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POLICE IN DOUBT ABOUT THE
The police of the Sheffield avenue
police station who were extremely
joyful yesterday when Richard
Schultz, former patient at the Kan
kakee insane asylum, confessed that
he had struck down Mrs. Elizabeth
Healy, who was found with her
throat cut Monday afternoon.
They were quite sure the murderer
was in custody. And they were
greatly pleased. But today they are
puzzled as to whether Schultz really
committed the murder or whether it
is merely a delusion.
Many points in his confession are
corroborated by the evidence, yet
there are other parts decidedly
Another tiding that has raised a
doubt in the minds of the police is
the willingness of Schultz to admit
any charge made against him.
Schultz is a brother of Mrs. Mary
Style, who killed their inother 15
years ago and was acquitted on an
CLUBMAN PAYS $500 FINE
OTHERS YET TO BE FINED
Cincinnati, O., Feb. 26. Brent Ar
nold, 69, clubman, who yesterday
pleaded guilty to contributing to the
delinquency of Mildred Crane, 16-year-old'
manicurist, paid a fine of
Mrs. Elizabeth Phares Bowen, in
whose manicure parlors Mildred
Crane met Arnold, pleaded guilty to
contributing to the girl's delinquency.
Sentence was suspended.
Theodore Roberts, who had admit
ted improper relations with the girl,
was fined $100.
Attorneys for I. Newton Fox, jew
eler, and Hugo Goldsmith, baseball
manufacturer, both of whom are out
of the city, say they will plead not
Mildred Crane is going away with
her mother to some place where her
story is not known if the Juvenile
Court releases her.
JUDGE HOLDS DEUTER TO
GRAND JURY AS PERJURER
Edwin H. Deuter, the bellboy with
the penchant for testifying in the
Funk, Donahue, Henning and Hepp
ner trials, was held yesterday to the
grand jury by Judge McDonald after
he had gone" on the stand in the
Ailleen Heppner trial.
Deuter first mounted the witness
stand in the alienation suit of John
C. Henning against Clarence Funk.
Yesterday while on the stand he be
gan to tell about all the false testi
mony he had given.
JTudge McDonald interrupted the
trial to ask why the man was allowed
to roam the street as self-confessed
perjurer. He immediately held Deu
ter to the grand jury.
Mrs. Josephine Henning, one of the
main figures in the Funk trial, was
on the stand yesterday and gave evi
dence damaging to Ailleen Heppner.
SCARLET FEVER EPIDEMIC HITS
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Champaign, llh, Feb. 26. 'With one
death and an epidemic of scarlet
fever, also a case of smallpox at the
University of Illinois, every public
meeting has been cancelled.
Miss Ona Reno, 20, a nurse who
cared for J. F. Carter of Princeton,
the second victim of the epidemic,
and who entered the isolation hospi
tal under protest of the hospital au
thorities, died yesterday.
Harold Martin of Cairo was strick
en with smallpox. Students have
been asked to cease leaving the
school in order to prevent the spread
of the epidemic over the state.
State-Board of Health ordered Ur
bana schools, motion picture houses,
dance halls and all places of public
Washington. For tangoing in a
way he does not approve with his
wife, Lieut. Commander Chas. R.
Huff struck J. Phillip-Keisecker. Navy,
court martial ordered on charge of
maltreating an inhabitant