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made to see if any members of
county agent's office are implicat
ed in the fraud.
Earl Woodward, 501 Dearborn
ave., awakened this morning by
small Viot in hallway of house.
Butted in as peacemaker. Pas
savant hospital. Cut over eye
from flying soapdish, which pre
cludes the theory that it was a
Black Hand outrage.
Mrs. Mary Lynch, 440 W. 44th
street, attempted to commit sui
cide by swallowing chloroform.
Found lying on railroad tracks at
W. 49th and Wallace streets.
Howard Kancherz, 960 Mil
waukee ave., told police he had
not eaten for three days. Taken
. to W. Chicago ave. station. When
found he was too weakto walk.
.Detective Prochowski bought
Jiim a -supper. Kancherz said he
had been out of work for several
Louis Meyers and Charles Nel
son, arrested, after they are said
tp have broken into vacant store
at Illinois and N. Clark street.
Had automatic telephone and
quantity of lead pipe when ar
rested. Policeman Eric Miller shot and
probably fatally wounded in re
volver battle with four supposed
members of Black Hand in alley
near Gault Court and Elm street
'early today. Assailants escaped.
Men were hiding in alley when
Traffic on Ravenswood Branch
of Northwestern "L" tied up this
morning by fire in building ad
joining Kedzie station. Thou
sands of people delaye'd.
Fire in Central Union Block,
Madison and Market. Mrs. Irma
Taylor, wife of president of Am
erican Weaving Co., trapped on
fourth floor phoning alarm. Res
cued by her husband. Loss to
Irms and building, $9,000.
Henry Olson; 13, 343 W. Di
vision; Raymond Egan, VI, 1339
Grand ave.; Edward Pease, 14,
416 Bixby place, and Herbert
Carlson, 12, 416 Armour street,
arrested for "joy riding" in ele
vator in Bay State building. Ju
venile Home. I
George Plattner, 622 W. Davis
street, . chauffeur, arrested for
leaving his motor, running while
he was not in his machine. Told
Justice BoyerTEvanston, his feet
were freezing, and he went to
thaw out. Fined $3. Sentence
Miss Margaret Fitzgerald, 1440
Reed place, hurt internally, and
William "Schupp, 2426 Berwyn
ave., and William Panzers, 1619
Lawrence ave., bruised in crash of
Montrose ave. and Clark street
cars at intersection of those lines.
Henry Dennis, 15, Maywood,
who said he had been bound, gag
ged and robbed of $4 by two ne
groes, admitted to police that he
had spent the money, belonging
to his parents, and then trussed
himself and concocted robbery
John C. Swickard and Walter
Schmidt, accused of loitering in
City Hall corridors, fined $5 and
costs. Were waiting at election
commissioner's office to file peti
tions for political aspirants.