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MONTENEGRINS WIN IMPORTANT BATTLE
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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Pcstoffice at
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VOL. 4, NO. 14
Chicago, Tuesday, Oct 13, 1914
SEARCH REDLIGHT DISTRICT FOR
HIRED GUNMAN IN DERTSCHE CASE
New Tip Sends Detectives Scurrying Altz Before Crime
Commission Eddie Jackson, "Pickpocket King,"
Now in Pen, May Expose Crime Trust,
Attaches of State's Attorney Hoyne
are searching the redlight district of
Chicago in trace of the mysterious
gunman said to have fired the first
two shots in the "battle of Randolph
st.," when Barney Bertsche, Bill
Egan and Skip Monahan were shot.
The man is supposed to be well
known in the "bad lands" of Chicago.
It is believed that a woman of the
underworld is now secreting him in
The prosecutor is also investigat
ing a report that gambling is again
beginning to flourish in the loop .and
that an argument concerning the
"split" of the graft was one of the
contributing causes of the attempt to.
The gunman is said to -have been
a character in the old Twenty-second
street district, but moved from there
about six months ago and has been
living with a "woman" in the Wilson
It was on the far North Side that
Jimmy Ryan, convicted clairvoyant
and pal of Barney Bertsche, first "wis
ed up to the fact that he and Barney
were being trailed.