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POLICE MAKE TWO RAIDS ONE
OFFICER SHOT MAY DIE
Policeman Samuel Sowers of the
Rawson street station was probably
fatally shot in a battle with robbers
trying to break into the Banks cof
fee store, Milwaukee avenue and
Noble street, early today. ,
One of the burglars was captured
by Policeman Walpole, who came to
Sowers' aid, and later four other men
and two women were taken in two
raids on the homes of members of the
alleged robber band. A revolver bat
tle was fought in each raid.
Those arrested are:
Adam Clilebanowski, 19 years old,
1510 Elston avenue.
Bruno Klonowski, 18 years old,
1521 West North avenue.
George Smith, 18 years old, 1618
Walter Novak, 21 years old, 1456
Frank Rozinski, 21 years old, 1456
Mary Rozinski, wife of Prank, sis
ter of Novak.
Katherine Rozinski, sister of
Frank, 3051 Eldridge avenue.
Lieut. Duffy, in command of the
Rawson street station, said the pris
oners had confessed the shooting and
Sowers and Walpole surprised four
young men trying .to break into the
store. Walpole grappled with Clile
banowski and held the youth before
him to prevent his pals shooting. The
prisoners' companions rushed to his
Sowers leaped upon Bruno Klon
owski, who, revolver in hand, was
trying to get behind Walpole. Klon
owski turned his revolver on Sowers
and fired twice, both bullets taking
effect, one in the right thigh and the
other in the loin.
Sowers dropped to the sidewalk,
but gamely drew his revolver and
fired at his assailants, who fled, leav
ing Clilebanowski in the hands Of the
police. He was taken to the Rawson
6treet station, where he toil the ad1-
dress of his companions.
Sowers was removed to St. Eliza
beth's Hospital, where it was found
the bullets had penetrated his stom
. ach. He will probably die.
Officers from Rawson street sta
tion were sent out to capture the re
mainder of the gang. At Klonowski's
home, 1521 W. North avenue, they
were told he was at the home of
friends at 1537 Blackhawk street.
There it was denied the fugitive had
been seen. Policeman Larson saw a
shoe protruding from under a bed.
He dived and pulled out Klonowski,
who had a revolver in his hand.
"Now, I'll kill you," he shouted at
Larson. Another policeman wrested
the revolver from Klonowski.
Next'the officers went to the home
of Novak's sister, Mary Rozinski,
wife of Frank Rozinski, 1456 Cleaver
street. Rozinski, his wife and his sis
ter, Katherine, lined up in the door
way to prevent the entrance of the
Suspecting a ruse, two of the offi-
cers rushed around to the back door.
Smith and Novak were climbing over
the fence. The officers fired, and the
fleeing men sat on the fence and re
turned the shots. All of the bullets
went wild. When their guns were
emptied Smith and Novak surren
dered. Search of the house disclosed sev
eral wagonloads of goods which the
police believe is the loot of several
robberies committed recently on the
THE MULHALL CASE
Washington, July 23. The end of
the now notorious Mulhall letters is
Mulhall may leave the stand before
' the end of this week.
The National Association of Manu
facturers is preparing for a bitter
fight to overthrow the ruling of the
senate committee and get a chance
to cross-examine Mulhall.
Attorney Robert McCarter, special
counsel for the N. A. M., will put up