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kee av., struck by auto truck at N.
Racine and Milwaukee av.
James Ryan, 10, 117 N. Cicero av.,
robbed of 25 while on way to store.
Policeman JohnCarmichale, 817 S.
Francisco av., accidentally shot him
self. Cleaning gun.
The Circolo Giordano Bruno will
commemorate their 25th September
by a concert and dance at Hull House,
Fire started in office building, 354
N. Dearborn St., spread to adjoining
buildings. $50,000 loss.
Thos. Cianci electrocuted at Pub
lic Service Company plant, Blue Is
Mrs. Alice Davis Sing held to grand
'jury for murder of her husband,
Thieves got $175 worth of jewelry
from home of Mrs. Anna C. Allen,
4870 Magnolia av.
Police of Northwest Side searching
for five missing persons.
Oma Thompson, 17, 2206 Cleveland
Dv.,run over by wagon at Washing
, ton st. and Wabash av.
Chas. Lave, 1254 Cornell st., arrest
ed when he was caught in auto that
had been stolen from W. H. Nelles,
948 Milwaukee av.
Daniel Cohen, Cicero, fined $20 be
cause wife laughed at policeman
who arrested Cohen for auto speed
ing. s, Arthur Boss fined $50 for killing
deer -which had escaped from Louie
Swift's private grounds in Lake
Louis Delento, 1022 Newberry av.,
shot in wrist and Saveno Santengel,
841 Forquer st., shot in abdomen dur
ing revolver dueL Two others ar
rested. Six boys escaped from Juvenile
Home detention 'bus while returning
from swim in Douglas Park.
John Kroczolaski, 422 W. Erie st.,
appealed to police to protect him
from beating by wife.
f $150 worth of Jewelry and clothing
stolen from home of Sam "Bloom.
1527 Millard av. j
WELL, WHY DON'T THEY REMAIN
IN THEIR OWN SEX?
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 19. De
tectives Wilson and Morley, who don
ned tight-fitting slit skirts and sallied
forth, in. search ofoiegro purse snatch
ers who have been terrifying women,
returned to headquarters empty
handed, bruised and cursing. A darky
robber, who distanced the "female
detectives" in a foot race and escap--ed,
is thought to be a victim of laugh
ing convulsions. v.
Wilson and Morley, because they
were the smallest men in the depart
ment, were named as female decoys.
They borrowed slit skirts, cute little
hats, silk hose and veils, then they
powdered and rouged, and took up
positions at a transfer corner, gig
gling effeminately, all the while
swinging silver mesh bags containing
such valuables as rusty nails and
A negro "bit." Snatching the mesh
bag from Wilson's hand, he fled down
an alley, Wilson took three steps in
pursuit before he went to the cobble
stones, one foot entangled in the pluf-
finess of his underskirt. Morley paus
ed to remove his skirt. A hook caught
his trousers and the skirt clung to
him, half on and half off. He toppled
over trying to extricate himself.
The negro halted on top of the
fence long enough to yell something
that sounded like, "Oh, you chick
ens," and then he disappeared and
the "ladies" used language very un
becoming. o o
BABY WAS PEEVED
During the sermon at a certain
church a baby began to cry, and its
mother immediately picked it up and
began to carry it towards the door.
"Stop," the minister exclaimed.
"Don't go away. The baby is not dis
The mother continued her way to
the door with the very audible re
mark "Oh, he ain't, ain't he? But you're
a-disturbin' of him!"