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shoplifters. Its record is one of good
service to the stores, with lots of
convictions to the detective firm's
And City Detective Ed McGuire is
the State street shoplifting specialist
of the Chicago city detective force.
He spends most of his time sleuth
ing around the State street stores,
watching for shoplifters. And he
and his brother are said to be the
principal works of the McGuire &
"This young woman went to
Field's to buy a coat," said Erbstein.
"She tried one on and walked about
25 feet away to view the effect of it
in a mirror. She was returning from
the mirror to the saleslady when she
was told she was under arrest.
"Then City Det. Ed McGuire got on
the job. McGuire draws a salary as
a city detective and is detailed to the
McGuire & White detective .agency."
"Under what dispensation does a
city detective do the personal work
of a private agency?" Erbstein was
"Better ask that question of some
one who has something to do with
the detective force," laughed Erb
stein in reply.
"Do you contemplate an inquiry
into why a city detective is alleged to
be a partner in a priavte detective
agency, such as Ed McGuire has
been said to be?" Erbstein was
"I have nothing to Say now," said
The McGuire & White agency is
said to be the only agency in the city
having a city detective working with
it. Therefore it would be the only
agency in the city in which a mem
ber of the firm would have the power
to make an arrest without swearing
out a warrant.
The Stevens' girl's case was con
tinued until Nov. 10. It is under
stood the contention of the prosecu
tion was that Miss Stevens was
charged with shoplifting from Roths
child's store a year ago.
LINER WITH AMERICANS ON
BOARD SUNK BY U-BOAT
London, Oct 30. The Donaldson
liner Marina, flying the British flag
and numbering several American cit
izens among her crew, was sunk by
a submarine Saturday afternoon
with heavy loss of life.
The first advices received here
said that 70 of her crew were miss
ing, only 34 having been landed.
Later a Lloyd's dispatch from Rock
haven asserted that a patrol boat
had rescued the crew, making it un
certain whether there were any cas
ualties. The steamer was sent to
the bottom by shell fire.
Washington, Oct. 30, Two Amer
icans were members of the crew of
the British .steamer Marina sunk
Saturday, Consul Frost at Queens
towa cabled the state department to
day. There were also five Filipinos
in the crew, he said. The Marina
was sunk by gunfire, Frost said.
FORMER WAR SECY DENIES
SENATOR LODGE STORY
New York, Oct 30. At opening
today of a sizzling homestretch of
political campaign both sides claimed
victory Nov. 7.
Today found Hughes paying his
second visit to Ohio battleground,
while Pres. Wilson prepared to leave
tomorrowfor Buffalo and then swing
into New York city .Thursday.
The most important over-Sunday
developments were Hughes' assuance
of "My conception of the presidency"
and ex-Ass't Sec'y of War Brecken
ridge's denial of Sen. Lodge's claims
that Wilson added a tamd postscript
to Lusitania note, but withdrew
under threat of cabinet resignations.
KILLS GIRL SHOOTS SELF
Jas. Pendies, 2841 N. Robey, met
Miss Tillie Poppel, his sweetheart, as
she came from a cigar factory, 1466
W. Madison sL, .today, fired a bullet
into her head, then blew out his awn
brains. The girl died on the way to