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POLICE FREE WOMAN IN BURNS
Mrs. Eva Clements, 108 W. Grand
av., the "woman of the taxicab rides"
arrested in connection-wjth the death
of Nicholas T. Burns, -yyealthy ship
chandler, was released by the police
When arrested, Mrs. Clements ad
mitted to the police that she had had
many taxicab rides with the wealthy
church member shortly before he was
found dead of cyanide poisoning on
Sheridan road; but refused to say
where she had gone with him.
Mrs. Clements, who has a Morals
court record, denied that she was
with Burns on the night of his death.
Her landlord backed up her assertion
that she had not left the house that
It is believed that the police are
looking for other women companions
of the dead church member. They
say that when Burns visited the cafes
of the North Side, he was known as
"Captain Brown," that he usually
was accompanied by a -woman and
spent large sums of money.
The police declare Burns was at
the Green Mill Gardens with two oth
er men until 11:45 on the night of his
death. They say that when he left
the men he was invited into two dif
ferent electrics by two women. An
hour later he was found dead.
BY GAD, SUH! A SOUTHERN GENT
IS PUT OFF STREET CAR
Alderman Ellis Geiger entered the
city hadd this morning, his face red
with anger. He announced that he
intended to sue the street car com
pany. Coming downtown this morning he
said he boarded a car at North State
and Erie sts. Conductor No. 5417
ordered him inside. The alderman
asked that he be allowed to remain
on the rear platform, as he had a
headache and wanted some fresh air.
At Grand av.,he was put off the car.
Persons came to his assistance and
Jie continued his ride and argit-,
ment to Randolph St., where the
conductor again stopped the car and
called a cop.
The policeman refused to make the
arrest because of the order issued
by Chief Gleason.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat, corn
and oats all down; trading active.
CHICAGO STOCK EXCHAANGE
reopened with timid trading. Prices
"Dear me! 1 ve sprained my ankle."
"That's too bad! We are 10 miles
from human habitation. Is there
anything I can do?"
"Yes; call a taxi."
Far tonight; Tuesday partly
cloudy; rising temperature; lowest
tonight above the freezing point;
variable winds shifting to southerly
and increasing by Tuesday morning.
Temperature Sunday: Highest, 37;