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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1912, Image 6

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CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
Nay, children, "The Playboy of
the Western World" is not Capt
"Bill" Clancy, who resigns from
the police department to run for
congress, with the declaration
that he will kjss the babies in his
district, and the mothers, too.
John W. Carlin, part owner of
employment agency in Cam
bridge building, W. Randolph
and N. 5th, today shot and
ivounded his wife, and then shot
himself behind right ear. Shoot
ing occurred in office. Taken to
hospital. Wounds will not prove
fatal. Woman says husband
Shot her twice June 23. Carlin
was placed on peace bond two
weeks ago. f
Warrants prepared for four
men alleged to have attempted to
bribe members of Assistant Chief
6f Pplice Schuettler's gambling
squad. Names not given out.
Edward Elkhorn, salesman,
2442 N. Avers ave., fined $50 and
costs on charge of "rolling his
eyes and winking" at Miss Anna
Miller on a Clark street car.
In revolver battle with four
men at 116 th and Michigan ave.
early today, Policeman Edward
Brower. after being shot through
both shoulders, captured one of
his assailants and used him as a
s'hield and put others to flight
Grower will recover. Detectives
Searching for three men who es
caped. Attorney Andrew Powers, 3131
Archer ave., former city prose
cutor, taken to Detention hospi
tal ; thought insane.
Clayton Mark, vice president
National Malleable Castings Co.,
former president board of educa
tion, and his chauffeur, Carl Sty-"
berg, indicted by federal grand
jury for killing of James Durney,
U. S. soldier. Durney was nin
over by auto occupied by Mark
and several other persons July 9,
iyii.
William Goethler and Mrs. Re
gina Huck, also known as Schil-.
ler,held to grand jury on chargeX
of murder in connection with the
death of 5-year-old Nellie Goeth
ler, who was found to have died
from blood poison following fre
quent whippings.
Edward Quinn, 2041 N. 46th
ave., smothered to death tinder
40,000 bushels of grain' in plant
of Northern Malting Co., 1756 N.
Ashland ave. ,
Policeman Hugh M. Murray,
West Chicago ave. station sus
pended, pending investigation "of
charges by Herman Raudies, sa-?
Joon keeper, 1423 W. Chicago
ave., that Murray attacked him
and threatened to kill hini yester
day. Charles McClain charged with
attacking Violet Buehler, held to
grand jury in bonds of $2,000.
Two robbers grabbed" purse
containing $30 from Miss Grace
Hickey, 5645 Drexel ave. She
jabbed one with hatpin, let out a i
screech, and started after them.
Crowd joined chase. Miss Hickey,
slipped, and' follewers turnbled
over her. Robbers escaped.
"When in doubt, saw off the
appendix." This, according to
Dr. H. K. Gibson, physician for

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