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HERE'S A-NEWSSTORY AND
ALSO HERE'S HOW WE GOT IT
Morris Stanley, 6, was bitten by a
mad dog in front of his home, 925
Lowell place this afternoon, the dog
being captured and taken to the dog
pound by the Canalport street police.
He will be examined to determine if
ne is affected by rabies.
That is an ordinary story and is
the way the reader gets it, but a
harassed "rewrite" man had to tnte
the following: bunk from a renor-tor
on the street in order to get some-
'Phone rings. "Hello, I gotta a mad
aog story. Keady to take it?"
"Shoot it along."
Then the reporter, who wnnM
make a fine circus press agent, be
"A 'phone call came into the May
well street station that a dog was
playing havoc that means chewing
peopie up over on JLoweu place. The
Ganalport wagon was in front of the
station with Officers Hughes and
Ryan doing duty. They went after
"When they got to Lowell place the
dog was still playing havoc. Hughes
jumped out and the dog started after
him. Then Ryan some husky lad,
this Ryan went to help Hughes. He
was afraid he'd hit Hughes if he took
a shot at the nutty pup, so he just
reached down and grabbed it by the
throat. Some stunt, yes? Ryan came
to bat and wopped the pop on the
.bqan. Good night!
"Sobby stuff. The dog was taken
to Maxwell in an unconscious con
dition. They got him at the dog
pound now. Don't know whether he's
mad or not. I'd be if I'd been soaked
on the bean.
"Morris Stanley, 6, 925 Lowell
place, bitten by dog.
- "Couple of other kids were bitten,
but not enough to hurt.
"William Raymond, 914 Lowell
rkce, owns the pup. Got me? So
long." - - ,
MAN . KILLED IN JOY RIDE IN
One more death was added to the
"joy ride" toll -today when an auto
crashed into a pillar of the North
western "L" near Mulford street,
William Hensel, chauffeur for Mrs.
A. Montgomery Ward, borrowed his
employer's car to take a party of
friends for a ride. The occupants of
the car, besides Hensel, were Charles
Madden of Deerfield, Arthur Harri
son, a garage owner of Highland
Park, and R. V. Zoehler.
According to the police the men
were speeding north on Chicago ave
nue. The car skidded on the incline
under the "L" structure and hurtled
against one of the supports.
Madden was hurled ten feet, strik
ing head-first against the iron frame
work of the elevation. He was killed
instantly. The other three men were
thrown from the machine, Harrison
being the only one seriously injured.
Hensel and Zoehler were arrested.
Several broken whisky bottles were
found near the wreck by the police.
Mrs. Ward said she had not given
Hensel permission to take the ma
DID SHE TAKE