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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Jack Johnson, negro pugilist,
reported passed crisis. Has pneu
monia. Mrs. J. Hefferan and her five
children rescued from burning
building at 105 W. 47th st. $1,000
fire loss. -200 chickens rescued.
Bertha Solone, 922 Gault ct.,
slipped in front of street car.
James Hanlon, 2931 Colorado
av., slipped in front of auto. Bad
ly hurt about head.
Mrs. A. Braun, 1322 E. 47th St.,
slipped on step on Cottage Grove
av. car. Slightly hurt.
Thomas Razzio, 22, 627 Ewing
St., suicide. Gun. Despondent
over ill health.
Mike Duddlesack was arrested
here Feb. 15 on fugitive warrant,
charged with deserting his wife
and children in Boston. Brought
before Judge Scully today. "Was
about to be turned over to Boston
police when he pleaded with the
court to put him in jail here. Said
he would rather live life in jail
here than a free life in Boston.
"Brains cause bald heads; not
hats." Prof. G. A. Dorsey, dept.
of anthropology, Field Colum
bian Museum. Dorsey must be
Benjamin Bechowicz, 4, 3064
Houssen ct., found his father's re
volver. Now at hospital with one
eye gone and bullet in his brain.
Jury in the case of Chas. Con
way and wife, charged with mur
der of Sophia Singer, Baltimore
heiress, comgletcjt .JaHflgLJ
atty. for defense, says Capt. Max
Nootbar intimidated Conways in
order to get confession. Also said
that Capt. Nootbar had com
mented on Mrs. Conway's silk
Fred Young, 72, asked police at
Hudson av. station for night's
lodging. Given cell. Found dead
when they tried to awaken him.
Starvation and exposure.
Madame Carolina White, grand
opera star, slightly hurt in auto
accident, but sang her rcrfe with
arm in sling.
Dr. A. P. Kadison, first Jewish
physician in Chicago, and "Little
Father" of the West Side ghetto,
died at his home, 1001 Loomis St.,
"Mrs. Merle F. Eshbaugh, 1251
Asbury av., pres. Evanston Hu
mane Society, wouldn't know a
horse from a hornless cow."
Justice S. Harrison, Evanston, as
he dismissed 10 cases of cruelty
Burglars in branch office of
Chicago Telephone Co., 56 W.
Chicago av. Got $25.
Mrs. Mathilda Langfeldt, 67,
wealthy widow from Davenport,
la., jumped from window on third
floor of German Hospital. De
spondent over death of husband.
Mrs. Olive Mortenson wants
divorce from John Martinson.
Says he threw dishes at her.
300 or more County Democ
racy (both brands) will leave
here Sunday for Washington to
attend Wilson's inauguration.
E D. Koehan. 17. 5034- S.
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