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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 04, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4',
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threatened to kill John Flemming,
ass't state's att'y. Sheehan may go
back to pen.
Mrs. Mary E, Sammons, 1031 Madi
son st, Evanston, stricken on street.
Mrs. Minnie Rosenthal, 65, 713
Maxwell st., died fronr-injuries re
ceived Monday, Was struck by auto
truck driven by Thomas Corcoran.
National Plumbing and Heating
Supply Co., 044 S. State st, looted.
Gustave Klatt, 3440 W. Chicago
av., dragged into hallway by 2 ne
groes. Lost $20.
M. Henning, New York, stopped by
2 highwaymen. $57 stolen.
W. J. Reeves, 110 E. 42d st., held
up. Robbed $27.
Man struck by Mrs. Wilbur Trout's
auto identified as Edwin Lawassen,
2120 Bingham st, He is unconscious.
Expected to die.'
Election clerks and judges at 40th
precinct, 35th ward, 337 N. Laramie
st., had narrow escape. Gas stove
blew over. 9 affected by fumes.
Auto be longing to Charles McNeil
stolen at Michigan av, and Van Bu
Folly Theater, 531 S. State st., at
tacked by fire. Guests at Fox Hotel
forced to flee. Stage scenery dam
aged. Mrs. Walter D. Barden, Oak Park,
terribly burned when pot of beans ex
IT CUT HER OFF
A young,lady took down the receiv
er of the telephone one day and dis
covered that the line was in use.
"I just put on a ph of beans for
dinner," she heard one woman com
placently informing another.
She hung up the receiver and wait
ed for the conversation to end. .Upon
returning to the telephone she found
the women still talking. Three tinies
she waited, and then at last, becom
ing exasperated, she broke into the
"Madam, I smell your beans burn
ing," she announced crisply.
A horrified scream greeted the re
mark, and the young lady was able
to put in her call. Everybody's.
START PROBEOF ALLEGED
The federal grand jury yesterday
began an investigation into the al
leged telegram from Jack Johnson
recently printed in the Examiner in
which the negro said he paid $25,000
to escape from Chicago.
Officials of the Western Union and
the Postal Telegraph companies were
called before the jury and asked
whether they had transmitted such a
Assistant District Attorney David
Stansbury believes that if such a tele
gram was really sent by Johnson one
of these companies would have a rec
ord, though there is a possibility that'
it might have been sent over the
Hearst news service leased wire.
Charles E. Erbstein, L. R. Jacobs,
former, assistant district attorney,
and John J. Murphy, loan bank
owner, were called before the grand
jury yesterday in connection with the
charges made against federal officials
by Mrs. Sol Lewinsohn.
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TO THE EDITOR:
The Bottle Beer and Liquor Wagon
Drivers' Union wishes to thank The
Day Book, Chicago Federation of La
bor, Women's Trade Union League,
Stroh Brewing Co., Seipp Brewing
Co., Jno. J. McGrath Co., H. Gibbons
Box Co. and friends for the kind as
sistance given them in securing and
shipping a carload of clothing to the
miners of Calumet, Mich.
Jas. T. Patterson, Business Agent.
GIRL FALLS INTO RIVER
Late to her work, an unidentified
girl tried to leap from a pier to the
Chicago avenue bridge, while the
bridge was opening to permit passage
of a tug today. She fell 30. feet into
the icy water and was unconscious
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