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INTERESTING BITS OF LOCAU NEWS
Thirty persons tarried down
ladders to safety, and three fire
men injured in early morning
fire at 1251-55 S. Halsted street.
Damage to building estimated at
Harold Mumford, 24, son of
head of brokerage firm of W. R.
Mumford & Co., 437 Postal Tel
egraph building, committed sui
cide. by shooting in company of
fice shortly after noon today.
John Duggan, hunter, poked
iKotgun into rabbit hole. Is in
Gary hospital, and will recover.
Arthur Leverenz and Hugo
Kant arrested on charge of rob
bing Dr. H. L. Pace, 1022 W. 64th
street. " The police force must be
waking up. , .
sociation dance at Humbolt'park
pavilion Thursday evening, De
Frank Kita and Leo-Suchom-Nskf,
convicted of participating in
murder of Fred W. Guelow tak
en to Joliet today to begin life
Gas company will appeal to ap
pelate court from decision of
Judge Scanlan yesterday, holding
city gas ordinance valid.
Edmund Kaufman, who accus
ed William Guttenberger, of kill
ing Mrs. Kaufman Saturday
night, now says he is 'not positive
Guttenberger is guilty. Police
have made several arrests, and
more are expected.
Decision in the case of Inspec
tor Dorman and Lieuts. Ambrose
and Howard expected late this
Mrs.-Retrona Korawiski, 3347
S. Morgan street, held to grand
jury on charge of arson.
Joseph Jacobs, sailor, ashore at
his home on 41st street for the
winter "h'isted a few" yesterday.,
Danced hornpipe on street. Po
liceman sent in riot call, and Jac
obs was put in the brig.
Baby born in retiring room o
Rothschild & Co.'s store. Found
yesterday evening. Police hunt
Philip Purpura, South Chica
go, told Judge Landis yesterday,
he i had written threatening let
ters to different people. Said he
had been forced to do so at point
of revolver by three Sicilians, who
also levied tribute on him.
Frank Ryan snatched handbag
containing 42 cents from Mrs.
Mary Murphy, police matron. He
was fined $85. That sounds pret-t
Roman Schulz, 17, last night
confessed that he and four other,
men murdered John Jakubaski,
Sunday morning. James Mori
arity and E. Johnson, mere boys,
are also held.
Sanitary conditions in L. Wolff
Mfg. Co. plant, Hoyne ,and Car
roll, investigated by factory in
spector. Investigation will take
several days. Employes of com
pany are on strike, alleging sever
al of them have become infected
with lead poisoning.
F. D. Childs, West Van Buren
street, electrician, was seriously
burned last night while fixing
some batteries. Hospital.
Henry Kramer, West Monroe
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