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vision and Noble sts. , -
Miss Irene Constable, South
Halsted St., slipped on icy pave
ment and was run over and killed
"by Commonwealth Edison Co.
Pearl and Mary Burick,' 5 and
9 years oldt 8714 Houston ave., J
arrested, charged with, picking
purses from women's handbags.
Police say they found several
purses under bed in children's
home. Mother denied all knowl
edge of thefts. Father out of work
Harry M. Waterfall, ticket
scalper, alleged to be insolvent by
stockholder in company. Two pe
titions filed against him. Mis
management charged. One peti
tion says Waterfall-has collected
money for New Year's eve per--fofmances,
vbut- haan't secured
letter received by father of
Lillian Malm, 857 Wiley ave.;
missing since Wednesday, in
-which -she says she is being held
captive in- and mistreated. No
Miss Edith Moore, who was to'
Jiave been-married to Dr. Henry
Suvzalfo, professor in Columbia
university, today, is quarantined
in the Highland Park residence'
-of herimcle, with scarlet feyer,
r John Egney, 55, 5743 S. 'Aber
deen, entered saloon at 5544 -S.
Center-ave., and aked for drink.
Dropped dead before he got it.
Suffering from cold and ecpos-
,-L Fire in Imperial building, 304-,12-,S.fClark.,
street, .last, night,'
caused $2,500 damage. Guests in
adjoining hotels fled to the street.
N. W. Harris, president of the
Harris Trust and Savings Bank;
has given $250,000 to be used to
tarry to public .school classrooms
collections from the Field Muse
um of Natural History and pro
vide accompanying lectures.
Chief Justice Olson of the mu
nicipal court has petitioned the
mayor that three additional muni
cipal judgeships be created.'
' Fourteen cases of scarlet fever
reported from Chicago Home for .
the Friendless, 5059 Vincennes
ave., during last two weeks.
Alleged disreputable house
which opened yesterday at 143
Federal court closed late in after-1
noon by police. One man and
four wome'n, all negroes, arrested.
Mrs. Thereso Sborn, 4744 S.
Center ave., died last night m
hospital from ""burns received
December 27. '
Robert Brennan, -743' Root
street, arrested last night, charg
ed with, robbing James Cunning
ham of '$25 and gold watch.
, Miss Catherine, McGrath giv
en verdict of $300 damages
against Capt. James E. Young,
city harbormaster, as heart halm.
Colder Heavy fie&pVh&p
and tonight; for
Chicago and vicin
ity: Sunday probab
ly "snow; colder;
tonight 20 to 25 de
grees ; increasing easterly shifting