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'the wagonload and carload, and everybody else in all the world, so
faf, as Skinny knows, getting presents, even down to little Tony the
Dago, who got a Jewsharp and not one s'mallest, most trivial
present in all the thousands for Skinny Malone!
Is it any wonder that the whole matter is a mystery to Skinny,
or that he thinks that somebody bungled when this world was set
spinning in-space? ,
CHICAGO DOlNGSBRIEFLY TOLD
agove the knees early today by
John J. Wilson, former sergeant
in U. S. army. Wilson is alleged
to have been abusing a number of
newsboys, and Connors ap
proached to learn the cause of the
trouble. Wilson is a watchman?
Arthur Johnston, 5626 Ridge
ave., motorman for Chicago Rail
way Co., crushed between car
and sand bin in N. Clark street
barn this morning. Four ribs
fractured and arms and body
bruised. Removed to his home
Judge Landis refused to allow
bail to Zoe Wilson and her hus
band, Charles M. Wilson, alias
Willard, convicted, as "white
slavers," pending an appeal
granted to U. S. supreme coiirt.
Mrs. rMary Conduto, 1143 W.
Polk, tried to stop fight between
her husband and her father in
their home. She was cut with a
knife by her husband. Both men
William Matthews, 60. negro,
arrested, charged with robbery;
and attempted assault upon Mrs.
Amanda Stack, caretaker of Hi
inbotham residence, 28th and
Adrian C. Anson (Cap Anson),
rescued two boys frorn drowning
after they had broken through ice
in Jackson Park "lagoon yester- ,
i 'Sail over.
j " Everybody happy?
Fire in building of American
Household Supply Co., 620-622
S. Wabash, did $50,000 damage.
Two 19-year-old bandits, held
up and robbed bartender and 15
patrons of M. A. Gunk'le's sajoon,
1759 W. 12th street, early today.
Collected $79 and escaped
Vitto Rizzie, Philip Attardo
and John Govenco, all' under 17,
pursued and arrested early today,
charged with robbing cigar store
at 306 W. Chicago ave.
Richard E. Farrell held to the
grand jury on charge of robbing
jewelry store at 2135 S. Oth ave.
Richard told Judge Uhlir: "I met
another man. He said, 'I'll throw
a brick and break the window,
ajid-you grab;' I grabbed." so did
s Trials of 'Inspector Wheeler,
Capt. Harding and Lieuts. En
right, Keleher and Prim begun
this morning. All charged with
neglect of duty and inefficiency.
Lost in the loft of his own
church, Father George Code of
St. Edmunds - church, dropped
notes through a crack in the ceil
ing for help. Rescued.
J6hn Connors, former prize
fighter, owner of poolroom at 943
iVVells'street, shot through legs