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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
C. W. Thompson, father of Fan
chon Thompson. famous opera gin
ger, died in a South- Side boarding
Giant robber got $20 from Edward
Gleason, saloonkeeper, 4548 W. 12th
st., and $40 from saloon of Shaugh
nessy & Mulligan, 36 S. Peoria st.
City Harbor and Subway Commis
sion are studying over figures pre
sented by three contracting com
panies. Two armed young men robbed
John Askanis' saloon, 1162 N. Clark
st. Got $23.
Police looking for John Johnson,
former employe of Henrici's restau
rant, who is alleged to have left at
the time $67 did.
Gov. Dunne wants all interested
parties to be in Springfield when
rights of sanitary district are taken
Chicago Railways Company offi
cials are very peeved because minor
stockholders have dared criticize
Arthur Letherstrom, 29, 2659 N.
Albany av., shot and fatally wounded
himself. HI health.
-Detectives raided alleged Chinese
gambling house 235 W. 22d st. 24
arrested. Pdker chips seized.
John F. Brady, 6, 4080 S. 5th av.,
died from burns. "Playin' Indian"
Geo. Perrins, 1021 VanBuren st.,
received Black Hand letter. Recent
ly fired several Italian employes.
Fire in bakery opposite Newberry
school, Willow and Orchard sts. No
panic. Slight damage.
No new developments in Sing mur
Richard Scully, 4, 2042 W. Lake
St., badly injured.. Fell from second
Ben Cohen, May wood, badly hurt
by Chleago & Northwestern Los An
Aldermen Sayer and Owne, Zion
City, ousted for misconduct at April
election. Found guilty of ballot
Mrs. Louise Wetlund, 63, 838 N.
California av., knocked down and in
jured by cab driven by Louis Wells,
5553 W. Madison st., who tried to
Fire caused $25,000 loss at United
Cabinet Co. plant, 1322-28 W. 21st st.
Thos. W. d'Brien, who is walking
from Portland to New York to qiire
paralysis, walked into S. Clark st. sta
tion for food and rest.
Police looking for Mary Mytko, 14,
1067-.W. 14th st. Missing since Wed
nesday. Margaret Nastund, 6, 1410 Irying
Park blvd., bitten by dog owned by
Frand Neunfeldt, 1404 Byron st. Face
disfigured for life.
Attorney Ben Bachrach expects
Jacy Johnson to return to Chicago
when his presence is desired.
Unidentified man, about 30, killed
by I. C. suburban train at 18th st
Maurice de Latour, 355 N. State
St., arrested. Charged with robbing
contribution boxes at St. George's
Roman Catholic church.
Tony Ughykee, 10112 Racine av.,
dying, and Fagney Riduke, same ad
dress, seriously injured. Rock Island
Mrs. Arthur Jenkins, 363 Wendell
St., t6ld police of E. Chicago av. sta
tion that her "husband was sick and
that she and two children were starv
ing. Police collected $22 for her.
Four men, driving auto stolen
from W. Harrison St., escaped unin
jured when car overturned at Con
gress st. and Cicero av.
Judge Hopkins, just back from
Europe, says "Chicago is the cleanest
big city, morally, in the -world."
Mayor Harrison revoked two
Lawrence Kelly, retired policeman,
845 W. '71st st., accidentally shot and
Lolis Francis, whom itisr alleged
tried to burglarize H. C. Breninga