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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 15, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:10; sunset, 4:20.
Ed Whitney, alleged clairvoyant,
arrested, charged with swindling peo
ple in Kentucky.
Estate of MichaelJSpade shown to
be worth $500,000 in probate court
Judge Caverly fined two vagrants
'carrying guns $200. "Dangerous,"
he said.
Grand opera patron or thief took
$1,800 brooch at Auditorium, Dec. 3,
is report
Mrs. Irene Wedlake released by
police. Didn't know how husband
was murdered.
Garfield Sullivan, 17, 3712 Parnoll
av., held to grand jury for stealing
auto.
Jury disapproved police shooting
in daylight in exonerating Policeman
Deas in accidental shooting of Miss
Ellen Daley, 69.
Fred Shea, suspect in Venus mur
der, released by police.
Negro burglar got jewelry and
clothes worth $25 from home of Ed
Pierce, 9841 Longwood drive.
Ed Cromwell, 50, 3104 South Park
av., suicided. Despondent Cut
throat
Joe Drapp fell in river watching
motorboat Rescued.
Two men ran when they saw po
lice. Arrested. Stolen property
found in rooms. Alleged to be burglars.
Arthur Raithel, champion swim
mer, won't go to Honolulu with I. A.
C. Wife won't let him.
35th st business men's carnival
opened last night. To close Christ-
1X13.5 GVG
Meyer Weiner, 815 W. Marshfield,
held up yesterday afternoon at
Throop and Congress. Watch and
$16.
Mrs. Maud Carter slightly hurt
when street car struck her electric at
22d and Lawndale.
Three boy auto bandits raided gro
cery of E. L. Lightfoot, 747 E. 48th.
Got $35.
George Clarke, 5312 Magnolia av.,
found in dazed condition in Dayton,
O., suffering from aphasia. Father
to bring him back.
Patrick Grady, saloonkeeper, 725
S. Crawford av., shot at three men
who tried to hold up place. Robbers
escaped.
Forty-three men arrested in gam
bling raid on Store of Karr & Ken
nedy, 838 N. Clark.
Michael Dudacek, 1615 Blue Island
av.. slashed wife and kilted self with
butcher knife while drunk.
Swimming pool to cost $75,000 will
be installed in Union park by west
park board.
Mary Armstrong, 16, 5301 Wood
lawn av., arrested on complaint of
mother. Out too late at night.
Building at 55 E. Grand av., where
three were burned to death, called
flretrap by Fire Chief O'Connor.
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HALPIN GUILTY OF TAKING
BRIBE OUT ON BONDS
John J. Halpin, former chief of de
tectives and one of the mightiest
of men who have ruled in Chicago
police circles, is guilty. The jury
which heard the testimonv asrainst
him in Judge Baldwin's court decid
ed his fate. The verdict was returned
last night after the jury had been out
five hours.
The sentence may be from one to
five years in prison. It is believed
the jury favored a short sentence and
it asked the judge if it might not de
termine what the sentence should
be. Judge Baldwin said nix. Halpin
is out on $45,000 bond until Saturday,
when his attorney will plead for a
new trial.
WE'LL BITE WHAT IS IT?
Birchwood. Wis. What is thf cpy
of a mince pie? If mincemeat fniinrf
.In a Birchwood home is buck the
nunter is not liable, if it is doe he
has violated the game law
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