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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 10, 1913, Image 5',
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MYSTERY IN THE SHOOTING OF
RICH AUTOMOBILE MAN
, The strange shooting of Morris
Froelich, the wealthy " automobile
man, proved a baffling mystery to the
police department today.
Froelich was shot down last night
as he alighted from his automobile
in front of 552 S. Michigan avenue.
Four men crouching in a passage
way fled, after the shooting. No at
tempt at robbery was made.
The shooting of Froelich was.par
allel in manner to the shooting of
Herman Rosenthal by the gamblers
of New York.
A New York angle entere,d the case
when it became known JJiat Froelich.
had been-in business in New York
before coming to Chicago and that
possibly some enemy of former days
had hired gunmen to get him.
Froelich was shot once in the ab
domen. He was taken to the Engle
wood Union Hospital, where he is
putting up a hard battle for Hfe.
. At the time of the shooting the
auto dealer had over $2,0Q0 worth of
jewelry in his possession.
The wounded man is head of the
Times Square Automobile-Company,
1210 S. Michigan avenue.
Hello, central! Can you suggest
.the wrong number to ask for in orjler
toget 380 'Franklia? Judee.
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