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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 04, 1913, Image 2

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brought to his private office. Mike
McGuire was there.
The two men put Miss Yaeger
through a third degree, asking
her where her home was, who her
parents were, what references she
could give and so on.
As one reference, Miss Yaeger
mentioned the name of her friend,
Miss Krause.
Hinckley sent for Miss Krause
and accused'her of complicity in
theft when she appeared.
Also, he and Mike McGuire
labored with her until they were
able to obtain from Miss Yaeger
and Miss Krause those three
strange documents.
It may be that Miss Yaeger and
Miss Krause were guilty it may
be, but that hardly has much to
do with it.
That did not excuse the secur
ing of the document "delivering"
all the girls' money to Marshall
Field & Co.
That did not excuse the secur
ing of the document on the
strength of which Mike McGuire f
and his men ransacked the girls'
home from top to bottom and
took away every article of cloth
ing they could lay their hands on.
That did not excuse the secur
ing of that "voluntary" confes
sion to theft.
It probably would be quite in
teresting to learn just what did
happen in that private office of
Michael J. Ford before Marshall
Field secured those six documents.
TWENTY-SIX HELD IN AUTO BANDIT ROBBERY
Twenty-six suspects have -been
a rested in connection with the
hi test outrage of the auto ban
dits, who yesterday afternoon
robbed a Clark street jewelry
store, and boldly escaped through
the crowded loop district, captur
ing a policeman at one of the
city's busiest corners, slugging
him, throwirtg him to the street
and shooting him, during their
flight.
The captured men will be taken
before Traffic Policeman Freder
ick Sticken, who was shot, for
identification. Sticken gave an ac
curate description of the four
men. with whom he rode for sev
eral blocks.
Two of the men were arrested
in East Chicago. They gave the
names of Q'Brien and Brady. A
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shells was found on Brady. Three
shots were fired at Sticken, one
taking effect in his leg, and an
other grazing his head.
Last night's hold-up was the
climax of a month of terrorism by .
the auto bandits. The four men
stole the auto from in front of an
office building on W. Jackson
boulevard.
They drove to the jewelry store
of Berman Stein, 667 N. Clark
street. Two of the men alighted
from the car. Each threw a brick
through the plate glass show
windows, grabbed a tray of dia-.
monds, and ran to the machine.
Lieut. Culnane and Sergt. Mc
Guire heard the crash, got a taxi,
and pursued the bandits.
The bandit car sped toward the I

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