Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
station and Patrol Sergeant Frank
Shannessy hurried to the place with
a wagonload of police.
In the Mitchell saloon at 39th st.
and Calumet av. Shannessy found
Policemen James Murphy and Ed
ward Purtell swaying about the
place, berating the frightened bar
tender. Shannessy grabbed the wild pair
and took their weapons frfom them.
They were marched to the station
and locked up.
A hurried investigation by the po
lice disclosed the actions of the two
Murphy, from Stanton av. station,
met Purtell, who travels out of Hin
man av. station, at Archer av. and
Halsted st. at 3 a. m., today.
The pair made the rounds of all
the saloons they could find open and
at about 10 o'clock found themselves
staggering about on the sidewalk in
front of Jung's laundry.
They lurched in the place and
grabbed the Chinaman.
"Where's the woman you have
here?" Murphy asked, according to
the other policeman.
The Chinaman answered that he
had none. Murphy then is said to
have drawn his club and hit Jung on
the head with it.
"Where's the woman?" Murphy
bawled at the unfortunate China
man, who was now on the floor. "I'll
shoot you if you don't get her."
The Chinaman cried that he had
no woman, screamed for aid and
begged the officers to take him to the
Murphy is then accused of draw
ing a revolver and firing a shot into
the body of the man. After exam
ining the laundry, the two policemen
staggered out to the saloon where
Shannessy found them.
Chief of Police C. C. Healey was
called by Shannessy as soon as the
drunken pair was taken to the station.
"Strip them of their stars. I want I
this investigated fully," the chief
Murphy has been on the force for
seven years and has seen consider
able strike duty. Purtell is a new
DEUTSCHLAND NEARS NORFOLK
READY FOR RUN TO SEA
Mnrfnll Vo A..n- O At
day Norfolk and Newport News wera V
nearly blind from the strain of look
ing across the tumbling waters out
side Hampton Roads in the hope of
glimpsing super-submarine Deutsch
land going by on her way out to sea.
Nobody realized the hope. Deutsch-
land, by the best word reaching the
harbor, was stilPsomewhere between
Tengier island and the harbor. At 9
o'clock she was reported 15 miles
below Tengier island and slowly
nearing Cape Charles. It was confi
dently expected she would slip
through the mass of waiting craft
here soon after noon.
The Deutschland passed Tangier
island, 50 miles up from Cape
Charles, at 6:00 o'clock this morn
ing, but had not been "heard from
nearer Norfolk at 8:30 a. m. In this
port it was believed she might not
come into Hampton Roads until
Some possibility that the Deutsch
land would shoot on' out through the
capes without touching here was
seen in the fact that the thick weath
er of early morning made conditions
perfect for the hazard. Heavy haze
concealed boats at distance of two
DEMANDS GERMANY RESTORE
BELGIUM AND SERBIA
London, Aug. 2. England regards
as an essential part of any peace
conditions the restoration by Ger
many of Belgium and Serbia, both
materially and economically and the
repairing of devastated portions of
France and Russia, Premir Asquith
today declared in speech in commons.