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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 19, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 5',
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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Several families, routed, by fire at
2220 Wabash av. Many had narrow
escapes from gas.
Nels Jensen, 78, 6128 Avondale av.,
flagman Norwood station, killed by C.
& N. W. train.
Judge Landis appointed Central
Trust Co. receiver for Midway and
Brookline Commercial and Savings
Lincoln Beachey to do new air
stunts today. Promises something
new in air twirls.
Detectives seeking Joseph T. Ash
urst, fugitive president of defunct
Midway and Commercial Savings
'Banks. Wife of hunted man refuses
to assist them.
J. J. Frank, 4321 Prairie av., reports
loss of $450.
Home of J. T. Wood, 4559 Wood
lawn av., entered. $300 stuff taken.
Home of Mrs. P. Moffat, 1107 E.
42d St., looted. $200 valuables miss
Louis Daun, 2919 Roscoe st., stop
ped by armed men. $55 gone.
Former Alderman Al Tearney fined
$25 and costs for keeping saloon open
after closing hour. Police scored for
laxity by Judge Newcommer.
Sub-committee of school site com
mittee scored Congressman Sabath
in school site deal. Report .shows
$8,000. lost in one transaction.
18 persons bitten by dogs in 24
hours. Mostly children.
Policeman Thomas Hutchinson,
1143 George St., tried to shoot dog.
Dog wiggled. Left index finger gone.
Man believed to be Charles Bush
nell, 35, 550 N. Dearborn St., hit by
street car. Seriously injured.
Bernard Swanson, 25, Leland, III.,
went insane. Terrorized' country
side with gun. Held up funeral and
churchgoers. Captured by trick.
Sewall Truax, man mysteriously
shot May 7, claims wound is accident.
Will probably die.
$600,000 pledged for South Shore
Country CIup. ...,,.
Charles Oestreich',30 W. Lake st.,
seriously wounded and Clarence Wil
bur McKenney, 16 N. Sheldon st,t
shot in three places during row in
Walter L. Rolonson, 55, 702 PulM
man Bldg., struck by street car. Con
Louis Wayciak, 9, 945 W. 31st St.,"
drowne,d in river at W. 34th st.
North Shore home of newlyweds.
School censors find many newly mar-T
ried couples, mostly wage earners.
Score of cafe-cabaret qwners,
warned against performers mingling,
with patrons on penalty of having li-4
Mile. Martha, trapeze performer,
severely injured during act at Palace
Santa Fe flyer looted by two armed,
men at Rockwell 3t. crossing. Three,
passengers contributed loot valued at.
several hundred dollars.
Francis D. Hanna, secretary of de-,
funct city expenditure commission.
wants grand jury probe in bureau of
street contracts. ,
Annie Crane, employed in home of,
Samuel Massover, 2251 Augusta st,
attacked "by alleged employe of tele-,
phone company. Skull fractured.
Grand jury probe in operations of
John H. Garrett, promotor, begun. (
Government and state will co-operate
Saloon licenses of 638 N. Paulina,
st, 5979 N. Central av., and south
east corner of New England av. ancL,
Irving Park blvd., withheld. Are,'
gathering place for criminals.
U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals re-,
viewing government's plea to sustain
sentence of Jack Johnson, pugilist
Sentence is one year and $1,000 fin,en
Coroner probing deaths of Mrsn
'Emily Backus and Miss Marietta,
Wright, sisters, 3055 Washington!
blvd. Money and jewels may be)
Local singers quit National Fed
ration of Women's giub conv9ntfo
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