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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 10, 1912, Image 2

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receiving money for his testi
mony. The latter took Bird by
the arm and asked him to go back
into the court room. Bird
wrenched away and struck atr
O'Donnell told Judge Beitler
what had occurred. Bird was
called before the court and se
verely reprimanded. He was
told that he had madehimself
liable for contempt of court, coojd
be sued for damages, and should
have charges preferred against
him before Chief McWeeny. The
judge advised O'Donnell to file
the charges, intimating that he
would aid in punishing Bird.
v "You seem to think that be
cause you are a driver for a polite
captainv you have special privi
leges' said the judge to Bird.
"As soon as a policeman gets a
job as driver for a' captain or
sweeps out his front office he gets
a swelled head. We'll reduce
o o
You can amble and get away
with it at Forest Park pavilion if
you are in right.
Just after 1 o'clock Sunday
morning, jwhilc the beer was still
flowing, although the closing
hour had passed, six men were
gathered round a table playing
top dice.
Top dice is one of the quickest
known games for separating
suckers from their money. There
was $23 on the table in the Forest
Park pavilion Sunday morning.
Six policemen, three in uni
form, from the Randolph and
Circle st. station, entered the pa
vilion. "Ha ! Gambling !" they exclaim
ed and arrested the six players,
not to mention the dice and the
Then the proprietor of the pa
vilion appeared, wringing his
hands, shedding almost tears, nd
talking about how this would ruin
The police hearkened to the
proprietor. They also Went' into
his private office with him. And
when they came out the call that
had been sent in for the patrol
wagon was cancelled, the six dice
players set free, and there was a
proaa grin on tne iace oi tne pa
vilion proprietor.
Ain't it great to be "in right"?
While his mother gazed horror
stricken, James Kramer, 32, 2$45
W. Harrison street, today sh'ot
and fatally wdunded -his fiance.
Jennie Lochner, 3008 Warren -
ave., and th$n fired a bullet
through his own '"brain, dying in
stantly. The tragedy occurred irf Kra
mer's home. Kramer is thought
to have brooded over his failure
to obtain work, which made his
marrjage with Miss Lochner Im
possible. There was no quarrel
preceding the tragedy.
Fire in roof of First Illinois
Cavalry riding barracks, 1334 N.
Clark st. SO horses kept there Te
moved in time.

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