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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 08, 1912, Image 8

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parents became frantic with grief.
By nighttime they were convinc
ed that she must be dead.
At 7 o'clock at night Policeman
Henry Johnson stumbled over a
little girl, sound asleep, her head
pillowed against a water plug
and hr body stretched out in the
gutter at W. Chicago and West
ern avs.
It was Sophia, and when Po
liceman Johnson disturbed her
sleep by picking her up in his
arms she told him that the bogey
man would get him. She was re
stored to her parents.
Many of the newsboys who
went back to work for the trust
newspapers Tuesday have ex
plained they did so under misun
derstanding, and have again re
fused to handle non-union papers.
The Federated Trades last
night received $4,500 from local
unions of New York to help them
in their fight against the trust
newspapers which locked them
out.
When Mrs. Theodore Roose
velt entered Coliseum yesterday
the band struck up "Oh, You
Beautiful Doll." Mrs. Roosevelt
looked embarrassed, but bowed
her thanks.
Mrs. Joseph Nickla, owner of
grocery at 3604 S. Hoyne av,,
choked into insensibility and
robbed of $100 by robber in her
flat in rear of store.
Within 48 hours after he was
wedded to Mrs. Bird Dill in the
Wesley hospital, Sam S. Patter
son died of the sickness which
had stricken him a few days
previously "
Mrs. Effie S. Wellner, 1536 E.
67th St., yelled so loudly when
robber attempted to hold her up
that he fled. .
Johri Flynn, R. Berry and John
Bush, arrested by police on
charge of stealing boxes of shoes
valued at $200 from freight offices
of Chicago Great Western.
Homer Hall, assistant U. S.
district attorney at St Louis, is
in Chicago trying to find out
what chanipagne is.
Richard Jahnke, salesman, ar
rested as he was about to draw
his' oav from Cutler Shoe Co.. 25
hS. State st Wife abandonment
Since Dunning asylum became
state instead of county institu
tion, several employes have com
plained about the eats. Two
have even resigned.
Sung Chm,M2hinaman, 941 E.
75th st; fined" $200 for trying to
"mash" Miss Olive Large, 909 E.
75th st.
Frank Baker, driver of hose
cart of truck company No. 4, suf
fered broken leg in crash be
tween cart and Cottage Grove
ave. car.
Mrs. C. C. Smith, 7019 Stew
art ave., badly injured when
knocked down by auto 'driven by
Geo. S. Van at State and Jackson
blvd.
Policeman J. Checkley, 2712
Van Buren st, severely injured
in fall from moving auto at W.
Adams and S. Desplaines st. Was
trying to alight.
Andrew Donaldson, 24 S. St,
Louis ave., arrested after holdingX
up and robbing of watch, $9 and
horse and buggy.
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