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work-about 11:30 p. m. and had gone
out for something to eat, accompan
ied by two friends.
In front of 805 Maxwell street he
first noticed the automobile. Then
he saw the crowd!s interest in the
machine. They were slowly follow
ing it. When the front wheels were
about to turn into Halsted street, An
nenberg stood up in his seat and fired.
The first bullet struck the youth and
he fell to the gorund. He later came
to at the County Hospital.
Belford stood his ground under the
merciless cross-examination of For
rest The attorney tried to prove that
the witness was shiftless and without
visible means of support. Belford
answered thsi by giving the names of
all his employers during the last two
Forrest threw a veil of mystery
over the case when he said that when
Kendall was conducting his investi
gation he was accompanied by some
mysterious individual, whose name
he refused to reveal. He agreed to
give the name, secretly, to the state's
attorney or to the judge.
SUPREME COURT MUST DECIDE
PARENTS OF INCUBATOR BABY
Washington, Oct. 2. What is prob
ably one of the most unusual cases
which will come up in the Supreme
Court at the term which opens in a
few days is the one in which the
court must decide who is the parent
of the "incubator baby," which was
on exhibition at the Louisiana Pur
chase Exposition at St Louis nine
years ago. For nine years Mr. Lottie
R. Bleakley of Topeka, Kan., who
claims to be the mother of the baby,
has fought in the courts for her pos
session. She appears now before the Su
preme Court as prosecuting witness
against a detective, whom she
charges with having kidnapped the
baby from her home. On the other
hand Mr. and Mrs. James G. Barclay
of Douglas County, Illinois, claim the
child by adoption. Barclay was an
employe of the St Louis world's fair
and watched the "incubator baby"
grow while the two-pound mite was
at the fair in her glass cage.
Then he and Mrs. Barclay adopted
the child. They declare that Mrs.
Bleakley is mistaken about the par
entage of the child and state that
Mrs. Bleakley's baby died a few days
after it was born and that the "in
cubator baby" is not her child.
THAW MUST LEAVE N. H.
Concord, N. H Oct 2. Gov. Fel
ker of New Hampshire has decided
that Harry K. Thaw, Matteawan fugi
tive, must leave New Hampshire, but
has not yet signed the extradition pa
pers from New York. He declares he
would Ijke to send Thaw back to
Pennsylvania if it were not for the
complications that now exist.
The milionaire madman has pre
pared a longstatement of grievance
against the Canadian authorities for
whafhe terms "injustice to an Amer-)
ican citizen," and suggests that the
State Department request an expla
nation from-the British embassy.
Simple Maiden I wonder why
Love is always represented as a
Artful Man Because it never
reaches years of discretion.
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