Joseph Straschlnskl's Attempt at Suicide Suicide In the Eastern Police Station Frustrated. Joseph StraschinskI, a nativo of Poland, who lives at 1803 Alicoanna street, tried to hang himself in a cell at the eastern police station yesterday. But for tho prompt interference interference of Patrolman Halstead and Turnkey Turnkey McGiun he would have succeeded. StraschinskI had just been put into No. 3 cell after having been sentenced by Justioo Janetzke to pay a fine of So and to be confined confined in jail for sixty days on the charge of beating his wife, Florentine StraschinskI. While standing In the yard the two patrolmen patrolmen heard a peculiar noise coming from the ceil' in which StraschinskI was confined. They went to the cell and saw tho prisoner banning from the top cross-bar cross-bar cross-bar of tho door by a leather strap which he had taken from around his waist. He was cut down before be was much hurt. He was very sullen after beinsr cut down and refused to talk. Later on he was sent to jail. His wife told Justice Janetzke at the hearing hearing that h6r husband had beaten her yesterday yesterday morning und had also threatened to shoot her. She said ne had loaded a gun and stood In the doorway which lod into their rooms and declared that he would shoot any body who attempted to come In. He was finally persuaded to put the gun away, and then Mrs. Strasahinski went to tho police station station und got a warrant for his arrest. When Justice Janetzke announced his Eentence StraschinskI begged his wifo to plead for his release. She was willing to do so, but the magistrate would not listen to her. Strascblnski was before Justice Ja netzke on a similar chargo August 4, when he was fined 35 and costs and sentenced to sixty days In jail. Tho wife at that timo pre vailed upon tho magistrate to remit the jail sentence and sho paid the fine. StraschinskI left the station promising to treat his wife bettor in tho future. Ho Is a laborer and has been working in oyster and fruit pack- pack- lug houses.