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First floor cellroom in Wood
lawn police station condemned by
building commissioner. Plumb
ers working in basement feared
floor might fall on them. v
Charles Langsman, teamirig
contractor, whose barn at 720 W.
Congress street was burned Dec.
29, killing seven horses, facing
four charges of arson and one of
arson with intent to commit mur
der, preferred by John Galos. for
mer employe of Langsman. Galos
says Langsman saturated horses
Max Bernahl, 2617 Ward street
taken to hospital with feet and
hands frozen. Found on front
porch of home by his wife.
Ecward Lowandowski, 2, dead
friwi cold and exposure at home,
055 XV. Ohio street. Mother and
three other young children hud
dled around cot trying to keep
warm. Father deserted family
three months ago. This is the
destitute family to which the
Chicago ave. police patrol hauled
load of coal few days ago.
Patrick Conboy, former police
man at Chicago Ave. station, dis
missed from force yesterday.
Conboy had been held to grand
jury on charge of holding up and
robbing M. J. O'Brien. No bill
Dr. Frederick K. Ream, den
tist, Masonic Temple, sued for
$10,000 damages by Miss Marga
ret Downey. She says he' broke
her jawbone while pulling a
Miss Anna Laperriere of Mari
nette. Wis., swallowed carbolic
acid in a West Adams street
rooming house yeste'rday. Had
come to Chicago to go on the
stage, and was discouraged at
County Judge Owens will in
vestigate '"marriage mills" run by
justices of the peace in vicinity of
county building. County attor
ney says recent law has made it
illegal for justices of peace to per
Fire in 5-cent theater at 1356
W. Madison last night. Audi
ence escaped. S200 damage.
Moy Nie Get (say the name
fast) and Jue Fook Ngin ordered
deported to China yesterday.
They were smuggled into the U.
S. from Mexico.
Franz Neumann, 5731 S. Green,
beaten and robbed of $50 'by four
men on viaduct over C. M. & St.
P. R. R., west of Lake street.
Jury awarded John Broderick,
Jr., struck and injured by auto
owned by Horace G. Burt $111.50
W. J. Aberle of Valparaiso,
Ind., told police that he was rob
bed of $125 and gold watch last
night by two negroes on 12th
street viaduct near State.
Harry Novak, 728 Liberty St.,
held to grand jury on charge of
killing Mrs. Ulia Grezuck. No
vak admitted firing shot at New
Year's eve celebration, but said
woman's death was accidental.
Faddma, Algerian star dancer
in New York, says that Cleopatra
was the greatest woman "because
she knew how to get the pick of
the men." Huh ! she had to pick