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supposed to have been dead since
Monday, found lying fully dressed in
apartment house, asphyxiated.-
Paris. Tango teachers united to
bring damage suit against Archbish
op Amette who put a ban on, dance,
Berlin. Prince Hohenlohe-Schil-lingfuerst,
related to kaiser, secretly"
.married an actress, and wants Bavar
ian court to ennoble her.
Cairo. Solomon Schinasl, New
York cigarette maker offered Cairo
$5,000 tdward providing city with:
statue of Rameses.
NEAR PANIC WHEN "DOPEY
BENNY" DRAWS SENTENCE
' New York, Jan. 24. "Dopey Ben
ny" Fein, gangster, was sentenced to
five years in Sing Sing today for
the murder of Max Levine, chief rival
6T Fein for the leadership of the gun
gang formerly led by "Big Jack"
"llax Minsky, one of Fein's lieuten
ants, was also put on trial before
Judge Mulqueen for murder.
A near panio- was caused in the
criminal courts building when a
squad of detectives swept through
the corridors and drove gunmen and
gang sympathizers into the street -
Nathan Perlmutter, principal1 wit
ness against Minsky, has been pro
vided with an armed guard, and he
said his life was in danger.
Judges and police are co-operating
in a thorough clean-up of the gangs
that have created a reign of terror
on the East Side. All gunmen ar
rested are being placed under heavy
bonds, and one man, whoTlred at two
policemen, was sent "up the river"
for 42 months.
Mayor Mitchel's orders to police
men to use their 'clubs were rigidly
adhered tg. In every clash between
officers and gunmen, when the latter
did not' move on at once, "broken
Jack Sirocco, a leading gang chief,
said today that most of the gun'
work was done by youngsters who
envy the tough reputations of the
"Tell Mayor- iMtchel," said Sirocco,
"that if hell give, me ten good,
strong men, and' let me have a stout
stick each, we will clear the j city of
gunfighters in less than a week.''-
I took temporary lodgings, old
chap, in a home where the head of
the house loathed early rising and
.fain would enjoy a "late nap. Each
Jmorning, as the factory whistles
blew, I overheard his' wife arousing
him in this fashion:
"Come out of it, Lemuel! Kick
I down the Navajos and roll out of the
;hay. Ain't yoirhep to the hoot of the
job calliope in the distance? Quit'
toasting the feathers' arid take a high
;dive into your work harness! Will
you leap from the willows by gentle
coaxing, or must I ring for the buckel
brigade and a steam derrick? Lem
uel, If you unbelt another snore I'll
baste you with this bedslat!"
My wordl .