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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
In report of Prof. Bemis to gas,
oil and electric light committee of
city council, reduction of more
than $200,000 in telephone tolls
Tank of boiling tar in plant of
Patent Vulcanized Roofing Co.,
S. Campbell and Ogden avs., ex
ploded. C. E. Boisemann, fore
man, severely hurt.
Jos. Demotto, 6725 S. Hermi-
, tage av., arrested after gun battle
with cops. Was seen coming from
closed paint shop at 1400 W. 12th.
Harry Rubens, Jr., pres. Ger
mania Maennerchor, refused to
drink to health of German em
peror at banquet. He resigned.
G. Jaeger is new president.
35 families in 3 story building
at Vernon av. and E. 30th st.
driven out by fire. No one hurt.
Hook and ladder truck Co. No.
25 hit by Clark st. car at Thome
av. Truckman R. Rueschaw,
' 3748 Waveland ct., severely hurt.
Francis Conners, 7, 1143 W.
Adams st., fell on icy sidewalk.
. Fractured leg.
Burglars in home of Mrs. J. A.
Driver, 3263 Evanston av. $150
1 J. Karozh and F. Skoown,
. roomers, kicked Stephen Litz, 64,
746 Noble st., when he ordered
them out of his home for paying
too much attention to his wife.
Litz seriously injured. All ar-
Acre of Evanston has drifted
into Lake Michigan somewhere.
Frank Tagliere, 1453 Grand
-T and 'Albert KJbeJher 1658
Emma St., runaways, caught at
Betty Cowan, 30, colored, was
found guilty of killing Margaret
Browder at 120 W. Indiana st, f
Aug. 11, 1912. 14 years in pen. '
Small fire in home of Mrs. A.
DeGote, 2430 W. Huron st. She
started downstairs. Volunteer
life saver insisted he carry her.
Both fell. She was severely
bruised. He beat it.
Sam Weinstein, tailor, 1118 W.
13th st., overcome by gas. Re
vived by pulmotor.
Rev. J. A. Adams, 70, 3116 Cal
umet av., editor of Advance, se
riously hurt by Cottage Grove av.
Claude Ross, arrested in raid
on flat 3129 Vernon av. Believed
to be auto bandit No. 4.
Sam Potts, 1330 Fox pi., drown
ed in tannery vat at 1922 Men
George Moody, negro, 7 W.
15th st., severely bruised when
struck by auto of Mrs. H. O.
Stokes, 6027 Jefferson av. Car
badly smashed when it climbed
curb and struck a tree.
People's theater, Leavitt and
Van Buren sts., will be dedicated
as a church tomorrow. Will be ,,
called Metropolitan Christian "
church. Rev. C. R. Scovile is
Henry Conray, 61, justice of
peace of Evergreen Park, killed
by Grand Trunk engine.
S. C. Sidenstick, license inspec
tor in board of examining en
gineers, was "fired" for taking