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MWs " V--
CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
" Miss Catherine Martin, a
'trained nurse, found dead in home
of Dr. George L. Brown, 3805
"Ellis ave.,, today. Police and cor
oner investigating. Dr. Brown
- and wife have been away for sev
eral weeks, and Miss Martin was
c taking care of their home. Her
body was discovered on their re
turn. ,f Capt (formerly inspector)
-Nick 'Hunt, charged by the civil
Service commission with neglect,
and inefficiency and general lax
ity unenforcing police regulations
cin the loop while in command
there, today notified Chief Mc
Weenyand the mayor that he
WDuld not submit to trial by the
"tammission. Said it Was preju
diced against him.
Mayor Harrison told Hunt he
'must appear before the commis
sion if he wanted to remain in the
department. Said the commission
was acting as his agent.
- Capt. Thomas C. Kane, com
manding Englewood district, to
day sent in his resignation -Said
he wished to devote ms time to
It is understood the reason
there is so much police investiga
ting, firing and resigning going
-on now is that there was too
much "private business' done by
members of the department.
William A. Mason, owner of
iWflson Avenue Bank, Ravens
Wood, has disappeared, and the
bank was not opened for busi
ness this morning. Examination
of his books will be made to see
if accounts are straight. Wife
fears he has been slugged or is
suffering from asphasia.
Miss Marie Seliger and Miss
Margaret Mills, 527 W. 116th st,
found asphyxiated in their home.
Were planning party at which
their engagements were to be an
nounced. Death was accidental
from frozen gas pipe.
If the weather man doesn't
start hitting it a little closer in
his predictions, we'll rend the
night air with his name and
Incidentally, it might be no
ticed that the mayor left out labor
day in designating the holidays
when the flag should be display
ed. Fire in Knickerbocker Ice Co.
stables, 1506-10 S. Ashland, did
$5,000 damage to building and
destroyed several wagons. John
Roberts, foreman, saved twenty
horses from burning to death.
We apologize for creating so
much excitement yesterday. The
name of Len Small does not head
the Republican primary ballot for
governor. Who does? Why,
Charles S. Deneen. As if we
shouldn't have known all the
time. THem that has, gits.
And also, Walter Clyde Jones,
who says he is some progressive,
will have to progress from the
bottom, for that is where they
have placed him.
Mrs. Annie Androuiszka, 2519
W. 45th street fatally burned in
explosio nof gasoline she was us
ing to thaw frozen water )ipe.
Frank Pashakarnis, 2615 W. 45th
place, burned on hands when he