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SEVERAL HELD IN DEATH OF
Several men were in custody to
day after the police made an investi
gation of the death of Richard Se
cord of 753 N. Long av., a private
detective with the Thiel agency,
when he ventured Into the wilds
back of the yards and stopped in the
saloon of M. Sullivan at 47th and
Princeton av. Railroad workers and
gang ruffianefmistook him for a spot
- ter who has been reporting the men
when they visit saloons in the neigh
borhood. They beat him to death.
THERE IS HOPE!
The fresh vegetable market "eased
off" yesterday as prospects for a
good spring crop in and around Cook
'coumnty grew brighter, A drop in
vegetable prices will result.
August Geweke, president of the
Cook County Truck Gardeners' and
Farmers' ass'n, said the prices of
fresh foods should be cut ii half
within a week or two.
Sol Westerfeld, vice president of
the Retail Grocers ass'n, warned
housewives not to buy articles in
glass jars which cost more than the
MRS. DAVIDSON WINS DIVORCE
Mrs. Mary L. Davidson, 7330 Al
bion av., was granted a divorce and
$11,000 from O. H. Davidsonofficial
of the Blair Engineering Co., by a
jury in Judge Foell's court today. She
charged him with being unfaithful.
Mrs. Geo. H. White, 7204 Princeton
av., and Gertrude M. Evans, 5938
Prairie av., wera named" by Mrs.
Davidson. Davidson denied the
charges. $4,000 of the alimony was
ordered paid at once and the rest in
$100 weekly instalments.
PREACHER QUITS H. C. OF L.
.At the meeting of the Chicago
Presbytery yesterday, the Rev. Geo.
T. Arnold resigned from the pastor
ate of Trinity Presbyterian church,
Laramie av. and Fulton, st, because
the income was insufficient to sup
port himself and family. An appeal
is reported to have been made to the
Carbery, 111 , church to increase the
pay of its pastor, Rev. Ivan Smith,
$200 a year.
o o r-
GUARD PRESIDENT WILSON
EVEN BY TELEPHONE
To be sure of Pres Wilson's safet
each guard at the gates of the white
house has a telephone box from
which he may call for help, if needed.
by being connected direct with the ,
president's special detective head
quarters. WIVES SURPRISE BRYSON
A little surprise awaited Frances
Parker Bryson when he appeared for
trial on a confidence game charge in
the Hyde Park police court yester
day. Two ladies, both claiming to be '
wives Of his, droprwd into the court,
told Judge Grain m about it and
asked that Bryson b" held untifa
police officer from Indiana arrived.
Judge Graham did hold him for the
Indiana authorities, but meanwhile
he held him to the grand jury on
the confidence game charges which
were preferred by the Woodlawa
Trust and Savings Bank.