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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
When the reactionary Demo
cratic National Committee met at J killed himself. Domestic troubles.
the Congress to-day, Woodrow
Wilson was the boss.
Wm. F. McCombs.was elected
t ahairman, Joseph E. Davies, Wis-
consin, secretary, ' and John F.
. - Martin sergeant-at-arms. All were
The reactionaries gave in to
Wilson on McCombs, but tried to
put up a fight on Davies and re
elect Urey Woodson. But it was
not much of a fight.
Ahe reactionary state Demo
cratic committee also was han
dled rudely by Edward F. Dunne
It was agreed that the Illinois
campaign will be made by com
mittee of 200, of whom 50 will
v be from Chicago And Dunne
will be given the choice of Chi
cago's 50, and of the chairman.
Thirteen persons were killed
when fast mail crashed into east
bound Overland express on the
Burlington 'at Western Springs,
15 miles west of Chicago.
There are four separate inves
tigations of the wreck now going
The state railroad commission
is directing one; Cordner Hoff
i man another, the Burlington an
" other, and the Interstate Com
merce Commission the' fourth.
Rudolph Uhlman, Bohemian
inventor, 1040 S. Grove avenue,
killed his two babies, 3 and 5 yrs.
old, and committed suicide be
cause the children suffered from
v Max Kabelsky,- saloonkeeper,
1336 S. Paulina street, shot and
Chris Skiutis, 1215 S. Marengo
avenue, shot himself twice. Prob
ably die. Crazed by heat.
Police still trying to identify
girl who drowned herself in river
near Belmont avenue bridge Sat
urday night. Wore locket with
initials E. H. C.
Manuel Cuarey, 3365 Indiana
avenue, ended his life with gas.i
Crazed by heat.
Dynamite bomb exploded in v
barn of P. Flaherty, teaming con
tractor, 1147 W. Monroe street.
Barn and Flaherty's horses in-
jured. Believed work of business
Otto Winter, bartender, 2424
Grand avenue, suffered severed
artery by being in too much of a,
hurry to open seltzer bottle. It
Police search for Casey Jones,
the monkey stolen from little Joe
Shafer, 3450 Indiana avenue, stilL
fruitless. Joe's parents have of
fered $100 reward.
Robert Schuppel, 1211 La Salle
ave., quarreled with Geo. Gleary,
131 W. Division St., and thereby
acquired two knife wounds.
Wm. Patterson, resident of Old
Soldiers' Home, Milwaukee, held
up and badly beaten by two rob
bers on Ontario st. near La Salle
Woman giving name' of Ger
trude Dohnbury, found acting
strangely at 39th and Indiana ave.
Found insane and sent to deten
Rudolph. Hiller, 1302 La.SaflcJ
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