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MURDER BRINGS CHINESE TONG
WAR TO CLOSE
What is believed by the police to
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came to a finale today with the mur
der of Charles Sing, a wealthy res
The murder occurred in Sing's
home, 3640 Archer av., in the heart
of the new Chinese settlement. Sing's
throat was cut He had been beaten
horribly. In the bed by his side law
his white wife. She also had been
fbeaten. Her skull was fractured. She
The crime was committed shortly
after 3 o'clock this morning. Josie
Modelski, a domestic, heard sounds
of a struggle. She screamed. Patrol
man James Harden' rushed into the
Together they entered the room.
Sing was dying. His head was
thrown back against a hand-carved
dragon, whose jaws were open as
though to receive him.
A very beautiful oriental silk cur
tain was thrown across the man. A
stained fruit knife was found on the
floor. The blade was missing, The
back window was open, and one in
front was shattered.
The woman was rushed-to the Peo
ple's Hospital. She recovered con-.
sciousness later in the day. Lieut.
Crotnin of the Deering station ques
tioned her, .but to no avail.
The police are certain the assassin
was in love with her.
McDERMOTT GIVEN CLEAN BILL
Washington, Sept. 3. Rep. James
T. McDermott was given clean bill
of health so far as John A. McDer
mott, manager organization bureau
of U. S. Brewers' Association, could1
accomplish on witness stand befcre
House lobby committee. McDermott
swore he had known the represen
tative intimately for six. years, .and
any help, financial or political, he had
given him was purely in the nature
of personal contribution. Denied giv-
ing $2,000 to McDermott's campaign
fund in return for' latter's vote in
Cannon rules' fight.
ANOTHER MAN KILLED
ILLINOIS STEEL CO
Still another victim was added to
the long list credited to the account
of the "death mill" of the Illinois
Steel Company plant.
Frank Bandamon, 26 years old,
1913 W. 59th street, an operator of
a traveling crane, met a horrible
death when the chains holding a ladle
of molten metal broke and spilled the
contents on him.
Several others were "badly burned.
The company refuses to give out the
names of the other men. The attend
ants at their own hospital refer all
inquiries to the business office.
TO PROBE HOTEL FIRE
Fire Attorney Jos. J. Murray TVill
make an investigation of the fire in
the basement of the Central Hotel,
442 S. State St., which-resulted in the
death of one man, and the injury of
several others and caused thousands
of dollars damage.
Fifty-nine firemen were overcome
during the fire which lasted nearly
twenty hours. One man, Thomas
Yates, an employe of Rothschild &
Cohen's saloon, on the main floor,
was drowned when he was overcome
in the basement. The water there
was seven feet deep.
Attorney Murray will trace down
the report -of incendiarism.
Huerta may agree to immediate
cessation of fighting throughout
Mexico, but 'will the- fellows who are
really fighting? .
Generally fair weather,- except
probably a local thuncter shower to
night or Thursday;, lower tempera
ture tonight; rising temperature
Thursday afteVnoon; moderate vari
able" winds mostly easterly.