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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 wife. 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 own life. 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 her mother. 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 them. " 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 stock. - WEATHER FORECAST Fair tpnight and Tuesday for Chicago and vicinity; moderate temperature;moderate southwest anebwest winds.