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 - SKAKEL'S CLOCK. ";Tne trial of William SkakeL...
SKAKEL'S CLOCK. ";Tne trial of William SkakeL the man who kept the gambling elock, was begun in Judge Baker's court yesterday by the choosing of these Jurors: John Martin, teamster. No. 243 Cleve land avenue; Charles EC Taylor, flour and feed merchant. No. 2808 Indiana avenue; Horace E. Bent, clerk, No. 200 Cass street; W. B. Ames, traveling salesman. No. 286 Erie street; William Ehrlicb, saloon. No. 389 Thirty-first Thirty-first Thirty-first street; Helmuth Kasch, brick-maker. brick-maker. brick-maker. No. 888 Twentieth street; Edward F. Walsh, milliner. No. 2700 Indiana avenue; Henry Stealy, chem ist. ro. Indiana avenue: ueortre u &oeD. teamster, Jio. OWtt Austin avenue; William ft iL-son. iL-son. iL-son. wallpaper. No. 3839 Cottage Grove avenue: John Jackson and Morris K. Liston, clerka The jury wsa locked up for the night, and testimony will begin this morning. One of the witnesses Is Attorney 15. vtakeley, who hrst told Mayor itoene in a letter au aooui me cioex. The gambling machine which Skakel run at No. 130 Van Buren street is a beautiful piece of machinism. It cost $600 or$7(H. Campbell, an old gambler, designed it and had it patented. It is similar to a faro box in which the cards are dealt by an intricate mechanical device instead of human fingers. Skakel made lota of money out of it for there waa 40 per cent advantage lor -tne -tne noose," ana ne never accepted beta lees than $& . Skakel is indicted under the habitual criminal act, and if found guilty he will have to pay 500 fine and be locked up in the County JaU lor six montns,

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 26 Nov 1887, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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