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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 16, 1912, Image 5

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mrs. Rene B. Morrow was held
to 'the-grand jury in $40,000 bail
by Judge Fake, in connection
.with the death of her husband,
Charles B. Morrow. If bail is
not secured ,this afternoon the
woman' will be sent to the county
jail.
Two firemen burned slightly
and property worth $20,000 de
stroyed by fire at 219-21 W.
South Water street. Building oc
cupied by poultry and egg deal
ers. Fire early this morning at 3031
S. Dearborn drove eight families
out of .their apartments and
caused $5,000 damage.
Mrs. "Margaret Morrisey, 3910
Indiana ave., fought with burglar
in her bedroom early today. Man
felled her with blow on head, tore
rings from her fingers, stole set
of furs, and escaped.
Burglars stole trunk contain
ing summer apparel from base
ment of home of Mrs. Ray A.
Shaw, 39 E. Division street. Val
ued at $700.
John Artery and William Ce
ders seriously hurt when break
ing of scaffolding on new North
American bldg., Monroe and
State streets, caused the mto fall
35 feet.
Two trains on South Side "L"
collided today at 12th street. Fog
responsible. Three passengers in
jured. Car badly damaged.
Fire originating in fruit store
of Anton Giovanni, 3802 Camp
bell ave., communicated to 3800
and 3804 and 2500 W. 38th street.
AH destroyed. Henry Fittige car
ried from 3804 unconscious. Score
of people had narrow escapes.
Telephone company says it vqXL
pay no attention to ,council order
directing removal of all nickel
first phones. Company says
phones -already installed will re
main, and changes will he con
tinued. H
Violet Buehler may be brought
back to Chicago by 'her foster
mother. There is one satisfac-
tion about all this gush over Voi
let the morning and afternoon
spasms of Willie Hearst give her
so much spade that we don't have
to read about Willie being pre-
sented with any more medals for
settling the affairs' of the -world. '
For this much, kind fate, we .are
thankful. - -
Mayor Harrison today said he
would confer with managers of
local theaters, and if they agreed'
to aid" him in eliminating-ticket
speculators, the purpose of 'the
resolution passed by the council
last night would have been ac-
complished. He added that if
there was any further scalping he
would revoke the license of the
theater involved at once.
The Hull House first team de- ,
feated the Triple B's of BilKngs,
at' the Hull House hall, 33 to 18. -
The Salvation Army will open
a new hotel at 621 Madison street
for working men tomorrow after
noon. The building is a'six-stony ,
structure, with 611 sleeping
rooms. , Sitting, reading and cor
respondence roomswill be on the
ground floor.
State Factory Inspector E. T.'
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