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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mrs. Pauline Mills, 41, 2735
Fulton St., cut her throat and
wrist with razor. Attempted sui
cide. May die.
Mrs. Katherine Hedges, 48,
2243 W. Adams St., found uncon
scious in her room. Died later.
Cause of death unknown.
Ed Curley, held at Cottage
Grove av. station as suspect of
robbery. Man in next cell had a
fit. Gttards rushed in, unlocked
his cell door, and in the rush for
got all about Curley. The door
swung around against Curley's
cell door and it took him about 3
minutes to get the key out of the
other door and unlock his and
make his getaway. Still looking
Aid. Tearney, owner of Auto
Cafe, E. 35th st. and Calumet av.,
fined $20 today charged with vio
lating 1 o'clock closing law.
Robbers threw padded brick
through window of Roth & Black,
jewelers', 142 N. State st. Es
caped with 30 rings, 12 lockets
and six Swiss watches.
Thief got overcoat and auto
robe from auto of J. P. O'Brien,
5120 Fulton st.
Sam Shapiro, 1411 W. Polk st.,
fell backward through elevator at
1403 W. Congress st. Hospital.
Federal grand jury began in
vestigation today into charges of
perjury against attorneys and
witnesses in trial of Dr. and Mrs.
W. T. Kirby, sentenced to jail for
failure to produce $20,000 of
funds of defunct Kirby Saving's
Police got word from N. Y. of
the arrest of A. Fischer, wanted
here on charge of stealing $1,000
from Cluett, Peabody & Co., and
for alleged bigamy.
James Higgins, who was shot
and killed by Detective Otten of
the W. 13th street station Satur
day night in the saloon of Harry
Martini, 2000 Ogden avenue, has
been identified as a former stu
dent at St. Ignatius' college,
where he was a star athlete.
Members of Edgewater Catho
lic Woman' club will present
minstrel show tonight and tomor
row night at their club house for
benefit of individual charities.
Ten women and 11 men arrest
ed in raid of two disorderly
houses at E. 21st st. and S. Dear
Two armed men held up, beat
and robbed D. Czacalzano, 635
S. Center av.. of $25. Escaped.
Unidentified man about 50
dropped dead on Halsted st. car.
Believed heart disease.
Ab. Bass, 20, 1026 S. Hermi
tage av., seriously hurt by auto.
Driver escaped. Policeman J.
McShea severely hurt when he
slipped on icy sidewalk while
chasing a man who had fired sev
eral shots. Taken home in ambu
lance. Unknown man shot and severe
ly wounded Voitchek Salski in
front of hall at 3135 Mosspratt
av., where a dance was being held.
Seven suspects arrested.
Cornelius Gallagher, dying at
Scranton, 111., wants local police