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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
FJre which started in Peerless
Light Co. at Fifth av. and Lake
st., did a $100,000 worth of dam
age. Six concerns suffered losses.
100 girls working on, upper floor
clambered over roof for half a
block to reach fire escape.
Thoirhs H. Crowley, 6219'
Rhodes av.; W. A. Strubin, 6233
S. Wood st.; W. A. Albrecht, 762
W. 63rd st., all firemen, injured
when Engine No. 51 turned turtle
while responding to alarm at
Wabash and 63rd st. Crowley
re. Mary Syer, 80, 8300 Illi
nois av., left home suffering with
mental trouble. Believed to have
frozen to death.
" State Senator, John T. Denvir
critically ill at home, 1847 S. 40th
Government agents say Chica
go dressmakers are involved in
. $1,000,000 smuggling conspiracy.
The Kirby bank case will end
Wm. H. Riddle, 2629 Shields
av., elevator operator at 102 S.
r . Clinton st. Car dropped two
floors. Fatally injured.
Hart Tony, 51 W. 36th st, shot
- andlcilled wife in fight. Both ne-
, People living on Halsted st
. from Madison to Aisftn. av., had
- iish dinners last night. Runaway
Horse with wagdn load of fish be
r longing to C. F. Holme8;, 735 W.
t Michael Clarissy, 2634 26th pi.,
and Arthur J. Benoit, 2061 W,
39th St., under arrest charged
with passing- worthless checks.
Believed to belongtq 'old steam
fitter gang," some o whom are
now under indictments,
Hattie Brannon, 110, wants
Santa Qaus to "bring me my
papa."1 The child ?sing with
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Airtprson, Or
land, 111. Her fathej, working
somewhere in Chiqag; thinks she
is in the custody of mother.
McWeeny plans strenuous war
on hold-up gangs that infest Chi
cago. Will put sergeants in plain
clothes today and assign each one
to cover certain district and be on
look out for thugs.
George Cooper, 4800 Armitage
av., lived 'at the Practitioners
hospital for 5 days with broken
J. G. Hanen, of Rockford, HI.,
sued Western Union Telegraph
Co. for $14,000. Awarded 25
cents by Federal Judge Hump
hrey. Nicholas Kramer, 19, 1842 K.
Ashland av., teamster on wagon,
hit by speeding auto at Wash
ington blvd. and May st. Car did
not stop. Severely injured.
Fourth grand reception and!
ball of West Side Milk Drivers
Pleasure club, Local 753, 1. B. T.,
tonight at West Chicago club
house. Francis . Howard, smoke in
spector, held to grand jury by
Judge Bretano of the5uperior
Court, charged with accepting
bribe of $70.
Patrolman August Elbrecht, ol
Hinman street station,, dismissed