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DEPARTMENT STORES SHINE
IN COURT NEWS OF THE DAY
Department store mashers, pick
pockets and shoplifters figured today
in the news of trust newspapers.
In every story the name of the de
partment store concerned was care
fully left out
After a fist battle in front of Mar
shall Field & Co.'s store, Alice Burns
of 2601 Calumet av. was taken into
custody by Policewoman Alice Cle
All the papers told part of the story,
the fact that pickpockets are wprk
ing State street stores regularly
being top small for mention. Miss
Burns, with a "pal," was looking
things over in Marshall Field's "when
the policewoman first saw her.
The case of John Fitzgerald, 21,
who was picked up with his wife,
Mary just 18 in the Boston Store,
John was stopped by store detec
tives in the Boston Store last Satur
day. They claim he was trying to
get away with an overcoat
His young wife was not even book
ed when it was seen that they had no
case against her.
But the fair name of the Boston
Store has' been carefully protected in
all newspaper accounts.
What seemed to be a proof that
mashers were making the round in
loop department stores was present
ed in the case of Anthony Coorlin,
1607 Jackson blvd.
He was arrested after Miss Doro
thy Thomilson of 3033' Michigan, av.
said he followed her through Man-,
del's, Carson-Pirie's and then across
to Wabash and Madison sts.
Coorlin appeared in court today
and Miss Thomilson did not, so he
was freed. He said that the case was
John Rudis, watchman, Liquid
Carbonic Co., 340 E. Illinois, bound
and gagged by robbers. Missed $500.
I SHOULD WORRY '
By Jim Manee
I don't have to worry 'bout
The price of wheat or corn.
If prices jump or drop my pocket-
Book will not be torn.
The many "corners" big men get
Have caused a lot of shocks.
But I should worry, I should fret,
'Cause I 'don't deal in stocks.
P. S. All I deal in is'a poker game
now and then.
TRAEGER SAYS THE COUNTY
SALOONS WONT CLOSES
Sheriff John Traeger announced
his final decision today not to enforce
the Sunday closing law in towns out
side of Chicago. He declared he could
see no reason why he should interfere
with the officials whose duty it is to
see that All the Taws are obeyed.
Reform leaders have rested upon
the shoulders' of Sheriff Traeger re
sponsibility for closing on Sunday
the county saloons.
'We are going to give Sheriff
Traeger a chance," said Arthur Bur
rage Farwell, president of the Law
and Order league. "Sheriff Traeger,
like Mayor Thompson, took an oath
of office to enforce the laws, The saf
frons of the county must close on
There are reform leaders who are
willing to attempt securing an indict
ment against Traeger for malfeas
ence of office unless he closes up 'the
county saloons on Sunday.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and pro
visions up. Dec. wheat close, $1.08.
NEW YORK STOCKS. War ba
bies continued to advance in active
Showers this afternoon; partly
cloudy and cooler tonight; Thursday
fair and copier; moderate southwest
-to west winds. Temperature Tues
day:. .Highest, 73i lowest;.61
Lua. - m . , Av.. M.