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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 21, 1912, Image 6

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LATE LOCAL NEWS
John Broenen, 60, 11316 Indi
ana av., found dead. Gas. Suicide.
Harry Kolling, Marion, Ind.,
fell from sandsucker at foot of
59th St., Calumet river. Drowned.
Lewis Abraham, Milwaukee,
struck by auto and seriously in
jured. -
Chicago lodges Catholic Order
of Foresters protesting against
raise in insurance rates recently
adopted. Representatives of 18
courts meet tomorrow to take
action. Claim a surplus of $3,
000,000 has been piled up in six
years under old rates.
Protests against Zbysko's
claiming heavyweight wrestling
championship for himself have
come in large number to promo
ters here. Say he can't claim it
until he has wiped out Frank
Gotch's easy victory.
R. V. Merill, junior U. of C,
will be next Rhodes scholar from
Illinois.
Fire today destroyed three-up-peisfloors
of 6 story mnfg. bldg.
of Devoe & Reynolds Co., 171 W.
'Randolph st. $35,000 loss. 20
girls and 150 men escaped.
Purse snatcher robbed Mrs.,
Rena Hansen, 27, 747 S. Oakley,
bllrd., of purse containing $5'.15.!
'Burglar attempted to enter
home of Mrs. E. W. Smith, 1218'
Granville av. She screamed. He
fled.
Burglar stole clothing valued
at $200 from home of V. H. Goar,
Englewood.
Autos of J. A. Martin, 3148 W.
Harrison st.. embahner, and E.
Middkton,- contractor, 303 -S.,
Grove av., crashed atjack'son
blvd. and- Center av. Both se
verely hurt. Middleton arrested.
Miss Rose Chultsa, 1734 W.
51st St., victim of purse snatcher.
$8.
Burglar got $400 loot from
home of T. Proctor, 4815 N. Win
chester av.
John Walsh, Alexandria, Ind.,
victim pi hold-up men on Rush
st bridge. Got $4 and watch.
Three men injured when auto
turned turtle near Orland, 111.
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ARREST TWQ SUPPOSED
JEWELRY THIEVES
A couple who the police say,
are Samuel Kaufman, Jr., of St.
Paul, Minn., and Mrs. Ruth El
lis, .wife of a convict in Canon
Citv. Col. penitentiary, were ar
rested in a room at Pyfris Hotel,
State and Harrison 'sts., today.
Suitcase containing $5,000 worth'
of jewelry, alleged to have been
stolen from Kaufman Jewelry
Co. of St. Paul, of which Kauf
man's father is said to be presi
dent, was found in their posses
sion. YoUng Kaufman has been a
traveling salesman for his fath
er's firm and is elleged to have
stolen the jewelry in small quan
tities at different times in the
last year.
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Housekeeper Are -you "the
regular postman? 'Postman
eagerly, with visions of a big
Christmas box) Yes, ma'am;
never missed a week all the year,
ma'am, Housekeeper Then' you
are the man that brbke-the belL

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