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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWSlTEMTS
- 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 her's. Called
policeman after chasing robber sev
eral l)ldcks. 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 ho'me to em
balm' the body of Mrs. Howejl, who
died late yesterday.
J. A. McKenzier 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 $16 after they bound, gagged and
tortured him. They believed he had
large sum of money hidden in his
8,884 pennies dropped in 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.
$15,000 loss, f
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 piiblic
school, 6537 Champlain av. Hemor
rhage of lungs.
George Raymond, 24, robbed Astor
restaurant of $48. Shot at chef kas
he was chasing him. Ran into de
tective in front of detective head
quarters. Arrested. .
30 hats and an auto were the bait
W. M. Marshall testified he offereij
his wife to bring about ia reconcilia
tion. She refused. He wants di
vorce. Irish fair and festival will be given
in Robert Emmet Memorial hall, Og
den av. and Taylor st, from May 10
18 inclusive, under auspideg of 20,00,0
members of Ancient Order of Hiber
nians and Ladies' Auxiliary in Cook
county. Mayor Harrison invited 'to
He Began Life as a Barefoot-Boy