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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Gasoline explosion and fire
caused $20,000 damage to Ny
berg Auto Co. plant, 2437 S.
Michigan av. No one hurt.
Jack Johnson today pleaded not
guilty of smuggling diamond
.necklace worth $4,000 into the U.
S. He asked leave to file a de
murrer in the charge against him
of violating the Mann act.
- Alexander Robertson, Michi
gan, and Minnie Downs, 632 S.
State St., arrested charged with
passing worthless checks.
Frank Sosko, 1348 Grand, who
was struck on head by A. Novak,
1360 Grand ave., and Clarence
Murray, 1360 Carroll ave., Sun
day, died today. Novak and Mur
Edward Cohen, city collector,
and Attorney T. J. Peden, 139 S.
Clark st., arrested for not having
their auto lighted. Released after
they had blamed it onto the wind.
Jack Hylton, 20 S. Sangamon
St., severely beaten by four men
as he left home of E. Ray, 1241
W. Randolph st. He was mis
taken for Ray. They escaped.
Mrs. Hannah Sliddin, 62, 1158
1 W. 63rd st., severely injured by
Mrs. Catherine Pickle, wife of
hotel owner, is suing for separate
Joseph Hoffman, 461 W. 25th
st., teamster, severely hurt when
his wagdn was struck by street
Henry Simon, 1926 S. Kenzie
ave., arrested and fined $20 charg
ed with luring Miss Margaret J. '
Fargher, 21, into a Van Buren st
hotel when she arrived here from
out of town.
Dr. A. S. Grey says: "If steak
is too high eat a plate of beans.
Imagine theye steak. You
don't know the difference. You
don't taste. You only think you
do." And we suppose, Doc, if you
can't afford cucumbers eat some
thing in the shape of cues a ba
Because the editor won't allow
us to print anything that isn't
real polite language we will not
print what Municipal Judge
Newcomer heard said about him
self when he went among the
prisoners in a city cell house as" an
Miss Ella Fink, 1837 Evergreen
av.,seriously injured by street' car.
Jack Johnson, who charged his
brother, Charles, with stealing
$150 set of furs and had him ar
rested, has dropped case.
Bernard Meyer, 447 Center st.,,
and Theodore Corbin, 2127 Lar
rabee st., messenger boys, arrest
ed, charged with stealing hand
bag from Mrs. F. Hughes, 2260
Etta G. North, 2259 Washing
ton blvd., seriously injured by
auto of G. W. Clark, 802 S Kenil
worth av. Clark wasjiot arrested.
Eugene Elias, 2555 Grand
blvd., arrested, charged with
committing forgeries amounting
to $3,000 against Martin Meyers
& Co., 32 S. Wabash av.
John Finley, 3103 Calumet av.,
collector, fell dazed to sidewalk;