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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 20, 1912, Image 6

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JMillbrath, former South Chicago
girl.
Charged with fraud in selling
hair tonic, E. F. Gonzales was
given a year to prove the worth
of the lotion by Judge Scully, who
directed him to try it on Police
man James Burns of Cottage
'Grove ave. station. Officer Burns
is bald, very bald; like a billiard
ball.
Trade rumored between the
Cubs and Cardinals, by which
Heinie Zimmerman will go to St.
Louis in exchange for Harmon,
one of Bresnahan's star twirlers.
Western league said the be con
templating dropping Denver
from its circuit, and adding Chi
cago, Minneapolis and Kansas
City. "Bunk, pure bunk. Denver
is the only real town in the circuit
now. x
Union men will not work here
after on buildings that may be
erected by the Pennsylvania R. R.
Co. until union men are given em
ployment in erecting a bridge for
the company at 19th street and
the river. Labor officials say
work is being done by non-union
.men.
George Swain, 13, 3240 Rhodes
ave., and Charles Irish. 1J, 3206
Cottage Grove ave., drew ned yes
terday while skating on Lake
Michigan off 29th street. Capt.
Carland of life-saving service
almost drowned searching for the
bodies. Bodies recovered by a
fire tug.
"Here's a little stunt that might
interest you," said Louis Zogora,
218 Sheldon street, to his wife
and friends, in their room. Then
he shot himselt in the head, dying
instantly.
William Pen Nixon, died early
today at his home, 4221 Kenmore
ave. Was formerly editor of Inter-Ocean
and head of Assooht
ed Press news service.
'"There is ragtime religion, the
same as ragtime music. Some
people can only get religion by
ragtime method. I use it when
necessary," says Rev. D. M.
Tompkins ofRogers Park M. E.
Church.
Mrs. Doris Cohen committed
suicide in Morrison hotel by
shooting herself. She married
Louis Cohen, Springfield, 111., five
years ago. Cohen kept marriage
secret, as his wife was a Gentile.
She filed suit for divorce month
ago to force him to make known
their marriage. He refused, fear
ing disinheritance.
Hugo Stojentin, 19, alleged
forger captured by police after
revolver battle. Taken in flat he
had furnished for Mrs. Rose Kru
ger, 19, 210 N. Kedzie. Police
say he stole to gefmpney for girl.
Mrs. Elizabeth Prentice and J.
H. Burke, salesman, 113 E. On
tario street, run down and injur
ed at Rush and Ontario streets
by auto owned and driven by A.
C. Frost, 54 E. Division street.
Frost became confused by lights
of another auto.
Harriet Thompson found mur
dered on floor of her home, 1647
Madison street, Gary. Her brother-in-law,
Rev. William Steel,
pastor of a negro church, arrest
ed. Finger prints on girl's throat
led to preacher's arrest.

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