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after the slugging, carrying a revol
ver. He was sent to the Bridewell
under a $200 fine, the limit
Lieut. Martin of the traffic divi
sion, Officer Conlon's superior, says
he thinks McGuire was one of the
newspaper circulation gahg. Conlon,
still unable to leave his bed, will visit
the Bridewell and attempt identifica
tion in a few days.
"McGuire has been described to
me as one o fthe Examiner-Herald
bunch that slugged my man," de
clared Lieut. Martin. "When Con
lon is able to leave the house he will
"o over and look at the man.
"Being caught with a gun in his
' ocket and having a reputation as a
jad man, McGuire would just fit as
,t member of a circulation gang.
"I understand that there was an
' out-of-town movement and a dozen
circulation men left just after the
trouble on the Clark street bridge.
"They know the time is gone when
they can do their fighting within a
stone's throw of the loop. And when
they beat up a copper some of them
did not feel that their connection
with newspapers would make them
entirely immune. So they beat it
"I hope that we have one of this
slugger gang. I want to show these
sluggers that they must quit or 'git'
Their soft days are over."
Early Friday morning, Dec. 9, Of
f cer Conlon stopped a fight between
two circulation gangs. He says they
were from the Herald and Examiner.
As he left the Clark street bridge,
where the scrap started, one of the
men hit him on the back of the head.
Then both sides joined in and he
was kicked and beaten unconscious.
Another policeman, hearing the
noise, rescued him and he was re
moved to a hospital for treatment.
Naturalization bureau is organized
at Douglas institute, 3352 W. 12th st
All desiring to become citizens should
attend class every Tuesday, 8 p. m.
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RUSSIANS OFF BULGAR COAST
TWO STEAMERS TORPEDOED
London. Russian cruiser and two
destroyers escorting six transports
laden with troops vigorously bom
barded Bulgarian port of Varna yes
terday. London. Sinking of two more
British steamers by German subma
rines announced. Crews of both
Paris. French artillery demol
ished German post on St Leocade
plateau and dispersed moving bodies
of German troops near Aboncourt
and Blamont in Lorraine, In Artois
region cannonade diminished during
Amsterdam. Bulgarian troops are
entrenching at several points along
Serbo-Greek frontier. Austro-Ger-man
troops continue to move toward
border, detachment of 10,000 having
passed through Brusnik, near Krivo
Petrograd. Gen. Russky has been
relieved of command of Russia's
northern army defending Riga and
Officially stated that "ill health"
was cause of his retirement. He will
remain member of Russian war coun
cil Gen. Russky commanded Russian
army Jthat invaded Galicia and cap
tured Lemberg early in war. Later
he was transferred to northern front,
where his defense of Riga against
Von Hindenbug's army won praise
from many military crtics. Whether
there are other reasons for his re
moval than those indicated in official
statement is not known.
Berlin. Constantinople reports
received here today claimed great
Turkish victory in battle that result
ed when British troops began with
drawing from Suvla bay and Anzac
regions of Gallipoli.
Berlin. Greek gunners in Fort
Karaburna,. dominating Salonika,
opened fire upon, French detachment
that failed to halt at sentry's calL ,