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?rain for seeing how many times
she can put her foot through a
hanging strap without falling.
John Sinitzis, aged peddler,
5858 Wentworth av., killed by
auto of Robt. Dortch, negro ex
pressman, 3724 S. State st.
Investigation of political activ
ity of United States here resumed
today before civil service commis
sion. Body of few. days' old baby
found in Evanston.
C. Martin, 60, 2955 Emerald
av., dead. Gas. Accidental.
Fire destroyed building of La
Salle Furniture Co., 4020 Elston
av. $25,000 loss. - -
King George, England, cabled
Happy New Yeary wishes to Chi
cago in message to Cosmo Ham
ilton, Studebaker theater.
Jus. O'Brien, 25, 1825 S. Wa
bash av., arrested as pickpocket.
Mrs. N. Jorgehson, 27, 6830 S.
Sangamon St., died suddenly. Po
Mrs. Mary Janke, 44, 1648 W.
18th St., had toothache. Rubbed
carbolic acid on her jaW. It
burned. She screamed. Woke
up kids. They thought she had
tried suicide. Neighbor called
police. Mrs. Janke sent them
Electric auto of Mrs. Hugo Du
Brock collided with taxi of New
Year's merry makers at-Lincoln
Park and Fullerton av. Both cars
smashed. Several in taxi bruised.
Mathew Strailez, 22, Gary, kill
ed by stray bullet of New Year's
A reward has been offered by
D. Propeck, 1457 Ogden av., for
return of $25 worth of silverware:
which, with ladies' tailored suit,
was stolen from his home Mon
day night while familv was away.
W. F. Miller, 23, 2629 Burling
st., slugged by two men. St.
Thos. Schaussan, Antioch, 111.,
killed by C. & N. W. train at
Bohemil Benzek, 22, 2417 S.
Central Park av., and James Sara,
saloonkeeper, 1821 S. Lafln St.,
quarreled. Sara shot Benzek.
May die. Sara arrested.
Unidentified man found uncon
scious on sidewalk. Fractured
skull. St. Bernard's hospital.
J. Gartha and Frank Sarpa,
both of S. Jefferson and W. lth
sts., arrested charged with mash
ing. Mrs. Clara Rothman, 5600
S. Sangamon St., complainant.
Tony Lind, 11, 4801 Winthrop
av., fell through ice in lake at
Lincoln park. Rescued by Po
liceman H. Licht, 1742 Melrose
John Reitz, 50, 2533 Ems st,
had 16th annual New Year's swim
in Lake Michigan yesterday.
Fertilizing plant of Swift &
Co., packers, partly destroyed by
fire. $100,000 loss. No one hurt.
Mrs. G. W. Varney robbed of
$1,000 and miniature painting.
Says she would gladly sacrifice
money if she could have the
Hans Pfeister, 60, slept on glass
case. It broke and imprisoned
Hans. Owner made him pay
damages before he was released.
Arthur Guthman, mngr. play