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Jf. T. Settle, jiegro lawyer,
Memphis, Tenn., robbed of $700
while leaving a meeting of the
Nat'l Negro Business League at
Institutional church, 3824 S.
Dearborn av. Pickpocket es
caped. Eight hoxses burned when fire
destroyed two-story barn1- of
,Thomas Cavanaugh, teaming
tontractor, in rear of 201 Birch st.
Six men held as suspects pend
ing an investigation of death of
Joseph Gallagher, 24, 2111 Dear
born court, a chauffeur, who died
two minutes after being knocked
down by an unknown man in an
argument in front of cigar store,
2103 State st.
Mrs. R. Chester, 3306 S. Wa
bash av., colored, shot in-chest by
her husband, Richard, after a
quarrel in their home. Chester
Police searching for M. De
Leon, 43, lumber contractor, At
lanta, Ga., who disappeared from
the home of 'Karl T). King, 914
Greenwood av., Wilmette, Aug. 9.
HARRISON DIDN'T CLOSE ONE DIVE UNTIL FORCED TO
-Mayor Harrison is taking great
credit to himself for closing up
seven dives on the South Side
Which goes to show that
Mayor Harrison's nerve is still in
Harrison did not act about
'these dives until he was forced
into a corner by Attorney Carl A.
Waldron, acting for the Commit
tee of Fifteen.
Here are the facts:
- A 17-year-old girl was found in
a disorderly house at 2033 Ar
mour ave., Aug. 14.
Warrants were issued for the
keepers, Harry J. Cusick, "Dago
Frank" Lewis and Maud iewis
.the next day.
- None o& the warrants was
served, because the three were
tipped off and fled the. city.
CuSick is owner of a saloon li
cense. So, it is believed, is "Dago
All these facts were made pub
lic nine-days ' ago. The police
made no move to close up the
dive or saloons.
Mayor Harrison made no move
to close up the dive, or to revoke
The house at 2033 Armour
ave. continued to run wide open.
sCusick and Lewis, fugitives from
justice, continued to receive the
profits and to nold licenses from
August 17, a 16-year-ofdgirl
was found in a house a 2117
Dearborn st. Leo. Bernstein runs
that house. A warrant for his
arrest was taken out Monday.
Leo Bernstein wasn't arrested,
because he was tipped off and fled.
His house continued to run.
The facts were all made public
The police took no action. Mayor
"Harrison took no action.
A warrant charging pandering
was issued for the arrest of Helen
Turio, wife of John Turio and
keeper of a house at 2014 Armour
ave., Aug. 1.
This warrant was never served.