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and I haven't had one fall down on
me yet. It's great fun for me and it
is doing a real service to woman
NEWSIES TO MEET FOR-ACTION
AGAINST "EATING" PAPERS
Chicago newsboys are tired of
"eating" newspapers. The trust
press game of forcing newsies to
take more papers than they can sell
has gone about far enough, the
newsies claim, and the Newsboys'
Protective union, No. 14567, will hold
a special meeting Sunday afternoon
at 2:30 to decide on some action.
The members will then decide
whether or not they want to pay for
papers in advance. The Daily News
has been working a scheme of mak
ing newsies pay for News a week in
advance. Then if a rainy day came
along and sales dropped down the
newsie was the loser.
Boys not belonging to the Chicago
Newsboys' union will have a chance
to join for $1 initiation fee and 75
cents per month.
RAID BARRETT BROS.' OFFICE
Detectives under the direction of
the New York district attorney clean
ed out the offices of the Barrett Bros.,
curb brokers in the Stock Exchange
bldg., yesterday. They didn't find
Meanwhile more detectives are
seeking the brothers, said to be in
hiding. Complaints of people who
invested with the Barrett Bros, are
pouring in, detectives say.
KICKS ON SCHOOL DENTISTS
Members of the school board yes
terday heard the complaint of the
Parent-Teachers' ass'n against the
dozen free dental offices in the public
schools. The complaint was voiced
by Mrs. J. P. Nowry. She said that
the offices were nothing more than
clinics, where dental students prac
ticed at the expense of the school
children. She also said she knew of
instances where fillings were placed
in teeth on top of the nerves. She
was advised to take her complaint to
the health den't.
THIS THIEF WAS PARTICULAR
Chicago's latest silk-stocking bur
glar was choice in his selection of
homes to "burgle." The police yes
terday found a book among the
effects of Adam Procnacki, the "gen
tleman thief" and "chloroform ex
pert," which contained names and
addresses of those he intended to rob.
Some of them follow:
L. H. Armour, Ed. and Nels. Mor
his, Sam InsulL G. P. Swift, E. P.
Swift, E. N. Breitung, L. A. Busby,
Hale Holden, John Borden and C. P.
GRAPPLES WITH HOLDUP SHOT
John Ohling, 1900 Lincoln av., a
private watchman, was shot in the
neck and seriously wounded when he
ran to the aid of Isaac Sissman, a
druggist, while a robber was stick
ing him up in his store at 1832 Wells
st., early today.
Ohling grappled with the robber,
but after a scuffle the holdup man
freed himself, stepped back and shot
twice. He escaped down an alley.
o o - t
TO DRAFT REPLY TO MAYOR
City council finance committee
deepened ijts cleavage with Mayor
Thompson yesterday by appointing a
subcommittee "to draft a reply" to
the mayor's communication on lake
front development It's a new thing
for the finance committee to draft
replies to the mayor. On motion of
Aid- Merriam, Chairman Richert was
authorized to appoint subcommittee. .
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS ,
New York. Dr. F. L. Satterlee, Jr.,
one of New York's wealthiest physi-
cians and renowned cancer expert,!
will undergo operation for cancer.
New York. Net income of Wells,
Fargo & Co. express for last fiscal
year $4,020,773, against $2,338,667
in 1915. '