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gregational church will give free
concert at Volunteer Auditorium,
Woman who dropped dead in
front of 1818 Ogden av., identi
fied as Mrs. V. Grey, 2745 W.
Henry Fender, 1827 Clybourn
av., arrested as hold-up, held to
grand jury ih $5,000 bond.
Dr. W. O. Nance elected pres
ident Ophthalomological society
here at its 21st annual meeting.
Tony Chumura, 851 Elston av.,
being sued by Miss Josephine
Pypee, 1239 W. Ohio st., for $10,
R. E. Cottlick, painter, 1732 W.
Adams st., suicide. Gun. Couldn't
Suit against ex-Gov. W. D.
Hoard, Wisconsin, defendant in
government's case against Elgin
Board of Trade, dismissed today
by Federal Judge Landis.
Wm. Fitzpatrick, 56, 2049 W.
Harrison St., fell from third floor
of building at Monroe and Jeffer
son sts. Leg and arm broken.
GIRL DEAD IN FACTORY
BLAZE MANY INJURED
A girl believed to be Anna Em
rock was burned to death, and
eight other women were serious
ly injured by leaping to the street
in a fire that destroyed the plant
of T. G. Riordan & Co., leather
goods manufacturers, 2010 W.
Kinzie street, this afternoon.
The dead girl's body, burned to
a crisp, was found by firemen in
a room on the second floor. Her
escape had been cut off by a wall
Many of the employes on the
lower floors leaped from tht
windows, and were injured fall
ing on the icy sidewalks.
The injured :
Martha Shanlin, 2068 Stave
street, head, face and body cut
and bruised ;taken to county
Bertha Servatis, 1324 West
Fifteenth street, internal injuries
and head and body cut and bruis
ed; taken to county hospital.
B. E. Rau, 4023 North Oakley
avenue, foreman of the plant,
head, face and body cut and
bruised, internal injuries, left leg
and left hand lacerated; taken to
Albert Schwartz, 2824 Park
avenue; right arm fractured, head
and body cut and bruised; taken
to county hospital.
Joseph Mikules, 1500 West
Erie street; left hand cut and
bruised, right hip injured; taken
to county hospital.
Bertha Ronvik, 1339 West
Ohio street ; suffered from smoke
and fell after reaching the street.
Two unidentified girls.
B. E. Rau, foreman of the plant,
at work on the second floor, dis
covered the fire an dshouted to
the girls to flee. He broke a
window at the west side of the
building, and through this two
girls jumped to the roof of a shed.
Rau followed. The girls rolled
to the ground.
Chief Reynolds of the sixth
battalion said he would ask the
fire attorney to investigate the
fire. There were no explosion