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war over sea and of work and of jobs
they must presently scurry about,
and they'll probably come -with the
sage to agree that baseball is noth
ing important to worry about!
JUDGE HEAP WAS WILLING TO
GIVE COUPLE ACHANCE
The Boston Store lost yesterday.
Young John Fitzgerald, who told
the store's detectives that he and his
wife Mary only 18 were hungry
when he was stopped with a Boston
Store overcoat on his arm, was freed.
John told Judge Heap the same
thing in the S. Clark street court yes
terday. And Judge Heap, not re
sponsible to the Boston Store, or any
other State street interest, let John
The Fitzgeralds admitted to the
Judge that they were trying to steal
an overcoat from the Boston Store
last Saturday. Their excuse was
In spite of the testimony of the
Boston Store cops, the boy's admis
sion and his apparent guilt, Judge
Heap saw a good way to satisfy Jus
tice even though the interests of the
Boston Store might be slighted. So
he freed Fitzgerald on parole.
The young pair left the courtroom
for the plant of the Mercury Manu
facturing Co., where George Bulley,
the president, has a job for the bus
band. o o
"OFF AGAIN, ON AGAIN"
The civil service commission will
reinstate Patrick O'Toole on the po
lice force next Monday. O'Toole was
discharged in disgrace 10 months ago
for accepting money from women of
the streets. Policeman John Fraw
ley, convicted by the same witness
on the same evidence marked bills
found in his possession was rein
stated by the former commission.
Pres. Coffin of the commission says
there is nothing to do but to put
O'Toole back on. He said that both
Chief Healey and Second Deputy
Schuettler approve of it
TTO TREAT INNOCENT YOUTHS
LIKE REGULAR CRIMINALS
When is a rogues' gallery?
Finger prints will in future be
taken of every boy brought into ju
venile court "But it will not be a
rogues' gallery, but only a means of
identifying second offenders," ex
plains F. J. Martinek, finger print ex
pert of civil service commission who
will be in charge. ,
By the same tokenIf the police
took Bertillion measurements of a '
man, mugged him and put the photo
in a frame labeled "Interesting Peo
ple," it wouldn't be a rogues' gallery.
Records show that a lot more than
half of the youths brought into boys
court are discharged because the
wrong they did existed only in the po-
rliceman's mind. But they will have
their finger prints taken, just the.
same, call it rogues' gallery or what
"TAPPING GRAND JURIES MUST
END," SAYS HOYNE
"Tapping grand juries for political
purposes must end." This is what
State's Att'y Hoyne Baid yesterday
when he asked Judge Burke to cite
B. J. Davis, secretary of the Anti
Saloon league, Into court for con
tempt An attachment was issued for
the arrest of Davis. He was taken
into custody this morning.
"I have evidence that Davis tam
pered with the grand jury and boasted'
of his actions," Hoyne said. "When
we get through with this case no
matter how far it may reach it will
be successfully proved that nobody
can make use of the grand 'jury for
MUCH WELCOME TO MAYOR
The Drys are going to welcome a
Mayor Thompson back to Chicago ""
with a big demonstration at the de
pot But the Wets will also be there.
The United Societies is planning to
have a crowd to "welcome" the
mayor that will dwarf the other aggregation.
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