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and captured Kitty Valaire and
one newspaper reporter.
The girl was taken first to de
tective headquarters, where she
was questioned by Capt. Halpin.
Halpin got no satisfaction from
her and ordered her taken to
. Hyde Park station.
All during the long patrol ride
'' to Hyde Park Kitty Valaire wept
softly. Her mock bravado left
! her. She seemed a forlorn little
slip of humanity, crushed in be
tween the big policemen.
She had "got herself in bad.''
She had been as much of a "d d
fool" as her friend, Belle Hast
ings, and the "cops had some
thing on her."
She realized what had hap
pened, what her future life would
be. So she wept. And sometimes
she would throw back her head
defiantly and exclaim:
"You haven't got anything on
And sometimes she bitterly de
nounced her husband for desert
ing her three years ago, laying all
the blame for her trouble on him.
The reporter meantime was
traveling around the underworld
district near Feinberg's.
Nearly every place along the
line the women knew Kittie Va
laire and Teddy Webb., But they
wouldn't talk about where Webb
might be No one on the South
Side will do that.
The police hope to break Kit
tie Valaire down by persistent
questioning. They are pretty
sure she knows where Webb is.
But she doesn't .show any signs
f breaking down.
WOLGAST AND MURPHY
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 7.
Ad Wolgast this afternoon
agreed to fight Harlem Tommy
Murphy at Jimmv Cofforth's
Daly City arena, Feb. 22. Wol
gast will take the place of Joe
Mandot, who was forced by ill
ness to cancel his engagement to
Aiken, S. C. Beach jury
brought in verdict of not guilty.
Judge Baldwin may reach de
cision in Hoyne-Cunnea contest
over state's attorneyship late to
day. Arguments on Cunnea's de
mand for an entire recount of
vote probably will be finished
about 3:30. Rumored that in
stead of immediately ordering an
entire recount, Baldwin will order
a recount of a number of Repub
lican residential districts.
NEW "THIRD DEGREE"
Danville, Ky., Feb. 7. Stub
born prisoners brought before
police magistrate here today were
subjected to a new form of "third
degree" to break down their com
posure. A piano was installed in the
court room and while the prison
ers were testifying, a first class
"ivory beater" played .. funeral
marches and hymns.
The chief says the most stub
born minded prisoner couldn't
stand it long. He got the idea
from spending a few weeks in a
Chicago apartment house.