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An 18-year-old boy is being sought
by the police in connection with the
murder of the Holstein lad. This boy
is said by the police to have bound
and tortured young Holstein in a sim
ilar manner three years ago. He was
arrested and vowed "vengeance on
There are numerous clews to sub
stantiate the helief that the murder
was committed by a degenerate, who
may be responsible for other crimes.
He may have been rich.
A silk-lined brown Norfolk jacket
of- fine texture was found near the
body. It was evidently discarded by
A" heel of a man's shoe found near
the body bears the name of Hanan &
Son,"makers of expensive shoes.
The bullet with which the boy was
killed was silver-tipped. These three
circumstances, say the police, prove
the crime was no ordinary murder.
Coroner's Physician Springer be
lieves that murder was committed in
some place other than where the
body was found, as was the case in
the slaying of James Acques, whose
murderers are still at large. The bul
let had torn a large hole in the top
of the boy's head, but there was no
blood surrounding the spot. Accord
ing to the physician the wound would
have bled freely.
Capt Halpin of the detective,
bureau enlisted the aid of scores of
newsboys, who were acquainted with
the Holstein lad. Bennie did not sell
papers, but he frequented the news
paper alleysand was known to a ma
jority of the newsboys.
Deputy Sheriff V. C. Vohm got ten
slot machines in as many saloons in
Mrs. Jessie Stearns, wife of Chas.
F. Stearns, salesman, 1950 Ogden av.,
Gladys Mundorf, 5, 1331 S. Spring
field av., dead. Scalded by boiling
water July 21.
County board will erect brick
homes for poor sick in Oak Forest.
MEXICAN SITUATION MAY BE
SETTLED WITHOUT WILSON
Washington, July 29. President
Wilson's Mexican policy will not be
made public for some time.
The chief reason for this is that the
organized efforts of leading Mexican
citizens to end the unrest in that
country is likely to be successful.
The economic pressure in Mexico js
so terrific that it is likely soon to
force an end to internal warfare. The
national industries are standing still.
Exchange is at prohibitive rates. Mer
chants are bankrupt. The great
French financiers, masters of the
world, are demanding reforms. They
can force Huerta to make such con
cessions that all revolutionary move
ments will fall of their own weight
Huerta can restore order only by
going into permanent retirement and
seeing that one of Mexico's big men,
one of proven executive ability,. is
named as his successor.
How long President Wilson will
wait to allow these things to bring
about action is not known.
Ambassador Wilson has been asked
to hold himself in readiness for im
mediate call, but meanwhile to take a
rest the people of America badly need
from his ambassadoring.
El Paso, Tex. Another American
has disappeared in Juarez. He is R;
M. Kimball, a telegrapher, who went
across the river last week. U. S. Con?
sul Edwards has been asked to locate
Kimball and two friends were ar
rested by Mexican federals. All were
lodged in jail. The second day Kim
ball was taken from his cell. It is not
known where he was taken. Three
days later his two friends were turn
Bay View, Mich. A dozen, posses
are pursuing drunken Ojibway In
dians who have, terrorized summer
resorts along Petoskey Bay for two
nignts and days.