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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 20, 1912, Image 5

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Companions playfully threw
handful of sand into face of "Wal
ter Rusnik, 4, 1140 W. Chicago
av. Blinded, he" ran in front of
Chicago av. street car. Killed.
JHany Bordensteln, 3, 910 S.
'Ashland av., narrowly escaped
death when he ran in front of
street car in front of his home.
Fender caught him.
John Swift, 6Q, 1022 Foster St.,
killed when horse he was driving
ran away on Grove st and Maple
av., Eanston. ,
"Fake" food inspector told
Mrs. Dora Goodman, 628 W.
13th st, her free'milk license was
no good. Said he would .get a new
s one is she .cashed check for $5.
She did and later one for $10.
Both checks worthless.
"Fake"- made good his geta
,way. Randolph Street Improvement
Ass'n has started movement for
hetter lighting system around
the City Hall.
West Side could stand a few
new lights. '
Lightning struck tower of First
Congregational church of Glen
Ellyn. Twenty volunteer firemen
checked fire. $350 damage.
Alec V. Fleming, 1535 N. Rock
well St., drowned in lake off Ros
coe st. while police were rowing
to rescue.
Miss Florence Barley v Miss Lil
lian Xeichenig and Miss Sadie
Cole, clerks in Winnetka village
hall, had fine time screaming yes
terday when three snakes drop
pVd in on them for visit. Police
men killed the snakes.
Walter S. Cropper, 29, chauf
feur, arrested when John McMul
len, saloonkeeper, 1165-67 S. Wa
bash av., recognized watch charm
which was stolen from him two
years ago by Cropper when Mc
Mullen refused to pay his taxi
fare.
George Bloom, 1039 W. 13th
St., arrested on warrant sworn
out by'Miss Johanna Schonter,
22, 1133 WasTiburne av. She said
he induced, her to enter disrepu
table house-on-Armour av. after
meeting her at a dance 2 months
ago.
Frank Nitzel, 18, snatched
handbag from Miss Emily Janak,
stenographer, 2420 S. Central
ave.
Dr. Charles D. Wall, ambu
lance sergeant, jumped from
moving ambulance, caught Nit
zel. Had him arrested.
Two men entered drug store at
545 S. Wabash, ave. at 7 o'clock
this morning, and while one kept
Frank Grammer, clerk, covered
with revolver, the other took $2,1
from cash register. Escaped.
George Bonasek, 10, 510 Clin
ton ave., Oak Park, bitten by dog
several weeks ago, died today of
hydrophobia at county hospital.
Edward Knesoricht, 2154 War
ren ave., robbed of $125 by two
armed masked men under Metro
politan elevated structure on S.
Jefferson st.
Nellie Bradley, 2252 S. Wa
bash ave.', James Kelly, 26 E. 23r'd
st. and John Connors, 2239 S.
Wabash ave., seriously injured
today when auto owned by Mrs.
Mary Moriarty of Cedar Point,
Ind., struck eastbound car at S.
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