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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 20, 1913, Image 6',
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
J. H. Hand, 35, horsedealer,
4163 S. Halsted st., dead. Gas.
Harry Lucker, Canton, 111.,
held up and robbed of $65 by two
women in hallway at 1311 S.
Ernest Canit, 6137 S. Morgan
st., found unconscious on street.
Attacked by two men. Motive un
known. Wm. Fitzsimmons, fireman on
fire insurance patrol No. 1, was
stabbed at rooming house at 14 S.
Sangamon st. Hospital. Assail
ant unknown. A. Higgins, land
lord, and Chas. Vitt and wife ar
rested. Robbers x entered home of Mrs.
J. Powers, 9618 Houston av.
Bound and gagged her. Scared
away by arrival of her husband
and others whom she had called
on the 'phone.
Jtobber got revolver and $5
from saloon of Isaac Schmidt,
1511 S. State st.
Drunken man started fire in
Vaudette theater, Evanston.
Panic. Small loss. No one hurt.
J. M. Ward, negro, stabbed and
killed at 2706 S. Dearborn st. Til
lie Jones, negress, arrested charg
ed with murder. Ed Ward, vic
tim's brother, arrested for trying
to shield the woman.
Fire destroyed barn of P. Bais
dell Dairy Co., Evanston. Six
horses burned. $3,500 loss.
Elizabeth Lindeman, 4, 4743 S.
State st., attacked by dog. Prob
ably disfigured for life.
John Cassella, brother of Mich
ael Cassella, owner-oLthe "Love
Flat," ordered to pay $58.50 for
Six families driven from bldg.
at 2214 W. Division st. by fire.
H.,King, E. Roland and E. B. (
Hamilton arrested as auto thieves.
2,000,000 divorce decrees were
granted in U. S. in last 50 years.
Horse hitched to garbage wag
on fell in river at Chicago av.
Rescued by derrick.
James Graham, 40, 710 W. 43d
st., killed by auto truck of Amer
ican Ex. Co. John Sarnen, driver,
Baby born dead to Miss Mar
garet Dobson, 19, living at home
of Aaron Widner, 1914 Indiana
av. She threw it out window. Re
fuses to talk.
C. E. Clover, contractor, 1240
Washington blvd., suicide. Body
found in lake. Despondent be
cause family deserted him when
he lost his home in Chicago Lawn
for non-payment of taxes.
4,000,000 children made or
phans by divorces in U. S. in last
After J. Szmidowski, 1030
Newton St., had been' locked up
several hours for disorderly con- ")
duct, police found he was suffer- ,
ing from bullet wound in head.
Attempted suicide. Hospital.
Several children found 3-year-old
girl wandering street. Lost.
Taken to Chicago av. station.
A. Hoska, 729 Roose st, victim
of holdup men. $280 and watch.
Mrs. J. F. Shafer, 3450 Jadiana