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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
r "Miss Ethel Smith, Gary. Ind.,
has accepted offer of William
Rugh to-give his cripple leg so
that it mav be used to save her
She was hurt in motorcycle ac
cident several weeks ago. Doc
tors will graft skin from crippeld
boy's leg to that of the girl.
Rossman Weaver,30, t negro,
2938 5. State st, struck by auto
truck of Chicago Union Lime
iWorks, 19th and Leavitt sts., at
Lake and Wood sts. CountyHos
pital. Seriously injured.
Mrs. Elizabeth Gordosi, 1621
Elsfqn av died today at St. Eliz
abeth's Hospital from burns re
ceived when her clothing" caught
Policeman Charles Dietz was
severely burned in an attempt to
save her. , ,
Charles D. Hilles, chairman of
Rep. Nat'l Committee and mng'r
of Pres. Taft's campaign, was
here yesterday. Held conferences'
iwith several Republican leaders.
Edward Carr, 16 W. Kimball
St., dropped dead in front of
- 'Charles A. Warner, 1058 Ice
land av., tells conflicting stories
about being attacked in doorway
of his home. Police investigating,
- Gov. Gethrie, school teacher
"Rarfles" who robbed homes -of
many rich people here, tried to
kill Deputy Sheriff Victor Brown
By throwing cuspidor at him'fn
Sigurd Youngvrist, 1750 W
'Huron st, shot and seriously'
wounded by Policeman John F.
Yeigbusch during riot in Anton
Baca's dance hall, 401 W. Su
perior st. Trouble started when
Youngvrist was arrested for do
ing the "bear."
As advertised yeste r d a y,
French "woman" entertained
aviation fans at Grant park.
"She" flew around, coming close
to their heads.
Fans thought it was a woman
flying until Lincoln Beachey gave
himself away by failing to handle
his skirts in familiar way.
Frank Roach, chauffeur, 725 S.
42d st., fell asleep in his machine.
Woke up $70 short.
Church organizations to par
ade downtown districts next Sun
day as protest against vice.
Miss Virginia Brooks, West
Hammond reformer, is writing
novel. Admits it will be a love
Bonlos Manos, 777 Mather st.,
laborer, took hold of arm of Miss
May Mills, 2507 W. Monroe st.
Screamed. Manos arrested.
George Williamson, Barre, Vt,
robbed of $200 and check for $1,
000 on Madison st car.
Phil Werner, 81, 2051 Ferdin
and st., attempted to board mov
ing Madison st. car at Robey st
Fell, Seriously injured.
Weldon B. Cooke, aviator,
Oakland, Cal., attempted to fly
from Cicero to Grant Park. En
gine stopped. Fell to ground at
57th st. and California avT Un
hurt. Machine wrecked.
Cooke stood over machine for
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