THREATENS TO' BLOW. UP
Los Angeles, Nov. 19, A
masked unidentified man, carry
. ing a glass case, entered trie Cen
tral police station this afternoon,
and threatened to blow up the en
tire building if anyone attempted
to arrest him.
Chief of Police Sebastian had
all the prisoners removed from
the county jail nearby, closed all
the streets in the vicinity to traf
fic and cleared every building
within a radius of one block.
Then the chief ordered that the
man must Ibe taken into custody
immediately or an attempt made
to shoot him down.
While other officers distracted
the maniac's attention, Detective
Jos. Hosick crept up behind, leap
ed upon him and knocked him un
conscious. It is supposed that the glass
case the man carried contained
dynamite, although it lias not
been analyzed yet.
A BUNCH OF JABS
Marshall Field & Co. managed
to induce enough aldermen to
"desire to change their vote" to
get away with that tunnel steal.
Maybe the aldermen who voted
for the grab don't know it yet,
but they're going to have a hell
uva time explaining their vote to
Famous double plays: Manu
facturers' Association to Mark to
Our idea of the limit in occu
pations is being a juror in a N, Y.
gunman trial and being told that
Jf you vote guilty vou'll firobablg
be killed, but 'that you ought Fo
vote guilty anyhow:
And now they want the people
to pay Judge Blake $7,500 a year
for playing golf instead of $6,000.
President Busby, of the street
car company, has discovered the
startling fact that the cost of liv
ing has been coming down for the
last three years.
When the missus read this, she
said: "Who is the Busby man,
anyhow, and which bachelor club
does he belong to?"
We explained that Busby only
got married a couple of months
ago, and she said that he could
be excused because he hid so
much to learn.
The virtuous indignation of the
Tribune, looter of school lands;
over a defaulting private banker
is wonderful to behold.
Detective W. J. Burns' son is
now writing for the Examiner.
The National Association of
Manufacturers is back of the
.Cooley vocational plan. Does
anything more need to be said?
President Busby's chief proof
that the cost of living has gone
dow nis department store ads.
Of course, Mrs. Plain People
always can spare the time and af
ford the carfare to attend depart
ment store bargain rushes.
Busby gives us -a pain. He
ought to be put in a cute little
glass cage and labeled "sample of
Chicago corporation tool work
ing for eastern capital."
As a guardian oT the people's
interests, Margaret Haley is one
of Chicago's best "bets,
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