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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 20, 1912, Image 4

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MOTHER HEROINE TO DIE
Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 20.
The mother-love that made Mrs.
Tillie Hoffmeister rush back into
her blazing home, to rescue her
baby is expected to end in her
death today.
Mrs. Hoffmeister, who is only
26, poured gasoline instead of
coal oil into the kitchen stove.
The whole kitchen was in flames
in a moment.
Mrs. Hoffmeister ran from the
house. Then she remembered
her baby, left strapped in a high
chair. She rescued it, suffering
terrible burns in doing so. The
baby will live.
Glasgow Central ranks as the
finest and best-equipped railway
station in Britain,
Murder by poisoning in Eng
land was at one time punishable
by boiling to death.
INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
T Adolphe Dumont, 24, 2417 W.
Huron st., held to grand jury un
der $13,000 bail by Judge Gem
mill in Desplaines street court.
Grand larceny.
Dumont was arrested as he
emerged from barn, rear of 1711
Carroll ave., where case contain
ing $14,000 worth of jewelry
stolen from messenger in front of
Silversmith bldg.j Madison and
Wabash, was found.
$5,000 worth of cigars taken
from Chicago & Alton freight
depot, also found in barn.
Hugh C McCaffrey, Asst Supt.
Pinkerton Agency, said he would
implicate Dumont in several
other "jobs."
Cornelius O'Leary, 41, 348 N.
51st court, is dead at House of
Correction hospital, where he was
sentenced on Aug. 14. Alcohol
ism. Traffic was tied up for nearly
an hour and lives of several peo
ple were in danger today when
trolley wire fell at corner of W.
Madison St. and N. Fifth avet
Body, of man killed by freight
train at Malwiukee and Bloom
ingdale aves. has been identified
as that of Anthony J. Petrash, 23,
1629 N. Washtenaw ave.
Dr. C. H. Sumner, dentist at
Sacramento, Cal., staying at
Stratford hotel, gave boy at cor
ner of Wabash ave. and Harrison
St., $20 bill for shine. Boy told
doctor to wait until he got it
changed. Doc is having a long
wait. -
Patrolman Schraedel, 2524
Warren ave,, mounte'd squad, re
ceived sprained ankle and inter
nal injuries today when his horse
fell on him at Eldridge court and
Wabash ave. University hospi
tal. ' T '
Frank Griffin, 24, colored, 769
S. State St., while in dice game
with "Jew Harry" in saloon at
434 S. State st, Was stabbed in
left side twice. Taken to second
precinct hospital. "Jew Harry"
escaped.
-Lasco Bernstein, 18 months
1050 W. 18th st, fell from bal
cony of father's house". Fractured
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