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TWO WEST SIDE BOYS BATTLE
TIMBER WOLF FINALLY SHOT
Like one of the late Jack London's
famous far north stories brought to
life, was the experience of two West
Side boys Sunday who battled an
honest-to-goodness timber wolf.
Mrs. Mary Fenriell and sons, Frank
and James, were at dinner at their
home, 720 N. Hamlin av. A yelp
from "Jack," a pet dog, brought the
two boys to the back door. "Jack"
was huddled in.a corner of the porch
with a big husky wolf giving him the
The two boys grabbed an axe and
a'ball bat and then a real fight start
ed. The wolf was game and fought
like -mad. One of the boys lassoed
the animal with a clothes line but
.sharp teeth cut the rope. Frank wals
badly bitten and James' clothes were
torn. Neighbors sent in a riot call
and after the boys had the wolf
down three times, only to have it
get away again, Det Serg'ts Flanni
gan and Walsh shot him.
POLICE HOLD DR. KEYSBOE TO
DO SOME PROBING
Known to residents of aristocrat
ic Austin as Dr. Clarence J. Keysboe
of 1016 Central av., identified by the
police as a member of a gang of auto
thieves, and known to his wife as a
drug clerk, the actual standing of a
man believed to be Clarence Win
chell, former big league pitcher, is
in doubt today. But the police are
Winchell was pinched yesterday as.
he stepped Into an auto m front of
the Unity bldg., where he has offices.
The machine was stolen, - police
think. So they say Dr. Keysboe is
either the victim of a mistaken iden
tity or he is a bad egg.
HEALEY BACK ON JOB .
. Chief of Police Healey was back
on the job thjs morning. Had been
to Jacksonville, Fla. Said he did not
intend to resign. Didn't know- what
he was spins t,q do the Hoyne's,
25 coppers case. Said all he wanted
from the finance committee was a
thousand more coppers.
COP BATTLES AUTO BANDITS
CAR WRECKED ESCAPE
Patrolman James F. Miliin battled
with five auto thieves last night after
they had stolen a car from in front
of 2228 W. Chicago av. The machine
was wrecked against the front of a
house and all five men escaped. One
is believed wounded.
When the car sped past the officer
he emptied his gun after it. The oc
cupants dropped to the floor. Driver
lost control, running into home of
Mv StansH, 730 N. California. The
five jumped and ran. Extra caps and
overcoats were found inside the
auto. Police believe a series of hold
ups had been planned.
SUE SIEGEL-COOPER'S ATER
ARREST AS SHOPLIFTERS
Coming into Siegel-Cooper's to
shop arid being picked up as shoplift
ers is the grievance which Mary
"Rowefand Helen and Florence Pow
ers hold against the store which
caused them to file suits aggregating
After Siegel-Cooper detectives had
tried to force them into admitting
they were stealing articles from the
store, the girls were released.
VILLA LOOTSCITY FLEES
WITH SUPPLY TRAINS
El Paso, Dec. 4. After systemat
ically looting and evacuating Chihua
hua City, Villa today is marching
westward toward mountains of
Western Chihuahua, carrying four
trainloads of loot and supplies. In
first message exchanged after wires
were reopened between Chihuahua
City and the border nothing was said
of fate of six Americans known td
have been in Chihuahua City.
'Rah for Serbia! She's got enough
of her territory back for her king to
git on. anyhow.