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tlirtrjfeet when, after listening to
Erbstein's argument, he said: "I've
been expecting every day to have a
lawyer shpw that."
There was a hurled consultation
between the Funkhottser men and
AssU Corporatfon Counsel Prank
Smith announced that the prosecu
tion would non-suit the case.
Srbstein fought this and demand
tSlthat teh court render a decision.
Bui the non-suit was allowed to
Around the city hall it was admit
ted tnat the morals squad has receiv
edjan awful jolt. Without the use of
stool pigeons their operations are fu-
Practically all their cases nave
I made by the use of men who go
on the streets to trap women.
ae police detailed to follow the
Dieeons make tne arrests.
I very probable that the LaPearl
etnd the "law of entrapment"
brought to the attention 01
city council. Second Deputy
unkhouser twould make no com
ment or propnecy concerning me
work of the squad of the future.
However, after the case today it
will be easy for any attorney to go
into court and have the morals squad
cases thrown out That will mean a
lot of money foolishly spent on stool
wj , o o
SECOND PASSPORT SCANDAL
New York, Feb. 25. Government
officials today delved deeper into a
second fraudulent passport case, fol
lowing the arrest and confession of
Richard Stegler, a German, that he
was about to be sent to England to
go. spy duty for the German govern
ment while masquerading as an
American citizen traveling on busi
mb. Captain Boy-Ed, German naval
a&i&ehe at Washington, is mentioned
ia Stegler's confession, which was
BKorapted by his young American
bride of tnree montns.
.Seventv-five eirls routed bv factorv
1 CHRISTENING, WEDDING AND
FUNERAL AT SAME TIME
All arrangements having been pre
viously made for the marriage of her
daughter Evelyn to Elmer H. Nelson,
of Pontiac, Mich., and for the christ
ening of her grandson, Laurence Nel
son, Mrs. Robert Johns, 6463 Kim
bark av., president of the Woodlawn
Woman's Club, kept to the schedule
and then ordered the funeral cere
mony for her husband to proceed in
the same room within an hour of the
Theh wedding occurred yesterday
at 1 o'clock. Immediately it was over
the grandson, was christened. He is
the son of anothe rdaughter of Mrs.
Johns and a brother of Hmer H. Nel
son." BITS OF NEWS
State's Att'y Hoyria continued in
vestigation of primary vote frauds
before grand jury. - .
Bucket weighing 500 lbs. plunged
down narrow 80-foot caisson of new
State-Adams bMg., where Coleman
Conley, 1045 N. Franklin, was work
ing. Crouched against wall, saving
his life. Right hand crushed.
Oak Park jitney bus grows exclu
sive. Price raised to 25" cents and
will enter Bervice exclusively for use
Hundred girls in classrooms when
re broke out which destroyed Star
rett School for Girls, 4707 Vincennes
av. Marched out with no disorder.
All belongings lost.
Rudolph Eller, 1724 Belmont av.,
owner string of flats, wearer of Ger
man iron cros&for bravery In Franco
Prussian war, said wife used hatchet
on him. Divorce granted.
Miss Cora Johnson, chief nursa
Presbyterian, hospital, will go to Kiev,
Russia, as war nurse.,
Rev. Jas. M. Darnell became hys
terical in IT. S. marshal's office. At
tempted to attack his father. Mtwt
Jensen, stenographer, Saratoga hotel
identified minister for retpa rux-Itnowa,
45&J)$ S. Market, None injured.