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Union League club last night. Wants
Princess Elizabeth von Hatzfeldt,
wife of member of German embassy,
passed through Chicago yesterday
Keep hands out of pockets and do
not wear run down or high heels,
says Coroner Hoffman. Icy walks
Coroner's jury said John Leden
bach, 66, caretaker of Rosehill ceme
tery, died from handling deadly so
lution used to protect plants.
Party of distinguished Belgians in
Chicago. Came from St. Paul con
ference with Jas. Hill, financier.
Think they asked him to restore Bel
Rob't Webb, auto bandit, serving
life sentence, wants pardon. Has
been secretary to Father Crumley,
Mayor Thompson has started to
get public opinion of Sunday clos
ing ordinance. Men to canvass every
Herbert Heins, arrested in HydeJ
Park for con game, quizzed by
State's Att'y Hoyne. Now out on
Joe Bades, 11, 1436 S. Sangamon,
sent to Juvenile Detention Home
when school janitor caught him try
ing to steal brass name plates.
Jeff Dfcis being held at Desplaines
st station without being booked.
Police refuse to tell charges.
Ed Market, 26, assaulted with a
baseball bat Mistaken for masher.
Mrs. A. J. Hayden, 1125 77th, dead.
Fell on icy pavement
Harold Ickes to build $200,000
home in Lake Forest
Brand new $2,500 auto of Louis
Comiskey, son of White Sox owner,
stolen from front of Congress hotel.
Public welfare bureau to distribute
500 cords of wood to poor. Sawed by
homeless men at municipal woodpile.
My daughter, Grace, spends lots of
money; therefore she's not a saving
grace. B. B
YOUTHFUL ROBBERS SHOOT
MAN POLICE GRAB TWO
Anthony B. Shotkus was shot in
the arm by two boy robbers who at
tempted to hold him up in his coal
office at 639 W. 39th st The boys
entered the office and pointed a gun
at Shotkus' head, compelling him to
hand over $40, but when they de
manded that he open the safe in
which was $1,000 more the coal deal
er grappled with them. One shot
was fired and struck him in the arm
and the robbers escaped.
Ten minutes later detectives ar
rested George Fay, 18, and "Billy"
Carmody in a rooming house at 549
E. 42d st Fay was arrested three
times in one week and on every occa
sion without any evidence against
him. He declared he was a victim of
police persecution. On the last occa
sion when he was thrown into the
Desplaines st station without being
booked until Judge Fisher of the
Boys' court demanded that he be
brought into court at once, the boy
was charged with a crime committed
at an hour when he had been before
Judge Fisher on another charge with
no evidence to support it
Shotkus is said to have identified
Carmody as the boy who fired the
SENATOR WOULD HAVE ARMY
DO PRACTICAL WORK
Washington, Dec 16. An army
educated in engineering and hard
ened to the rigors of campaigning
through the reclamation of desert
lands, the reforestation of large west
ern tracts and the protection of the
Mississippi valley from floods was ad
vociated this afternoon by Senator
Works of California.
He said such an arrny would do
away with two great evils; first, the
unpreparedness of the country; and
second, the danger in the present
preparedness plans of creating "a
military caste." Also he said, the sol
diers recruited would be doing useful
work instead of becoming idlers.
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