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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 30, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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after attending the theater with Gra
veur. Other information is to the
effect that Mrs. Le Due did not have
one shoe off at the time of the shoot
ing in Graveur's room.
Robinson, III., Sept 30. Gov., E.
F. Dunne opened his campaign for
re-election with a speech here in
which he attacked his Republican
opponent, Frank 0. Lowden, as a
dangerous "representative of the pub
lic utilities corporations, packing in
terests, warehouse combination and
the Pullman Co. ,
"The primary campaign for 'his
nomination was a scandal "of corrup
tion," said Gov. Dunne. "He stands
forth as the personal representative
of the consolidated financial interests
commonly known as 'Big Business.'
"There is a homely saying that a
man is known By the company he
keeps. CoL Lowden's associates in
business, in politics and socially are
the representatives, henchmen and
tools of the big corporate powers of
Illinois. It is safe to assume that he
would be their representative if
elected governor. Is such a man safe
or qualified to act as trustee of the
people at Springfield?"
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Dis't Att'y Clyne believes he has
hit upon information that riddle the
claims of 'the bakers that they can't
possibly sell 12-oz. bread loaves at 5
cents and make mdney. They plead
the high cost of flour necessitates.
But Mr. Clynfi has -discovered that
in London, Lyons, Havre, Paris and
other European cities the bakers sell
bread made from American flour at a
much lower price than the American
bakes charge. He has told Ass't
Dist. Att'y Fleming to look into this
ancle of the affair.
The Women's Ass'n of Commerce
recommended an embargo on wheat
as the first step in reducing the cost
of bread at their meeting yesterday.
The fleecing of a rich eastern man
by means of the blackmail., game
caused a sensational raid on a room
ing house at 3104 Calumet" av. early
this morning by U. S. marshals and
detectives. The raid netted three
prisoners. They are:
Richard E. Golden, 30, said to be
a feal estate man; Mrs. Richard E.
Golden, and John Lawrence, a sales
man, who is said to be known to the
police as "Jack Kenney." Mrs. John
Lawrence was arrested later.
The raid was made after the gov't
received information that mail ad
dressed to George Irwin, wanted as
the "brains" of the gang that swin
dled Mrs. Regina KUpper, has been
received at the house. A quantity of
dope was found in the trio's rooms
and they were booked on charges of
violating the Harrison anti-drug act.
Mrs. Maude Ball runs the rooming
house at 3104 Calumet av. She said
the three had been living there since
June and that mall for George Irwin
had been delivered to the Goldens.
One report had it that a young Chi
cago woman had ols been swindled
'by persons friendly to the Goldens
and Lawrence.
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Socialists tonight open campaign
to re-elect two Socialist members of
state legislature from 23d and 25th
districts and add third from 21st dis
trict Meyer London, Socialist congress- ,
man from 12th New York district;
Wm. Cunnea, candidate for state's
att'y; Rep. Christian M. Madsen, can
didate for re-election; Aid. Win. E.
Rodriguez of 15th ward, and J. Louis'
Engdahl, candidate for congre,ss-man-at-large,
will speak.
Sunday afternoon and evening 23d
district Socialist will hold bazaar at
Northwest hall, North and Western
avs., to help raise campaign funds.
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