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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Detectives raided billiard hall on
first floor of New Westminster Hotel
bldg., 1121 N. Clark st, and arrested
45 men, charged with gambling. F.
Egan booked as keeper. Billiard hall
owned by John Donoghue.
Joseph Fish, millionaire, indicted
in connection with the operations of
the alleged "arson trust," appeared at
the state's attorney's office today and
gave bond of $100,000.
Three men buried in cave-in of ex
cavation for gas mains at Leavitt
and Pulton sts.; other workmen and
firemen dug the mout; revived by pul
motors. All will recover.
Frank jlgnotas, 8, 713 W. 17st St.,
accidentally shot by Barney Klein,
11, 1617 S. Union St., died today at
Three young men arrested, charg
ed with stealing $350 violin from
Harry Lurey, 1419" N. Washtenaw
ay. Instrument found -in their pos
session. Albert Campio,. painter, 30 N. Car
penter St., complained to police he
was beaten by three men on W. Madi
son st. Had ho trouble with other
! Mason Goldman, 1245 Taylor st.,
and Policeman J. J. Colling injured
when two street cars crashed at Cen
ter av. and Van. Buren st Center
av. car struck side of Van- Buren
car. Both men were riding on Center
av. car. -
Inquest held this afterjiobn. over
body of Clarence Erickson, 2y2, who
was instantly kille'd at School st. and
Southportav. by taxi driven by Louis
Schultz, 2285 Clybourn av.
John F. Udeiikis, 4605 Sv Hermit
age av., shot twice while acting as
peacemaker in fight between mem
bers of hodcarriers' union and Lithu
anian hod carriers employed on Pol
ish Catholic church being construct
ed at '46th and Wood sts.
Illinois congressmen said to be
after scalp of Postoffice Inspector
Bequford Slaughter, 17, negro, ar
rested in connection with murder of
Bennie Holstein, 14, in Morgan Patk.
Police searching for Paul Clements,
another negro, and Paul Pakin, a
Asst. State's Attorney Henry A.
Berger, Hearst-Harrison man, ousted
as precinct committeeman in 15th
ward. J. M. Lavinthal succeeds him.
Lawrence Barrett, wealthy cigar
maker, accused of habitual drunken
ness in wife's divorce suit
Hearst-Harrison Democrats so
peeved over way Gov. Dunne did not
give them jobs that they're going to
hold indignation meeting.
Mrs. Catherine Mousseau, 73, 1107
S. Throop st, died of heart disease on
Garfield Park "L" train.
Thirteen men arrested as dice
players in Michael Tenney's barber
shop and pool room, 35 E. 22d st
Tenney booked as keeper.
Georgia Miles, 6, 323 S. Lincoln st,
disappeared Monday afternoon.
Father thinks his divdrced' wife may
have taken girl.
Mercury reached 99 degrees at 5
p. m. yesterday.
Albert Munson, 9, 1156 W. Ontario
st, drowned in Union Park lagoon.
Stephen Ray, 1842 Stewart av.,
died of heat
Mary Lowe, 4613 Wqodlawn av.,
rescued from drowning hear Chicago
Beach Hotel when she became weak
ened by heat.
Walter Kelly, 4754 N. Ashland av.,
killed by St Paul passenger train in
Arthur Hooper, 3, 1032 N. Park ay.,
Austin, may die as result of fall from
Asst Chief Schuettler may use po
lice motor boats to protect swimmers
Mayor Harrison signed ordinance
providing for through routing of "L"
Clarence Erickson, 2, 3307 South
port av., killed near home by auto