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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Grain elevator of National
Malting Co., 103 si.-. Fort Wayne
tracks, completly destroyed by
fire shortly after 2 o'clock today,
the estimated loss is $200,000.
Thousands of bushels of grain
Jake Pullock, fireman on En
gine Company 27, seriously cut
on face and head by fallingpglass.
Jim Lee, 40, Chinaman, arrest
ed in Chinese rooming house, 606
Federal St., with Myrtle Brown,
22, white girl, charged with
smoking opium, fined $100 and
costs today. Girl discharged.
Unknown man, 70, well dress
ed, found in lake off 60th st. Had
one cent on him. Taken to Mines
Morgue, 1225 E". 65th st. Been in
water short time.
Thomas Skillan, 311 S. Aber
deen stjvho says he is "the fast
est man over the pike," was ar
rested last night when he tried to
beat up the neighborhood. He
was fined $50 and costs in court
Daniel Donnelly, 38, waiter,
1707 W. Taylor st, beaten and
robbed of $11 by three men at W.
Taylor and Throop sts. County
Policeman James Euson and J.
W. Blue, 35, private watchman,
and a dozen, others, were severely
injured today when a wedding
celebration held in a dance .hall
aboye 1341 S. Union st., ended in
a near riot.
Pavil Asuth, 35, 1355 S. Union
ave., arrested for striking policeman.
Three policemen fougjit teif
men and beat them with their
clubs last night when sent to
close a dance which was running"
without permit at saloon of Mich
ael Koiyko, 4958 Warren av. Sa
loonkeeper, his brother and three
Otto J. Snaoloz, 1908 N. Hal
sted st., tried to commit suicide
by jumping in the Chicago river
near Belmont av. Rescued by po-'
Albert Tinna 213 S. Abfix
deen st., claims he lost $30 while-;
passenger on Halsted st car.
Charles Appalachie, no addressv
colored, arrested while trying toj
sell diamond ring to Max Mat
thias, 1220 Arlington pi., clerk in;
United Cigar store, Madison and
Halsted sts. Wanted $90 for it. r
Charles says he gave man $20
for the ring and was to give it,
back at an appointed time when
the fello wmet him at Lynch's.'
saloon Held " to grand jury on
James Cooper, charged .with
shooting Lucia Houlston, col
ored, 761 Jackson blvd., in both
legs, is-held on $2,500 bonds. Case
continued to Octv3. Wm. Slaugh
ter, who was with Cooper, arrest
ed, charged with disorderly con
duct Charles O'Donnell, 18, arrest
ed Saturday night, charged with
robbing Felix Klmk, 2418 Pensa
cola av., at Madison and Holsted
sts.r while Felix was intoxicated,
held tQ grand jury on $1,000,