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was not earning sufficient money to
do so. Case continued.
William Cevis arrested for passing
alleged bogus checks. Pointed out by
J. W. Ross, dental' supply dealer, 222
S. State, who said he was swindler.
Jury unable to reach a verdict in
case of Louis Cohen, pawnbroker, 42,
423 S. Clark, charged with receiving
stolen property, discharged by Judge
Judge Baldwin ordered executor
for estate of Ida Richardson to pay
Count Detalmo, as guardian of wife,
countess, legacy of $40,000.
Ass't U. S. Dis't Att'y Stansbury
filed government brief aganist Oto
man Hanish, head of Mazadaznan
cult, who took case to circuit court of
appeals when convicted of sending
obscene literature through mails.
Hearing of arguments of bondhold
ers who object to paying $30,000 to
E. Hanecy for legal services on
O'Gara Coal Co. receivership contin
ued to Feb. 8.
Herman Schmidtz, former minute
clerk for Judge Walker and 2 other J
men under indictment for conspiracy
and attempting t obribe jury, ar
raigned before Judge Petit and trial
set for Jan. 11.
Ten geese and 9 turkeys stolen
from commission house of Fred Hon
ing, 130 W. South Water, recovered
by police. One man, former employe,
Officer Donavan arrested 3 men,
each carrying a sack filled with dead
chickens, on South Chicago car.
Locked up pending investigation.
Julius Greenbaum, 1360 North
Park av., arrested on warrant taken
out by wife month ago for contrib
uting to dependency of children.
Coroner's jury investigating death
of Jennje Krok, killed by bullet from
gun of New Year's eve reveler, or
dered police to release 3 men found
celebrating. Fatal built was 38-cal-iber
and men had 32-caliber rvolver.
Morris Cohen, 1612 Turner av.,
found with burgler's jimmy under
coat New Year's eve. Fined $10.
FATHER OF GIRL BLAMES QUACK
DOCTOR FOR DEATHS
The advice of a quack doctor is to
be blamed for the suicide of George
Gasser and his bride, according to
George Ebersold of 1320 Turner av.,
father of the girl. The couple were
focnd dead in a shed behind the Gas
ser home at 1309 S. Sawyer av., Sun
day. "A quack doctor told him he would
die unless he married at once," the
girl's father said. "He married my
daughter and then realized that he
could not support her. Then they
The pair eloped Dec. 22 and were
married. They lived in diffeernt hotels
about the city and finally, discourag
ed, went to the shed in the rear of the
Gasser home and took poison.
HINTS REASON FOR SHIFTING
OF DETECTIVE SQUAD
That the recent transfers of de
tectives and firing of investigators
was because attempts were being
made to "reach" his men was inti
mated by State's Attorney Hoyne.
A dozen men were either shifted to
the regular police duty of dropped by
the public prosecutor wnen their pe
riod of usefulness was over.
Hoyne allowed the rumor to be cir
culated that the men were moved at
their request because some of them
were unwilling to gather evidence
against a fellow policeman.
It is said that other members of
Hoyne's detective staff may be oust
400 FEET AMPUTATED
Trieste, Austria, Jan. 5. On a train
of 800 wounded arriving here from
the northern battleground, 200 of the
men had their ,feet so badly frozen
that amputation was necessary. In
most instances both feet were ampu
tated. o o
In preparing dates for dessert
wash and drain them; they will be
much juicier and more palatable.
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