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POLICE GET NEW CLEW IN THE
, Dr. W. J. Marvel, 4328 Union av.,
told a story today that the police be
lieve gives them a definite clew in
the Louis Lichtenstein murder.
Dr. Marvel said hewas called last
night to treat-bullet wounds in the
left side of the neck and right breast
of a man at 4362 Emerald av., who
g. e his name as Thos" Inns.
The man told Dr. Marvel that he
had been shot by a robber in a hold
up last night, so the doctor thought
it all right and treated him.
Detectives rushed out to 4362 Em
erald av., but the wounded man had
A. P. Chase, 46, 7214 S. Green, was
arrested today by. the Stock Yards
police. Chase, say the police, was a
crony of Inns', but he denied know
ing anything about the murder. He
said he had not seen Inns since" 9
o'clock last night.
Wm. Caladanellio, 821 Latrobe av.,
who died at the West Side hospital
today before police ha'd a chance to
question him, was not concerned in
last night's murder, it was estab
lished later today. Caladanellio was
wounded at Congress and Aberdeen
8ts. two weeks ago. .
The police had three knotty mur
ders on their hands for solution to
day. Practically every detective in
the city had instructions to follow
up clues on the three crimes.
The most startling of the three oc
curred last night in the exclusive
district at 55th and .Prairie av. Louis
Lichtenstein, advertising man for the
Evening Post, was shot and killed by
three armed bandits, who held him
up as he stepped out of his auto in
a garage, two doors from his house at
5418 Prairie av.
I In the machine was Emil Noel, his
Brother-in-law, and with him in a bag
were jewels worth $25,000. These
were the quest of the robbers.
They stuck up Lichtenstein, but he
resisted and jumped at them. Three
bullets killed him instantly. Noel I
1 also fell back into the car as a bul
let grazed his skull. N
One of the robbers started beating
him with a revolver, but Noel reach
ed for his gun and shot his assailant
in the neck. Then the bandits fled
without the jewels.
The first clue of the police came
when Noel identified a picture of
George Irwin, "brains" of the black
mail gang recently exposed by the
government He is being sought to
gether with other members of the
Charlie Matthews, 21, 2011 Howe
st., was killed in a saloon fight.
James McMahon, 725 Monroe St.,
EvanVton, was taken into custody
late last nights He admitted mixing
in the battle.
A barber shop crap game is blamed
for the-murder of Arthur Leeb, 1303
S. Crawford av., salesman, shot at
508 W. Chicago av. The police are
on the trail of a"h unidentified Italian.
WITH THE CANDIDATES TODAY
Prohibitionist J. Frank Hanly is
touring Pennsylvania and Western
New York. He will speak tonight at
Buffalo, N. Y.
Socialist Allan L. Benson was
scheduled to speak at Phoenix Ariz.
Democratic President Wilson will
give a "Farmers' Day" speech at
Shadow Lawn this afternoon.
Republican Charles E. "Hughes
rested in New York today after his
PARK BOND ISSUE ON ROCKS
The $2,450,000 proposed bond is
sue for narks and bathing beaches is
on the rocks.
Mayor Thompson says the special
parks committee of the council can
not control expenditures and there
fore cannot be given the cash if the
issue were voted through at election.
Members of the finance committee
say Thompson is holding out because
he wants to boss the special parks
They are trying to arbitrate today.