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f THE JOHNSON CASE
. The federal authorities .are
working on' the belief .that when
Jack Johnson went -io. Reno,
Net., to fight Jeffries he took
Belle Schreiber with him. as his
This is not so. Johnson tooji"
his real wife to Reno with him
Etta Duryea-Johnson, who paid
the penalty for her marriage to
the black pugilist by taking her
The government decide'd today
to release Lucille Cameron, the
girl who led to Johnson's arrest,
on reduced ,bail, provided she
promised to leave the city with
It is believed that this means
that, despite the government's
mistake about the Reno trip; the
Belle Schreiber case has been
clinched against Johnson.
Johnson damaged his case
Saturday by making . a personal
plea to U. S. District Attorney
.Wilkerspn to be let off for a fine..
Wilkerson told him that the
United States was not selling im
munity for such offenses for cash.
La Porte, Ind., Nov. 18. -Ben
Davis, Chicago, and Dick John
son, Michigan City, negroes, haye
been arrested on a charge-of vio
lating the white slaVe law.
It is charged- that the negroes
brought white girls to this city
for immoral purposes' from Mich
igan and Illinois.
Melbourne, .Australia, Nov. 18.,
The police reserves had to be.
called out to prevent the mobbing
of an American minstrel troupe
on. the streets' here
A crowd gathered wheirawhite
woman was seen in the midst, of
the 'negroes, and" murmUrs of
lynching were tieatd." The re
serves dispersed the crowd: ;
The government may deport
the negroes since race feeling is i ft
very .strong nere Decause 01 tne
ffack Johnson affair at Chicago.
A' VICTORY FOR CAR MEN
The street cararien won a great
victory today in their fight for a
decent living wage.
Byavote of-two-to one, the
arbitration board ordered the
street car companies to open their
books to the employes, ;and prove
their argument that tb give a
raise. of wages would' bankrupt
Judges Scanlon and jCarter
voted for opening . the books.
Harvey B. Fleming, the com
panies' man, of course did not.
ARRESTED FOR FRAUD
George F. Hannaford, a real
estate and. insurance man, was ar
rested here today by United
States officers and, charged with
fraud. ' !
"Hannaford was released on
$2t000 bond to appear for trial at
Cincinnati. He is said to have
been Chicago agent for a com
pany which offered to sell stock
for .newly organised corporations, A
acceptea part payment lor the
sales, and then didn't jsell any
Fair tpnight and Tuesday for
Chicago and vicinity; moderate