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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 12, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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Jackson. Escaped with few bats and
One suicide, five divorces and a
dozen arrests annually caused by
loan sharks, according to Callahan
& Callahan, attorneys.
Clara Dresbain, 4500 Sheridan rd.,
tried suicide. Gas. Disappointed in
love affairs. Police say she will re
Vcover. Four couples arrested in raid on
hotel, 119 E. 43d. Otto Bales booked
as keeper. )
Mrs. Alfa Lynch, 4756 Calumet,
av.; Marie Miller, Mrs. R. G. Phillips,
4850 Champlain av.; Edw. Gilhardt,
1223 Taylor, and Sam Goodman, 4313
'Lake Park av., arrested in Mrs.
Lynch's flat
Mrs. P. J. Drew and Fred Whitman
arrested in raid on 119 E. 45th.
Five women and one man, all col
ored, arrested at 4253 State.
Thirty beggars arrested after Cen
tral station got complaints of bold
ness. Ex-Chief of Police Healey denied
story that he was seriously ill.
Taxpayers should not pay until
Wednesday morning, announced
County Treas. Stuckart. Office force
S Stanley Kulinski, 8248 Brandon
! av., and Jos. KowalskL 8129 Bran
don, 15, carried out to lake and back
to shore on ice cake off 79th st
Bomb exploded in butcher store of
Salvatore Genaseritto, 207 W. 22d st
Little damage.
Man giving name of J. P. Ferguson
suicided by gas in the Mensor hotel,
12 W. Van Buren.
Joseph Pitonzo, 2524 Wentworth
av., arrested after two Italians had
' gun battle in street at 25th and Went
M worth. Refused to talk.
Chas. F. Dawson and wife, 3010
Jackson blvd., severely hurt when
auto collided with car containing
Judge Jos.Sabath and wife.
Miss Wavey Anderson kiljed and
three others hurt when auto of Jere
Galvin, saloonkeeper, hit wall on
outer drive of Lincoln park.
Aid. Carl Murray's exposure.of the
bi-partisan deal between Barney
Grogan, Democratic boss of the 18th
ward, and Homer K. Galpin and Aid.
W. J. Healy to elect Barney alder
man by putting John R. Lewis, a
nonentity, into the field against him
as Republican nominee, has aroused
a great deal of discussion west of the
Murray says the deal is part of a
frame-up by which followers of Gro
gan knifed John J. Touhy last year
in favor of Aid. Healy. Murray ap
peals to all decent voters of all par
ties to stand back of Touhy, who is
running independently against Gro
gan this year.
Murray, in a-bristling statement,
revealed the information that Lewis
is a roommate of one of Barney's
bartenders. Lewis, according to the
statement, was selected as the Gal-pin-Healy
"straw man." The night
before election Grogan and Galpin
ordered the Republican machine cap
tains to drag out 10 or 15 Lewis votes
in each precinct and insure his nom
ination. For this, says Murray, the
Republican captains were promised a
"cut in" on the Grogan campaign
barrel. In conclusion Murray says:
"The only hope of preventing com
plete domination of the ward by
Grogan aad 'Groganism' lies in sup
port of the candidacy of John J. Aou
hy, the independent candidate. He
was .defeated for the Democratic
nomination by the use of 1,000 to
1,500 fraudulent votes and the sup
port of the Galpin-Healy machine.
"I have lived in the.ward for many
years, have represented it in the city
council for four years, and know that
the decent, law-abiding, self-respecting
element predominates. These
people I ask to support Touhy. I
shall do all in my power to save the
ward and Chicago from the disgrace
of electing 'Barney' Grogan."

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