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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:54; sunset, 5:15.
Thos. Borsis and Jas. Sahris given
2 years and '18 months respectively
in Leavenworth prison. Gaunterfeit
ing. John J. Halpin, former chief of de
tectives, convicted of conspiracy,
taken to Joliet prison. Numbered
5231. Sentenced from one to five
Victor V. lanello, 2746 Van Buren,
freed of arson charge.
Mrs. Catherine Crawford, 82, 3218
Indiana av., died of burns incurred.
Feb. 2 when mattress caught fire.
Mrs. Leigh Wickham, 4519 Vincen
nes av., filed answer to John Wick
ham's divorce suit. Said he was
Fred Frantz, ballplayer, wants di
vorce from Florence Palm Frantz,
3828 Osgood. Infidelity charged.
Named Arthur Smith and Geo. Guts
middle. Benj. Cohen, jailguard, accident
ally shot self in leg.
Dog's barking saved occupants of
burning bldg. at 1233 Frontier. Tony
Anderss, suspected of starting fire,
tried to hang self in cell.
Edw. Wagner, 1238 Chicago av.,
holdup suspect, jumped from 2d
atory window to dodge police. Both
Seventh Regiment, I. N. C, to start
recruiting campaign. Hope to form
Mrs. Victor Wolff, Maywood, found
4-year-old boy wandering in street.
Said his name is Philip Schneider.
Carl Meltzer, chief gardener of the
school board, under fire again on
charge of flying German flag on his
Mayor Thompson to start fight on
Judge Scully's' election com'n re
commends four-years' registration as
Sylvester Lichtner, J. E. Marks and
I V. Henrici, motormanv hurt when
ctreet car hit coal truck on 63d st
O. J. C. Wray, att'y for Ernest Wal
lace, sentenced to gallows for mur
ders of Jacob Levine and Harry Mon
rie, says "lifer" in Joliet committed
Judge Landis' ordered quiz into the
late Fritz von Frantzius' affairs con
tinued.v Lela Jackson, Manteno, got war
rant for Glen Dougherty, said to be
son of wealthy Kankakee merchant
Said he refuses to support their child.
PROCHOWSKI, GOLD COAST
ROBBER, ILL IN JAIL
Considerable anxiety was express
ed by attaches of State's Att'y Hoyne
for the condition of Adam Prochow
ski, gold coast burglar who con
fessed that he worked with protec
tion from police and politicians on
the North Side. He is ill at the
County hospital with pneumonia and
The fact that Lem Nutter, another
star witness for Hoyne and a mem
ber of the same gang with Prochow
ski, died in the County jail from the
same disease a week after he was
sent there caused a rumor today
that Hoyne was investigating Pro
chowski's illness as the result of a
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CHICAGO TELEPHONE CO. BOSS
SAYS HE PAID BRIBE
The vice president of the Chicago
Telephone Co., on witness stand, un
der oath, yesterday said that he
bribed a union official to betray the
workers he represented.
Horace Hill was the business man
who confessed entering into the al
leged deal with Mike Boyle, business
agent for Local 134 of the Interna
tional Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers, by which Boyle was to call
off a proposed strike against the new
telephone building. He said he paid
Boyle is on trial on charges of