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CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
Dr. James H. Lyons, who ex
amined the body of Charles B.
Morrow, said dead man might
have inflicted wounds that result
ed fatally. Ten women, at a tea
given yesterday by Mrs. B. Mor
row, charged by the police with
murdering her husband, subscrib
ed $1,000 for her defense. Police
claim their case is growing
Mass of ice and snow fell ten
stories in City and County build
ing early this morning, and
crashed through glass roof over
water office. Several people nar
rowly escaped injury, and heavy
damage was caused.
Inspector P. D. O'Brien of the
first division is confined to hisJ
home with an attack of pneu
monia. That first division doesn't seem
to be a very healthful 'place for
police officials lately.
Edmund T. Burton, South Side
"L" guard, dropped dead today
while returning to his home, 6646
S. Sangammon. Death believed
to have been caused bv cold.
Dr. C. H. McElfresh, Spring
field, 111., found unconscious and
freezing in street near S. Clark
street police station. Had been
beaten and robbed. Taken to St.
Luke's hospital, in serious condi
tion. Dozen persons rescued by po
lice and firemen from 'building in
which gas was escaping at 4738
S. Dearborn early today. J. E.
Bell, a roomer, carried out uncon-
crMrme ind mav file.
"The electrification, of the Illi-1
nois Central ierminal in Chicago
is inevitable." Thomas Edison.
When is the Inevitable inevlj
tably bound to happen, Tom? 2
"Proposal of Tribune that vott
ers be given chance to select prest
ident approved." Who innocui
lated the Trib. with Hearstitis?rr
"Why pay Mayor Harrison;
$18,000 a year if he can't enforce
the law?" inquires Rev. John
Timothy Stone. s
Guess we've just got the habitj
William .Miller, an agentj
found dead in his room at Northj
land hotel, 347 N. Clark streetj
early today: Bottle which had
contained rat poison found on the.
Gasimer Leserchik, 1221 Sj
Union street, went to sleep early,
last night. Stove upset and se
fire to bed clothes. Casimir also,
county hospital. 7
woke up early; severe burns
Hanish Hides Second Heir?
Head in American. Well, we'ty
bite. Has he .hidden a second
heir? Or were we'Ssked? j
John Summers, 14, Champaignj
111., came to Chicago Sunday
with 70 cents to make his for
tune. Too cold for John. Will
be sent home to make the fires..,
Matthew T. Campbell, former
record clerk at Dunning, is acj
Cused. of shortages which may,
reach $10,000. Has disappeared,
and is said to be touring Europe.
His wife and two children are be
ing assisted by neighbors at their
home, 5955 Addison street
Victor Miller, Milwaukee, shot;