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Motion scheduled to be made
in Federal Court here today to
set date of trial of Jack Johnson,
following ruling . of Supreme
Court that he would have to
stand trial on charge of violating
Mann white slave act. Instruc
tions issued by U. S. District At
torney J. H. Wilkerson to have
Johnson, who is out on bond, kept
under close watch.
Judge Jesse Baldwin, Circuit
Court, will probably order a re
count of entire vote of county for
three leading candidates for
James Malone, jus out of
Leavenworth prison, and Thomas
Clark, alias Kelly, arrested. Po
lice expect to connect them with
the $1,200 safeblowing and $75,
000 fire of store of Moeller Bros.,
3014-22 Lincoln av Friday.
Anna Whelan, 12, 335 N.
Washtenaw av., bitten by dog.
Severely wounded. Dog arrested.
Patrolman Michael Hurley
found beggar with same name as
he had. Arrested him, charged
with begging. Said all the Hur
leys he knew worked.
Co-operation between firebugs
and members of wholesale houses
and manufacturing concerns has
been discovered by Ass't State's
Att'y Frank Johnson, conductor
of the investigation of the "arson
Nego attacked and robbed Mrs.
S. Timlin, 121 N. Austin av., in
the doorway of her home. Got
Chas. Jenner, Canton, O., had
his pocket picked of $220 by girl
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he had taken to dinner at hotel,
519 S. State st.
Robbers in flat of Miss Anna
Regan, 705 La Salle av., ot
goods worth $100.
Holdups got $14 from Thos.
O'Leary, bartender, 26th st. and
Grip containing valuable papern
stolen from F. H. Adams, Mil
waukee, when he stopped on
Madison st. bridge to tie his shoe.
32 diphtheria and 33 scarlet
fever cases reported today.
James Shea, bookkeeper, 4640
W. Polk st., suicide. Gun. .Ill
Forecaster Cox says that to
night will be the coldest night so
far this winter. Predicts several
degrees below zero.
Burglars got through open
window in home of W. C. Gill
more, 6314 Ellis av. Got jewelry
Two men beat, bound and
gagged N. Beeker, 1628 Larrabee
st., and then robbed him of $4,
Claud Curtinton, 36, switch
man, Kensington, killed by Belt
Ed Miller, 55, inmate of Salva
tion Army lodging house, 669 S.
State st., fell on iey sidewalk.
County Hospital. Fractured skull.
Progressives or Bull Moosers
cannot vote at forthcoming pri
mary, according to decision of
Board of Election Commission
ers. A. J, Martin, 6225 Kenmore
av., and wife, severely hurt in
Mrs. K. M. Wilmer, 904 W.