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f.NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO"
No sad: faces .this morning
when 2-story frame "shack" of J.
T. Raughly, 909 Wv. Monroe St.,
threatened by fire. The "shack,"
an ex-express anS coal . office,
caught fife rip one knows how.
Many persons were out half
dressed in. hopes of seeing . .the
place burn down. But the ancient
menace to Peoria and Monroe sts
still stands, but, With no windows
and very little floors.
' Talk about lowering taxi cab.
fares! We should worry splong
as" they don't raise price of street
Body, of AhTedBenhami(, 72,
hero of the ; Ingram" flat fire at
Hyde Park, Feb. 11, was found
late yesterday crushed and
burned. He was the only-one
who lost his life in the 'fire. He
was elevator operator fand stuck
to. his post tosave the women.
: Word received that C. "Peders,
aged attorney from " Chicago,
made an unsuccessful, attempt at
suicide in room. of hotel. 4t Los
Angeles. Rope. May die. . Mptive
unknown. . - , " ,
Neal Wiggins, ex-mounted
cop) arrested on- complaint of L
PABradeh, 3321 N.? Halsted; st,
who says . Wiggins has .won the
love of ,his wife,- Mrs. Carrie
Braden,-33, bride of few months.
Mrs. Braden also in the cooler.
According to new "Chicago
City Manual," the total area of
this city is. 190,638 .square miles,"
and total area of state of Illinois
is 56,650 square miles. Figure it
out. We can't . , ' ..'
A. Netzel; 1623 Girard st, or
dered by court to pay $7 a Week
forsuppof t of his five grandchilr
Fred Zeason, 61, 910 Chestnut
pi., missing since Wednesday.
Was employed by ex-Mayor
Busse, who reported his jHisap
pearance, NPolice searching.
Diphtheria cases increasing. 46
cases diphtheria, 138 of measles, -55
of scarlet fever, reported yes
terday. Mrs. H. F. Gentnerj 6227 Mag
nolia av., victim of highwaymen.
Pur.se, $62 and diamond ring
Six girl waitresses and three
.men cooks went, on strike-yesfer-day
at restaurant of HaYry Book
binder, 352 W. Madison.st. Own
er refused to sign union contract
and Ijired non-union waitresses. ' '
"Star roomer" at home of H:. i '
H. Kile, 2159 Wilson av., niissingr
Also set of silver, lady's ' watch,-,.
locket, and chain, silver purse and
$5 in cash. ,
F7 P. O'Leary; driver Engine .
"Co. No. 106, fired for being drunk.
Co. No. 6, fired for failure to. re
port for dutyi ""j. J. Dempsey,
truckman, Hook, and Ladder. Co.
No. 4, fined two;, days' pay ior
neglect o duty. j
Wrn. Schuster, 4649 Winthrop
av., chauffeur for Wilson Av. ga- 1
rage, fined $150 and costs for
driving auto while drunk.
Francis Woods, 19, "L" roadf
guard, despondent because girl
he loved refused him. Attempted
suicide: Rope. Will die.