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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 18, 1913, Image 7',
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Smith said his home was in
Bendon, Pa., and Clark said his
was in Buffalo, N. Y. Both gave
their present address as 129 West
The police made an effort to
find Westfield and Johnson, but
were unable to find any trace of
either. They never were regis
tered at the Great Northern.
The police believe that Smith
and Clark are con men, who were
trying to pick up a little easy
money through the $2 "fee"
SUICIDE IN DEPOT
San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 18.
Joseph C. Tosney was an em
ploye of the Commercial Art Co.
His father lives in Chelsea, Mass.
; A man believed to be Joseph C.
Tosney of Dillingham, Chelsea,
Mass., shot and killed himself in
the passenger station of the Illi
nois Central railroad, 12th street
and Michigan avenue, this after
noon. Scores of travelers, powerless
to prevent Tosney's act, stood in
horror while he placed a revolver
to his head and pulled the trig
ger. Several women fainted in
the panic which ensued.
Letters in Tosney's ppcket ap
parently proved his identity. He
also had traveler's checks to the
amount of $850 on the American
The dead man carried a ticket
from Chelsea to Portland, Ore.
His occupation is unknown.
A letter addressed to the Og
den State bank, believed to be in
San Francisco, indicated he had
business acquaintances in that
city. The letter asked that a cer
tificate of deposit for $1,000 be
cashed. Charles Rosenberg of Evans
ton was within a few feet of Tos
ney when the latter fired the fatal
shot. Rosenberg left the city
this afternoon, and will not re
turn for three weeks. The in
quest may be postponed to hear
New York. The Morgan line
ferighter, El Dorado, ten days
overdue at Galveston, Tex., has
been given up for lost. She car
ried a crew of 39 ; no passengers.
Oporto, Portugal. Cables
have been passed to steamer Ve
ronese on the rocks near here.
Hoped 170 passengers can be
carried ashore in basket sling.
Columbus. State today saved
$6,000 by using parcel post to
send out 60,000 remaining auto
Peoria, 111. Lucile Cushen, 17,
attempted to shoot Harold Mc
Donough, whom she accused of
holding her prisoner all night in
hotel. McDonough was in cus
tody of deputy sheriffs. Miss
Cushen, with her brother, ap
proached McDonough in busi
ness district. Girl pulled revol
ver from muff, but sheriff knock
edit from her hand
San Bernardino, Cal. George
Cox, night telegraph operator at
Summit, found over key with bul
let hole through head. Bullet
had been fired from outside station.