James Connor the honest handyman
HE CITY IN BRIEF Dream Has Its Realization in the Criminal Court. MARRIES H IS PARTNER Apples from Mexico Are Distributed Distributed to the "Waifs. First Patient at Church Militant HospitalThief HospitalThief in Swift Company-General Company-General Company-General Mention. Aseistant State's Attorney Rtmiey la now A firm believer In dreams. Several months ago there was employed in the private hotel where Mr. Ramsey and bit family lived a man named James Connor. Conner was a general utility man around the bouse, and was so sgreeableand accommodating accommodating that all the guests liked blm. He seemed to be the soul of honor and a paragon of honesty. honesty. Early last summer Connor left the betel, and went to work on the lake. Mr. Ramsey bad almost forgotten the man until a week ago, when be dreamed about him. The assistant state's attorney. In bis vision, saw Connor brought into court to be tried on a charge of burglary. Mr. Ramsey prosecuted prosecuted the care and Connor was convicted by the Jury. Then the assistant stale's attorney told the court be bad known the prisoner for tome time, and knew him to be honest and reliable. He recommended to the court that, as the burglary had been committed In a saloon, where Connor bad been made drunk and spent bis money, the man be permitted permitted to go on bis own recognizance. The court so ordered, and Connor departed happy. The dream co Impressed itself upon Mr. Ramsey' Ramsey' mind that he mentioned it to bis family. Yesterday afternoon In Judge Dunne's court Mr. Ramsey was startled when he hesrd the clerk shout: "People against James Connor; Connor; charge, robbery." Looking around, the assistant state's attorney was astonished to see the very man about whom he had dreamed approaching tbe prisoner's dock. ; Connor had been indicted on a charge of robbing James O'Keefe. a coachman. O'Keefe told how he bad been rebbed in front of a saloon on Rush street. Conner's plea was that be was drunk and Jiad no recollection of tbe robbery of O Keefe. He was convicted. Then Assistant State Attorney Ramsey stepped to the bar of tbe court, in the tame manner that be dreamed he did a week ago, made tbe same plea that &e did in his dream, and the action of tbe court was the ssme that it was In tbe dream. Connor aras given his liberty on his own recognizance and left tbe courtroom happy.