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say who made the remark.
All the prisoners were made to
work today. Penneil, Redden,
Smythe, Higgins, Painter, Sher
man, Mooney, Ray Shupe and
Wachmeister, were assigned to
the steel shop. Houlihan, Phil
lips, Tveitmoe and Hockin to the
kitchen. Ryan to the carpenter
Indianapolis, Jan. 4. Mrs.
Herbert S. Hockin, wife of the
double-crosser of the iron work
ers' union, today denied that her
husband had declined to ask for
bail or said that he was satisfied
with his sentence.
"I told Herbert to stick with
the bunch when we parted here,"
she said. "I am afraid that I can
not raise the $60,000 needed to
SEVEN STORY BUILDING
DESTROYED BY FIRE
The city will investigate the
cause of the $500,000 fire, which
completely destroyed the old
Kimball building at South Michi
gan avenue and Harmon court,
last night. The building was
formerly occupied by the C. P.
Kimball Company, manufactur
ers of autos anji carriages. It is
owned by Mrs. E. H. Daggett,
and was valued at $250,000. Built
The firt started on the top
floors, from an unknown origin
and spread through the building
to the basement before fire com
The east wall fell into Michi
gan avenue, followed quickly by
the north wall. Another building
at 1115 to 1123 S. Wabash ave
nue, caugt fire from flying embers.
COPPER TESTIFIES THAT
HE COLLECTED $2,200.
Policeman Marshall A. Wheel
er today told the civil service
commission that he had collected
$2,200 from the men traveling out
of the Seventeenth precinct, or
Englewood station, for the Unit
ed Police fund in 1910.
Wheeler said he collected $20
from each of the men traveling
out of Englewood on the instruc
tionsfof Wm. F. Stine, then presi
dent of the United Police.
This is part of the fund which
some newspapers are saying men
raised to bribe aldermen who
could be bribed. There has been
no investigation as to what alder
men took the bribes so far.
Wheeler was asked if he ever
had heard that the money was to
be used to bribe aldermen. He
said he had not.
HE WAS A SAILOR
A sailor who had landed after
a long voyage and, having been
paid off, called a cab, threw his
luggage inside and jumped on top
"Beg pardon, sir," said the
astonished cabman, "but you
should get inside and put your
boxes on top."
"Steer the craft ahead, jarvey.
Passengers always go on deck
and luggage in the hold," was the
reply from the top.