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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 15, 1913, Image 5',
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
O. H. Holcomb, 65, 6528 S. Hermi
tage av., found unconscious on street
car tracks at 88th st. and Stony
Island av. Left arm broken. Deep
cut over right eye. Unable to explain
Mrs. Harriet E. Burnham, who
swallowed bichloride of mercury tab
lets, still in dangerous condition at
County Hospital. Now wants to live,
and says she will dedicate life to help
Two burglars held lighted matches
to feet of Herman Koveritz, 621 Max
well st., to make him tell where
money was hidden. Fled, taking his
trousers, containing $3. Man's wife
forced to look on torture. Joe Mo
lich, 1355 S. Union st., and Philip
Yankovitch, 616 Maxwell St., ar
rested. Chief of Police McWeeny issued
order permitting street speaking if
meetings were orderly.
John Moze, 1728 Harrison st., shot
in abdomen at Dickson st. and Wa
bansia av. by one of six men who
were fighting among themselves.
Men escaped. . Moze in County Hos
pital. May die.
Several shots exchanged between
detectives and two men who robbed
Adam Ashmeke's clothing store, 624
Milwaukee av. Burglars escaped, but
Mrs. Margaret Bowder, wife of
Luby Bowder, 536 Cass st., eluded
police who had gone to her home to
prevent her shooting herself. Be
lieved to have drowned herself in
lake. Despondent over illness.
Joseph Casper, teamster, severely
injured when horse he was riding
was struck by auto at Throop st. and
Chicago & Alton tracks. '
F. W. Seeyle, Hotel Sherman, said
to be secretary of Gov. Johnson of
California, arrested in auto with
three women and man at Rush st.
bridge. Policeman said they refused
to stop and threatened him when
informed rear lights on machine were
out. W. G. Harding, 29 S. LaSalle
st., and two women in party not
booked. Miss May Norton, 3614
Marshfield av., said to have called cop
a "boob" when he arrested Seeyle.
She was pinched for it.
Coroner's jury rebuked Mrs. Mabel
A. Webster of Wilmette, whose auto
struck and fatally hurt Mrs. Martha
Beggs of Danville, in "loop" Satur
day. Did not hold her responsible,
but said she should not have driven
Elmer Johnson, 8, 2068 Stave St.,
killed by auto driven by Patrick Can
non, 6613 S. Marshfield av., at W.
25th and Halsted sts.
Body of 8-months'-oId baby taken
from Desplaines river at 5th av.,
Mrs. Harry Long, 6135 Monroe av.,
tried to stab husband in Court of
Domestic Relations. He had been
arrested on her complaint.
Mrs. Marie Diana, 29, 1452 Cleve
land av., and her baby narrowly es
caped death when overcome by gas.
Last night's storm played havoc
with the Methodist camp meeting at
Desplaines, HI. Lights went out,
Bradley Dean, 73, 4507 Clifton av.,
well-known G. A. R. veteran, miss
ing. George Carivitch, 8, 1754 Diversey
Parkway, run down and injured by
autoist who fled.
Emma Logemenn, 6, 2420 W. 47th
pi., dead. Played with matches.
Jacob Knuppen, 345 W. 24th St.,
held to grand jury charged with mur
der of Michael Sherman, 471 W. 31st
st, in W. 31st st. saloon.
Mayor Harrison received vice re
port from Committee of Fifteen.
Turned it over to Chief McWeeny.
State's Attorney Hoyne filed in
formations in quo warranto proceed
ings against all elevated road com
panies. John Wurster sent to Detention
Hospital for examination after he