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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 21, 1912, Image 5

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NEWS OF TE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Geo. J. Newman, 7628 Wash
ington ave., jumped to his death
from a fourth story window of
the Wesley hospital today. Had
been a patient there since Mon
day. John W. Irwin, former secre
tary of the Bridge and Iron
Workers'- union at Peoria, arrest
ed in connection with the alleged
dynamite conspiracy, released
under $5,000 "bonds.
Manhole cover blown off at
State and Van Buren streets this
morning. Slight fire started, but
firemen put it out. After the ex
citement was over, a horse
stepped into the hole. Police
men finally released it.
Expect to complete jury to try
Kaufman murderers by time
court adjourns today. Eight had
been secured at thomorning re
cess. , &
Eight jurors secured1 hi Kauf
man murder trial when court ad
journed until Friday,
Mrs. Ellen Conway, 502 Cass
street, arrested, charged with ob
taining money on plea that her
daughter had just died, and she
didn't have mone) to bury her.
Mrs. Louis Irisp, 3206 Cottage
Grove, mother of one of if he boys
drowned in Lake Michigan Mon
day, found dead at" Hejhoinc yes
terday. Three years ago the o
man's husband desetfted her, a
year ago her daughter, Velma,
died, and Charles, her last; child
was killed Monday.? j
Miss Lafy Jackson; 16, daugh
ter of George Jacksoi2457 Pen-
sacola ave., and Frank Wright,
35, who eloped to Hammond,
Ind., Monday, returned, justice
of peace refusing to marry them.
Wright arrested, admitted he
had another wife, but said he
I had not wronged the girl. '
Mrs. Catherine Hushin, 75,
4940 Washington blvd., probably
fatally burned in explosion in
clothes closet at her home. Her
daughter, Anna, received burns
trying to extinguish fire in her
mother's garments.
Chief McWeeny was presented
with a diamond police star by
100 friends at a banquet last
night, worth $2,000.
.The cement show opens tonight
at the Coliseum. Stick around,
it may be interesting. -
John Kozero, formerly cashier
and treasurer of Roman Catholic
Union, indicted by grand jury
yesterday, charged with embezzl-.,
ing $606 from the organization. ,
Mrs. Mary McKee,' 20 W. Su
perior, accused Jacob John, a .
Persian, 303 W. Chicago ave., of ,
trying to flirt with her daughter, ,
Evelyn, on the street. She pro
ceeded to thrash him, and then
took him to police station. John ,
explained he had jostled the
young lady accidentally.
"Too much coddling of crim
inals and too little sympathy for
law-abiding citizens," says Judge
Marcus Kavanaugh is the reason
for numerous unpunished mur
ders in Chicago. He declared that
hanging murderers was on.lv to
stop killings.
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