CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Christopher Knust, 83, 3753 N.
Ashland av., killed by auto of W.
C. Bode, Oak Park.
Police raided grocery store of
Frank Rossi, 603 W. Harrison st.
"Fence" for boy thieves. Five
men arrested. Rossi and son
James Hendershot, 70, 2444
Sheffield av., suicide. Strap.
"Tired of life." Found hanging in
Sigfried Buttonmaker, 48, 533
Gun. Maydie. Motive unknown.
Melrose av., attempted suicide.
J. Q. Thompson, 83, 1st asst.
U. S. Atty. Gen., died here today.
Strains like "When the Mid
night Choo-choo Leaves for Ala
bam" will guide young working
girls at dances given at parish
house of St. James' Episcopal
church. But any raggy dance is
barred, In language of Rev. J. S.
Stone, rector: "There'll be no
'rough stuff.' "
$50,000 loss in fire which de
stroyed row of buildings at 216-22
W- Congress st. Buildings were
occupied by Gallagher & Steck,
Mrs. Ida Barnett, 1618 W.
Adams st., widow, victim of icy
sidewalk and storm. Hospital.
Arthur McCormick, 34, 3014
W. Van Buren St., victim of icy
sidewalk and storm. Badly hurt.
Gov. Dunne Mfill meet his cab
inet at Springfield Friday and
will leave for Washington Satur
day to attend inauguration of
Chas. Juchman, 3625 N. Hal
sted st., held up. $5 and watch.
J. J. McCarthy, 3732 Racine
av., held up. $25 and watch.
Burglars got about $1,000
worth of property and cash from
combination safe on sixth floor of
Athaneum bldg., 59 E. Van
George Connors, 25, shot and
seriously wounded by Sergeant J.
O'Donnell, Warren av. station.
One of the men who robbed sa
loon of G. Sullivan, Western av.
and Fulton st. Frank Kelly, 23,
Omaha, Neb., his pal, arrested.
Police looking for J. H. Kline,
charged with swindling banker
near Kalamazoo, Mich., out of
$10,000. Used old "farm purchase
Charred body of unidentified
man found in field near Willow
Springs two weeks ago still a
mystery. Inquest yesterday.
"Died of burns sustained in man
ner unkonwn to jury" the verdict.
Evanston train on N. W. "L"
struck rear end of Ravenswood
car at Kinzie and Wells sts. Many
persons shaken up. One car de
railed. Mrs. Elizabeth Gregg, 616 W.
43d st., arrested for selling imita
tion lace as real.
Mrs. Carolina Sunberg, 364 W.
Chicago av., midwife, and Daniel
Ringstrom, 3408 Princeton av.,
held to grand jury for death of
Miss Elizabeth Spaulding, 1723
S. Wabash av., who died as result
of illegal operation.
Laresda Richards, 435 Wells
St., employe of Hotel Sherman,
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