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tire gone" or else wonder how
long Chicago is going to be af
flicted with licensed trust news
It is not right to -blame the po
lice for "allowing the murderer
or murderers of Logue to slip
through their fingers."
The police didn't let the mur
derer "slip through their fingers."
The murderer "shipped through
the fingers" of the few hundreds
of thousands of careless, hurrying
people who were in the neighbor
hood 'of the McVicker's theater
building at the hour of noon, Fri
day, December 20
And as for clues the police
have only one real clue to wofk
on, anaLthat is the extraordinar
ily brutal manner of the murder.
Logue was chloroformed,'
blinded with acid, gagged, stab
bed seventeen times, shot and
Such a crime could not have
been committed by a normal man ;
only the abnormal man goes to
such brutal excesses in crime
and that hint of abnormality in
the murder is the onjy clue to the
murder of Joseph H. Logue, dia
He Sure Did.
Mother Mary, that young
Spinner has been paying agreat
deal of attention to you of late.
Do you think he means business?
Mary (with a faraway look)
I am afraid he does, mother. He
is an agent for a sewjng machine
firm, and he has done nothing but
try tp se.ll me a, machine all the
'time he jias been coming here.
WHAT'S IN A SIGN?
An' KIND tlltE.
'JsllF YOU DOi1 &
'-a SEE WHRi gf
A you WANT
STEr inn." . GUESS
fi I BY GEORCE! Ill GO IN
1 AND BS THEM FOR
, (00.!? !'.!" YOU
. --' -
"When I got through with myf
remarks," said-one lawyer, "the
jury were in tears." "Yes," re
plied the other, "they probably
realized then that vour poor cli
ent hadn't a chance in the world."