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Mrs. Anna Gofdonstein, 1725
Hastings, robbed of purse con
taining $5.30 by armdd- bandit
Four robbers took $7 from cash
register of resturant at 1521 S.
Canal. Joseph O'Neill, passing
place, "saw men and opened fire.
A waiter, thinking O'Neill one of
the bandits, pointed revolver at
him. Before O'Neill could ex
plain thieves escaped.
Chicago Christian Industrial
League has opened free1 lodging
house to accommodate 100 men
at 12 E. 12th street Tickets will
be sold to "business men, who will
give them to men begging night's
Walter P. Kirksey, employe of
I. C. railroad, given judgment for
$55 in suit to recover his salary,
which had been tied up by four
John Langley, of Chicago, is in
California dying of consumption.
His eldest son, 17, died here re
cently. The Chase public school
children are taking up a collection
for the burial of the son and to
help the other six children living
at 231 Frances place.
After beating two boys in the
place, two armed robbers took
$7.85 out of the cash register of
a fruit and candy store in the
Briggs House hotel, Fifth ave.
According to the statement of
staff captain of the Volunteers of
America, Chicago is to have a
home for ex-convicts. The build
ing will cost $20000 and will be
located at 6036 West Ravens
While attempting to rob Ray
H. Cobpe, West Van Buren st,
last night, four robbers heard
gong of street car and thinking
that it was the patrol, fled.
According to a member of the
Chicago Butter and Egg board,
chickens don't like the cold
weather and have gone on a strike
and eggs will jump to 50 cents a
Despondent over ill health,
Herman Zeschke, W. Twenty
fourth st, railroad flagman, died
today as a result of a self-inflicted
Former president of the C. &
W. I. R. R. Co., William J. Hen
ley, is heing-sued by his wife for
Two armed men held up Frank
McCahey in his salon, 4306 Wal
lace street, last night, and es
caped with $10.
Eugene Hustion, negro "coke
king," charged Emil Klatt with
stealing electric, motor. Hustion
said he wanted to open electrical
shop to fool police about his drug
business. Klatt sent to grand
Walter G. Freund yesterday
told Maxwell he would never at
tempt suicide again if released.
Roy Oldfield, 28, 2170 Vilas
place, fined $100 for masquerad
ing as woman. Arrested Satur
day night at N. Clark and Dewey
court after two girls had made
Miss Lulu Johanssen, who dis
appear from her home-in Rav-
inia, found in Chicago yesterday,
and returned home when prom
ised relief from hard study, for
which cause she left. -She was '