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with Ills family by Capt Porter, sec
ret service man .
Chas. Ailing, attorney, shot by
"ank Klimek, will recover.
John Lyons, 54, found dead in barn
"4 S. California, av. Refused at
)unty Hospital. Exposure and want
William Rose, 5221 S. May st.,'se
usly injured. Four arrested.
John Lee, 35, 11541 Front st., killed
Michigan Central yards.
Man, thought to be John Giles, St.
jseph, Mo., felL from I. C. train at
3. 22d st Legs broken and skull
Patrick Quinn, 5938 S. Peoria st.,
member No 30 truck company, fell
3 feet. Internally injured.
Thomas Evens, 70, struck by C. I.
& T. Co. car. Dead.
John Hamrnert 61, 7235 Evens av.,
suicided. Gun. Illness.
Claude C. Hamilton, 9123 Erie av.,
stopped to talk to negress. Negro
xrnved. Relieved of $52 by pair.
Building belonging to Niccola Ac
cetura, wealthy banker, 626 S. Mor
gan st, wrecked by bomb. Had re
fused to pay $1,000. No one injured.
Michael Martino, 5031 Federal st.,
shot in back. Thomas Julian, 4907
Federal st., and James Carrolano,
4757 Federal st. arrested.
TWO DYING AFTER EXPLOSION
Des Moines, la., Dec. 26. After
Santa Claus had left the home of
Mrs. Sophronia Johnson, 35, an un
known dynamiter climbed into the
window and placing a dynamite "bomb
under the bed departed, stringing 75
feet of fuse behind him.
Fifteen minutes later the bomb ex
ploded blowing off the legs of Mrs.
Johnson and her 11-year-old daugh
ter, Ophelia. The house was wrecked.
In the hospital today the woman
and child are very near death. The
woman will not talk. The police think
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John O. Fredericks, 90, 5557 Wayne revengeful adimrer.
tv., killed by auto at Lakewood and Mrs. Johnson was housekeeper for
Catalpa av. Police searching for Gus. Foster, a miner.
Jnver. i o o
Anthony TokaJ, 60, 1516 Cornell st.,
died from injuries. Struck by auto
driven by Fred Clody.
Unidentified man near point of
death. Struck by auto driven by Ray
mond Carroll, 302 S. Humphrey av.
Garage of American Express Co.,
1046 W. Lake st, swept by blaze. 3
autos destroyed and 27 damaged.
Score of men released on Christ
mas paroles by Judge Scully. Mostly
Mrs. Anna Ristling, 60, 2815 W.
28th st, fell on street. Burst blood
vessel Condition serious.
3,500,000 letters handled daily dur
ing Christmas rush. Christmas re
ceipts at local postoffice $26,000,000.
Samuel Kobzlwitz, 65, 1110 W. 61st
st., shot by boy, 12, with air rifle.
Joseph Kasper, 2230 S. St Louis
av., knocked dbwn by two men. Got
away without losmg valuables. j
OLD NICK GOOD TO STRIKERS
Trinidad, Col., Dec. 26. Santa
Claus visited more than 8,000 of the
striking Colorado coal miners,
through arrangements completed by
the "United Mine Workers.
Automobiles loaded with gifts
made the rounds of the camps in the
tent colonies where the strikers have
lived since they laid down their tools.
Every child received a gift of some
kind, baskets of food were distributed
and the families were entertained at
celebrations held by the union.
Election Agent Did you discover
anything in Stump's past life that we
can use against him? Detective1
Not a thing. All he ever did before
he came here was to sell awnings.
Election Agent Why, that's just
what we want. We'll say that he has
been mixed up in some decidedly