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LOCAL EVENTS IN TABLOID FORM
Following a conference be
tween the street car men and Vice
President Fish of the Chicago
Railways Co., the union officials,
who are demanding the resigna
tion of Supt. Hogarth, agreed to
hold the matter in, abeyance until
President Roach of the company
arrives from Florida.
Laura Backer, 70, inmate of
the Chicago Home for Incurables,
found dead in bathtub at the
home this afternoon. Attend
ants say she was scalded to death
by falling into tub of boiling
The striking iron enamelers
formerly employed by the Wolff
Mfg. Co., rejected the company's
offer to put back to work 100 of
the 175 men on strike. They de
cided they would, go. back in a
body or not at all. Negotiations
will be continued for a more sat
Fire Marshal Seyferlich and
Chief Pierce injured and several
firemen had narrow escapes in
$1000,000 fire at 71 S. Waterst.
Seyferlich hurt escaping falling
wall, and Pierce fell ten feet when
a floor collapsed.
Mrs. Ida Summers and Miss
Mildred Miller, 602 N. Clark, suf
fered cuts and burns on hands in
fire which started from overheat
ed oil stove. Several women fled
down fire escapes.
Ernst Paschke, grocer, 1408 W.
63d street, shot and seriously
wounded by two negro bandits
when he resisted their order to
throw up his hands.
Yeggman blew safe in drug
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store at 5501 Indiana ave. and
escaped with $300 in cash and
some jewelry. Occupants of flats
above store were not awakened
Peter Jukas, 3314 S. Morgan,
held up and robbed of $15 by two
men, who escaped.
The Cubs will play a benefit
game early this season for the
family of Jimmy Doyle, Cub third
baseman, who died in Syracuse
last week following an operation
County hospital received 120
patients yesterday, breaking all
records. Institution has accom
modations for 1,800, and 1,795 are
now being cared for.
Harry Mclntire, Cub pitcher,
on whom President Murphy ask
ed waivers recently, sent in his
signed contract yesterday, along
with the usual "this will be my
best season" pipe.
Theatrical booking agents have
agreed to turn over to police,
names of all stage struck girls
who run away from home in pur
suit of a "career." Action was
prompted by experience of three
girls who were found stranded in
Mattoon, HI., after they had left
home to "join a show," which
More than 200 men employed
in ice fields near Kenosha have
been driven out of county in last
two days for rioting. Sheriff
says failure of ice companies to
pay men is responsible for out
breaks. Majority of workmen
are from Chicago.
"The playboy of the Western