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' ' THE SING MURDER CASE
There are an awful lot of interest
ing sidelight connected with the mur
der of Charles Sing, the wealthy
Chinaman, who was slain in his home
last- Wednesday under mysterious
Yesterday Mrs. Alice Davis Sing,
his white girl widow, was formally
charged with the crime, in the 35th
Attorney Claude Smith was
brought into the case as Mrs. Sing's
And the remarkable, thing is that
Smith was brought into the case, not
particularly by Mrs. Sing, but by
Captain Barney Baer, who is trying
to hold the -woman to the grand jury
for the crime.
Attorney George Remus was asked
to take the case by some of "her
friends. He called at the stationand
was refused admittance by Captain
Shortly after that Smith called.
The" "captain was all smiles.
'"Certainly, Claude?" he said. And
Smith'was brought downstairs.
Yesterday when she was arraigned
before Judge Fisher, the judge asked
what' they had on the woman. Baer'
replied that he would soon show suffi
cient' proof. "He asked a continuance
until Sept 20. The woman started to
protest She was silenced by her at
torney, who acquiesced to the cap
tain's protest Then came the ques
tion of bail.
"25,000," said the captain, though
police captains' have nothing to do
with the fixing of 'bail And again
Smith agreed.. t.
The polic'eaTe' looking for Emma
Davis, "a sister of 'Mrs. Sing, whom
they believe may throw some light
on the murder.
A new clue, -affecting George Norn,
was uncovered in Gary, Indi
"Say, mamma, does gooseberries
have legs?" "No, dear; why?"
"'Cause then I've swallered a cater-pfiIar."--Judge,
BITS OF NEWS 7 "
Taylorville, Ilj. Jake, "Smalfwood1
struck oil on his farm while digging
trench. Lit pipe. Now suffering from
bad burns on his body.1"
Springfield, III. C. Cr Knotty who
claims to be wealthy fanner of Ot
tawa, Kas., lost ($270 -when he came
herein answer to advertisement of
Mrs. Eva Edes, who wanted to mar
ry somebody. Mrs.-Edes'met him at
train, took his moneydurihg night,
had it with her when arrested and
dropped it down atoiletTwith" remark
that "nobody would get jt now."'
Des Moines, la J: VVStorms, 55,
retired farmer worth $1J0,Q00, mur
Weatherford, Tex'0n his way to
jail to serve 3-day sentence forcon
tempt of court Gus .Height "waajshot
and killed by Sheriff Jordon when he
tried' to escape. - C
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CHEAP LABO )
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Stranger Can you direct ine to a,
Village Urchin I can. for a quar
Stranger That's pretty steep. ;
Village Urchin WellVou can't ex-,
pect to get a bank director for noth--