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Fred Marx, 2668 E. 75th st,
porter, killed by I. S. Ry. train at
E. 75th st
Two youth joy riders stole auto
of J. J. Merrill, 229 S. Central
Park av., and took 3 girls riding.
.When police chased them they
'"beat it" and left the girls in the
car. Merrjll kept the girls' names
Two robbers backed wagon up
to back door of tailor shop of
Louis Wald,, 2354 W. Madison
st;, were about to leave with $800
worth of cloth when detectives
gave chase. One escaped, one ar
rested. John Augustine refused to buy
drinks in saloon at 901 S. Des
plaines stand now he is in the
County Hospital with several sti
letto .wounds. Police searching
for Frank Marelli, his companion.
Police raided resort on 2d floor
of bldg. at 6200 S. Halsted st Ar
rested 2 saloonkeepers as the
keepers of the resort and one
Robbers entered shop of Val
enti Riske, shoemaker, 9015 Com
mercial aye., and demanded his
money. He refused. They shot
Riske has one ear left.
John Piniarski, 5, 8738 Com
mercial ave., killed by auto truck
of Rothschild's department store.
Chas. Gunkel, 7052 Wabash ave.,
the drivej, was released when he
promised to be at inquest.
George Goodwin, arrested
charged wih burglary. Three
months in Bridewell.
National Emergency hospital,
1430 Wells st; Eastern Emer
gency hospital 1605 W Monroej
st ; American hospital, 2058 Mon-
roe st; Columbia hospital, 46071
Champlain ave., ar,e being sued by
the city for failure to comply witi
law relative to fire protection.
John Walsh and John Madden,
found guilty of robbery. Sen
tenced -to pen for from one yeag
Robber snatched handbag f ijom
Miss Anna King, 4144 Berkeley
ave., near vacant lot at E. 43 st
and Wood lawn ave. "Escaped.
Abbott Maftson, 52, struck by
car at 63rd and Aberdeen st. Se
verely injured. St. Bernard's
Henry Kascal, 20, 1642 Wrigh
Highwayman Cough up!
The Victim But, my dear sir,
I can't do it I have nothing in
my pockets but a hard-boiled egg.
Highwayman Then shell outt