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HOYNE MAKES NINE ARRESTS T
GOLD COAST FEELS BETTER
The Gold Coast breathed a little
easier today as State's Att'y Hoyne
jumped in to clean up the mystery of
the million-dollar burglars who
picked the swellest homes on Lake
Shore drive to do their'burgling.
As a result of Hoyne's efforts since
yesterday morning nine arrests were
made. The state's attorney says the
gold coast mystery is just about
cleared up. Among the captured
suspects is Adam Prochowski, the
chloroform burglar, wlio was picked
up six months ago with about $100,
000 worth of stolen valuables in his
He was arrested along with Gus
Zeidler, a farmer, on the Zeidler
place near Evansville, Ind. The farm
is said to have been a, clearing house
for stolen autos and valuables taken
from the homes of Chicago's rich.
Leonard Olson, a third member of
the gang, was picked up on the North
Side late last night An actress,
whose name is withheld, was taken
with him. She had a lot of valuable
jewelry that is held for identification.
Others "who were taken by Hoyne:
Lemuel Nutter who is said to have
conducted numerous gambling
games. His bonds were increased to
day to $35,000.
Nathan Silver, 21st ward saloon
keeper and said to be a friend of
"Prince Arthur" Quinn.
Harry Turberg, partner of Silver
in the saloon of Silver & Turberg at
670 North Clark street
James M. Miller, 959 North Lock
wood av., said to be a partner of
An unnamed man wjho was appre
hended near West Chicago and North
Marguerita Nelson, former chorus
girl, who has posed as wife of Olson.
One of the men arrested is said to
have made a complete confession
concerning the auto thieves graft.
Many stolen cars haye' been recov-
Hoyne in a statement today ..said:
that Arthur Quinn was friendly with
members of the gang.
It was reported that Nutter and
Olson had confessed.
PEACE DESIRABLE, BUT TIME
NOT OPPORTUNE, SAY
London, Jan. 25. "President Wil-
son's speech had this aim to gain,
peace now and secure peace for the
future. This is our aim, and our
This was phrase from Chancellor
of Exchequer Bonar 'Law's speech of
last night that was regarded here to
day as England's official answer to
American suggestions. Editorial '
comment regarded it as sufficient an-"
swer, taken with Bonar Law's re- -minder
to United States that Arner-1
ica has a share of responsibility hr.
past and present.
British opinion as expressed b
Bonar Law and editorial comment ofr
the newspapers is that a future world
peace will not be possible until such.
conditi6ns as have disturbed peace in
the past are eradicated now by force:
JAP DIET DISSOLVED TRY TO.
Tokio, Jan. 25. The Japanese diet
was dissolved today, bringing the in-i
ternal political situation to a crisis?
Dissolution of the diet will force a
An attempt was made to assassi
nate Yukio Ozaki, former minister
xof justice and leader of the consti
tutional party, when he was ad
dressing a meeting called to demand
resignation of the cabinet. His as
sailants were beaten and arrested.
Mayor Thompson, in response to
questions today said he would revoke
Geo. Graham's saloon license if so
recommended by Chief Schuettlerl
Horace Burke, city water pipe ex
tension dep't, involved in thefts of
, city equipment, js report,