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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 02, 1912, Image 4

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CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
How's your head?
Frank Sokowaki, 8840 Escan
aba ave., celebrated New Year's
by firing "blank" cartridges. One
bullet hit Edward Konieck, 6, in
leg.
John Petros, 14, 3110 N. Clare
mont, shot himself in the hand
welcoming 1912.
William Hanks?, 1117 Fullerton
ave., city fireman, struck and se
riously injured by auto patrol at
Throop and W. 22nd streets.
Twelve families driven into
cold by fire in Driscoll flats, 3110
W. Harrison street Damage,
$5,000.
Seven men broke into pool
room at 806 Davis street, Evans
ton, yesterday, to play free pool.
Jailed.
Mrs. Myron Cottrell, 4454
Drexell blvd., hid three diamond
rings in her husband's old clothes.
Mr. Cottrell gave the clothes to
a poor family Christmas. Detec
tives are trying to trace Mrs. Cot
trell's rings.
Robert Popp, 4944 S. Western
ave., taken sick on street car Sun
day, and died at hospital few
hours later.
Hold-up tried to rob John Lin
der, 4307 Park ave., last nighf.
Linder "help-up" the hold-up, and
took his revolver. Sign hirn,
chief.
James Devury and Thomas
Fay held up and robbed in lava
tory of Bensinger's bowling al
leys, 23 W. Randolph street. Two
bandits, both negroes, then forc
ed them to remove clothes, and
soaked them in water. Robbers
escaped, taking $29 and two gold
watches.
Charles Wetzel, 704 W. North
ave., found with both feet frozen
yesterday t Larrabee and Cen
ter streets. Hospital. .
Justice of he Peace J. F. Boyer,
Evanston, says he will marry any
coqple free of charge if the girl
is over 25. Nothing doing, judge;
none of them will admit it. ,
Raymond Corbett, chauffeur,
3872 Cottage Grove, shot and fa
tally wounded in front of saloon
at 442 E. 34th street. Man known
as "Archie" being sought by the
police.
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THE OTHER SIDE .
If we could speak beneath- the
snow
We'd very likely see
The rose, the daisy and the pinic
All happy as could be,
And in some hidden corner met
The s.pring-time and the violet.
If we could hear the songs that
flow
Beneath the waves of frost,
We'd know that in the winter
time
The symmer is not lost;
But where glad 4? earns of sun
shine pass
It holds copununjon with the
'grass.
Buffalo has one schoolroom so
nois,y that the teacher has to use
a megaphone. It isn't the chil
dren's fault, either. Big Business
makes too much noise outside,

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