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Throwing stones at street car con
Vincent Ciollora arrested for loiter
ing around Maxwell sL police sta
tion. Admitted lie killed Mrs. Helen
Fisel, roominghouse keeper.
. Walter Edward, alias "Red" Drum
mond, arrested in restaurant. Con
fessed to 50 robberies. Made tele
grph offices specialty.
Frank Doorley, 3749 " Union av.,
bombarded street car with bricks.
Had war argument with German con
ductor. H. Ikijama, councillor dep't of jus
tice, Tokio, Japan, in. Chicago. Study
ing jails. German prisons better
Oak Park jitney bus to make first
trip this morning.
Rooms of John Kozlica, arrested
for having counterfeit money, raid
ed. Nothing found.
Police looking for P. H. King, 60,
who disappeared Friday with $150.
Mrs. Mary Tuck, 3342 N. Irving
av. found baby, Cora, dead in cradle,
! - WANTS FARM COLONY
A farm colony for "repeaters" and
' defectives is recommended by Mrs.
Lenora Z. Meder of the bureau of
welfare. Her report shows that 42
per cent of the city's crime is com
mitted by these repeaters.
The short-term sentence which
holds the unfortunate for a month or
two was hit by the report. A perma
nent colony, where repeaters could be
sent for indefinite terms until cured,
Alcohol, is the cause for at least
half of our crime, Mrs. Meder claim
ed in her report Of the 15,111 per
sons sent to the Bridewell last year,
over half blamed "John Barleycorn."
About 45 per cent of the repeaters
sentenced' during the last year were
Juniper from the Indian reserva
tions of New Mexico and Arizona may
prove an excellent source of material
for lead pencils,,
CONVICT BAND TO -BE FEAT3KE
OF ILL. STATE FAIR sto
Joliet, III., Feb. 22. One of thejtea
tures of the Illinois State Faiciat
Springfield next fall will be s the
Honor Men's Prison Band from! Jo
liet. The cornetist is a "lifer. sen
tenced for homicide. The snaredrum
player is a 20-year-burglar second
offense. The baton swinger alsoiis a
long-term convict. c
The band, accompanied by-Capt.
Clarkson of the prison staff, 'came
from the penitentiary to Jolietiiye's
terday to open the big union revival
services. Capt. Clarkson acted? as
guide, not a guard. He wentmpon
special request from the trusty-members
of the band. There wen& 35
band men when the trip started.
There were still 35 when the 'prison
gates opened to receive thenrcafteE
their Joliet sacred concert. o
Gov. Dunne was so pleasedrwitb.
the experiment that he promtedd to
send the band to the Springfield fair.
ANNOUNCEMENTS S T
' Klnminooe fsv olrformon In QrlFva-t
will speak at 3d Ward Civic league
meeting at Forerstville schooljj?45th
and St. Lawrence av., Thursday,
Feb. 25, 8 p. m. Esther Falkenfiteia
and Grace Nichols will talk. niN
Painters' Local Union No. 147;; to
hold special meeting Tuesday, feve.r
Feb. 23. to vote n assessmenfcjJor
John Fay, who is ilL .r -
George Washington will be subject
of lecture by Chas. Runyant tonight
at Social Turner hall, Belmontta!nd
o o "all
HE COULD GET ANOTHER.'
Go to church? Yes, I go nowi and
then. Do you reporters go oilThe
last time I went I had my automobile
stolen. Henry Ford to a "Werkl"
man. 5 -
Mr. Ford runs a church of his b'wn
with a large congregation. i
But he shouldn't worry abosi los
ing his automobile at an orthodox
one. His factory can provide anoth- ,
erin 49 seconds, 3W.,