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whether they are rebels or federals.
THROW THE SPOTLIGHT
ON DEFECTIVE McGUIRE
Officer, call a messenger boy!
Ed McGuire's in again !
John Frame, 22 years old, of
1149 W. Washington bolevard,
worked in various Chicago de
partment stores for five years. He
always was found to be perfectly
Early las tsummer Frame got
a job in the complaint depart
ment in Rothschild's department
Last December a woman who
had paid a $10 deposit en a $25
suit kicked because the suit had
not been delivered when prom
ised, handed over the $15 and de
manded she be given the suit.
She said she'd rather carry it
home than wait a few weeks.
Robert Driscoll, head of the
complaint department at Roths
child's, took the $15, turned it
over to Frame and told Frame to
fix it up.
Frame went to the suit depart
ment, told what the woman want
ed, and, he says, gave an employe
9 in the receiving department nam-
red Pelay the $15.
Frame cannot prove that he
y turned the $15 over to Pelay, be
cause it is a rule in Rothschild's
o that one employe shall not give
another a receipt in a transaction
- of this kind.
- The $15 disappeared. Ed Mc--.
Guire, who., then was "assigned"
by the city to work for his broth
er Tom, head of the McGuire de
tective agency, was told about it.
McGuire arrested Frame and
charged him with the theft of the
In court Frame djrtended him-
self vigorously. I He explained '
the Rothschild's system and said
that "it was impossible to trace
mistakes or money.
McGuire jumped up and de
clared that Frame was a crook,
that he, McGuire, by intuition
presumably, knew that he had
stolen the $15, and that Frame
ought to be sent over the road for"
a stiff term. He produced no proof
either of Frame's general crook
edness nor of his stealing the $15.
After listening to McGuire,
Judge Scully put Frame on parole
for six months and set him free.
COP KILLS ROBBER
Resisting arrest for stealing a
wagonload of provisions from the
stockyards, Frank Miller, 950
W. 34 place, was shot and killed
by Policeman R. T. Piper of the
motorcycle squad today.
According to witnesses Piper
fired in self-defense when Miller
attacked him with an axe.
Piper was notified of the theft
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render. Miller jumped from the
wagon, seized the axe, and at
tacked the policeman. Piper
grappled with him and tried to
draw his revolver. Piper was al
most overpowered when he freed
his gun and shot Miller through