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Southern Traction car was hit by
200 suspicious characters rounded
up by "flying squads."
Jacob Fallgren, 45, killed by I. C.
Ursula Noyes, Boston, has taken
charge of Chicago chapter of Red
Old Glory Post No. 798 endorsed
Prayers for nation offered in sev-i
eral Chicago churches Sunday. ,
Two masked and armed bandits
robbed the Vogelsang restaurant at
1652 N. ClaVk st. of $200. Overlook
' ed $2,000 that patrons hid.
FIREMEN SEEK MORE BODIES IN
HOTEL FIRE 30 DEAD
Minneapolis, Feb. 12. Police early
today said that at least 30 persons
had been killed in the Kenwood ho
tel, which burned last night.
Firemen are searching the smok
ing ruins for bodies of persons miss
ing. Explosion of gasoline in basement
believed to have caused blaze. Most
of fire apparatus was in service at
another fire when alarm came in and
zero weather hampered effective
Mrs. Lucile Squire, 30, killed in
jump from window. Five who were
ready to jump fell to death in flames
when ledge on which they were
standing gave way.
Only one fire escape on building.
New York. Count lllya Tolstoi,
denied right to speak in Columbia
university hall, said: "Russia will be
surprised to hear this."
Washington. Federal shipping
board asks Pres. Wilson to use idle
army transports in coastwise ship
ping trade through Panama canal.
London. The London Times in
creases price to 4 cents a copy, ac
count cost of white paper, and an
nounces another increase seems imminent.
HOYNE EXPLAINS THE "BUYING
State's Att'y Hoyne last night said
that the reason he sprang the stuff
about detective sergeants buying
promotion to lieutenant jobs was
that one of the number he accuses,
Lieut. Wm. Coles, is slated for the
place as head of the detective bu
reau. It had not been announced
that Capt. Larkin, now chief of de
tectives, was to be moved.
He repeated his charges that Coles
had paid Lieut. Michael Delaney $300
for his promotion, along with at
least a half dozen other men of the
rank. Delaney was also made a lieu
tenant at the same time.
Chief of Police Schuettler said he
would not suspend the accused lieu
tenants unless they were indicted by
Hoyne. He praised Coles as one of
the most efficient men on the. force.
COMMANDS U. S. ARMY IN WEST
Major General J. Franklin Bell, in
Command of Western Department of
U. S. Army.
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