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-THE DAY BOOK -ONE CENT
ARREST MAN ANP WOMAN IN
JOHNSON MURDER HUNT
A stiff grilling of two prisoners ar
rested late last night, the police be
lieve, may clear up the murder of
Policeman Bror Johnson and the
$1,000 robbery of Cook's agency last
Fred Pace and a woman known as
his wife, Mrs. Pearl Pace, according
to police, are the prisoners. They
were taken into custody from a room
ing house at 955 Altgeld st. They
denied connection with the murder of
the traffic policeman.
The tip which led to their arrest
was given by a conductor of the C. B.
& Q. Ry., who told the police that a
pair answering descriptions of the
Cook agency robbers had come into
Chicago Thursday on his train.
The trail of the pair on the train
led to the rooming house and the
Paces were arrested.
SUIT AGAINST CHIEF HEALEY
TODAY IN FENDER LAW
Hearing on the mandamus suit to
force Chief of Police Healey to en
force the fender law is set for today.
A fender company filed the suit.
Healey, according to the bill, has
refused to issue certificates of ap
proval to the fender company, al
though the product of the firm has
been passed as efficient by a board
of city engineers appointed for the
His claim has been that the fender
law is not legal Such a opinion from
the corporation counsel's office he
gives as basis for this statement.
Backers of fenders for auto trucks
claim that his business is to enforce
the law and then, if the ordinance is
illegal, it will be declared so by a
court not by the corporation coun
Carpenters' Union No. 10 will give
stag and smoker tonight, Becker's
hall, 4358 S. State. Question of mak
ing donation to Western Federation
of Miners will be voted upon. All
members and their friends welcome.
Plasterers' special meeting tonight,
Electrical workers and friends in
vited to attend second reception and
ball, United Electrical League of
North Side, Upper Lincoln Turner
hall, Sheffield av. and Diversey pkw.,
Sat, 8 p. m.
24th Ward Socialists will hold
bunco party, Lower Social Turner
Hall, Paulina st, Fri. Dancing till 12.
Study Club of Political Economy
and Socialism holds discussion meet
ing every Thurs., 8 p. m., Hull House,
3d floor. No admission fee, no collec
tion. For further particulars address
Miss Antoinette Pope, 716 S. Harmi
Dr. George Apfelbach, director of
the Occupational Disease Clinic, will
lecture on "Occupational Hygene" in
the auditorium of the Chicago Turn
Gemeinde, 830 N. Clark st, tonight
A set of lantern slides showing the
conditions of certain Chicago indus
tries will be shown.
BITS OF NEWS
Minnie Werner, who jumped from
15th floor of Transportation bldg.,
getting well. Broken shoulder only
injury. Fell on wagon load of paper
Lucy Martin, Virginia hotel, had
pearl brooch stolen in auto show.
Rain and colder Wednesday, possi
bly changing to snow in the after
noon or night; Thursday snow and
colder; moderate to fresh northeast
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