated Mickey
Sheridan in a ten-round bout at St.
Paul. O'Dowd had the advantage in
every round. '
Bennie" Leonard easily outfought
Joe Azevedo in ten rounds at Sara
toga Springs.
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"" "Are you in favor of a law grant
ing an eight-hour day for women
This question is being asked of
-687 legislative candidates by the Wo
men's Trade Union league. '
"Illinois should long ago have hajd
an eight-hour day for its workers,"
said Agnes Nestor, president of the
league. "We're going to get it
Five years ago William Martin re
ceived a worn bible from his grand
father as his share of his relative's
property. A few days ago his" sister
came across the book. Opening it
at random she was"surgrised to find
a $20 bank note. Turning through
the leaves she found other bills of
various denominations until the total
reached $710.
That the scrap between Mayor
Thompson and the trust press is an
old one is shown by a little speech
made by the mayor on April 3, 1912,
as printed in The Day Book, long
before he had a chance of running
for mayor. Here's the way it
"Wm. Hale Thompson lit into Vic
tor F. Lawson, the multi-millionaire
owner of the Daily News and Record-Herald,
last night, when he
showed what he said was a tax re
ceipt for $17.32, the total taxes paid
by Lawson on his $1,500,000 mansion
on Lake Shore drive. -
"Thompson said Lawson's mag
nificent property was valued for tax
ation at only $1,000. He showed a
big photograph of the Lawson man
sion and then one of the home of a
West Side widow, valued at $3,000
and on which the widow paid $43.95.
"Thompson said that if Lawson
paid taxes on the real value of his
property he would pay $25,980 in
stead of $17.32. He charged that
the men who wear the collar of the
newspaper trust are the dishonest
men in public office -and that the
trust was trying to control the taxing
machines of Cook county so that the
millionaire publisher could make
money for himself anjl make .the peo
ple foot the bills.
"He said Lawson was one of the
richest men in Chicago and charged
that he was the greatest hypocrite
In the United States. Thompson also
said that at Washington- the man;
agers of the Tribune swore that was
property worth $ld",000,000, yet he
said It was paying taxes on a valua
tion of only $300,000, paying $5,500
taxes when it should be paying
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Compression of the waist is said
to be harmful, but if the right young
man makes the attempt the average
girl Is willing to take chances.
-jy A-f.A

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