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stopping at"the home of a friend
Police Capt Healy yesterday
told civil service commission de
partment "can do anything with
vice and crimeof all sorts up to a
reasonable degree if it is earnest
ly and honestly conducted."
From evidence before the com
mission the department has done
several things with vice except
run it off the car lines, and "earn
estly" conduct campaign against
Chicago avenue police found
Benjamin and Minnie Jones, aged
5 and 3, respectively, alone in
house at 311 W. Chicago ave.,
suffering from hunger and cold.
Parents not found.
Frank tAlvin, according to po
lice, Jbas confessed that his sister,
employed by Mrs. George Mitch
ell.'who was robbed of $5,000, told
him of employers jewelry and
gave him key to front door. Says
he" planned to rob place, but two
friends, Ralph A. Baker and John
Clark, "beat him to it." All are
Frances Alexander, colored, 22,
315 W. Chestnut street, found
with two knife wounds in her
back and arm today at Wells and
W. Superior streets. Said she
was attacked by two men and
robbed of purse containing $5.
After being under indictment
since 1909 for the alleged parti
cipation in the $45,000 jewelry
robberies of Mrs. William Thaw,
jr., and Isaac Kaufmann of Pitts
burgh, Mrs. Nellie Prince gave
self up to the Chicago detective
bureau. Releasedon bonds
George Allen, 25, S. State street
salesman, found unconscious in
hfs room last night by his wife.
Gas escaping from tube near bed.
Police suspect he tried to end his
life. Will recover.
The Halsted M. E. basketball
team was defeated by the
Imperial A. C. team at the Hull
House last night, 21 to 14.
George Williams, Cottage
Grove ave., went into a saloon to
use the telephone last night.
While he was phoning owner,
turned out lights and locked up
Police let Williams out.
STRIKING ENAMELERS TO
HOLD MASS MEETING
A mass meeting of the striking
employes of the Wolff Manufac
turing Co., will &e held tonight
and Noble streets, when the pro
gress of ihe strike will be gone
into, and ways and means discus-
sed foF continuing the fight
against what the men term intol
erable sanitary conditions and
beggarly wages in the shop. It is
also probable that measures wilt
be devised to give relief to fam
ilies of some of the men on strike.
Representatives from the, Chi
cago Fderation of Labor will ad
dress the meeting.
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When it gets ninety-eight in the
And we're drinking by quarts
We'll think of you, winter
And try hard to shiver
And we'll wish then and there we