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a -war between Japan and the1 United
States an almost certain development
of the present situation in the far
But that there may be no misund
erstanding, I must say that these are
merely my own Impressions and de
ductions. BERTSCHE AND RYAN MAY NOT
GO TO PRISON -Barney
Bertsche and Jimmy Ryan
will not serve their terms in Joliet Is
the rumor in the Criminal Court
building. Although both of the men
have been denied a retrial by the su
preme court, at Hoyne's request the
order of sentence was withheld until
the men could talk about their deals
with the police.
Hoyne- has declared that they will
not go -to Joliet until after the trial
of CaptHalpin'and his brother po
licemen, and a report is that Hoyne
will ask;a pardon for them.
It is understood that the grand jury
is preparing indictments against Tom
Kerwin, notorioup saloonkeeper,
whose place has been branded as a
pay-off joint where crooked coppers
and "con"i men met. He is already
BITS OF NEWS
Corporation Counsel Beckwith pre
paring ordinance to prohibit heavy
traffic near hospitals.
Christabel Parkhurst, English suf
fragist to talk on war at luncheon of
Advertising Ass'n of Chicago.
Two.armed bandits held up ticket
office Western av. Ravenswood "L."
Fire in basement at 40 N. Frank
lin gutted building early today.
Caused excitement among girls of
Eight members of Fiat Janitors'
JJnion, Local No. 14,332, arrested foe
picketing buildings in Wilson av. dis
trict. On strike.
pour armed ro'bbers bound and
gagged watchman in Henry Ferk
Sons' coal office, 3135 Belmont av.
T Six charges"of "nitro1 glycerine failed
to open safe.
William Lothian, 47, 218 W. Ohio,
plumber, found insensible in snow at
Ohio and Wells. Right hind and ear
Fire destroyed Baptist church of
Plainfield, 111., early today. Loss $15,
000. Fire in plant of Illinois Iron & Bolt
Co., Carpentersville, HI., caused $20,
000 damage. Man mising in ruins.
Mrs. Lillian Runde, daughter of
Judge Kersten, got divorce. Alleges
Passengers on four Rock Island
trains stalled in Joliet by wrecked
freight train on Desplaines river
Smoke from small fire -at 5625
Blackstone av. drove 18 persons into
cold. Little damage.
Divorced foster mother and foster
father of Joseph Prise, 9, 7120 Aber
deen, fighting) for custody. Mrs. Anna
W. Prise has child now. v
Ralph- Gilbloom denied writ to
compel 'Mayor Harrison to issue
license for Freiberg's dance hall.
Joseph Fish, wealthy fire insur
ance adjuster, appeared on stand
again today. Denied accusations of
David Korshak, firebug.
ODD WAR NEWS i
Berlin. German medical papers
here report that during one week
oyer 50,000 slightly wounded soldjers
were sent home from the western
battle front, besides' those seriously
or mortally wounded.
Rome. An Austrian soldier wrote
his mother'saying he would be glad
to be made a prisoner so he might
embrace her .ag&hv Penciled on the
letter was the following: This-soldier
was shot Nov. 24 ',1014.
Paris. Count de Lambert, first
aviator to fly around Eiffel tower and
first pupil of the late Wilbur Wright
at eLmans, was seriously-wounded
at Dixmunde and is in a hospital at
Toulon. y .