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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Dr. William T. Kirby, head of
'defunct private bank, confessed
he lost $75,000 to wire tappers on
horse racing. Lost $20,000 in sin
gle bet. Kirby confessed to save
his wife, cited by Tudere Landis to
0 tell what became of $20,000
drawn from bank shortly before
it failed. She had previously re
fused to dnswer questions. Kirby
had gambled with' depositors'
money for several months.
Municipal Judge Himes today
denied warrant for arrest of
Willy H. Lau, manufacturer of
gas mantles, asked for by Wm.
Ponon, 1811 Austin av. Ponon
said Lau incited two men to beat
him. Ponon is one of Lau's em
ployes who recently went on
Mrs. Susan Lyons, 3154 S. Ca
nal st, committed suicide by
swallowing carbolic acid. De
spondent over ill health.
John Grettel, 53, 3843 Park av.,
found dead from gas in his home
Robbers early today forced safe
of Woodbridge Laundry, 2820-40
Wabash av., escaping with $62.
Frank Boyle, 35, 1161 Town
send St., arrested after block chas.e
by Mounted Policeman Thomas
9j viain xjjjii- v.uaigu wiiu
iSP snatching watch from ap-eri man.
Wm. Pizano, one of the five
men whojescaped from a cell in
detective bureau Nov. 5, recap
tured today as he was entering
lodging house at Madison and
Despalines sts. Two men are still
Board of arbitration seeking to
settle differences between street
car employes and employers to
day refused at this time to order
companies to bring in books to
show their financial condition.
Judge Carter said books might
be ordered produced at end of ar
gument. Samuel B. Allison, principal of
Walsh School 20th st and John
son av., witness before coroner's
jury investigating death of An
drew Ross, 11, 1955 Canalport
av. Boy's parents say he died
after being kicked and beaten in
Christozio Fontello fined $25
by Judge Caverly for keeping his
saloon open election day.
Sixty clerks laid off in city
board of local improvements.
Others notified they must take
one month vacation without pay
in 1913. Part of city's retrench
Newly-painted house of Mrs.
F. A. Horton, 308 N. Baird av.,
defaced with asphaltum last
night. Vandals traveled in auto.
House was painted by non-union
William Murray, burglar, ran-,
sacking house at 50 E. Illinois
st., mistook Sergt. Sharpe, Chi
cago ave. station, for pal. Mur
Theodore Lulds, proprietor of
cigar store at 1312 W. Madison,
and four patrons, arrestecf in raid.
Charged with gambling.
Harry Meehan, saloonkeeper,
3511 Pgden ave., bound and lock-