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av. Went to get him oil can. Dia
monds worth $650 gone.
Policeman Rudolph Fischer, caught
in raid on hotel with woman, fired
Red Cross to bury body of "Big
Bed," unidentified "sailor, drowned on
Ethel Calton, stenographer, filed
voluntary petition in bankruptcy.
Debts piled up during illness.
VETERAN OLDFIELD HAS HAIR
Rnrnev Oldfield. lone called the
ijfcean of racing drivers, added another
eMTe. from death to his lone record
yesterday at the Elgin course, where
lie is tuning up a Delage to enter the
races Friday and Saturday.
As Oldfield came racing down the
'hill to Hairpin turn thousands of
spectators gasped as they saw flames
burst through the hood of his ma
chine and envelope his mechanician
and himself. The veteran driver
made no attempt to make the turn.
Blinded by smoke and flames he kept
his machine going straight down the
Peter Henderson was following
Oldfield in a Dusenberg. He saw the
flames and raced his car up to the
Delage and risked his life by coming
to a short stop while traveling near
ly 85 miles an hour. While his me
chanician dragged Oldfield and
Daschbach, Barney's helper, from the
car, he put out the flames with a fire
extinguisher. The Delage, which
was imported for the race a month
ago was saved.
The fastest lap yesterday was ne
gotiated by Anderson, who made 90
miles an hour. De Palma was next.
When Ohio's "'six most beautiful
'women" visited the Minnesota capi
tal the other day, on their -way to
"Frisco, Gov. W. S. Hammond, a bach
elor, turned the job of entertaining
'them over to his private secretary.
Solomon in all his wisdom never had
anything on Gov. Hammond.
CHIEF BOUND TO FIND REASON
FOR OUSTING MEN
Chief Healey must find another
way of ridding the police department
of Lieuts. John T. O'Hara, Timothy
D. Cullinan, Michtel T. Morrisey and
Sergt Thos. M. Curtin. And he says
These were four of the many
Healey marked for dismissal because,
he said, they had grown physically
incapable of performing their du
ties. Those marked for dismissal were
summoned to take a physical test
Six took the test yesterday. Sergts.
John J. Kelly and Thos. Rafter failed. .
The other four passed.
''If they pass the physical exam
ination, very well," said the chief.
"Then there must be some other
reason for their failure to give the
service I expect of them. I shall take
up each" case individually and deter
mine whether I shall prefer further
As the chief has indicated that he
wants these men out of the depart
ment, it is believed he will make good
his threat to continue in pursuit of
the goats of O'Hara, Cullinan, Mor
risey and Curtin.
Aids. Lynch, Stern and Martin of
the council's sub-committee on po
lice are going to find out if Chief
Healey is exceeding his power in
weeding out the old stalwarts of the
police force. Many believe that the
older heads are necessary for the
good conduct of the force and con
tend that these men no not need to
be Herculeses to direct the catching
Proud Young Author I think I'll
enjoy my vacation more if I travel in
cognito. Mischievous Myrtle Why not play '
safe and travel under your nom de
The success of quack doctors is one
of the proofs that money has wines-