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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 25, 1913, Image 7',
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men in raid on pool room 757 E. 39th
st. John Brown booked as keeper.
Thirty-fourth Ward Republicans
have organized "A. A. McCormick for
Joseph Cohn, 19, 5012 N. Clark St.,
killed by Chicago & Northwestern
train at Summerdale.
Louis C. Freeman, 3420 Sheffield,
av., held up and robbed of $5 and
$75 watch by two armed men at
Rokeby-st and Waveland av.
Major Funkhouser condemned
Desplaines street station as "unfit for
habitation" after an investigation.
Will ask for new station.
Bernie Ryan, 3, 6419 Emerald av.,
shot in abdomen as he went out to
save his pet cat, Jeff, who was killed
by four boys. "
Sanitary District of Chicago ac
cepted $151,750 bid made by Great
Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. to build
5,006 feet of docks along Chicago
river, east of Kedzie av.
Honest John Durso, deputy sheriff,
attached to Judge Cooper's court,
found and returned $6,000 pearls lost
by Mrs. Frances Spang, 1401 N.
Clark st. Rewarded with kiss.
Three men burned, one probably
fatally, in explosion at Iroquois Iron
Co., 3267 E. 95th st
Fred Dugatta, 19, 331 E. 116th st.,
killed by elevator at Sherman-Williams
Paint Co., 115th st. and Steph
Forest Park village board gave
temporary permit to operate cars to
new suburban traction company.
Mrs. Edward F. Dunne, wife of
Gov. Dunne, robbed of gold watch,
diamond ring and lavalliere, all val
ued at $700, when she fell asleep in
Marshall Field's rest room.
Two boys, not over 12, held up
Frank Scollen, saloonkeeper, 9728
Exchange av., calmly took gun away
from him, robbed him of $22 and gold
watch and then told "him to beat it
He did. They escaped.
Secretary of State Bryan, on way
to Washington, stopped in Chicago
long enough to get quick lunch at
Union station and have chat with W.
L. O'Connell, Gov. Dunne's manager.
Anna Pierson, 751 Buckingham pi.,
and Hilda Lindgren, 2644 Sheffield
av., both 22, arrested for wearing
men's clothes and smoking cigarets.
Everett W. Miles and Gilman W.
Parker, Chicago reporters, are back
in city after globe trot started in Oc
Edw. Schwartze, 35, 448 W. 63d
st, who promised to furnish wife for
Gottfried Sauer, 63, Thompsonville,
Mich., and failed, given three months
in Bridewell and fined $100 and costs.
Pano Noum, a Macedonian, was
held to the grand jury without bail
on a charge of murdering Mrs. Flos
sie Woodruff. The woman was
found dead from knife wounds in the
throat and body in the rear of 733
W. Monroe st. July 1.
WITNESSES CALLED TO BACK
MRS. KORSHAK'S STORY
New impetus was given to the
grand jury investigation of the al
leged arson trust by the testimony of
Mrs. Fannie Korshak, wife of a no
torious "torch," and a dozen wit
nesses today were called to corrobor
ate her story.
Mrs. Korshak, who declared that
Joseph Fish, millionaire head of a
fire insurance adjusting firm, was
implicated in the workings of the
"trust," was removed from her home
today by officers from the state's at
Benjamin Fink, who is already un
der indictment, and who has admitted
starting over fifty fires, was a wit
ness before the grand jury. Three
employes of the Fish firm were also
summoned. They were to be ques
tioned regarding two fires in which
it is reported Fish did the adjusting.
Fish reiterated his denial that he
had anything to do with adjusting
the loss on the fire in the Dreyfuss
clothing store in 1911. He declared
Mrs. Korshak's story was the result
of an unsuccessful attempt to black