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ANOTHER MAN GIVEN CHOICE
OF PEN OR STERILIZATION
David Housch can escape a prison
sentence by agreeing to submit to
an operation for sterilization, he was
told yesterday by Judge Claire Ed
wards in a Waukegan court. Housch
has a police record of annoying girls.
His mother has agreed to the oper
ation. Levin Shapiro, the 65-year-old
man who last Saturday was given a
week by Judge Marcus Kavanagh to
decide between sterlizatio-and 20
years in Joliet, has reconsidered his
first decision to undergo the opera
tion. iNow he says -religious scruples
and sentiment among his relatives
may cause him to choose the prison
sentence, which both he and Judge
Kavanagh have said means death for
him soon, as he is not in good health.
ARREST YOUTH AS SUSPECT IN
ASSAULT ON TEACHER
Gemmel, Minn., Oct 16. Giving
his name as Adolph Finneman, 17, a
former employe of the Minneapolis
Journal, a youth today was arrested
as a suspect in the assault on Olga
Dahl, the pretty schoolteacher, who
was dragged from her lonely log
cabin schoolhouse, tied to a tree and
assaulted. Finneman was taken to
Grand Rapids, where he faced Miss
RUMANIANS IN RETREAT, SAYS
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Rumanian reinforcements, rushed up
in effort to block Austro-German
drive through Transylvania, halted
and defeated southeast of Marien
burg. Recapture of Kronstadt, principal
city of Transylvania, was preceded
by violent street fighting. Rumanians
everywhere are in retreat.
Christiania. A Russian destroyer
sank two German submarines and
crippled another in an engagement
off the Murman coast Saturday, the
Morgen Bladet reported today.
Paris. Despite almost constant
rain of past ten days, French have
methodically and uninterruptedly
continued northeastward rush until
they have finally captured dominat
ing points of Sailly-Saillisel, on the
crest -'of ridge over which runs the
Norwegian Lutheran Deaconess
hospital wants $150,000 building
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