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Becker was convicted &a the "man
higher up," who ordered the murder
of Herman Rosenthal, July 16, 19X3,
after Rosenthal was reported to have
told Dis't Att'y Whitman, now gov
ernor of New York, that the police
lieutenant-was hla partner in the
gambling house and that he shared
WOMEN EXTEND SYMPATHY
The First Women's Democratic
league of the 12th ward extends their
sympathy and condolence to the sur
vivors and bereaved relatives of the
unfortunate victims who met their
death without a moment's warning
on that ill-fated ship last Saturday
morning. The grewsome horror of
the catastrophe has affected our
league when the sorrow was brought
home to them, as the greater major
ity have immediate 'friends, relatives
and even neighbors who have suf
fered through that terrible disaster
of the Eastland. All arrangements
had been made for an outing on the
lake for the mothers and children,
But no one has the courage to take
an active part in It and In all probabil
ity it will be called of. A donation
of $10 will be made by the league to
the fund for the relief of the sufferers.
Anna M. O'Donohue, Secretary.
WOMAN DIES IN BATHTUB
Held In a bathtub by a heavy tar
paulin lashed to her, Minnie Schwab,
Chicago, patient at the Kankakee in
sane asylum, was slowly-parpoiled by
a stream of hot water which flowed
Into the tub. Her cries of agony
were unheeded by the nurses until
she stood the torture three minutes.
She died immediately in the hospital.
According to the asylum authori
ties, she was being given the hydro
therapeutic treatment A broken
valve was blamed. The nurses wera
BOY'S BODY IDENTIFIED
"The little fellow," whose body lay
at Sheldon's morgue for so long while
Chicago speculated as to his Identity
and sent flowers, was Willie Novotny
Of 5537 W. 24th PL
Mother, father and sister wen
drowned in the Eastland. The boy's
grandmother, Mrs, Francis Martinek,
is left alone.
BABY BORN IN PARK
New York, July 30 A woman who
said she was Elizabeth King of E.
22d st, walked into drug store of
Emil Eiohler with a newly-born baby
boy in her arms, swaddled in nothing
but a piece of wrapping paper she
had picked up.
"I am so tired," she said. "I was
walking in Central park near 99th at.
when I knew my baby was going to
be born and before I could go any
where he arrived. I walked and
walked, not knowing where to go
and J am too tired to walk any fur
ther." Eichler called an ambulance from,
the Reception hospital It was said
there that mother and baby, who
weighed 11 pounds, were doing well.
"How Jong did it take you to leara
to run a motor car?"
"Three or four."
No, motor cars."