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TESTIMONY OF SLEUTH WINGE
MAY BRING IMPORTANT PROBE
Chicago was treated to a. new spec
tacle yesterday that may develop into
an important investigation. Det.
Serg't Albert K. Winge furnished the
spectacle while a witness in the
' Thompson-Lundin case against Capt.
0 W. P. O'Brien.
l Winge on his salary of $118 a
month owns an automobile, thirty
silk shirts, twelve new suits of latest
cut clothes, pays $30 a month for a
flat, $25 a month for a housekeeper,
and out of the rest of his salary pays
the grocer, butcher, electric light MIL
gas bills, etc., and still has enough
left to buy diamonds and put some
money in the bank, according to his
Winge was put on the stand as the
star witness of the Thompson-Lun-lin-Healey
clique. The administra
tion is trying hard to "get" O'Brien
because he gave information against
CWef Healey. Winge is said to
nurse an ancient grudge against
O'Brien, under whom he formerly
This grudge dates back to a time
when Pearl Dwyer, keeper of a dis
orderly flat, made a complaint
against Winge that ' resulted in
O'Brien filing charges against Winge.
PearL Dwyer charged Winge with
beating her after they had been ciose
On the stand yesterday Winge ad
mitted that he had been so close to
Pearl Dwyer and other women of
the redlight district that he had paid
their bills, but with their money. He
appeared indignant at the sugges
tions of Fletcher Dobyns, att'y for
O'Brien," that they had given Mm
Winge in Ms desire to "get"
O'Brien said women of the district
had paid protection money. When
pressed for details he said he had
merely heard such gossip.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Guild and H.
H, Grigg of the Juvenile Protective
ass'n testified to bad conditions in
SWIFT'S DUMMY OWNER SUES
Three years ago Loujs C. Ehle was
the public and dummy owner of $2,
500,000 worth of cotton oil mills in
southern states privately and secret- -ly
and actually owned through de
clarations of trust held by Swift &
Ehle's suit for $200,000 filed yes
terday against Henry Veeder, cMef
counsel for Swift & Co., and other
persons, aims to collect damages.
Veeder was leading witness against
Ehle in, a forgery trial in which Ehle
The suit filed by Ehle Saturday,
aiming to collect $250,000 from the
packing firms of Swift, Armour and
Morris packing companies, is said to
have a connection with a bank ac
count of $200-,000 held by Ehle at the
time he was president of the Louis C.
Ehle OJ1 Mills.
EMe was suddenly thrown out of
his place as an oil magnate. A bill
he filed in superior court in 1914
asked many questions of the packers
about tMs $200,000. They imply
that the $200,000 was Ehle's personal
cash account and was raided by legal
or banking trickery.
HELEN SIMS STILL MISSING
Helen Sims, 14, 5134 Kenmore av.,
a student at the Lake View Mgh
school, who disappeared Nov. 24,
wMle on her way to school, is still
missing. She wore a blue serge suit,
light blue hat and black shoes. She
is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and has light
hair and blue eyes. Martha Wallace,
18, 2923 W. Monroe, employe of
Sears, Roebuck & Cd., is still missing.
Ethel Hollitt, 17, 2752 W. Jackson,
missing. May have eloped.
New York. Someone who doesn't
want name made public gave $600,
000 to Columbia univ. for school o