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bakery; wagon driver Newspaper gunmen shot Philip Vetter of 1645 Irving Park, boulevard, a bakery wagon driver, shortly be fore, noon yesterdayi Vetter and thre friends, were seated at a table in Gandes ice cream par or; 3959 Ashland avenue.. Two men came in, pulled guns and pointed, them at the four. eVtter was picked, out He was the fellow they were after. He" ran to get behind a mirror1 at the rear of the store. Just as he dodged, a bullet took him between, the shoulder blade and, spine. He was taken to the Columbus Hospital, where it is thought his. condition is serious. Officers Peter Christansen and, Robert A. wells were near the scene of. th.e shooting. They ran to the place, saw the two gunmen come out, pulled revolvers, and. with a half, bjo.ck chase up the alley,- caught their, men, ; : . ..Tw0 revolvers w.ere foundJn the pockets, of one. of the men. He gave the name of John Roulin. He said that. he. is a newspaper-circulator and has worked for '"Champ" Moran three years.- "Champ" Moran has charge of Examiner circulation mornings' and Journal circulation afternoons in, that district - Tne other man, gave the name of William- Miller. He.said he is -a news paper circulator. Attorneys for both the Examiner and Journal are re ported to have visited the scene of the shooting within .an hour after it took place., At, the North . Robey street station it was said last night that no"' one has interviewed the ar rested men. MQB LYNCH NEGRO . Oklahoma City, Okla.,Jan. 27. Ben DIckerson, .negro, who robbed and murdered W.. A. Chaffin, travel ing salesman, Sunday, lynched near Noble,, 25-.mues south at daylight: Chaffin was local manager f or:,kel logg Kornflake Co. and had returned from his honeymoon hut two weeks ago. pickereon shot him because he had but $4 when .held. up. ; o o 7 EIGHT KNOWN DEAD IN. FLOOD ON PACIFIC, COAST San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 27. With eight known to, be dead and railway traffic completely paralyzed,, the rain fall which inundated the entire Pa? cifi'c coast has continued without cessation. Everywhere .throughout 3alif ornja streams are far out of their banks, .cities are flooded and miles oi railroad tracks have been washed out. The known dead- are: Hugh Haven, Chicago, drowned near Mon rovia; R. Rodriguez, laborer, drown ed near Whittler; Louis Jones, bank er, drowned at Montecito; W.P Mon ahan, engineer of Fresno; Frank .Ries, Santa Ana, and unidentified .woman at 'Fresno. ...The. dispatches say Mrs. Jones perished at the .same time. t Santa Barbara and other towns.are completely-cut off from communica tion. Hundreds of houses have been flooded. o o BITS OF NEWS Yeggmen -dynamited J. A. Ross Construction Co.'s safe, - 4555 Armi tag'e av. Got $1,000. - Policeman Ray Herman stopped runaway horse attached to United States Express Co-wagon. Bruised and" cut. Taken to hospital. Jackson, Mich. Henry Smith, Alma, injured in 'Michigan Central wreck Sunday night reported dying. Denver. Warrant, charging em bezzlement sworn out for Orson Adams, 60, ex-president Mesa County Natl Bank, Grand Junction, Col. Al leged shortage of at least $100,000. o o . "What's-the matter, -little boy " "M maw'8 gone an' drowned all the kittens." ' - "Dear, dear! Now that's too bad."- "Yep an' shB p promised boo hoo that I cud dp it!"