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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1912, Image 28',
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Pour autos, one a police patrol,
collided simultaneously at 20th
st. and Michigan av. last night.
John Higgins, patrol driver,
cut and bruised; PeteH3reen and
John Brennan, patrolmen, bruis
ed; Wm. Yeager, 417 S. LaSalle
St., B. F. Campbell, 146 E. 27th
st., Mrs. Susie Rosenheim, 8616
Lake av., Samuel Rosenheim,
Mrs. C. H. Ferson, 116 E. 25th
st., and. B. D. Cougal, Lexington
Herbert Ludolph, 21, 2610 N.
Sawyer av., wrecked his auto in
an attempt to keep from running
over Sophia Pankowski, 8, 2204
Child ran in front of the ma
chine at S. Halsted St., near W.
20th st., and Ludolph ran into a
Dorris Palmer, 18, 1132 Forest
ay Wilmette, and Edith Mon
roe, 18, 1119 Elmwood av., had a
narrow escape from drowning
when they stepped from a sand
bar into deep water at the foot of
Elmwood av., Wilmette.
Two boys .about .17, armed
with revolvers, entered home of
Piatt McCloud, 72, wealthy re
cluse living near Shannahon, 111.,
and forced him to give them what
money he had in house, $250. Es
caped. Dog valued at $5,000, belong
ing to Joha Farson, Jr., was shot
and wounded last night when he
tried to bite Walter Sales, col
ored motorcycle policeman. Sales
claims he did it in self-defense.
Frank Verhels, 24, 1115 Barry
av., struck by atfto truck of
American-German Roofing Co.,
2445 Milwaukee av., driven, by"
Hugo Voss, 2337 Lubeck st. In
jured. Auto bearingnurnber 53269 and
carrying a well-dressed man and
woman raced around. State st.
and Jackson blvd. last night at
rate of 20 miles an hour and
struck an unidentified man.
Chauffeur stopped and while a,
score of people watched him.
picked the man up and -went on
with him. Police searching for
man and occupants of machine.
Pierre Panier, French aviator,
severely burned when his gas'
j tank in the hangar at Clearing,
near 67th st. and 56th ayv ex
ploded. Panier's Burgess-Martin Amer
ican cup defender aeroplane was
damaged by fire.
Wm. J. Quinn married Alma
Berlinder July 25, 1912. Now he
wants an annulment of the mar
riage. Says he never knew he was'
married until day after and he
was intoxicated and "doped" and
lost his reason.
Walter Richter, 35, artist,
walked in his sleep. Fell from
third-story window of Schneider
Hotel, 210 W. Madison st. Dead.
.Five men stopped' driver of the
Peterson Express and Van Co.,
4837 Cottage Grove av., at E.
54th and Cottage Grove av.- Cut
the harness after threateningj-to
shoot the driver if hfe resisted
them. Escaped. - t "
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