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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 06, 1912, Image 2

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Ms wife. "I'm going to make
sure you never do it again'
Then he fired. His first shot
entered the wife's head just be
hind the ear. She ran to the win
dow, which was closed, and jump
ed through it, carrying the frame
with her.
It was in the fall from the win
dow that Mrs. McLean broke her
back and ankle, and fractured, her
skull. McLean, left alone, shot
himself through the head. lie
was taken to the Alexian Broth
ers' hospital, where he died at
10:30.
The physicians at the German
AmericafT hospital are not sur
that Mrs. McLean wilMive. But
they say that any ordinary wom
an, suffering he same injuries
as she did, would be dead by now,
and since her remarkable vital
ity has kept her up so far, she
Simay recover.
J TWO HIT IN MYSTERIOUS
SHOOTING AFFAIR.
Peter Koerrter, 2623 South
'Forty-second avenue, was shot in
the shoulder, and Edward Graser,
n 1536 Belmont avenue, in the left
foot, at a meeting 6i Sheet Metal
Workers' union, No. 73, in Mu-
c sicians' hall, 175 Washington
street, last night.
No one seems to know who did
dthe shooting; no arrests have
been made, and none are likely to
bbe made.
.5 The meeting was for the pur
rfpose of nominating officers.
;There are three factions in No,
2:73. The police say that this was
the cause. oi the shooting, but
have no evidence of it.
Thomas Redding, president of
the union, was in the chair, when
the door of the hall suddenly
opened. There was a flare of
light, the Crash of a "revblver, and
about one minute later Reddmg
was under the table, and there
was no more meeting.
The police, under Lieutenant
James O'Toole, arrived, and fool
ed around, and searched every
body, and found nothing, and
gave it up.
The sheet metal workers are
very reticent about the affair, and
say they haven't the least idea
how it happened unless the shoot
ing was done by some intoxicated
person, laboring tinder the delu
sion that yesterday was the
Fourth of July.
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Lawrence, Kan. Hamilton
Wright Mabie, editor of The Out
look, fainted while making com
mencement address at University
of Kansas.
Los Angeles. Following clash
in" courtroom during Darrow trial
yesterday Judge Hutton fined
District -Attorney Fredericks $25
and Attorney Appels $5.
Raleigh, N. C. Democratic
state convention met today. Wil
son sure winner.
Old lady, excitedly:. "When is
the London train due?" Porter:
"In two hours a.nd forty minutes, "
ma'am."- Old lady, witha sigh of
relief: "Thank you! I am sa
glad Iam not lateT

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