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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
v ' Marcus Baskerfield, 5047
' Wayne ave., found dead in gas
filled room- at His home today.
Coroner investigating. T
Police "declare identity of Kauf
ma'n murderers has been made
known by informer who wanted
reward: Men are being sought,
but their names have not been
Police stopped "grizzly bear"
dance in Schinberg's hall, N.
Green and Milwaukee, at 12:30
last night. Dancers started
"rough stuff" with policemen de
tailed at hall, and officers called
for aid after dra'wing their revol
vers. Five men arrested. In
spector Healy-tosk mayor to
revoke ha'Il's license. Policemen
severely beaten there'month ago.
Women of Tracy, who have
been carrying revolvers for pro
tection against thugs, today or-'
ganized a shooting gallery for
practice. Tracy is near Burnside
and the strikebreakers imported
by the I. C. railway.
The Third Presbyterian church
has organized a human alarm
clock squad, whose duty it is to
wake the lazy church members
and see that they get. to church'
on time Sunday morning
J?ive years ago at San Francis
co, Charles Garson, a waiter,
loaned a customer who had gone
broke $100 to get East. He never
heard from him again until to
day, when the 'man found him
here and gave him $2,500.
James Stone and Harry Bur
ton, alleged pickpockets, arrested
last night at Canal and 26th.
Stone was shot in the leg by po
lice. Mrs. Grover Fleck, 6350 Cham
plain ave., woundedvin arm by
rifle bullet. Her baby, in her
arms at the time, unhurt. Ar- .
thur White, 14, 6213 Lankley
ave., arrested; admitted having
fired shot. Said he was target
Ordinance providing -any one
buying fire arms must have per
mit from police, and prohibiting
sale except on certificate, expect
ed to pass council. It should.
John Brown, farmer, Albany,
Ind., robbed -of $150, and beaten
yesterday at Canal and 29th.
John McWeeny, arrested last
tnight for drunkenness, claimed
to be chief of police. Afterward
admitted he was a teamster.
' Mrs. William P. Cooney, whose
husband disappeared two years
ago, identified his body at the
morgue yesterday. Cooney died
at the county hospital. Saturday.
Joseph Marley, 317 Goethe,
asked Nicholas Bahles for a dime.
"Naw," said Nick. Marley shot
him in the left shoulder.
Varying a distracting phrase:
127 days before the next ball
W. J. McMaster, 916 E. Water
street, Lockhaven, Pa., told po
lice he had matched coins with
.two men soon after reaching
Grand Central depot. He was
"trimmed" for $400. There's one
born every minute, and most of
That relic of the Spanish inqui
sition, the six-day bicycle race,"