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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 21, 1912, Image 5

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IMPORTANT ARRESTS IN
LOGUE MURDER
Clifford Dryslan, a chauffeur,
was the fifth man arrested in the
Logue murder mystery. He was
captured late this afternoon by
detectives from Capt. Halpin's
office.
With the arrest of Dryslan,
jvvho works at 145 S. Wabash av.,
Capt. Halpin believed he had the
entire automobile bandit Crew
and the men who had slain .Logue.
All of the men in custody were
taken to the identification bureau
this afternoon.
The police claim that in the
jWilson avenue flat of Stratton a
petticoat was found with.a flounce
torn from it which matched the
gag found in Logue's mouth.
Two more women were arrested
this afternoon, but their identity
has not been disclosed by the po
lice. In the arrest of Clyde Stratton,
twice-escaped' convict, Capt. of
Detectives Halpin believes he has
got, if not the actual murderer, at
least one who can throw consid
erable light on the sensational
killing of Joseph H. Logue, dia
mond merchant, in the McVick
er's Theater building yesterday
afternoon.
According to Halpin, Logue
told a friend the day before the
traged ythat a fellow named
Clyde Stratton had tried to sell
Jiim a gold chain, and that when
he refused Stratton's price the
latter had threatened him.
Four women and five other
men are also locked up at the Cen
tral station. One couple,. Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Hamptqn,. were ar
rested t the Windsor-Clifton
Hotel after $2,000' worth of dia
monds were fouridin their room.
Bloody cards were found with the
diamonds.
F. A. Carnal, Havre Hijl coun
ty, Montana, a member of the
legislature, identified Stratton
and partially identified Hampton
as themen who hurried down the
steps of the McVickers' Theater
building after the murder.
, Stratton, Hamden, his wife and
Mrs. Jimmy Willard, alias Mrs.
Johnson, who used to pose as the
wife of Toronto Jimmy Johnson,
now serving 20-year term in
Waupun, Wis., prison, were taken
in a raid on a flat at 4436 Clifton
avenue. A black auto standing
in front of the place Was seized by
the police. In the house were
found revolvers, jewelry, electric
flash7light, saws, drills, etc. The
house is supposed to have been a
den of auto bandits.
Wilbur G. Salter, of Milwau
kee, was at detective bureau this
afternoon and identified H. B.
Hampton, suspect in the Logue
murder case, as the man who held
up the Pere Marquette tram as it
was coming into South Chicago
in 1905.
Fresno girl stood on a street
corner all one evening to prove
that there's no such thing as an
noyance by mashers. Proved it
too. But two goat-hexdejs tried
to tie their bronchos to her and a
constable started to turn in a fire
alarm by twisting her nose.
Mash a Fresno girl I W,hat for?
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