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KIDNAPED HIS WIFE-
' Grand Junction, Colo., Sep.16.
As the police refuse to force his"
bride of two days to he with him,,
Harry Levaffy, 2SX took the law
into his own hands, and at the
'point of a gun, kidnaped Kis wife,;.
19, from the home ofvhet fa'thdr.
and escaped with hei iiTan atitO-.
mobile into TiJtah.'; -
Levaffy married the girl Friday
evening, as aresult ofa'want ad
thrown on the screen qi a moving
picture show. She left him the
next day. - - .
I Levaffy, late yesterday after
noon, called at the home of his
father-in-law, W. G. Beebe, and
demanded an interview with his
bride. He was kicked out of the
hpuse by the girl's father. Lafer,
with two friends, he drove in an
automobile up to his wife's home,
and broke through the door, and
held up the family with two re
volvers, . Death was the threat made to
heiather-in-law by Levaffy if the
gM refused to leavewith him. To
savaher father's life,- Mrs. Levaf
fy clinched into the automobile
and wasyhirled away.
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NEWSPAPER THUGS AGAIN
Another comedy of justice,
with a-David Belasco finish, was
staged before Judge Torrison in
the Desplaines street court room
The principal characters were
Frank Brown, 31, 449 Wells St., a
non-union newsboy, Sam Miller,
U9, 1739 W. 14th street, and that
august personage the Legal Rep
resentative of the Trust News
paper, who chose not to tell his
The newsboys were arrested in
front of 'the'Nbrthwestern rail
road yesterday morning, after
Brown, a special deputy, had
p,uiie.a,nis revolver on me ooy sell
ing the union papers. Officers
rBonner and jConnors managed to
reach his si'de1 in "time to prevent
liis using the revolver.
-They were .both taken to the
station, where Brown was booked
on a charge of carrying concealed
weapons and Miller on a charge
of disorderly conduct.
This morning the Legal Rep
resentative was in court early and
decided that he being connected"
with the trust papers and a friend
of the judge, should sit upon the"
bench with him, instead of the
place where the ordinary attor-
ney sits. '
When the case was called he'
proceeded to tell the judge that
as Brown was a special deputy he'
had a perfect right to perform in
such a strange manner. Torrison
probably saw a light, anyway he
discharged Brown. Miller, after
seeing how well the attorney and
the judge were acquainted decid
ed to take a jury trial.
FROSTED CRANBERRIES "
Milwaukee, Sept 16. The first'
frost of the year in Wisconsin,
which Will be especially danger-"
oils to the cranberry marshes of
this state and Michigan, was fore-1
casted today by Major H. B. Her-J
sey, chief of th6 government
weather 'bureau ' -here. Frost
warnings will be issued.
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