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2AM ! BIFF ! PRETTY NEAR
The Logue murderer has been
cap tured n early.
Said auto bandit was in cus
tody for a few hours.
Capt. Halpin can now call in
his rifles, who have been joy-riding
around the city in a taxi for
the last few nights, armed with
heavy guns and full of clews.
Also, said bandit and murderer
is not a member of the "Order of
the White Duck." Neither is he
a "Purple Field Mouse." He be
longs to the "Black Hands, Feet,
Face and Body" society.
No city policeman had a hand
in his capture. There were no
"blond women," several of whom
have been brought into the world
by American and Examiner re
porters,, mixed up in the case.
James Small, 841 W. Madison
street, made the capture.
Sam Green, colored barber, is
It was 10 p. m. The Desplaines
police station was as quiet and
solemn as a Taft political meet
ing. Suddenly the telephone bell
fang. Lieut. Michael Gallery
leaped to the phone.
"There's something big down
at Jackson and Aberdeen street,"
said a voice over the phone. "Send
down three or four wagons and
two or three hundred policemen."
"Can't sejid that many. They're
too busy being reorganized," an
swered the lieutenant. "Notify
the copper on the beat when he
calls in," sard Gallery to the po-(
Officer George Lyons was do-
HAD LOGUE MURDERER
ing duty in that section. The op
erator got him on the wire and
ordered him to hustle to the scene
of trouble. Lyons unlimbered his
trusty gun and hustled.
When he got within a block of
Jackson and Aberdeen he heard
a loud commotion. It sounded
like a harmony meeting of the
Democratic County Democracy
Lyon broke into a run. Big do
When Lyons was close enough
to distinguish voices .what he
heard caused his blood to chill.
For a moment he thought of call
ing for reserves. But he is a
doughty copper. He went ahead.
At the" corner of Jackson and
Aberdeen two forms could be
seen in the street. One was
astride the other. The man on
top was having a pleasant time,
rubbing the head of his captive in
the asphalt. The man on the bot
tom wasn't at all pleased.
"I got you now," said the man
on top. "Guess they'll make me
inspector of morals' when I get
you to the station.
"You're the murderer of Jos
"Go long, man, your foolin'
with me," answered the other.
"You're the auto bandit," was
"Man, you all is crazy. I ain't
never been in no auto in my life.
I'm liable to get angry in a min
ute." "I say you're a murderer and a
bandit," in stern tones, accom
panied by a couple of punches in