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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 25, 1912, Image 8

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$80 Sf. Pierre captured a George
Wilson.
Coroner's jury will investigate
death of Walter C. Snell of Bos
ton, found shot dead-in Planters'
hotel last Saturday. "
William H. Bishop, 36, of
Wyoming, 111., brought to Chi
cago charged with forgeries .'ag
gregating $5,000 -
Rev. Hiram Brown and 'wife
missing. HeVas .pastor of First
Congregational church-of May
wood. Chicago deaf yesterday cele
brated bicentenary of birth of
Abbe de l'Epee, inventor of sign
language.
Mrs.Xouise Vermilya, who was
tried fqr murder, by poison, of
Robert T. Smith, her fiance, has
been discharged from county
hospital '
Annual mask; carnival of
Brotherho'od of Stationery Fire
men to be held Wednesday even
ing, East 'End hall, Clark and
Erie sts.
Two thousand members of
United Irish Societies of Chicago
voted Unanimously to erect statue
to memory of Col. John F. Fin
erty William O'Brien, 19, 1236 East
46th st.knovvn as "Quick Change
Bill,"" arretted, chargdd with re
cent South Side hold-ups
One "hundred divorces a day
are'not too many according to At
torney Jacdb LeBosky, in address
to the Chicago Fellowship club.
Ar&ur JBeal, 20, 2748 South
Spauldingave., accidentally shot
and killed while hunting near
,JJolieli 1
fCOP JVTAKES PINCH- THEN
PLAYS JUDGE
It is not every ordinary copper
who gets a chance to shine as a
member of the judiciary. In fact,
thee is only one instance in Chi
cago history where a brass-buttoned
officer of the law ever made
a pinch and then had the satisfac
tion of mounting .the bench and ,
handing out his idea of justice to
the defendant. It happened, today
at the South Clark st court like
this:
t Officer John Childs last night
arrested Alice Lalasca, a 19-year-old
colored girl, at State and 22d
st The officer said he did hot
like the "way she was flirting
with everyone."
"This morning Alice pleaded
with Judge Himes for another
chance.
His Honor turned to the re
spectful copper and asked him if
he would mind hearing the case.
Childs gasped, coughed, blush
ed, stammered. Judge Himes
stepped from his seat and mo
.tioned the "new judge" to take
the place.
Recovering his composure the
elated officer beamed benignanfly
on "the 'prisoner, offered a little
lecture and said:
""Discharged." f
o o
Washington society is all a
quiver because Woodrow Wilson
has three marriageable daugh
ters. Great Caesar, what luckT '
Just think of having three unmar
ried marriageable daughters and
being elevated to the top notch o
Washington society I

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