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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 03, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Nutley, N. J. Wm. Brandol post
poned .self-destruction until he had
eaten some of his wife's corned beef
and cabbage. A note said he commit
ted suicide to escape further house
cleaning.
St. Paul. Mrs. Susie Langford re
leased after she pleaded guilty to
passing forged check in local store.
Word received here that her husband
Wfc had been sentenced to 'five years in
Denver. Dutin Christman, sen
tenced to 30 days in county jail for
vagrancy, is wanted In Jefferson City,
Mo.,'as a fugitive from Insane asylum
there.
Madison. Gov. McCovern today
vetoed Scott bill reducing time limit
within which action may be brought
against insurance companies for loss
by fire from six to two years.
Madison. Sen. "H. Tedsdale intro
duced bill prohibiting boys under 21
from playing pool, billiards or bowl
ing in public places and prohibiting
loitering of minors In pool halls and
bowlin galleys. Keeper will be fined
$25.
Madison, Senate killed Wiegle bill
dividing state into ten "health dis
tricts." '
Oakland, Cal. H. J. Jannsen, Los
Angeles aviator, killed when struck
by whirling propeller.
London. Gountess of Cottenham
found shot to death in woods nar
Goring. Had been hunting. Family
stated death was accidental.
Rome. Pope Pius X. after illness
of many weeks received Cardinals
Pompili and Delai today.
London. $500,000 freight depot
completely destroyed and $2-,500 loss
in fire in local .school, which is be
lieved to have been work of militant
suffragettes. "Votes for women" pos
ters found about two structures.
New York. Magistrate Marsh de-
cided ownership of "Shep," a collie,
by patting Mrs. MorrifiBoy wid-Mrs.
Maurqr on opposite sides of court
room and having them call the dog.
"Shep" went to Miss Morrissey.
Washington. Mrs. W. J. Bryan
haa returned from sanitarium to her
home. Recovered from her recent
illness.
Toledo, O. Reported at National
Cloak, Suit & Skirt Association meet
ing here that fall and winter styles
for women will include all kinds of
animal effects.
Los Angeles. G. Hf Bixby, million
aire banker of Long Beach, arrested
here on two grand jury indictments
charging him with contributing to
delinquency of minors.
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SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PEN
FOR KILLNG MAN WITH AUTO
A jury in Judge Cooper's court yes
terday shattered all precedent by sen
tencing Lawrence Lindbloom, 24,
taxicab charuffeuK to fourteen years
in Joliet prison for running over and
killing Joseph Weiss, clgarmaker, 846
E 43d street, with an automobile, Au
gust 5, 1910. Assistant State's Attor
ney Stephan A. Malato prosecuted
the case.
The defendant was accused of running-
his auto wild at 25th street and v
Cottage Grove avenue, vwhere the
tragedy took place. The wheels of the
taxicab picked up Weiss and carried
him two blocks. It was asserted that
Lindbloom made no attempt to stop
the can Weiss died at Mercy Hos
pital three daysftater.
Weiss' 7-year-old daughter died of
grief three weeks after her father
was killed, according to Mrs. Martha
Weiss, the widow.
There were four automobile own
ers on the jury that returned the -verdict.
T
Lindbloom resided at 419 E. 25th
street At the time of the killing of
Weiss he was employed by the peo
ple's Gas, Light & Coke Company.
He was engaged to be married.
Lindbloom's attorneys made a mo
tion, for a new trial which will be
hesKt-May 40, r , , ,

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