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cles. Miss Brinkley shbuld be
careful. Pneumonia is danger
ous. Emil Zuhlke, Adair, Iowa, shot
and killed himself in a room in the
Commercial hotel, 538 S. Wa
Grant Reidout, negro, found
guilty of murder of Thomas M.
iTierney, and sentenced to 14'
years in the pen.
Dr. Frank Deacon of the
Rhodes ave. hospital acquitted ofr
charge of striking Mrs. Dorothy
Hunter, a former patient.
Mrs. Delia Harless, 1130 N.
'Clark, arrested for beating up
saloon man whom she alleged
sold her husband liquor. Husband
helped take her to jail.
President Bartzen of county
board last night spoke at meet
ing of Chicago Undertakers' as
sociation. r 'Angelo Curpea, 103 S. Peoria,
arrested, suspected by police of
being concerned in several store
Two horses belonging to J.
Tofneta, 1823 W. 13th street,
killed by fall of ice and snow from
roof of six-story building at 440
Erick Anderson, 1138 N. Ked
zie, killed, when pipe leading to
ammonia condenser in power
house of Armour & Co., in the
stockyards, burst. Three other
men injured, but will recover. '
John Butch, known on West
Side as "Thundering John," fined
$85 and costs on charge of carry--ing
concealed weapons in Max
well street court. He had beaten
two policemen so seriously they,
had to be carried to a hospital.
POLICE B'LAME MAYOR
FOR TAXI ROBBERY
New York, Feb. 16. This vil
lage is 'some excited over the rob
bery of the East River National
Bank messengers in the heart of
the business district yesterday.
The financial district is swarm
ing with plain clothes men. Dep
uty Police Commissioner Dough
erty and Inspector Hughes, of
the detective bureau, have been
told bluntly that they've got to
get the robbers in a hurry or get
And Dougherty and Hughes
have no idea in the world how
they aVe going to get the rob
They have wired to Chicago,
St. Louis, Cleveland and Kansas
City, and other western cities to
know if there are any crooks
missing, and that's about the ex
tent of the clues they have to the
Also, the police blame Mayor
Gaynor for it. They say the
mayor's order forbidding 'un
necessary arrests" has brought all
the crooks in the United States
to New York for the harvest.
Business men today defied the
law making the possession1 of
deadly weapons a felony. Nearly,
all of them carried automatic re
volvers, and such weapons were
in plain sight near the hands of
cashiers iand clerks in most of the
banks and business houses.