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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1913, Image 7',
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LOCAL DOINGS IN TABLOID FORM
Motorman Chas. F. Kittier, 509 W.
38th St., killed and 12 persons injured
when a C. & O. passenger train
struck a Cottage Grove av. car at E.
94th st. and Cottage Grove av.,
known as "Death Crossing." Several
railroads cross on the Belt Line Ry.
there. The tracks were ordered ele
vated two years ago, but so far noth
ing has been. done. Fire department
was called to put out fire in wreck
age. Lar.Kie Kum, young Jap, 2319 Cal
umet av., suicide. Gun. Despondent
over Japanese-California trouble.
Jack Johnson in again. Arrested
for not having state license on his
auto. Threatened to blow cop's head
off. Said they were hounding him. J.
H. Robinson, his chauffeur, arrested
for not having chauffeur's license.
Police found John Bergstrom stag
gering around streets in West Ham
mond, -Ind. Searched "him for weap
ons. Found arm hanging in shreds.
Amputated. Said he didn't know how
Safe blowers. got $15 from hair
goods plant of E. Burnham, 138 N.
State st. Frightened away before
Chas. Baker, alleged, pickpocket,
arrested after chase.
J. H. Oliver, negro janitor, 3138 S.
'Michigan av., held to grand jury on
$20,000 bonds for assault and rob
bery on charges preferred by Mrs.
Amelia M. Robinson, 6110 Ellis, av.,
who identified Oliver- as the negro
.who called her to 3128 S. Michigan
"av. Friday and, after attacking and
stripping her, took her pocketbook
and fled. -
At conclusion of recount of 3d and
21st district last night, R. R, Jackson,
negro, and Edward T. Farrar, both
Republicans, were elected to state
Mrs. Louise Deitrich, 60, 7042
Emerald av., suicide. Gas.
N. L. Biddle, . 4537 Sheridan road,
driver of auto which killed Miss Rose
Riley, 506 Webster st, Joliet, was
exonerated at inquest.
"The Irish are no good and never
should have home rule." T. Durkln,
Englishman. "Mike' (only name
known) heard him. Beer glass hit
Durkin. Hospital. "Mike" beat it.
A. W. Hawley, arrested for failing
to pay taxi bill after riding $26 worth.
Had been drinking. Pail the bill and
$10 for broken wind shield in court.
Henry Meyers, teamster, 1322
Webster av., killed when he looked
up elevator shaft at 24 S. Michigan
av. John Sandstrom, 415 Hobbie st.,
elevator operator, arrested, pending
Dr. Wm. T. Kirby and wife, Mar
garet L. Kirby, re-indicted on charge
of concealing assets of his defunct
Charlotte Pearce, 17, stenographer
for Dutton & Russo, 237 S. 5th av.,
missing. Left note saying she was
going to commit suicide. De
spondent. Dr. J. D. Taylor, 1521 W. Congress
st, dentist; and A. Buler, 322 Marsh
field a-v., arrested while fighting with
conductor on Paulina st. car.
Glen Henshell, 120 W. Illinois st.,
robbed of $120 and some jewelry at
Park Row station. Dips.
Amos Sparks, 32, said to have tried
suicide five times in Bridewell, died
there late yesterday. Was serving
sentence for using drugs.
H. K. Bach and W. B. Russell, pres.
and secretary of Unity Sales Co., 644
Unity Bldg., arrested, charged with
using mails to" defraud.
Fred Kreuger, Oak Park motor
cop, holds record for most arrests
of speeders.. Arrested 200 last year
and fines o'f $2,000 inall were col
lected. Ex-British Ambassador Bryce and
party will leave here tonight 'on his
way" to Japan.
Ice Teamsters' Union has decided
to strike May 1 unless an increase of