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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 08, 1912, Image 5

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LOCAL EVENTS IN TABLOID FORM
Miss Mattie Williams, 3916 S.
State, arrested, charged with
stealing $200 from her employer,
Mrs. Mary Morrissey, 3910 In
diana ave. Police say girl admits
crawling under bed and stealing
money after her employer went
to sleep,
Col. Charles W. Foster, U. S.
A., 7254 Ridge ave., died sudden
ly of heart disease on a North
western railroad train.
Prof. F. R. Moulton, Univer
sity of Chicago, says temperature
of moon varies from boiling point
to 200 degrees below zero same
day. "Nothing lives on the
moon," he said. Whonl wants to?
Archie C. Tisdelle, former La
Salle street banker, whose insti
tution "became insolvent about
three years ago, will be sum
moned for trial tomorrow on in
dictments charging he received
deposits after he knew bank was
insolvent, and with embezzle
ment. Capt. Alexander Kopeco, of en
gine Co. 106, died at St. Joseph's
hospital. Was suffering from ab
scess, and exposure at fire at
Northern Milling Co. plant Mon
day hastened his death. Lived at
2908 Logan blvd.
Louis Buncel, 70, 3013 S. 41st
court, struck and killed by Illi
nois Central train while picking
up coal on the tracks.
Willie Ritchie, who seems to be
in Packey McFarland's train for
the sole purpose of subbing for
the Stockyards Pride when the
latter has an attack of "temper
ament' outpointed Young Erne
at Philadelphia last night.
Packey refused to go on be
cause of black eye received in pre
vious bout. Indications are that
fighter has broken with h'"s man
ager, Emil Thiry.
Mayfair Congregati onal
Church destroyed by fire early to
day. Members of church claim
building was set on fire, and fire
attorney is hunting incendiary,
who is alleged to have fired sev
eral other churches.
Two families rescued in fire in
three-story brick building at 4545
Evanston ave.
Appropriation for school teach
ers' salaries amounts to S600,000
more than last year, meaning in
crease for all teachers.
C. A. Holbrook, jewelry sales
man for eastern company, left
two gem-filled suitcases, valued
at $20,000, in Spauling & Co.'s
and went out to lunch. Young
'man appeared, spoke to guard,
picked up the cases, and calmly
walked away. And he hasn't
been caught.
Miss Francis E. Sabin, Oak
Park high school, says readers
should learn Latin and Greek in
order to understand the sport
page. In case they should run
across "Soc et tuum" in a prize
fight description, for instance.
James Ford, 40, 1911 W. Mad
ison, died at the County hospital
early today of phomaine poison
ing. Mrs. Grace Brown Guggen-heim-Wahl
is divorced. , Judge
Windes this afternoon decided
the decree of divorce given Mrs.
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