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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday
DOCTOR1 SAYS BOY KILLED BY
SHEARS MIGHT HAVE LIVED
Nick Moga, gardener of the Saddle
and Cycle club, who threw a pair of
shears at Willie Ulrey, 14, when the
boy crossed the "sacred" grounds of
the club, inflicting a wound that
caused the hoy's death, took thei
stand shortly, before adjournment in
Judge Barrett's courtroom. 1
Moga, who is a Roumanian, will,
plead that the boys threw stones at
him and that the hurling of the
shears was merely'the result of reflex
action. A physician, testifying for
Moga, said the .boy's wound would
not necessarily have caused death if
it had been "properly treated."
. The Boys' Brotherhood Republic,
iri a statement to The Day Book to
day, made clear its stand on the Moga
trial. "We are not out after Nick
Moga, said one of the boys. "We
simply want to see that both sides in
the trial get fair treatment. We will
continue our fight, however, for the
right to use the property in front of
the Saddle and Cycle club. We be
lieve it is public property and that the
club has ;no right to hog it and drive
boys away from swimming at that
18th ward Civic league meets to
night at 8 p.m., 422 S. Hoyne.
-i o o
NEW YORK. STOCKS. Price's
generally down. Trading nervous,
waiting definite word of peace. .
The Hague. Netherlands govern
ment has notified. Dr. Henry Van
Dyke, retiring American minister,
that J. W. Garrett is acceptable as
EXPRESS WAGON DRIVERS MAY
Astrike affecting the express wa
gon drivers may be called in Chicago
within the next 48 hours. It may be
called late this afternoon.
.. The express drivers struck a few
months ago, but the companies put
gunmen on the wagons and broke up
the strike after a long struggle.
The drivers are in a much better
position to strike now than they were
then. The Christmas rush should be
an aid to the strikers.
HIGH COST HICCOUGHS
Who Played This dirty Trick
on the Public?
' ' NO. 13
' By Jim Manee
There was a man in our, town
And he was wond'rous wise.
He read the price of foodstuffs and
He stopped to realize
That folks were getting soaked real
He said: "We're easy pickin's."
And shortly aft he brought a farm
And raised his cows and chickens.
P. S. Then some boob went and
raised the 'price of cattle and chicken
Partly cloudy tonight and Friday;
lowest temperature tonight about 5;
rising temperature Friday; west
shifting to southwest winds and in
creasing Friday. Wednesday tem
perature; High, 21 ; low, 6,