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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 12, 1913, Image 5

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Detroit Seven held in connection
with death of Belle Barry, -whose
body, multilated by surgical opera
tions! was found In Fox Creek a week
ago.-
Jacksdn, Mich. George Jackson,
66, sentenced to 12 years imprison
ment, committed suicide by cutting
throat, after serving 3 weeks.
Detroit Sleepy citizen complain
ed of crap game next door. Police,
raided. 19 arrested. 31 others es
caped. Tulsa, Okla. Five men killed by
' lightning, oil tanks and -well set afire
and other havoc wrought by terrific
electrical storm.
New York. Indictment filed
charging Senator . J. Stillwell with
bribery.
Washington. Senator Williams of
Mississippi recommended peniten
tiary cells for men who conspire to
reduce wages or close their factories
to defeat tariff bill.
Paterson, N. J Charged with
"unlawful assemblage," 45 silk mill
strikers jailed.
Salonika. Two Bulgarian military
trains collided between Drama and
Buk. 100 killed, 300 injured.
Posen. Frau-Blume, charged with
murder of husband, an eminent
.scientist sentenced to four years' im
prisonments 4
Everett, Wash. Mrs. Maud John
son, convicted of defrauding North
ern Pacific B, R. through fake dam
age claim, admits she had long ca
reer swindling corporations by this
method.
Nogales, Ariz. Officially admitted
that 25 officers of Mexican federal
army -were publicly executed near
Guaymas.
Galveston, Tex. Body of Private
Victor Collins of Sixth Brigade found
floating in bay.
Colorado Springs, Colo. One-day
strike of street car employes fettled
hen company -withdrew threat to
cut wages. College boys ran cars
Blerbauer, Chicago, known in mu
sical comedy as Isabelle Barclay,
pushed husband downstairs when he
slapped her. Held awaiting result of
injuries.
Newark, N. J. Fire Chief Moore's
40 horsepower automobile killed un
known woman and broke barber's
leg.
Minneapolis, Minn. Northern Pa
cific train, Wilbur S. McNeal en
gineer, struck automobile of brother,
Normal McNeal. No one badly hurt
Kalamazoo, Mich. Body-of Bar
ney Cryan, Alaskan prospector, found
in Kalamazoo river. Believed suicide.
Washington. President Wilson
and Sec. Bryan xeceived English,
Australian and Canadian statesmen
here to arrange for 100th celebration
of peace between U. S. and Great
Britain.
Pittsburgh. Clarence Burleigh,
attorney for Supt. of Schools Heeter,
announced Heeter's return from
North Manchester, Ind. Investiga
tion will resume.
FIVE HELD IN CONNECTION WITH
ALLEGED MURDER BY FIRE
Three women and two men are un
der arrest in connection with the
murder by fire of Conrad Benson in
the tenement house at 728 West'Kin
zie street
Those held are: Maggie Keller,
Frances Wolff, Kate Sheep, James
Lawrence and Velante Scheff.
' Benson was found pinned beneath
a heavy table in the burning building.
He was alive -when first seen, but
died before he could be Tescued.
It is said that Benson and those
under arrest spent the night in rev
elry that ended in the fight in which
Conrad -was hit over the head with
an oil lamp and the fire which ended
his life started.
The fire destroyed the tenement
houses at 728 and 726, and a number
during strike.
of the people in the two buildings
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