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Marshfield av., missing since
Jas. Hendershot, 70, 2444 Shef
field av., suicide. Rope. Ill health.
O. F. Huber, policeman, dis
charged by civil service commis
sion for absenting himself from
duty without leave.
B. J. Bussiere, pres. Classified
Ad. Co., 910 S. Michigan av.,
fined twice yesterday for speed
ing. $20 and costs.
12 men arrested in handbook
raid on 6th floor of Lakeside
bldg., S. Clark and W. Adams sts.
Wm. Evans alleged keeper.
F. W. May, 1133 Washington
blvd., dragged into alley and beat
en by two unkonwn men. No rob
Joseph Podozarski, 1416 N.
Troy St., didn't see C, M. & St. P.
train coming. Undertaker.
Two armed men tried to hold
up J. S. Rowan, 9234 Houston av.
Scared away by approach of
W. F. Peters, treas. and gen.
mgr. Hoosier Shirt Co., Fot
Wayne, sued for $25,000 by Mary
Banet, 1923 Irving Parkway, fac
tory girl. He is the father of her
M. Birmingham, saloonkeeper,
551 Grace St., beaten and robbed
of $183. watch worth $60 and dia
mond stickpin worth $450.
J. Zemgulis, 36, 448 W. Super
ior st., stabbed over heart during
quarrel with A. Morowsky, 26,
same address. May die. Morow
Mrs.- Frances Matalone, 65,
v fc of G. Matnlone, grocer, 832
iVr-sl'm W& frne&for shoplifting. -
WANTED TO DIE, BUT NOT
John Anderson was determined
to die this morning, but preferred
suicide to murder as a route for
bumping off. Because of this pref
erence he is still alive.
Policemen Fred Feddyment
and John Good were stamping
along S. Water st., cussing the
snow. -A figure streaked by, run
ning weakly, just like a H.-H.
candidate in the primaries.
"Auto bandits!" yelled Feddy
ment. "Halt r cried Good.
The man, who was Anderson,
continued to run. He turned
north on La Salle street, the cop
pers in pursuit. There is no
bridge across the river there. An
derson dived in.
When the policemen reached
the river Anderson was feebly
beating the icy waters. It was
pretty cold for suicide. The po
licemen threw Anderson a rope.
He could imagine nothing of less
consequence and went "Under
Policeman Feddyment then
unlimbered his trusty gun and
pointed it at Anderson's head'.
"Come out, you nut, or I'll
blow your head off," ordered the
This was not according to the
rules of suicide, so Anderson
came out. He struggled to the
pilings and was hoisted ashore by,
the policemen. Anderson was
locked up. He is thought to be