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mitted theft, but said he needed
It was Judge Rooney who eag
erly shook the paw of Jack John
son last week when the latter ap
peared in court on behalf of his
brother, charged with perjury,
and assured the "smoke" that he
could have anything he wanted
in his (Roney's) court.
Mrs. Helen Miller, 20, became
real peeved because her husband
couldn't get work. " So she tore
up $45 in bills, according to testi
mony in court. Discharged. And
it was real money, too.
Two young men complained to
John Rokolis, 439 Wells street,
restaurant keeper, that they did
n't like their meal, and wanted
money back. "Nothing doing,"
said John. Both youths drew "re
volvers, held him up and robbed
cash register of .$3. Escaped.
Ignatz Golis, 8732 Exchange
ave., wanted to die last night.
Nothing could stop him, "not by
a durn sight," said Ignatz. Was
put out of saloon at 1 a. m. Went
to Calumet river to jump in.
River frozen. Ignatz secured an
ax and started hole in ice. Stop
ped by firemen and taken to po
lice station. Ignatz will post
pone his "hegira" until summer
Miss Lillian Kirkland, 4247 N.
Hermitage ave., robbed of her
purse by armed man last night
at Hermitage and Cullom aves.
The "con" men are trimming
'the "marks" again. Bill of. sale
received at recorder's office show
ed that some "suckers" had paid
100 for Heinley's restaurant,
Dearborn and Monroe. Real pro-:
prietor knew nothing of deal..
Neither "seller" or "buyer" are
Violet Buehler, who was yes
terday about -to be found dead by
the police, may now be found, in
New York in a few days, accord
ing to Lieut. Thomas of Hyde
Joseph Clark, 85, who had lived
in or near Chicago since 1844,
died yesterday at his residence,
4712 Bernard ave.
Nicholas Gaspar has sued John
Hetzel for $25,000, alleging Het
zel called him a "liar." Both are.
North Side residents. ' And some
wiseacres have the nerve to sayj
that talk is cheap. - .
Police asked to capture man
who has been annoying nurses
of Passavant hospital by peeping
into their sleeping rooms.
No use, girls. We decline to
print any more accounts of leap
year proposals, and free mar
riages as a result; Situation has
become so desperate that poor,
lone man has to carry heavy cane
AUSTIN FIRE CAUSES LOSS
An early morning fire, starting
in the Oakdale hotel, Austin, to
day destroyed four buildings on'
West Lake street between Wal
ler and Park avenues.
The flames broke out in the
Oakdale hotel, where 20 guests
were routed out. Many of these
were caught in their rooms and
had to be rescued from third