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a former Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.
Wesley was charged with the rape
of Blanche DeLorme, 15 years old, a
worker in .infant's garments for .Ru
bin's at Madison and Market streets.
The .girl who was paid only $5J6
a week at Rubin's, and who had been
at work since she was eleven years
old, had run away from her home at
5126 Millard avenue, last, Saturday.
She was arrested in Wesley's room,
2119 Washington boulevard, Monday
She said she had run away from
home because she was so sick of
everything. She couldn't make
enough money to support herself and
her people were "mean" to her.
Wesley was held to the grand jury
in $5,000 bonds.
NINE MEN UNDER ARREST IN
With, nine men already under ar
rest charged with arson, Judge Burke
today ordered a special grand jury
to consider the operations of the al
leged arson trust in which forty Chi
cago business men and fire insurance
adjusters are saidrto be implicated.
. More than, one warrant' was issued
for the majority .of the men under
suspicion. Bond on each charge has
been fixed at $40,000.
Those arrested so far are: Joseph
Clark, 120.NwPrairie.av., Austin; six
Solomon Kohnj. 2903 Wentworth,
av., three 'charges.
Hyman Kohn, 313 E. 53d:st., three
Louis Asher, 413 E. Lincoln St., two
-Sam Litman, 1343 N. Lincoln St.,
Augustine Morici, 919 W. Randolph
St., two charges.
Samuel Adelman, 1526 S. Sawyer
av., three charges.
D. Drozdawitz, 834 Milwaukee av.,
Michael Weinhaus," 3821 W. 13th
St, twq charges. ;, ' .
Kohn, Adelman, Drozdawitz. and
Asher were released on bond.
Assistant State's Attorney John
ston declared the' men had been, ar
rested in order to hold them for the
grand jury investigation. Arson is not
an extraditable offense, and tit' was
feared- some of the men for whom
warrants were issued might flee the
jurisdiction of the court.
"Things didn't seem to woVk to
gether in your series of dramatic
representations'." 1 4
"They didn't," admitted Mr. Storm
ington( Barnes. "When we played
tragedy the box-office receipts were
a farce, and "when 'we played farce
they were a'tragedy." ,
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Foreign, birdmen may no longer fly
over England, under penalty of being
fired upon, fined $1,000 and jailed for
six months. Gee! it mustmake an
aviator dead sore to be fined all that
money after "being knocked out of ja
milehigh cloud by a, 13-inch shell!
Unsettled with rain late' tonight or -on
Thursday for Chicago and vicin
ity; colder Thursday;, brisk southwest
winds- shirting to northwest I hurs-