Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1925 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
arrested. 'According' to latest in
formation, they have left Chicago
and perfect safety and are beat
ing it for France spilling Cana
dian bank bills as they go.
Meantime, there is. a fine cack
ling around police headquarters,
with riever an egg to show for it
Everyone down there is mak
ing Captain Mahoney and Lieut.
Burns the goat, and charges of
graft are flying on all sides, al
though there seems to be no proof
to back up such charges.
The trial of Mahoney and
Burns has been set for September
25, and both officers will defend
their actions in the case.
Mahoney returned to town last
night. Burns never was out of
town. Both gave out interviews
Burns dragged the eternal fem
inine into the 'case right off the'
bat. It seems that there were a
couple of women in that little
party in Sidias' saloon, as well as
Burns and the robbers.
Burns says it was one of the
women who really prevented him
arresting the bank robbers. J3e
says the woman jumped on him,
and threw her arms around him
while the men, beat him up.
A woman was arrested today,
and taken to Assistant Chief
Schuettler's office, and questioned
for hours. Schuettler refused to
say who this woman was, but it
is believed she is one of the wo
men who were in the Burns bank
Both Burns and Mahoney deny
absolutely ..that they knew that'
the men in Sidias' saloon were tile
Canadian, bank robbers.
They both tell practically the
same story. An attorney tipped
tliirn nflf thit-thfr( wprc two "harl
tnpn" cnpnrliTicr mnnev wif-Ji crrezt -v.?!
freedom in Sidias' saloon. Burns
went there to see what he could
Then, apparently, the bank rob
bers did all the finding out They
found out who Burns was and
made him a candidate for the hos
pital. Sidias, the saloonkeeper, whom
the newspapers had flee the town.,
was down in Schuettler's office
for two hours this afternoon. It
is very likely that it was from
Sidias that the $10,000 loot now
in Schuettler's safe, was recov
ered. - v
Three men are under arrest in
various parts of the city in con
nection with the case. One is said
to be the West Side gambler who
was going to 'change the Cana
dian money for the crooks, an
other is a "witness of the attack on
Burns and the third a musician. ..
Chief McWeeny hag left towrt
He went to Wisconsin to visit his
mother, and thus left Schuettler
holding the bag and trying to ex
Trembling Female (to big po
liceman) Say, officer, would you
come up to my house and speatf '
to my husband? I don't want you
to take him. I just want you to
frighten him. "My dear woman
was the reply "do 'you think. I
was taken on the foTce to be a