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23, will ask grand jury probe into his
Elizabeth Mattas, 439 W. 17th st.f
struck by motorcycle of Felix Druk
tenis,' 4314 S. Wood st.
Chicago Women will have first
change at regular" vote at February
Sen. Sherman will address Illinois
bankers' convention today.
First hearing of Funk conspiracy
case will be held before Judge Pam
i ext Wednesday.
Mrs. Koziscki, 2958 Throop st.f
held to grand jury for killing hus
"band. Pleaded self-defense.
Lambert O'Reilly, schoolboy, 1464
"Winona st., badly Injured by motor
cycle, which sped away.
Civil Service Commission will in
vestlgate why county farm at Oak
Forest is being run at loss of from
$1,500 to $5,000 yearly
Chicago Railways and City Rail
ways Companies working on unified
BIXBY TRIAL DELAYED
Los Angeles, Cal., Sept. 25. The
refusal of Octavius W. Morgan to
testify regarding his visits to the
Jonquil resort on the ground that he
would degrade himself and might be'
Imble to prosecution has delayed the
.trial of Millionaire George H. Bixby
'charged with contributing to delin
quency of minors.
The defense lawyers advised the
court that they wanted Morgan to'
testity regaramg aiiegea attempts or
-Jonquil girls to blackmail him, andi
'the court took the matter under ad
visement. Justice W. H. Evans testified that
he had made four visits to the Jon
quil, but was prevented from answer
ing the question as to whether his!
visits there were for immoral pur
Bixby appeared in court -accompanied
by his son, Richard, 23, a
graduate of Yale. He was eager to
take the stand and tell his side of
t the story .- - .,
EXPECT RIOTING AMONG THE
Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 25. The
efforts of Gov. Hooper, who called the
legislature into special session to
have passed laws that will give him
authority to rigidly enforce the state
wide prohibition laws which he
claims are not properly administered,
may result in bloodshed and further
rioting on the floor of the lower
Every member of the legislature is
searched by police, before he enters
the hall, and it is possible that before
night the legislature will be working
under the surveillance of militiamen.
Affairs reached a climax last night
when, after the second day of rioting,
alleged gunmen, said to have been
hired by various factions, drew their
revolvers for the purpose of protect
ing their friends.
The situation is similar to that
which preceded the assassination of
Governor Goebel of Kentucky, when
armed political clansmen were
brought into Frankfort, Ky. There
is the same intense feeling and apprehension.
THE TRUNK MYSTERY
The groaning trunk mystery be
came enlivened today when it was
found that Mrs. Kate Coney, to
whom the auto license, supposed to
have been on the auto in which the
trunk was driven away, had disap
peared in Chicago two weeks ago.
Mrs. Coney lives in Watseka, HI. A
mistake in address led the police to
believe she lived in Walnut, 111.
Search is now being made fpr a
Hungarian, employed by Mrs. Coney,
who disappeared from Watseka Sun
day, the day before the trunk mystery
was reported' to the police by Louis
Bram the expressman.
The police are also working on a
suggestion that the body in the trunk
may be that of Mateo Maletto, a lab
orer, who disappeared frorn the home
of Mrs. Mary Scarponi, 1321 Gilpin,
place, Monday. - "-