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one man arrested and identified
Burglars, who used a wagon,
looted apartment of Mrs. Grace
Wells, 4941 S. Michigan, while
Mrs. Wells was attending the
theater. Valuables worth more
than $4,000 taken.
Big audience escaped from
burning theater at W. 12th and S.
Paulina last night without confu
sion. Absence of panic was due to
ptesence of mind and courage of
two performers, who sang as the
crowd filed out. Flames burst
from entrances as last persons
Police of Maxwell street sta
tion found body of unidentified
man floating in river at Taylor
street yesterday. Body appeared
to be that of laboring man about
45 yea'rs old.
Window washers employed at
City Hall yesterday appealed to
Chicago Federation of Labor to
aid them in having their wages
raised from $60 to $80. Said there
were, no safety devices on win
dows, and work was hazardous.
Legislative committee instructed
to aid them.
Samuel Halls, West Side con
tractor, arrested yesterday on a
charge of embezzlement prefer
red by Mrs. Florence L. Woods,
415 Wrightwood ave. Halls is
alleged to have misappropriated
$6,128 he was to have used to pro
mote and operate canteloupe farm
in Michigan or California.
Saloon opened near 21st and
Homan, after three petitions had
failed to secure enough signa
tures. Fourth paper, circulated
quietly, secured requisite number
of names. City collector says the
proceeding was legal, and prop
erty owners were not tricked.
Milton J. Beverly, Maple park,
111., arrested on complaint of
James Lovellette, part owner of
Astor Hotel, 174 N. Clark, who
alleges he cashed three worthless
checks for Beverly.
Theodore M. Davis.vshot'in the
thigh by his wife at their home,
4424 S. State. She escaped before
police arrived. Couple said to have
quarreled over money matters.
Joseph L. Kenyon, chief of the
12th fire battalion, injured while
responding to an alarm, Jan. 21,
is recovering, and will be removed
from St. Bernard's hospital to his
home this week.
Explosion of lamp placed in
basement at 1700 N. Western ave.
to prevent water pipe from freez
ing, fired house and drove several
families to street. Damage, $2,500
Two masked negroes held up
saloon of Thomas Caset, 5444 S.
State, and escaped with $97 from
They cover cheese with paraf- j
fin now to keep it from mold.
Pshaw, what's the use? The only
way you can tell the various kinds
apart -now is by the quantity of
mold oh, yes, and the smell.
"Cultivated" cheerfulness isn't
a very good brand, but it's better
than none at all.
Isn't it too bad the doctors
don't know how to cut a man's