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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Thomas Washburn, Detroit,
Mich., "manager. E. M. F. Co.,
committed suicide today by
shooting himself through heart.
Was despondent over ill health.
W. Capianus, manager of res
. taurant at 359 E. 26th 'street,
held up by two bandits early to
,day and robbed of $1 4. - One Ban
dit stuttered, but his gun was
Seven women and two children
were carried .down ladders to
safety by firemen at Gillespie
( apartments, Wilson and Evans
ton avenue5, this morning. Miss
Grace McSweeney was nearly
overcome bysmoke when found.
VA11 fled in night clothes "
James Sharp, 232 S. Sangam
mon, stabbed three times by trio
of intoxicated men at S. Sangam
mon and Adams streets. Walk
ed to County hospital unaided.
Mathias Behls, 815 Miltom ave.
fired at man who robbed him of
$3 in cafe at 400 W. Chicago ave.
Charles Koltow, proprietor of
fruit store at 169 S, Canal, held
up by two men, who took $12
from cash register. '
West Chicago avenue station
received message that five men
had been killed in collision at
Chicago ave. and Wood street.
Clang! Clang! To the rescue,
discovered that intoxicated man
had sent message "just to make
the coppers work."
Isaac Ringel, owner of grocery
at 1309 W. 61st street, fought re
volver battle with negro "bandit
.who robbed him of $30. '
William Montgomery, 5710 S.
Paulina, found frozen at 59th and
Ashland ave., where he had fallen
and fractured his skull. Died at(
Montgomery had been locked up
at the Englewood police station
as a drunk, and remained there
three, hours before an examina
tion disclosed that he was injur
ed. And still some people decry
the investigation of the police
Probably Mrs. Montgomery's
tears today are -much more sin
cere than those of a certain police
official testifying before the civil
service commission a few days
vJohn McFarland, 2128 Orch
ard' street, found helpless from
cold at Lincoln and Cleveland
aVes. Died an hour later. f
Dr. Edmund George Sugg has
entered suit against the estate of
Myrtle Reed McCullough, for
$7,960 for medical services ren
dered the novelist. Asks payment
at rate of $5 an hour for $1,392
hours' treatment and $1,000 for
advice by mail, telegraph and
Peter Lombard, 517 S. Halsted,
weight 125 pounds, arrested on
complaint of his wife, weight 200
pounds. She said he had beat her
every night for three -years. She
finally became quite angry and
"beaned him with a skillet," and
had him arrested. Dismissed.
Time for appeal in cases of Ed
ward and Frank Shiblewski, Phil
ip Summerling an.d Thornds
Schultz, corivicted ofkilling Fred
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