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not serious. Davis arrested.
Patrick Egan, 5302 S. Marsh
field, died at hospital yesterday
as result of falling in vat of boil
ing oil and grease at Sulzberger
& Sons plant in stockyards.
Dozen persons fled in panic to
street in fire at 810 W. Washing
ton, which spread to 812. Both
rooming houses. No injuries.
Fire in grocery of J. W. Wit
tershain, 746 N. Hardin ave.;
owner, who lived above store,
driven to street.
John Ross and Matthew Camp
bell, negroes, arrested in their
flat, 1327 S. State, after revolver
battle with police. Samuel Ofiff,
11 W. 18th street, identified them
as men who robbed his clothing
store Jan. 7.
John Wilson, 50 N. Oakley
ave., arrested, charged with re
turning home drunk, beating his
wife and threatening to burn the
Raymond Burns, 1107 Rich
mond street, alleged auto thief,
who escaped from police while
being taken to county jail Dec.
17, has been brought back from
Forty horses have died from
falling in the street during pres
ent cold spell, according to A. H.
cott of Illinois Humane Society.
Charles Bulouis, Hammond,
spanked his 16-year-old wife with
a Strap. 100 -days in jail. Bu
fouis told court he thought this
was a free country, and he had a
right to spank his wife.
Frank Kanzawski, 1412 Dich
ens street, and Walter Gormacki,
1438 Holt ave., injured probably
fatally, and nine others hurt when
North ave. car sttuck wagon near
Holt ave. last night. C. W. Steel,.
1701 N. 42d court, motorman of
car, 'badly cut and bruised.
Nicholas Thompson, baker at
tempted to board moving Penn
sylvania railroad train at Fort
Wayne. Unable to swing up
from step as he carried suitcase.
Discovered at Rockford, 111., and
rescued, nearly frozen.
Edmond Von Kaenel, steeple
jack, climbed flagstaff on City
Hall yesterday to straighten rod
which supports thejarge ball "at
its top. Temperature 4 below.
Only fall he ever had was last
summer when, overheated, he
tumbled from church steeple in
A whole lot of us would risk a
fall just to get overheated again.
Remember how warm it was last
John Poean, porter in saloon of
Michael Fewer, 200 S. Halsted
street, probably fatally burned
last night. John was filling lamp.
William Sutterland, 806 W. Mad
ison, nonchalantly threw lighted
match near Poean. Sutterland
Antonio Cotroneo, 2321 Went
worth, who, with two compan
ions, was wounded by slugs from
sawed-off shotgun fired in front
of 2315 Archer ave Tuesday flight
died yesterday. Seven suspects
were arrested, but released.
Harry Landeck, 22, held to the
grand jury by Municipal Judge
Rooney for breaking into office at
5837 S. Ashland ave., and robbing
phone "box of 10 cents. He ad