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""s 'twwmgsnw l's'W?wg'-iK''gj-'j'yi'
"But about six weeks ago Jimmy
Quinn heard about this stuff. He
rose up and proceeded to get busy.
He called Artie real hard for the first
time. "- -.
"He told Artie to have nothing to
do with Frez and 'The Jew.' That was
the declaration of open war on the
North Side Frez and Sam know a
lot of stuff and the report has been
passed around that they're willing to
"Recently they went over to see
John F. O'Malley, Quinn's enemy, and
told him they wanted to trail along
with him. John looked them over
pretty carefully, but wouldn't make
them any definite promise.
"But now Frez and Sam are work
ing the O'Malley game. But without
the coppers they're in wrong.
"The coppers up at the East Chi
cago avenue station are the worst
goats in the city. They never know
when O'Malley will get the power
and oust the Quinn bunch. On the
other hand the O'Malley cops have
to watch the Quinn men for fear of a
"There's Jake Reich and Tim Cul
linane, for instance, both known
Quinn men. Reich is a big, easy-going
German, who wants to get away
from all worries and goes into the
neighborhood every night in order
to get away from the madhouse, as
the station is called
"Tim Cullinane. on the other hand,
is shrewder and more cold-blooded.
He's played the H.-H. end of it even
in the days of the newspaper strikeJ
when every newsboy who dared to be
a union fellow was tossed into jail
and stayed there until 'Spike' Hen
nessey, who was the boys' friend,
came and raised such an awful howl
that Cullinane and Re:ch had to let
"There'B a lot doing on the North
Side right now. They're going to
have some fun when they start raid
ing. But I gotta go in the civil ser
CZAR TO TAKE FIELD AT HEAD
OF RUSSIAN TROOPS
St. Petersburg. Russia today of
ficially notified Germany and Austria
of mobilization of 14 army corps,
numbering 1,200,000 men. Peclared
czar will take field as commander-in-chief
in event of hostilities. This is
Russia's answer to virtual ultimatum
from German foreign office in unoffi
cial statement that kaiser would or
der mobilization of his forces unless
Russia ceased military activities
within 24 hours.
Vienna. Reported first battle of
Austro-Servian war has been fought
at Foca and resulted in victory for
Austrians. 1,000" men reported killed.
One Servian division captured.
Berlin. General mobilization or
ders expected today.
London. All metropolitan police
men recalled from their annual leaves
of absence at request of war office.
Presumed they are to be used in
guarding magazine, docks and ship
yards of England.
Paris. Pres. Poincare in confer
ence with members of his ministry
practically throughout the night.
Berlin. Reported bombardment of
Belgrade flatly denied in official cir
cles. Report originated from en
gagement of Monday, when two Ser
vian ships were captured. Fight was
trivial and no casualties reported.
London. Bank of England today
raised its rates from three to four
per cent. Stock market showed im
provement. Paris. Small-sized riot developed
last night following anti-war meeting-
Hundreds of workmen stormed cor
dons of gendarmes who surrounded
hall with intention of preventing
further attendance- at meeting. 250
LaCrosse, Wis. rJohn E. Naegel,
formerly sergeant in Austrian infan
try, organizing" company of Aus
trians and Bohemians here. Flans
vide rooms now." In t.akp fhfim to AiiRtria.