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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 19, 1912, Image 6

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who was robbed and shot, com
plained to Cragin st. station. Says
fhe policeman was afraid because
the men had drop on him.
George Bennett, IV 5336 S.
Peoria st.; George Flynn, 14, 845
W. 54 st, and James Smith, 16,
925 W. 54th st., arrested charged
with being holdups. -
Chas. D. Miller, 2004 S. Wa
bash ave., arrested after trying to
sell diamond stickpin to plain
clothes man.
Armed masked robber held up
bartender and patrons of saloon
of R. Moss, 1874 Dayton- st and
escaped with $15.
Wm. Stephens, 536 S. Wabash
ave., arrested on complaint of
Ray Petty, 15, and Donald Rob
erts, 12, charging him with steal
ing $315 from Wm. Bradler, un
dertaker, 1429 W. Madison st.
The youths chased a street car a
mile on bicycles and had him ar
rested. Four men injured when iron
rods fell in Butler Bros.' new
building, at Canal and Randolph
sts.
Three-weeks-old baby found on
steps of St Vincent's Orphan asylum.
HELD FOR BOY'S MURDER
Toms River, N. J., Nov, 15. J.
Frank Hickey was arrested here
today on the charge of the mur
der of 7-year-old Joseph Josephs
at Lackawanna, N. Y.
Hickey formerly was employed
in the Lackawanna Steel Co."s
plant His arrest was ordered by
telegraph by Chief of Police Ho-
ygan, -of Buffalo.
Hiekey swears he is innocent,
and denies all knowledge of the
Josephs boy or of his murder.
Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 19. Prin
cipal evidence in the hands 'of the
police hepe- against J. Frank
Hickey, arrested for the Josephs
murder at Toms River, is in spec
imens of his handwriting.
Hickey wrote a letter under a
New York date and mailed it at
Whiting, N. J., to John Hoskyn,
chief millwright of the Ameri
can Agricultural works of this
city.
" The handwriting of this letter
is said to correspond exactly with
that of the postals sent by the
murderer of the boy to the boy's
father, which led to the-uncover-
ing of the crime.
Boston, Nov. 19. The police
here are searching for a man con
victed of an attempted attack on
a boy on Boston Common last
July, as the Lackawanna murder
suspect.
This man has long been re
garded as a respectable citizen, is
prominent in fraternal circles in
a Boston suburb, and has a grown
up son.
Lackawanna, N. Y., Nov. 19.
Although believing that J. Frank
Hickey is the murderer of Joseph
Josephs, Chief of Police Gibson is
keeping up a search for another
suspect.
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French Academy of Sciences
has issued a dictionary of mon
key language. It ought to sell
among Americans "trying to do
Paris with theif steamer-guide
French.
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