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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Cracksmen broke into laundry
of 'Schufde Bros, 3319 Fullerton
ave., broke into safe, and escaped
-JVIore than 30 rooms on third
andfourth floors of LaSalle hotel
will be middle west headquarters
of -.Progressive party.
Frank H. Funk, Progressive
nominee for governor, returned
from'trjp through southern and
'central parts of state. Says pea
pie are all in favor of third party.
- Jury to try Mrs. Florence Bern
stein for murder of her husband
completed this afternoon. Open
ing statements begun. First wit
ness probably will be called to
morrow. Mrs. Bernstein is near the
breaking point from the strain.
She constantly begs her lawyers
to hurry the trial, saying the de
lay "will kill her.
Unidentified man first thought
to. have been fatally injured w.hen
struck by Halsted st. car at Bel
den ave. recovered sufficiently at
Alexian Brothers' hospital to give
his name as Paul Vallbrecht, 529
Before eyes of his parents, Her
man Bahne, 4, 5633 Justine st.,
was " run down by Ashland ave.
car at W. 56tst. Seridusly injur
ed. Taken home.
'. J.. B, Lautzenheiser, 23, shot
and killed his aunt,. Mrs. Mary
Burwell, 55, and hef sweetheart,
Thomas Argubright, 42, in Mrs.
Burwell's rooming house, 2307
kW. Madison st-
Lautzenheiser was drunk. He-
committed suicide after th.e
double murder. It is said he did
not like Argubright's attentions
to his aunt.
The trust newspapers, having
nothing else to do, gave reading
Shakespeare instead of drinking
whisky as the cause of Lautzen
heiser 's murders ,and suicide.
Police searching for Gertrude
Schilling, 15, 1006 E. 75th st
May have drowned self in Jake.
Girl's mother refused her per
mission to go bathing. Left home
saying she would never be seen
again. Rented dressing room at
Nichols' bathing bach, foot of
At 10 o'clock at night dressing
room was found locked. Girl's
dress and shoes Wnd there. She
could not swim.
Although on surface it looks as
if the girl had drowned herself,
police are inclined to suspect
clothing was left to throw them
Roy O. West, new Republican
national committeeman from Illi
nois, is not going to resign as
chairman of state central com
mittee. West said he was going to re
sign when notified of his election
as national committeeman, but
has changed his mind and will
hold down both jobs.
West and DeneeA are thick as
thieves, which is only a manner
of speaking, you know, and 'tjs
said that Deneen wouldn't have
anyone 'other than Wst handling
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