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mother. She could not, and call
ed a doctor. It did not take the
doctor five minutes to realize
what had happened.
"She's dead," he said to Mrs.
"What of?" askcd-Mrs Weiss.
-'Starvation," said the doctor.
"And we'd better make arrange
ments to get this "kid out to a
home. It's dying of starvation,
The ,"kid" was taken to St.
Vincent's orphanage, and is un
der treatment for starvation
-The kid s name is Helen, and
she is 7 months old.
DRUMMERS SLIP ONE
OVER ON POLICE
The next practical joker who
kids Chief of police McWeeny
about New York gunmen isJiable
to breed a scab on his nose.
The chief nearly suffered a
stroke of apoplexy yesterday
when a wire from Cleveland said
that Bald Jack Rose, Bridgie
Webber, Harry Vallon and Sam
Schepps, were on the 4 o'clock
Lake Shore, and had made up
their minds to live in Chicago
for the rest of their days.
-The chief remarked forcefully
just where he would see all the
gunmen of New York before he
had any of them camping in Chi
cago's peaceful midst.
Then he-sent a sqUad of detec
tives to board the Lake Shore
train at Englewood, and attend
to the cases of Bald Jack and his
The detectives found the-four!
gunmen and arrested then; with
out a struggle. They took them
to the LaSalle street police sta
There four meek and mild
"gunmen" explained that it was
all a joke; that they were travel
ing salesmen and that they only
pretended to be gunmen tb kid
the people on the train.
After a searching inquiry and
an impromptu speech by all the
detectives at once on the ione-,
headedness of kidding, the drum
mers were allowed to go.
JURY STILL OUT
- Columbus, O., Nov. 23. The
jury in the case of Cecilia Farley,
charged with the murder of Alvin
Zollinger, still is out.
The prosecution asked for cori-viction-m
the first degree and the
death penalty. The judge, in his
charge, explained that under the
indictment the defendant could
be found guilty in any one of six
verdicts, Tanging from first degree-murder
ot simple assault.
o o "'
Mrs. Louise Lindloff? sentenc
ed to 23 year s in penitentiary for
poisoning her son, has been de
nied a new trial. - ,
Canton," China. A big anti
Russian society opened headquar
ters here today.
o o '
'Hereafter all public clocks in
Germany will be kept5 together 6v
wireless telegraph. The time win
be 'sent out every minute from a
radio-transmitter in a'central sta