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Police took men's clothes. Men sur
rendered and were jailed.
J. Henry Smith, believed to be
wealthy merchant of San Francisco,
shot himself in the head in his room
at Great Northern Hotel today. Re
volver by his body. Left note to fra
ternal insurance society saying he
was tired of life. Has wife in San
Francisco. Registered at hotel sev
eral days ago.
Mrs. Pearl Whitison, 1124 S. Mo
zart St., gave birth to baby while rid
ing on 12th st. car. St. Luke's hos
pital. Three-masted schooner Edward
Skeele crashed into Washington st.
bridge while being docked. Foremast
Frank Terry, 12, 259 W. 67th st.,
died today from poisoning caused by
explosion of golf ball' which he put
in his mouth and bit.
Aid. Merriam, at meeting of city
council tonight, will offer resolution
demanding that Gov. Dunne call spe
cial session of legislature to consider
home rule legislation.
General police order sending plain
clothes men back to uniform, and
transferring detectives from detective
bureau to outlying stations, may go
into effect tonight or tomorrow.
Miss Mary Slingerland, 28, 2455 N.
Spaulding av., internally injured, cut
and bruised when her skirt caught in
rear step of Madison st. car at Ked
Emma Bouse, 18, 2032 Cleveland
av., missing from home since June
25. Sister told police she believed
girl had committed suicide over love
John Reddington, 1105 S. 40th av.,
tried to stop two bulldogs fighting in
front of 2500 W. Adams st. Both
attacked Him and bit him in leg. Mon
roe St Hospital.
Gustave Kehle and wife, 3212 E.
91st st, Mrs. William Prince, 8341
Buffalo av., and Mrs. M. Cross, 8241
Buffalo av.,' seriously injured when
their auto was struck by Lake Shore
express near Gary. All hurled twen
ty-five feet and picked up uncon
scious. Taken to Mercy Hospital,
William Fredus, 608 S. Morgan st.t
arrested by Maxwell st. police.
Charged he attacked wife with two
revolvers. Neighbors called police.
Boarder in home wrestled with Fre
dus and took one revolver.
Elmer Neuman, 9, probably fatally
injured when struck by Pennsylvania
freight engine while playing on
tracks between 122d and 123d sts.
Mrs. A. J. McClaren, 2223 Cottage
Grove av., implored firemen to "save
my baby" when fire attacked her
home. The fire fighters saved the
baby. It was a cit Loss only $100.
Maxwell st. police looking for Har
ry Kurm, 1025 W. 14th pl; Donato
Mayo, 833 Forquer st, and Ben Ey
stine, 1437 S. Morgan st. Boys, all
under 16, believed to have run away
from home together in search of ad
venture. Mrs. Mary Conley, address un
known, fell or jumped into river from
Erie st. bridge. Rescued by Andrew
Anderson, bridge tender. Passavant
Hospital. Refused to talk.
M. G. Henderson, Park Manor, his
wife and two children, rescued from
launch in Lake Michigan after engine
had refused to work. Boat half filled
with water when Jackson Park life
savers reached it.
Unidentified negro found dead in
alley at rear of 2220 S. State. Skull
crushed; pockets turned inside out
Joseph Labury, Bloomington, III.,
assaulted by four men at Wabash av.
and 50th st. Struck on head with
blackjack, robbed of $5 and watch.
George Jacomotas, 402 W. 115th
st, held up by two men in front of
21 E. Van Buren st Pointed revolver
at him and took $15. Crowd watch
ed robbery; men escaped.
Charles Swanson, Dakota City,
Neb., robbed of $175 at N. Clark st
and Barry av.
Michael Waverock, Rockford, III.,
robbed of $22 by pickpocket at Jef-