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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Mrs. D. Perdue, 2846 E. 91st St.,
found dead in clothes closet. Throat
slashed and bullet in heart. Suicide
Mayor Harrison much better. Will
attend council meeting tonight.
Miss Mary O'Brien, 17, 3327 Au
burn av., struck by auto. Dead.
Everett Englehart, 13, Gary, Ind.,
mising. Police searching.
Women "passengers panic-stricken
on Halsted street car when police ar
rested Thomas Dillion and Walter
Collier. Men put up fight. Held for
Attorney of William C. Elis, on trial
for murder of -wife, will try to show
relation of Mrs. Ellis to "other man."
Ellis to be on stand today.
Margaret, 13, and Anna Rex, 11,
Woodstock, 111., escaped from Juve
nile Detention Home. Believed to be
' with mother from whom girls were
Harry Haw, Chinese tango dancer,
arrested. Charged wilth disorderly
conduct. Claims he was protecting
Don Fong Que, dancing partner, from
threats of stepfather.
Louis W. Stayart, Sr., 5424 Ken
more av., suffering from mysterious
injury. Rumor that injury is result
of gunshot wounds denied by family.
New quarantine rule effective.
Wage earners will not be quarantin
ed. Will be allowed to eat and sleep
at home under restrictions.
Rudolph Lech, 25, arrested on com
plaint of little girl. Believed to be
man who has terrorized Englewood
Two investigations under way in
death of Cassius M. Fairman on C. &
N. W. tracks. Police suspect suicide
Home 3f N. H. Sutherland, 7728
Eggleston av., destroyed by fire.
Four families routed when fire at
tacked 3157 W. Harrison st.
Mrs. Eva Hasse, 22, 2135 Ogden
av., gave birth to an eight-pound boy
on snowbank on Ogden av. Mother
and baby taken home.
Pietro Cannizzo, 329 W. Chicago
av., attacked by armed robber. Rout
ed hold-up man after fight.
Henry Freund, 5245 Calumet av.,
robbey by boy highwaymen.
Frank Cieser and Peter Marie, 1718
S. Wabash av., arrested, Charged
with robbing Max Miller, 661 Wells st.
Hulda and Alice Anderson, who es
caped from Industrial School, Mil
waukee, found living at Fullerton and
Two robbers took $5 from Hugh
Dougherty, 9440 Cottage Grove av.
Told them he'd have to walk home.
Got 5 cents back for carfare.
William Bowman, 9622 Ewing av.,
arrested. Was carrying 50-pound
"pig" of silver bullion when taken.
Negro sought in connection with
fire a tresidence of W. K. Lewis,
2951 S. Park av. Fire believed to be
Cottage Grove car jumped rails at
18th and Indiana av. Windows
smashed. One hurt.
FAIRMAN DEATH A MYSTERY
The death of Cassius M. Fairman,
whose mangled body was found on
the Northwestern Railroad tracks
near West Chicago Saturday night,
still remains a mystery.
Elizabeth Davidson, who was to
have married' Fairman, will arrive in
town today from Springfield, Neb.
She comes with the conviction that
her fiance was murdered and his body
thrown on the railroad tracks in an
effort to cover up the crime.
Fairman was to have left Chicago
at 6:05 Saturday night to meet his
sweetheart in Omaha. His body was
found about 7 :30 that night.
It is believed that when he started
for the train he had" a large sum of
money on him. Only $8 was found
on the body.
Fairman was a wealthy Oak Park