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chimney on roof. Says he was call
ing on friend when shooting began.
Pioneer Paper Co. warehouse, 439
W. Ohio st, slightly damaged by fire.
Samuel Herson, Stratford Hotel,
arrested. Confidence game.Eman
ual Matz, jeweler, complainant.
MissJ-illian Ritch,293 Eckford av.,
suffocated. Overlooked during ex
citement. Fire originated in her
Frank Richold, 6530 S. Union av.,
severely injured. Car struck wagon.
One horse killed.
Order secrecy at Bridewell. In
spectors told Whitman not to reveal
Rose Benestante, 16, 1433 S. Kost
ner av., Mathilda Freblito, 14, 905
Miller St., and Josephine Farrell, 23,
632 Miller St., missing.
Mrs. Elmer W. Fowkes, 4418 N.
Racine av., robbed of purse. $30.
Mrs. S. A. Dennison, 728 Waveland
av., lost large red plume.
Louis Hanson Wants $200 from
neighbor for "board." Latter's hens
Johnie Gibbons, 4, sought Santa
Claus. Mother frantic. Found in S.
Clerks at main postoffice protest
against conditions. Claim basement is
a menace to health of employes.
Dayjd Lyons and Joseph Prim, 310
S. Clark St., arrested. Said to have
violated railroad pass "evil."
David Shapiro, 56, 1316 Campbell
av., peddler, was arrested, charged
with mistreating Viola Lowe, 5, 936
Irving Pk. blvd.
THE GUST PENMAN CASE
Champaign, III., Dec. 10. Tablets
given Gust Penman in a Danville ho
tel to excite sexual passion drove him
into an insane trance during which
he killed his boyhood chum, Harold
Shaw , according to the argument
presented today by Mayor O. W. Dob
bins, Penman's leading attorney.
"Penman immediately began to
suffer physical changes," said Dob-1
bins. "He sought large amounts of
water, his eyes dilated and he seem
ed dizzy. He met, Shaw at the Wa
bash station at Philo and they start
ed for a drive. Penman remembers
getting out of the automobile at a
grove, but does not remember having
killed his victim in this grove where
the body was later found".
"The boy did not recover his senses
until midnight, when he buried
Shaw's body, and fled in a terror of
The state is expected to combat
this argument with the claim that
Penman said nothing1 of the poison
tablets in his first confession.
SHE IS THE ONLY WOMAN GOOD
Mrs. Joe Asher of Little Rock,
Ark., who is the only accredited wo
man delegate to sit in the councils
of the National Good Roads Associa
tion at Detroit Mrs. Asher has gain
ed her knowledge of road building by
accompanying her husband on his
rounds during the past six years, and
is now considered an expert on road