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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Anton Szeister, C. & N. W. Ry.
repair man, struck and seriously
injured by train.
Gov.-elect Dunne is here.
Auto struck wagon of H. P.
Bryker, teamster, 3210 Beach st.
Bryker severely hurt.
Bertie Klimerk, baby, 3449 S.
Ashland av., dead from burns re
ceived playing with matches.
Youthful robbers held up G. W.
Dunham, 3449 Prairie av., and
two women companions. Got
gold watch. Women screamed.
Beat it. Arrested after revolver
Robber attacked W. L. Run
yan, 5742 Jackson av. Tried to
force him into hallway. Runyan
used jiu jitsu on him, throwing
him several feet. Fled.
Seamstress in employe of Mrs.
J. T. Fish, Prairie av., choked and
robbed of $15.
Burglar calmly smoking cigar
caught breaking into safe of Cam
eron & Wolf Co., 417 Rush st. Ar
rested. Revolver and watch worth $50
taken from home of Mrs. J. N.
Gilbert, 4213 Lake av.
J. E. Scherer, 1619 W. Jackson
blvd., robbed of $10 by man he
had been drinking with.
Oak Park "L" coach left ele
vated structure at 5th av. near W.
Van Buren st., and fell to street.
Only two passengers. No one
Albert Paffagalia, 14, 436 Or
leans st., escaped from Juvenile
Chas. Beack, Battle Creek,
Mich., severely crushed by
switching cars of Grand Trunk
Ry. at S. Dearborn and W. 12th.
Pat Crosby, 70, hermit, who
lived in shanty at 103d st. and the
lake, killed when plank fell on
I. Weisenberger arrested and
fined $200 for theft of ry. ticket.
Charge against J. Sidias, sa
loonkeeper, 1149 S. Wabash av.,
of receiving stolen property has
. Edgewater put in demand for
Judge Landis today again post
poned his ruling on sale of Illinois
properties of C. & M. Electric
Ry. Will announce his decision
Fire in J. B. Day & Co. factory,
20 E. Illinois st. Four employes
and 2 firemen injured. $50,000
Twelve men held up in cafe of
Ed Hils, California av. and Mari
Clarence Whitehill, baritone,
stabbed in forehead in duel in first
act of "Lohengrin" at Auditor
ium. Accidental. Slightly hurt.
Miss Anna Keating, 4740 Prairie
av., robbed of two diamond rings
worth $1,300 on Wabash av. car.
H. G. Tbvey, Australia, student
at Moody Bible Institute, saw and
touched snow yesterday for first
time in his life.
Two armed men held up Erick
son's restaurant, 3312 N. Clark
st. Got $25 and several gold
watches from patrons.
"Tommy" Scully, 17, shot in