Hurt in Street Scrape

Alex. Gibbs, a laborer, 64 years old, was admitted to the hospital yesterday with neised lacerations of the head and contused scalp. He alleges that another man threw him out of his rooms at 527 South street and beat him in the street.

(Date Unknown)

Spring Stirs Blood

Yesterday Patrolman John Keiler found is rather noisy in the vicinity of the "club" room at the corner of Cowden and South streets. He notified Chief of Police Kautz, who ordered the place closed. This was done.

Ralph Shott, a runaway boy whose home is in Myerstown, was picked up by Detective Morrissey and Patrolman Bender. He was sent home Saturday evening.

George Jackson was sent to jail for a hearing before the Mayor this evening on charges of larceny. He was caught with a quantity of iron and brass belonging to the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad in his possession.

Two fights were reported Saturday evening and the participants were all arrested. They will be given a hearing this evening.

Oscar Cole and Cyrus Berry are charged with stoning each other in Angle alley and threatening the residents who wanted to interfere. Both are colored.

John McCuffy, Charles Clark, Charles Errin and C. B. Fisher, who, it is said, represent an advertising firm, became involved in a quarrel on Market street. There was a general mixpup and for a time a lively fight was looked for. An officer arrived and they dispersed. Later they were arrested and bail was furnished for a hearing.

(Date Unknown)



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