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TVas shot by Edward Lloyd, railway
Chicago federal reserve bank
launched. Ten bankers signed or
. Harry Fisher, 1448 W. Madison St.,
F dead from scratch on finger. Blood
Blackhawk, Division, Holt, Dickin
son sts., takes prize as baby block.
1,200 under 21 in square.
: Tony and Frank Barkowski charg
ed with robbing Tony Szfranek, jew
eler, held to grand jury.
Leroy Murray fined $200 and costs
and Joseph Lovre $100 and costs for
carrying concealed weapons.
Phillip Pulhander, 933 N. Racine
av., took nand in card game. Lost
$40. Returned with gun. Arrested
for robbery. .
Israel Buchowsky, stool for morals
squad, held on charge of assault. Al
leged to have struck Louis Bowman,
3329 Federal St., with revolver.
Diningroom and sanitary bakery
needed for prisoners in county jail,
says Sheriff Zimmer.
STORY MAY "QUEER" BONDSMAN
The story told by Nicholas So
crates, 21, a young Greek, to Judge
McKinley yesterday of how he paid
$225 to a bondsman add then laid in
jail bids fair to lead to some sensa
Socrates made a; statement that in
volved J. J. Risdon-, an attorney, and
Wm. W. Congdon, a professional
"He said that he paid out $225 in
lawyer's and bondsman's fees but
had gotten no results. Judge McKin
ley then ordered the boy to tell his
story to the grand jury.
SAYS SLEUTHS ROBBED HIM
Detective Patrick Brown, Patrick
Joyce and John T. Malloy of the Fif
tieth street station were accused of
robbing William Spoole, burglar, in
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Spoole claims when the detectives j
nabbefd him, Dec. 10, they grabbed a 1
I gold watch,, diamond locket, four
rings ana two unset aiamonas, nts
personal property and refused to re
turn them. Judge McKinley has or
dered an investigation.
MEDIATORS THINK WEEK WILL
TELL OF PEACE CHANCES
Washington. American commis
sioners to mediation conference left
here early today. Commissioners
Lamar and Lehman believe it will
be possible to determine in week
whether there is hope of ultimate
Vera Cruz. Fleeing for his life,
Senor Urrutia, Huerta's negotiator olj
disappearances, arrived here yester
day, a fugitive from the capital.
Urrutia, while minister of foreign
affairs, was called Huerta's secret
slayer in chief. Disappearances of
many leading Mexicans were attrib
uted to him. His victims were said
to have been taken to cemeteries at
night and murdered at grave-sides
which were open to catch -them as
Throughout Mexico Urrutia's name
inspired terror and he is said to have
fled to avoid Villa's vengeance. His
flight is believed to show the im
minence of Huerta's downfall.
Vera Cruz. Victoriand Huerta
nHii atfn nut. of the nrovisional nres-
idency of Mexico, provided the U.-S.
will loan Mexico $40,000,000; will
lease Magdalena Bay for $99,000,000
and will bar Venustiano Carranza
from the presidency, allowing Huerta
to have some choice in the naming of
Reliable information from Mexico
City said that Huerta was forwarding
these instructions to his mediation
delegates, his proposal being a rei
teration of the United Press dis
patches from here last week, telling
the conditions under which the dic
tator would retire.
Lansing. Forest fires menacing
property in northern sections of