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'Angeles. The Tar Baby smeared the
Spring Valley man to the canvas and
police officials stopped the rout. It
was a nice parade for Langford.
Jim Johnson and Joe Jeanette
fought another chapter -o their se
ries of draws at Boston last night.
Throughout the 12 rounds the
smokes enjoyed themselves count
ing the house.
Leo Kelly of St. Louis shaded Joe
Sherman of Memphis in eight rounds
at St. Louis. Kelly scored the only
Mickey Sheridan defeated Red
Robinson of Pittsburgh in ten rounds
at Jackson, Mich. Sheridan put up
the best fight of his career.
Al McCoy, claimant of the middle
weight title, was battered by Soldier
Bartfield, a welter, in ten rounds at
Brooklyn. McCoy outweighed his
opponent 12 pounds, but was easy.
DRUGGIST DRAWS BIG FINE FOR
John H. Montgomery, candidate for
alderman on the 2nd ward Demo
cratic ticket last year, was fined
$1,000 and sentenced to 3 months in
the House of Correction by Judge
Ryan yesterday afternoon for ille
gally selling cocaine.
Montgomery is the proprietor of a
drug store at 2604 S. State st.
"Doc" Williams, who is working
under Chief Gleason in an attempt to
stamp out the drug traffic in Chicago,
used former victims of Montgomery
and marked money to obtain evidence
to convict him.
Mrs. Irma Montgomery, his wife,
who was fined $1,000 and sentenced
to 10 days in jail a few days ago for
selling cocaine from the kitchen of
her home, has asked for a retrial.
Assistant Corporation Counsel
Reker recently made a trip to Spring
field for the revocation of Montgom
ery's druggist's license. Reker is now
going to ask the city council to pass
an ordinance licensing drug stores in
an effort to curb the sale of drugs.
Clarence Sowders, 3118 Indiana
av., alleged drug peddler, was sen
tenced to 4 months in House of Cor
rection yesterday and his $1,500 bond
was forfeited by Judge Gemmill.
Sowders was arrested by Williams
shortly after he had forfeited his b6nd
in his old haunts on the South Side.
$7 PER WEEK CLERK CAUGHT
STEALING KILLS SELF
A boy who was paid $7 a week,
who often took the job of cashier and
handled large sums of cash and who
fell Frank Potocki, only 16 killed
himself when caught stealing.
Frank worked at the Acme Sau
sage Works, at 3738 S. Ashland ov.
and, although only a promising young
clerk, often helped the cashier. And
Frank was caught stealing $3.
A bunch of the stockholders of the.
concern talked with him about his
thefts. He confessed and the men
left the room. A revolver shot
brought them scurrying back to the
office. Frank was dead with a bul
let in his brain.
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