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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Today is Shrove Tuesday com
monly known as Pancake day.
Fred Boneham, member of the
bandit quartet on trial for the
murder of Mrs. Hattie Kaufman,
yesterday pleaded guilty. Four
f members of jury secured to try
other three. Majority of tales
men were against death penalty
and were rejected.
Mrs. Aileen Christpher and At
torney A. J. Brown today began
serving sentences of 30 and 70
days, respectively,' for contempt
of court in refusing to testify to
certain matters in investigation
of alleged brick trust year ago.
Mrs. Christopher declined to pro
duce records on adivce of Brown.
James L. Huston, president of
Chicago Auto Wheel Co., office
at 223 E. 26th street; Frank W.
Fowler, New York promoter; Ja
cob Katz, lawyer, office at 40 N.
Dearborn ; W. I, Sutton, manag
er of Chicago Auto Wheel Co.,
and Michael Weil, Chicago agent
for the Mutual Benet Life Insur
ance Co., 1425 Dearborn, indict
ed by grand jury.
Men are alleged to be in "check
kiting" syndicate, defrauding
banks of thousands of dollars.
Weil and Katz arrested, but oth
er men missing. Men caught
claimed they had been made cats-
paws for others.
started quarrel in front of 424
Wells street just "before noon.
One stabbed and killed the other
and then fled south through the
loop district pursued bv police.
Caught S. Clark street car. When
pursuers came up he had disap
peared. Railroad ticket found
in dead man's pocket indicated he
was from Elkhart, Ind.
"Chicago Jack" Daly, slugger, "
testified he was given $50 by W.
J. Boener, on trial for murder, to
kill Rush V. Denon, a non-union
printer, Jan. 16, 1911. Boener was
formerly organizer of Chicago
Typographical'Union. Daly said
he had been paid $75 to slug an
Detectives from Maxwell street .
station arrested man on Paulina
street car at Harrison vho was
jostling passengers. Allege he is
pickpocket with "record."
Elsie Hammond, collored, shot
today by Henry Jackson at 447
Evans ave! Jackson then killed
himself. Woman was taken to
hospital. Said to have querreled '
because woman refused to marry
Runaway engine on B. & O. R.
R. created alarm by running wild
from 86th to 70th streets early
today. Was derailed at latter'
point and badly wrecked. "
Charles Smith and Miss Ber
tha Dreves, his wife's maid were
arraigned in Cicero, and case con
tinued to Feb. 28. Father of the '
Dreves girl tried to induce her to
leave Smith, but she refused.
Henry W. Cooper, alias Dr.
Hungarians Milton Abrahams, and few more
names, being sought m Chicago.
Oakland police notied. detective
bureau the alleged 7 times biga
mist was on his way here with his
latest bride, said to be Miss Anna