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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 28, 1911, Image 5

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
"' Head of the English literature
department of the Northwestern
University, J. -Scott Clark, died
at the. Evenston hospital this
morning, following an operation
for appendicitis.
Thecold wave caused intense
suffering. County t agent swamp,
ed with appeals for fuel and pro
visions. Municipal lodging house
sheltered 488 men, a record num
ber for this season. Two deaths
are credited to the cold wave.
.They are : Mrs. Ida Malpney, 41
years old, 5506Morgan s,t. and
Mrs. Hattie Schuler, 50, 4734 N.
Maplewood ave.
Many complaints' have been
turned in against the" street carsr
and th.e elevated trains-. This was
especially true on the Sheffield
aye, line. The first car, 'which
leaves Clark st. at 5;30 a. m , was
without heat. Many people left
the cars for better shelter
Mrs. Alice Higgins, a widow,
andher'four children were driven
into the-cold by a fire which dam
aged their home at 1452 Fuller
street. '
On the way to her home at
5506 South Morgan at. last night
Mrs. Tda Maloney dropped dead
of heart failure.
Mrs". F. L. TownenEast Forty
second st, deposited$200 worth
pf diamond rings in her shoes for
safe keeping. Later she had her
husband take her shoes to the
shopto have them shined. When
police inquired at tHe shop the
men told- them that they had
thrown some paper that was in
the shqe -in the -corner. They
found the rings.
Mrs. John Coughlin, who was
robbed Dec. 20 of a diamond ring,
a wedding ring, finger ring, gold
watch and chain and a gold piece
said to be 100 years old, is still
praying for the return of the rob
ber. Says she will commit sui
cide if the robber does not return.
Mrs. L. K. Glover, wife of
Lewis K. Glover, investigator for
the interstate commerce commis
sion, filed suit for divorce against
her husband. Cruelty and habit
ual drunkenness are the charges.
Judge Caverly said: Here
after evefry carrier of concealed
weapons who gets before me will
receive the new maximum fine of
$100. John Monol, 650 LaSalte
ave., was, the first victim. . In de-"
fault of that amount MonoL went
to the county jail. . f
Veleta Hare, 3, in trying to pull
her brother away from a dog be
longing to Otto Gross, Jackson
blvd., was bitten. She died at
the Iroquois Memorial hospital.
A 13-months-old brother was
also bitten and is under special
ists cars. t J
Mrs. Albert Olsen, 61 E. 59th
street, held up by man and robbed
of $8 at 59th and Michigan early,
today.
Miss Helen Lewell, probation
officer, says greater part of, goods
stolen by juveniles in Evanston
is taken by children of wealthy
parents.
Zoe Wilsoir and her husband,
Cnarles Wilson, alias Willard,
convicted "white slavdrs," grant
ed bail of $15,000 each by Justice

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