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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1913, Image 1

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THERE IS MORE REAL NEWS IN THE DAYBOOK
THAN IN ANY OTHER CHICAGO NEWSPAPER
THE DAY BOOK
ft $00 SO. PEORIA ST.
398
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2,NO.Hl Chicago, Friday, Feb. 7, 1913
ONE CENT
AN INTERVIEW WITH WEBB'S SWEETHEART,
KITTIE VALAIRE, BEFORE HER ARREST
Given in the Back Room of Feinberg's Saloon, While a
Tin Piano Played "On the Mississippi," and
the Detectives Sleuthed Sleuthily.
The merry game of Teddy
Webb, strikebreaker, auto bandit
and murderer of Detective Peter
Hart; and Trilby Thompson, es
caped convict and hold-up man,
with the Chicago police force,
still goes on.
Webb is still on the South Side,
according to the latest informa
tion of the police, and probably is
having a good time and planning
new robberies.
As for Trilby Thompson he
breezes around most of the pool
rooms and saloons on Twelfth
street, from Halsted to Western,
almost every night, and no one
says "boo" to him.
Occasionally Trilby relieves
the monotony of his existence by
a hold-up, such as he seems to
have pulled off last night when he
locked Silvio Quilici in the ice box
of Quilici's saloon at 2301 West
Van Buren street and helped him
self to $25 and what liquor suited
his fastidious fancy.
At least, the police say it was
Trilby who pulled off that job,
and the police are downright ex
perts at telling what particular
gunman did some certain job
after the job's been done and the
gunman has escaped.
In a raid on the saloon of Mor
ris Feinberg, 1621 South Wabash
avenue, the police last night gath
ered in Kittie Valaire, better
known in the underworld as "Ital
ian Marie," Webb's sweetheart
and confidant.
All day long today. Police Cap
tain Paddy Lavin and Sergt. C. R.
Phelps sweated the girl, trying to
make her tell where Webb is
making his happy home just now.
But they did not get one single
iota of information from the winsome-looking
slip of a girl thai
might lead to the capture of het
sweetheart.
Then the police decided they

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