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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 17, 1912, Image 6',
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Jack Later, 2006 Indiana ave
arrested as confidence man for
hanging around L C. 'depot.
Leroy Parkhurst, 56, 318 S,
Halsted st, struck by C B, & Q.
freight train in rear of Continen
tal "Can Co., 220305 S, Halsted
st. Fractured skull, Mercy hos
pital. John ftedtor, 72, 1842 Blue
Island ave,, dead. Rope, De
spondent over loneliness, Had
been widower several years, Peo
ple thought him broke. Found $50
check, bank book with $300 in de
posits and $20 jn cash on him,
Claude Russell, 28, Kirkland,
111., arrested at W. 63rd and Hal'
sted sts. today. Charged with
passing worthless checks,
Miss COW Hynes, 19, 786 Mil
waukee ave., and Miss Rose Bur
son, 18, 1359 W. Chicago aye,, on
motorcycle, were struck by auto
at W. Chicago ave. and N. Pau
lina st, Auto and driver escaped.
Both girls seriously injured.
John Barry, patient at Gatlin'
institute, 1919 Prairie ave., es
caped from hospital by jumping
out first floor window, wearing
only bed blanket.
Miss Anna Thorson, 2525 Bal
lou st., ran into rope between two
motor trucks at W. Madjson st.
and Western ave. Rear truck
struck her. Seriously injured,
Edward O'Brien, 3844 Greenn
shaw St., seriously injured when
street car struck his auto at N.
Clark st and Diversey blvd.
Mildred Pffeuger, 14, 1457 Bel
mont ayj, quarreled with father.
Xeft home, leaving note saying
she was going to commit suicide.
Thomas S, Walker, 28 E. 23d
St., dead. Shot himself in saloon,
539 S. State st,
Elizabeth Baumann, 2, 457 W.
25th st, dead, Fell into tub of
Otto Vlick, 337 W. Chicago
ay., struck by auto truck of Motor
Service Corporation at J9th st:
and Western av. Seriously in
jured, x . '
FrankKuehl, 122 N. Halsted
st seriously injured when auto
of W. H, Strange, 2214 W. Mon
roe St., struck tree in trying to get
out of way of coal wagon at
Wood st. and Washington blvd.
Henry Knwger, chauffeur,
2732 S. Park ay., and three assist
ants on piano moving truck cf
Cable Piano Co, seriously injured
when truck hit street car at Vin
cennes av. and 47th st
Edward Bade, 8, 4410 W. 16th
St.; Henry Wales, 6, 1519 S. 45th
av.; Frank Korinsky, 10, 1509 5.
46th av.; Wm. Eaton, 12, 4512
Colorado av., and John O'Con
nor, 8, 822 S. 45th ct, bitten bv
stray dog while playing in vacant
lot at 45th av. and W. 16th st
Pasteur Institute. Dog escaped.
Fred Woodcock,- 541 Melrose
ay., arrested for speeding. $10
T. P. Comstock 4908 Kimbark
av., arrested for speeding. $10
Mrs. C. H. Warrell. Grand
Rapids, Michv found $850 in Ca