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TAKEa POLICE .FORCE TO HANDLE GIANT VIKIN0
Spokane, Wash., Noy. 7. If
Jack Johnson ever wins clear of
the legal entanglements wfiich at
present enmesh him, jt sure is to
hop from the frying-pan into the
fire if he ever roama this way.
The fire's name is Jbhan Johnson,
erstwhile occupant of an extra
secure cell in the city bastile.
Here af e a few lust a few of
the performances of Mr. Johnson
since Jie made the active acquaint
ance of the police department re-
- Overturned a large and cum
bersome safe. ,
Tore ohe door from its hinges,
Bit heavy gold plaited watch
chain in two.
Broke stout billiard table while,
Cast heavy .stov.e through side
of .local edifice.
Licked, collectively and indivv,
idually, approximately 16 lumbec
jacks and bartenders.
Licked three policemen and(
badly damaged six others.
The telephone bell at police
headquarters tinkled. ,
"For Heaven's sake send the
police department up here.
There's a man juggling one of my
billiard tabjes and it is nearly a
wreck now," came wailingly over
"Men, I vjant volunteers sin
gle men," spoke the stern-faced
captain in a grin! voice. "The
enemy I recognize as bUr friend
Forth stepped an even half"
dozen men, their step unfalter
ing and the light of battle in their
eyes. Each and fevery one had
heard the dread name of Johan,
but they were a game bunch of
Johan opened hostilities bv
hurling the remains of the bi
Hard table at the enemv. This ho
followed with a large sheet-iror
stove whjch, being ducked by thet