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POLICE SEEKING MAX SILVER
PRIVATE BANKS AGAIN TARGET
With a nationwide search on for
Max Silver, whose string of banks
failed to open Saturday, a crusade
against private banks is on again.
The United Societies and the Wom
an's Pre-Primary league have Joined
in a campaign to get pledges from
legislative candidates to take action
at Springfield when the legislature
convenes. Adolph Silver, founder of
the banks, who 'sold out to Max and
went to California, is expected back
In the city soon. He says he will try
to, make restitution to "the 2,500 de
positors affected by the closing of
the banks. Max Silver is believed to
have fled westward.
The Central Trust Co. was named
receiver for Silver banks this morn
ing by Judge Landls.
The police stopped riot of depos
itors at the bank today.
BITS OF NEWS
County jail prisoners panic strick
en when fire attacked A. R. L. Mues
eler & Sons Co., wagon factoryf)54
W. Illinois. Damage $25,000.
Police asked to watch for three
girls who escaped from Geneva.
Chas. Stippa, 17, 508 W. Oak, prob
ably fatally shot when revolver he
was examining went off.
His narents bad always had trou
ble in inducing lfttle .David' to eat
One day he was given a plate of to
- mato soup and his mother asked -him
if he liked it.
"No," he said, "I don't like it."
"Then why do you eat it?"
"Ob," answered David, remember
ing past scenes, "I ain't lookin' for
' Judge My boy, you will have to
choose between living with your
father and mother.
Boy-yHave I got to live with either
of them? Puck.
Jackson, Tenn. Elghtv workmen
dead, ten.injured and three missing,
when boiler explosion in Harlan.
Morris Mfg. Co. wreck the plant i
New York. All Ralph Fagin, of
Milwaukee knew was that bungalow
where he left clothes while he bathed
at Coney had red roof. After wan
dering five hours without them he
wound up at police station.
Kenvil, N. J. Harry Hubeman,
munition worker, -dropped broken
watch in keg of powder. Two months
later got letter from English girl who
found it, asking him to correspond.
New York. Porfiria3 Diaz, son of
wealthy Cuban planter, stricken, with
leprosy in Boston week ago, permit
ted to pass through New York in a
closed automobile to sail for home.
Washington. Scientific Washing
ton is aroused over discovery of
noiseless mosquitoes. Do notllffer
Iire-ther respects from common va
riety, but buzzlessness renders their
work more deadly.
.. Indianapolis, Ind. Within a few
hours of time he was to have been
married, Dr. Harry G. Cain will be
buried. Died of heart disease en
route to wedding.
Washington. Interstate com
merce commission refused to sus-t
pend proposed decreased rates on
coal from Illinois mines to Kansas
City. New rate protested by Iowa
Santiago, Chili. Chilean govern
ment has Instructed its ministers to
sound United States, Argentine and
Brazilian governments relative to
joint action against British blacklist
New York Undivided loyalty to
God and nation keynote of meetings
of "Catholic Week" celebration. "We
want no Catholic party in America,"
Bald Bishop HIckey, Rochester, N.
Y in address on "Americanism."
There are 11,448 more men and
boys than women and girls te