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Ted Carro sent to Jail Chicago Tribune 12 Aug 1939
4 DRIVERS SENT TO BRIDEWELL; 1 GETS 60 DAYS 7 Others Give Up Licenses Pending Trials. Four violators of the safe driving laws were sentenced to Bridewell terms by Judge Francis Borrelli in the Safety court yesterday. In addition each was prohibited from driv ing for a year. Seven other motorists had their driving licenses impounded pending trial as the court pursued its campaign against wild drivers. Ted Cairo, 1643 North Lawndale avenue, was sentenced to sixty days, the stiffest penalty of the day, for reckless driving. Witnesses said that Carro, riding a motorcycle, ran down and injured Mrs. Martha Johnson, 81 years old, 1911 North Larrabee street, at Larrabee street and North avenue, on June 20. Most Flagrant, lie says. When Carro asserted that Mrs. Johnson ran into the street in front of his cycle, Judge Borrelli said: "That is the most ridiculous story I ever heard. The accident was the result of utter carelessness. It's one of the most flagrant cases in my experience in Safety court." Herman C. Gilbert, colored, of 3918 Calumet avenue, was sentenced to thirty days for driving while intoxicated. He was arrested yesterday at 55th street and Wentworth avenue. Charles Zubas, 7124 South Albany avenue, got ten days for driving while intoxicated, and Maynard Bell, 7018 Cregier avenue, got a similar term for reckless driving. Seven Surrender Licenses. Those who surrendered their drivers' licenses pending trial, the charges against them, and their trial dates, are: Scolt E. Slicpnid, colored, 114D North Franklin street; reckless driving; Aug. 18. Miss Virginia Wcincr, 530G Altgcld street; reckless driving; Aug. 29. Bliss Ann Valentino, 1005 South Morgan street; reckless driving; Aug. 24. Harold Wright, 472S Kenmorc avenue; reckless driving; Oct. 10. Mrs. Ilcrnice Ilolton, 1933 Warren boulevard; reckless driving; Aug. 18. Idco Dickey, 711 East 92d place; reckless driving; Sept. 1. Harry Sicmiaszko, 1621 North Honorc street; reckless driving and driving wliilo intoxicated; Aug. 18. A charge of leaving the scene of an accident against Parnell S. Bill ings, president of the Belmont Ra dio corporation, who lives at 5840 North Kenton avenue, was dismissed by Justice of the Peace Bruno Stan-czak in Waukegan. Billings was arrested on suspicion following an accident in Waukegan last Saturday, but proved he was not in the vicinity of the accident at the time.
Clipped from Chicago Tribune, 12 Aug 1939, Sat, Page 12
12 Aug 1939, Sat • Page 12
12 Aug 1939, Sat • Page 12