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sota Fanny, thoroughbred En
glish setter, got lost in fields and
stumbled around, her owner
bought her pair of nose glasses.
Now she sees all right. '
Paris. Bod thief got $60,000
worth of jewelry in broad day
light from jewelry store.
Corpus Christi, Tex. 28 per
sons injured, one fatally, in wreck
POOR LI'LL INNOCENT
The trial of Mike de Pike Heit
ler, now going on before Judge
Turnbaugh, ought to go down in
history because of the remarkable
state of child-like innocence Heit
ler is now discovered to be in.
Heitler was asknowledged king
of the West Side levee in the days
when leveeing was good on the
West Side. After the police
hake-up Heitler transferred his
activities to Gary, Ind.
No one would ever have sus
pected this, however, when Heit
ler took the stand at his own trial,
as t'le following questions and an
wers will show:
City Prosecutor Raber: "Did
you ever own a house of prostitu
Mon, Mr. Pike?"
Attorney Charles E. Erbstein
vfor Heitler): "I object to your
calling my client 'Mr. Pike My
client is not a piker. If he were
he would not new be persecuted
by the police as he is."
Raber: "Oh, very well. Did
you, Mr. Mike de Pike Heitler,
ever own a house of prostitu
tion?" Heitler: "I don't know what a
house of prostitution is."
Raber, with intense sarcasm;
on 'Frisco railroad near Sitton,
Cleveland. Mrs. Florence
Ditez, bride of 3 months, recently
bitten by pet dog, died of hydro
phobia. Washington. Rep.-elect Frank
T. O'Hair, young Danville, 111.,
lawyer, didn't spend a cent to de
feat "Uncle Joe" Cannon.
MIKE DE PIKE HEITLER
"A house of prostitution, Mr.
Mike de Pike, is a house in which
Heitler: "But I don't know
what a prostitute is."
Raber: "Did you ever own a
saloon at Monroe and Halsted
streets?" . ,,
Heitler: "I did."
Raber: "Did you ever hearof
the rodms above that saloon be
ing raided by the police?"
Heitler: "I don't remember of
anything like that"
Raber: "Granting that such a
raid took place, were you aware
that there was a door leading
from" the rear room of your sa
loon to these rooms which were
raided and in which prostitutes
Heitler: "Oh, yes, I remember
the door, but when I got the" sa
loon I closed it up. I didn't see
any Use for a door there."
Raber: "Then of course your
saloon was not in anyway con
nected, with the room upstairs?
The women upstairs never used
Heitler: "Not fo my knowl
edge. ' If I had heard of anything
like that I would have stopped it