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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 05, 1913, FINAL EDITION, Image 5',
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HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Three autos worth $6,000 destroy
ed by explosion m 3d st auto sta
tion, E. 53d St., near I. C. tracks.
Garage slightly damaged.
Samuel Kevatz, 1420 Webster av.,
seriously hurt by auto while fixing
street Auto did not stop.
Mounted policeman L. J. Loncke
sefiously injured when he saved sev
eral women by stopping runaway.
Jumped from rear of car onto horse's
Mrs. Katherine Novrieda drank
ammonia. Attempted suicide. Will die.
Mark Quackenbush, hotel 'owner,
Bangor, Mich., died at Emmerson
Hotel, 181 W. Van Buren st. Be
Miss Harriet Swanick, 4253 Cot
tage Grove av., severely hurt by auto
of W. L. Dodge, 5039 Ellis av.
Dr. Hugh Cuothberton, 6242 Wood
lawn av., seriously hurt when his
auto was struck by auto of Mrs. H.
A. .Harris, 4915 Wobdlawn av.
600 of the 3,000 messenger boys
of the' Western Union and Postal
Telegraph Go.'s here today began ob
taining signatures from the messen
ger, boys outside the organization to
petitions asking an increased wage
6,090,697 parcel post packages sent
from local office during March.
805,047 packages delivered through
Chas. Glasebrook, 46, 663 N.
Franklin, st, dropped dead on his
wagon. Heart disease.
Anna Fitzpatrick, 13, 1321 W.
Jackson" blvd., saw burglar steal lead
pipe from flat above heVs. Called
policeman after chasing robber sev
eral blocks. John Kasperski, the cop,
refused to chase and arrest thief. C.
H. Mitchell? owner of flat, will prefer
charges against him.
Joseph Bowers, hunter, killed at
Joliet when attempting 'to flag rail
Thos.'Howell, 8 E. 18th st, switch
man, arrested after firing several
shots at undertaker's assistant who
was sent to the Howell,home to em
balm the body of Mrs. Howell, who
died late yesterday.
J. A. McKenzie, 921 Wells st., real
estate man, who was reported miss
ing with large sum" of money, 're
turned home late yesterday.
Two bandits held up John Klein
heit, aged bachelor, 3515 N. 47th ct
Got 516 after they bound, gagged and
tortured him. They 'believed he had
large sum of money hidden hi his
8,884 pennies dropped fn bag for
flood sufferers by Kenosha school
Jacob Gueisit teamster, Is at Coun
ty 'hospital with severe injuries.
Fire destroyed barn at rear 1522-24 .
S. Michigan av. "Six " horses killed.
J. E. Wilson, 4613 Drexel blvd.,
fined $25 and costs for speeding.
Harvey Weeks, Jr., 4129 S. Michi
gan av., fined $20 and costs for
According to statement of Mayor
Harrison, Chief of Police McWeeny
and Fire Chief Chas. F." Seyferlich
will, in all probability, retain their
places after May 1, when their terms
25 men and 2 women arrested in
two raids on rooming house, 21 N.
Curtis st. Anna Plummer and Louis
Plummer, "her husband," booked as
Mrs. Jennie B. Pettit, 6549 Langley
av., teacher, died at McCosh public
school, 6537 Champlain av. Hemor
rhage "of lungs'.
Irish fair and festival will be given
in Robert Emmet Memorial hall, Og
den av. and Taylor st, fromMay 10
18 inclusive, under auspices of 20,000
members of Ancient Order of Hiber
nians and Ladies' Auxiliary in Cook
county. . Mayor Harrison invited 'to