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to ;escape from GrimlnalXiQurt buHd
ing Caught after long chase.
.Case against IVIrs. Lillian S. Mead,
charged with passing worthless
checks,' continued to April 3.
Joseph Ruthowski, 3201 S. Morgan
st. accidentally leaned against 5,000
volt battery. Killed. ,
John Jinopk, 1013v "Dewey st:,
Evanston, arrested after chase when
he and his companion, whp escaped,
were' found selling beer from a
Nels Mellin, teamster, 811 Town
send st, killed when he fell from his
Nicholas Carenzia given the limit
sentence, of 30 years.mprisonfollow
ing his conviction on charges ofat
tadking his daughter, 10.'
Vincent Kyrnilowitz, Kenosha, sen
tenced to 15 years in prison. Charged
with attempting to murder his sweet
heart, Anna Antonowicz. v
W. Kozakowskj, saloonkeeper, 1461
W.-Lake st, fined' $206 andTcosts
after he admitted he kept his saloon
open all night and sold drinks to
Myrtle Stewart and Alice Clark. Misa
Stewart,'22, was flneu" $100 and costs.
. Miss Clark, 21, fined $50 and costs
for disorderly conduct
Two robbers entered storef Mrs.
Rose Cahenf 1914 S. Dearborn st
Attempted to hold her up. She threw
cup atthem, then ran out screaming:
They beat it.
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THEY HAVE NOW INVENTED THE
An all-seemg eye has been found
thawill work for man instead of, and
more surely than, hisown. An eye
thawill-.watch his safe, protect his
house and do all of the thingsjthat a
watchman will dp. Only it will do
better than a watchman because Jt
cannot fail., The eye is simply a bit
of metal' that isn't very well known
tqthe general public, although there
has been a lot of excitement about it
iihe scientific world.of-late years.
It is called,selenium. and its; pecu
liar quality;is that it is. extremelysen
sijive to light In fact, it is as sensi
tive as the "eye and transmits this per
culiarity to an electricrcurrent
That is the reasbn why its use as
a burglar alarm was suggested to a,
French inventor, and this is how he1
made use of it: vWhile held in "the
dark a selenium coil will' not-permit
an electric current to go through it
very fast; In fact, the current has
difficulty getting through it at all.
Light, 'however, makes current, pass
through it with greater strength, and
the tiniest bit of light will cause a
This Frenchman, therefore, built
himself a little instrument, with a
selenium cciil- as its central mechan
ism. When he left his place of busi
ness for the night he opened th"e box
containing the coil, which was so ar
ranged that, any light shown in the
room would) fall on it: An electri
cal apparatus was attached to the
cdiT. " . .
It was so adjusted that when light
fell pn the coil the current would rush
through.it with sufficient strength to
cause an alarm-bell to ring. This bell
could be placed "anywhere blocks
away if desired. And there jsould be
any number of tne coils maae to pro-;
tect.a house, one for each roojhwitb.
connections at the nearest police sta
tion. As ,soon as the would-be bur
glar struck a light or flashed a dark
lantern he would start the machine
sencimg out iW call for 'help, with the
result that he wouldn't be able to get
very far along with his burglary. .
There haven't been any of .these
machines made as yet to "go on the
market in this country, although a
patent has been applied -for on them.
The other day Tommy's uncle ask
ed him the name of May's ryoting
man. "I call him 'April Shower' "
replied Tommy. "April showers?"
'cried his uncle in amazement "What
ever makes you gallium .such a fool
ish name -as that?"' ' "Because he
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