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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Gail Shalla, 9, 2531 Wilcox av., res
cued Oliver Brown, son of Iowa City
merchant. Fell into water-filled ditch
Joe Wadowick-electrocuted by wire
while working on NW. "L" road.
Mrs. Margaret Hettinger asked di
vorce from husband, John, architect.
Operation on Jeanette Dunne, gov
ernor's daughter, success. Expect
Cars on White C'rty chutes crashed.
Seven hurt. None seriously.
Mary Johnson, 154 N. Mason St.,
beaten and robbed of pocketbook by
six young thieves.
Policeman Matthew Stratter, 63,
2810 Madison st, Haymarket hero,
dead from cancer.
David McLaughlin, son of U. of C.
professor and student at university,
broke neck by shallow dive at coun
try club. Still alive.
Joseph Lewis, 1225 S. State st, sui
cide. Poison. Drink.
Joseph Arbein, 505 N. Franklin st,
found on sidewalk Aug. 5 with legs
gashed, dead. Cause injury mystery.
Harry Pierce, 1300 N. Park av.,
County to use publicity in urging
city to make loan. Believe public
opinion will force city officials to lend
Manley Hill, 4848 W. Lake st., dead
in bed. Gas jet open.
Varnon Jones, 807 S. State st,
dead in bed. Bottle near. City
chemist examining contents to de
cide cause of death. May be heart
Two men killed when lightning hit
chimney they were working on at
2431 Harding av.
Fire caused by lightning started
panic among dwellers in Keene apart
ments, 55th and Ellis av.
Swedish Lutheran Church, 28th st
and Princeton av., hit by bolt Fire
put out by sexton.
Lightning struck flagpole in Grant
Pin in ventilator caused panic in
Grand Theater, 1362 S. Halsted st
Sparks set fire to woodwork. None
Milton Novak, 15 months, 1036
14th st, fell from 2d-story window.
Landed in pile of dirt Unharmed.
August grand jury sworn in. Wm.
Hale Thompson foreman. To work
on Amory murder.
City Club gave reception to George
Powlds of New Zealand. Formerly
minister of education on islands.
N. J. Pliemling got 20 days in jail
for failure to produce Edna Bryson,
held from mother. Says baby was
kidnaped on way to court
Railway Storekeepers Ass'n to
hold convention in Chicago May 17,
George Barnett. 66, 2723 S. Park
av., dropped dead on porch. Heart
-To turn over $12,000 taken at Irish
picnic, to John Fitzpatrick, president
of Irish League. Money goes for
home rule fight
Habeas corpus issued for Sam
Hunter, 7. Father claims divorced
mother, Mary Hunter, J5238 Prince
ton av., refused him sight of boy.
Death of Mildred Van Auken, 19,
Jackson, Mich., was caused by self
performed operation, says coroner's
Ed Conroy, 8, slipped into Calu
met river. Body recovered.
Mrs. Minnie Sillin and daughter,
Treta, 18, 2704 Calumet av., stabbed
by Wm. Sillin, husband and father;
after quarrel following auto ride
John Donahue, 4948 S. Peoria st,
held for stabbing and knocking
horse's eye because of balk. Case
continued until Aug. 20.
Mrs. Mary Moore, 6506 S. State st,
held in death of Fred Lucas, killed by
fall down stairs, exonerated by cor
Wm. Ratatch -and John Beters,
1749 Clybourn av., held as burglars.