john downes hugh mcshane
, "PROTECTION" Caases Night Chief" Itenkert To Co on tlio Warpmtli. Ths police made It rather livery for ths habitues of Vine street, between ths canal and Seventh street, last night. Ths disturbers were Night Chief Renkert and Sergeant Grimm, an the motive that prompted the shake-up shake-up shake-up was ths talk . of "protection" said to have been given car-tain car-tain car-tain games. At 10 o'clock a quartet of police left Central Central Station, heading for South Canal and Vine. Every resort from that point south as far as Seventh was then thoroughly Inspected Inspected and the numerous loiterers given a final warning to move. Charlie Dalton a. Bob O'Brien's and Jimmy Dolan's plai were also visited. No games were found In progress, however. At Qui Holtge's resort, 715 Vine street. above Seventh, there was a breeze of excitement. excitement. . When the police entered there was all kinds of scurrying about. Lieuten ant Renkert was of the opinion that a game was In progress upstairs, and this belief was strengthened when, sfter entering, the barkeeper barkeeper made a dive for a punt) button hack of the bar. Renkert, however, reached the end of the counter first and intercepted him and stsrted upstairs. The officers found only a crowd of about 20 young men standing in the middle of the room. Renk ert demanded the dice, but he was told there were no dice. The men were then or dered out of the room, with the exception of Hush McShane. an emDlove of the house. The latter was placed under arrest on tne charge or loitering snd taken to central Station. He was reieaaea on a Dona signea by John Downes.