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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 22, 1912, Image 7

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LOCAL EVENTS IN TABLOID FORM
Mrs. Stella Pinace, 1219 Wa
bash ave., probably fatally crush
etLand score of persons hurt when
street car left tracks at Washing
ton street arid Wabash ave.,
crashing into "L" pillar.
Chicago Federation of Labor
passed resolution demanding that
at least 75 per cent of crews on
lake vessels be experienced sea
men. Declared crews on lake
were inefficient, and that in many
cases lifeboats would not accom
modate 10 per cent of maximum
passenger capacity.
The- federation and the Wom
en's Trades Union League have
moved their headquarters to 166
Washington street.
Police guarded Greek Ortho
dox Catholic church, 1121 N.
Leavitt street while pastor. Fath
er Alexandroff, performed three
marriages. No trouble. Congre
gation has been split into warring
factions, one wing claiming pas
tor has wrongfully administered
finances.
.Frank Wolgast, 2823 N.'New
ell'street, and his daughter, Em
ily, 10, have disappeared, and
Mrs. Wolgast has asked police tq
.search for them. She says they
Jeft home for a candy store, and
never returned.
Three pickpockets robbed B. J.
Jack, 2226 Park ave. ol $150 on
Western ave. car and leaped to
street. Eluded pursuit of fifty
pedestrians, and escaped.
Edward Connors, 3435 W. 18th
street, shot Mrs. Bessie Carr,v120
S. Halsted, and . then, attempted
suicide at- Monroe and Curtis
streets. Connors formerly owned
salooln at 39 S. Peoria. His license
was revoked because Gladys
Hoytan actress, alleged she had
been mistreated in the place. Po
liceman Ulbrichtwas suspended
because of alleged connection
with the case.
William F. Sanford, 3302 S.
Hoyne, died on way to hospital
from asphyxiation. Pulmotor
wagon overtook ambulance near
Sanford's home, but efforts to .re
vive him failed.
John E. Skehan, 4608 Indiana
ave., crushed to death between
floor of elevator and door in Ma
jastic hotel. Skehan tried to alight
from car after it had started. His
brother, Charles E. Skehan, was
in the elevator.
Frank Langhoff, 1374 Austin
ave., shot in leg at Wl 26th stree,t
and Kedzie while on way home
from dance. Assailant, unknown,
escaped.
Jung Sing, member of Hip Sing
Tong-, shot and killed in front of
509 S. Clark street. Charles Er
ickson, bystander, shot in leg.
Police arrested Charles Lee,
member On' Leon Tong, charged
wi,th murder. Outbreak of Tong
war feared. Alleged Lee was sent
here frojn Pittsburg to slay Sing.
George Mdberg, 238 S. Sanga
mon street, bitten on left cheek
by stray dog in front of his home.
Boy is 5 years old. ,
Harry Riley, manager, billiard
hall in Hotel Saratoga, stabbed in
right arm by S. C. Myers.. Riley
said argumentarose 0Ver po.ol bill
Myers owed
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