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jury in case of saloonkeeper and
brewer fighting for saloon license.
William Crawford, accused of cut
ting hair of Florentine Severa, to be
examined by psycopathic laboratory.
Charles Ivy, 6237 S. Ada, robbed by
2 men; $15.
"U" of C. debating team won from
Northwestern. Winners said Monroe
doctrine should be abandoned.
A. M. Hegeland, 6950 S. Peoria, ar
rested for passing bad check on
North American restaurant
Auto knocked over water plug at
Vincennes av and Oakwqod blvd.
Frank Latasik, 8700 Houston av.,
arrested. Alleged to have been con
ducting school for boy thieves. Stolen
Two men attempted to hold up
Felix Cook, saloonkeeper, 750 S.
Canal. Cook fired at them with re
volver. One "robber thought hit.
About 20,000 men to get work if
ordinance is passed compelling Eng
lish basement to be 7 feet above
street grade. Now 5 feet.
Mayor Harrison endorsed Chicago
Ass'n of Commerce plan for conven
tion hall to be located near the mu
Elfa Flagg Young, sup't of schools,
celebrated 70th birthday yesterday.
Policeman Patrick Payton fell
from crowded Madison st car. Died.
Concussion of brain.
NEW BURGLAR TRUST EXISTS
ON NORTH SIDE IS CLAIM
Another "burglar trust" exists on
the north side, according to a story
told before the Merriam crime com
mission yesterday. A police captain
was named as a friend of the crooks.
Two inyestigators, posing as burg
lars, found it would be easy to dis
pose of loot. In several places, tell
ing the managers that they were
housebreakers they made arrange
ments to dispose of stolen goods.
According to the report given the
crime body, the following places
offered to take loot:
Sam Gottlieb, 804 W. 12th st
Joseph, Klopfer. 1946 Grand av.
Fink and Baranowsky, 1224 Blue
B. M. Kahn, 745 Websier av.
J. Eisenberg, 1231 S. Peoria st
S. Krockover, 4323 S. Halsted st
M. Greenman, 540 W. Division st
Greenman, in the report, was quot
ed as saying that he had given a cap
tain at the Hudson av. station money
for protection. Lieut. Max Heidel
meier, in charge of the station, de
The report reads
"We said: 'Can you use some
silk?' He said: 'Sure, anything.' We,
said: 'We will steal some soon.' We'
then asked: 'Do you know any po
licemen?' "He said: 'Yes; he is a captain at
the Hudson avenue station. I can't
remember his name. He is a little
German fellow with a long name.
When I want to do a little job I see
" 'Have you paid him money?'
" 'Sure; lots of times. I give him
" 'Didn't you ever give him $25 or
" 'No; what's the use? He's satis
fied. I shake hands with him with
the money in my hand. When I get
through shaking hands he has the
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