"Mr. LeBosky has asked me to appoint him special prosecutor
at Barrett's trial for the murder cf Witt. It is against the policy
of this office to appoint special prosecutors in criminal cases of this
naturt, and John J. Healy, attorney for the Chicago Newspaper As
sociation, is opposing the appointment of LeBosky. I have not yet
made up my mind what to do. In view of this last murder of Bar
rett's I may consent to the appointment of LeBosky."
WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Safeblowers tried to blow safe
in Pioneer Real Estate Co., Troy
and W. 63d sts. Office wrecked.
Took $12 and two typewriters.
Fire in home of D. Husek, 3819
,W- 61st st.. and W. L. Price, next
door. 8 children rescued. $8,000
Albert Jackson, 4620 Hazel av
dropped dead on South Side "L '
Ry. station. Apoplexy.
Lydia Pfeifer, 14, about to be
arrested at 2053 Milwaukee av.,
as a delinquent, swallowed car
bolic acid. Will live.
E. M. Walsh, 28, 6617 S. State
St.. killed by L. S. & M. S. train.
A. Bumches, 523 E. 32d St.,
killed by C.& W.I. train.
J. B. Brennan, insurance agent,
1020 Oakdale av., seriously hurt.
Fell from car.
M. Leskow and unidentified
man killed by C. & A. train near
Lemont, 111. Leskow was wait
ing for wife coming from Europe.
Wm. Tahl, 53, 3306 Seminary
av., suicide. Gas. Worry over
S. B. Jamison, 4510 Woodlawn
av., arrested for "stealing" his
own auto. Reported it stolen.
When police found it he was,driv
ing it. Released.
United Societies went on rec
ord "in favor oi a new charter for
City of Chicago, providing that
local self-government and home
rule should be secured for the
Mrs. Marie Siemers, 1225 Blue
Island av., afraid her husband
will shoot her. Wants divorce.
Police Sergeant B. Murphy fell
from window of Staunton av. sta
Morris Friedman, 3758 Grand
blvd.. arrested charged with
Commissioner of Public Works
has discovered that People's Gas
Light & Coke Co. has used water
for years in filling: trenches with
out paying a dollar into city
treasury for service.
Saloon of L. Kucera, 2022 S.
Throop st., robbed of $21 by 3
armed men in auto. Believed
Webb and companions.
Saloon of Mrs. A. Seberne, 1016
W. 12th st., robbed of $24 and
diamond ring. Believed Webb
Saloon of Peter Cogo, 2531 S.
Throop st., robbed of $200 cash
and $50 in checks. Believed Webb
Saloon of J. Wenig, 2292 Arch
er av., robbed of $30, cigars and
J. A. Perry, auto bandit now in
county jailstated that Webb was
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