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while responding to fire alarm,
regained consciousness for short-
time today, but. suffered relapse.
Johnny Coulon, the Logan
Square pride, put Come-back
Harry Forbes away jn the third
'round at Kenosha last night.
Arnold S. Renipger, 1835 W.
Erie street, arrested for attempt
ing to blackmail George M. Rey
nolds, president of Continental
and Commercial National Bank,
today confessed to post office
officials that he tried to extort
the morfey because he was poor
and had heen out of work for 18
' Ordinance passed by'council re
quires collectors for telephone
company to wear uniforms to put
stop to robberies by men repre
senting themselves as agents of
f he company.
Frozen gas jet, in sleeping
room of Mn and Mrs. George
McCabe, 1257 W. Van Buren
street, hawed out while they
were asleep, and both were over
come. Woman managed to at
tract attention before she fell un
conscious. Both revived with aid
Commonwealth Edison Co. pul-xnbtor.
Big surprise in police depart
ment shift following reducing of
inspectors was appointment of
Capt. John Hajpjn to he chief of
detectives, and removal of exMn
spector Hunt, in charge qf detec
tive bureau, to stock yards dis
trict. Samuel R Westley, 3107 Ful
lerton ave., and Joseph Haggerty,
1914 N. Rockwell street, injured
jvhen mineral springs water cart
f they were driving was. struck by
auto of L. L. valentine, at Lin
coln Park blvd. and Chestnut st.
Thisx is anotheV argument
against riding on the water
Minister making" plea of len
iency in case of Parker E. Abell,
who confessed to rifling mail,
told Judge Landis defendant did
not drink, smoke or chew, and
had no vices. Court r.eplied that
smoking was not a viceand was
much "better than stealing.
Hint to Lucy Page Gaston:
Judge Landis smokes. After
Patrick Murphy, deserter from
U. S. navy, and George- Goodwin,
arrested Sunday, identified as
men who robbed owner of fruit
store at 632 S. Wabash ave. last
Wednesday night of $3.
John Smith, 1530 W. 17th St.,
fined $25 and costs in Maxwell
street court for impersonating'
police officer. x
An old friend breaks in again.
States attorney's office announces
that Louise Verminya will be
placed on trial next month,
charged with the murder of Po
liceman Arthur Bissonette.
Jerry O'Connor and William
Wharton, alleged robbers, held to
grand jury under bonds of $30,
000 and $10,000 respectively.
John P. Cunningham, West Side
saloonkeeper, identified them as
men who held him up last Friday
Benjamin Dunne "shot up" sa
loon at 1912 Mohawk street, and
compelled natrons to dance.