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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 09, 1912, Image 3',
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Wendel Zwalker, '925 Will
street, died' early today in a cell
at Chicago ave. police station.
Zwalker suddenly went insane,
and attempted fo choke his wife
and children. Four policemen
were necessary to subdue him.
He died in convulsions while a
doctor worked over him.
James TRice, 52, was sentenced
to 10, years 'ih the federal pen
for counterfeiting. He had done
time for same offense before. At
time of his arrest Rice was run
ning a grocery on S. Clinton
Cook county candidates at to
day's primaries have given away
502,000 campaign cigars a day,
' or 37,650,000 during the fight for
votes, according to Lucy Page
Gaston of the Anti-Cigarette
Which are 37,650,000 reasons
why these men should not be en
dorsed. We smoked some of the
so-called cigars. l
Herbert Smile of London com
plained to the police that two af
fable Americans took him to the
lake front to hunt buffalo. No
game of that kind in sight, so they
started a penny matching game.
Smile lost $300.
Forty waiters of Illinois Ath
letic club went on strike when
they saw the words "No tipping
allowed," printed on menu cards.
They make $60 a inonth in wages,
J. E. Fennessy, wealthy Oak
land, Cal., real estate man, fell
down the marble steps in the
Sherman house, and received 'in-
juries that may cause his death.
He was removed f o a hospital.
Edward F. Spellman, a railroad
watchman, was found dead on the
railroad tracks near Melrose park,
with a bullet wound through his
abdomen. A burglar kit was
found near the body, which led
the police to "believe- the man had
battled with yeggmen.
Rudojph Hiffman was shot,
probably fatally, as the result of
a quarrel at 121 Mowhawk St.,
early today. John Bauer, arrest
ed, declared the shooting was ac
cidental. By a ninth inning rally the
Cubs nosed out Indianapolis yes
terday, 4 to 3. Ed Reulbach aricl
Larry Cheney did the pitching,
"Big Ed" traveling at a fast gait.
Tinker and Lennox each compil
ed 3 hits off Southpaw Webb, the
Chance and his men wind up
their training season today at
Springfield, and then move onffo
Cincinnati, to get a day of com
plete rest before beginning the
rag route with the Reds Thurs
day. Fire in Elgin last night de
stroyed a department store, caus
ed a theater panic, and temporar
ily put the electric light service
out of commission. The damage
is estimated at $150,000. The El
gin company of the national
guard helped fight the fixe.
Third Baseman Harry 'Lord
was appointed field captain qf
Sox yesterday by Manager Calla
han. The South Siders are in
Davenport' today for last game