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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1912, Image 7',
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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
John Tambick shot and killed
his wife in their home, 5617 S.
Ashland ave., early today, and
then committed suicide.
Thomas Marzzotto, 1920 W.
Lake, who owns several news
stands on the West Side, dying
in county hospital from. attack-by
unknown assailant. His throat
was cut and he had five wounds
in his back. Police suspect Black
Packey McFarland last night
won a ''newspaper decision" over
Eddie Murphy at South Bend.
Packey outboxed and outfought
the Boston boy, flooring him in
the fourth round with a left to
, the chin. The mill went the full
ten rounds. -
President Peter Bartzen of the
county board yesterday received
a card of membership in the Hod
carriers' union. Ballard Dunn,
fired from the civil servj.ce com
mission,, called Bartzen a "hod
carrier clothed in power" at the
start of their scrap. Now Pete is
the real thing.
Water main at Lake street and
Chicago ave., Evanston, burst,
flooded streets and filled base
ments of several homes, doing
thousands of dollars' damage.
Lucy Page Gaston, anti-cigarette
campaigner, was followed
home last night by a man smok
ing a cigarette. This morning all
her clothes had been stolen. The
thief left a cigarette stump and
Two armed robbers held up
John Brummer in his saloon at
325 N. Jefferson street, and es
caped with $14 and a watch.
Brummer's wife and two patrons
were not molested.
Edward Corrigan, 2914 W.
Superior, reported to police he
was held up and robbed of 90
cents while returning from a
There is one commendable
thing about Edward's story. He
doesn't say that the robbers over
looked several hundred dollares
that was hidden between his neck
tie and his collar. You've heard
of that kintl.
Two hold-ups stepped from be
hind a tree in Washington park,
stopped Frederick J. Seibert,
6406 St. Lawrence ave., and his
fiancee, Miss Olivia M. Allen, and
made the young woman hand
over her engagement ring, took
a ring from Seibert, bowed cour
teously and walked off.
Another af gument against giv
ing your girl a ring. Almost an
argument against being engaged.
John Stanley and William
Hanckman, Kenosha, caught on
ice floe when they went hunting,
and were carried into lake. Res
cued by life savers.
Mrs. Mary Mason,.167 W. Chi
cago ave., aptrially overcome by
gas, revived by Pulmotor. A par
rot in her room gave the alarm.
Frank B. Jehn fell seven stor
ies down elevator shaft at his
home, 736 W. Monroe street,
breaking leg. No other injuries.
Year ago he was only shocked by
a live wire that killed two com
Roy Dafoe, 3516 Forest ave.,