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SCHUETTLER LOOMS STRONGER
AS NEW POLICE CHIEF
Indications grew stronger today
that the newspaper choice, Herman
P. Schuettler, would cop the job of
chief of police. This is seen as a
final attempt of the Lundin-Thomp-son
crowd to get in right with the
With murders and holdups becom
ing more and more frequent in the
city daily and with Chicago getting
a bad reputation for crime, business
men are crying for an efficient police
man in the chief's office regardless of
his political affiliations. Schuettler
is supposed to be this man.
Mayor Thompson refused to admit
or deny that Herman would be the
boss of the police department after
Jan. 1. But insiders are sure.
Criminals of the gun or light-fingered
sort, gamblers of the handbook
variety and Sunday saloons will be
prosecuted to the limit, Thompson
Celluloid wings for aeroplanes,
said to be so transparent that they
are invisible 300 feet in the air, have
been invented by a German engineer.
CLEARING THE BOARD.
FRENCH MAINTAIN VERDUN
POSITIONS IN FIERCE FIGHT
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
After vigorous engagement of f re
and hand-to-hand fighting French
forces around Chambrettes (Verdun)
sector maintained place in front of
Repulse of French advances north
of Rheims attempted after heavy ar
tillery preparation, reported.
Artillery and mine throwing en
gagements temporarily increased to
fire of considerable liveliness on both
banks of the Somme. -
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
More than 1,000 Russian- and Ruma
nian prisoners captured in partial en
gagements of Von Mackensen forces
in Rumania during last two days.
Attacks of Russian patrols along
Outin-Tomastek line in forest of the
Carpathians and of battalions on the
Valeputy road reported.
PACT LOOKS GOOD
Friends of "Mayor Thompson as
well as Aid. Merriam look on the con
ference of yesterday as a good thing.
It is dear the mayor is not going to
take the advice of his immediate po
litical henchmen while neglecting the
counsel of outsiders. This is further
shown in .the appointment of Sig
mund Zeisler and Samuel Dauchy to
the examining board which will pick
a secretary to the civil service com
mission. They are officers of the civil
service reform ass'n and Zeisler is a
member of the committee' of 100 or
ganized after tb,e suicide of Dr. Theo.
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New York. Dobbs Ferry, inventor
of community sparking, parlor, now
has community rabbit dog. Daisy
may be borrowed for hunt by any
citizen in good standing.
El Paso. 580 members 8th Ohio
national guard may be disciplined for
signing protest to Ohio newspaper
against further stay on border.