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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
"Colonel," St. Bernard dog owned
by Sven Carlson, saloonkeeper, 3300
N. Racine av., dying as result of shot
fired by two robbers who tried to hold
Man giving the name of John Mor
ton, 5063 Broadwav. arrested yester
day. Confessed to being partner of
Count von Pluttzgen in various deals
in which they swindled Chicago shop
owners. The "Count" jumped into
lake Friday night when chased by po
Mrs. Edward Hough, 4447 Green
view av., awakened early yesterday
by negro burglar who was in her
room. Screams frightened him away.
3 men and 2 women narrowly es
caped drowning yesterday in a power
bbat race on South Shore Power
Boat course. The Allis, owned and
driven by H. Reager, was overturned
by the Waukun.
Miss Sadini Dirsch, 40, suicided
with rope in basement of home at
2708 Haddon av. Friendless.
John Pryor, Bowman, S. D., Bible
student, matched pennies with two
strangers in Grant Park. Lost $100.
Mrs. H. Freeman, 3500 Ogden av.,
broke leg getting on car.
Joseph Neuza, 1324 W. 18th st.f
robbed of $165 by two men.
Mrs. Mary Raden, 844 Reed ct., had
pocketbook containing $43 snatched
Jerome O'Shea, 3914 Prairie av.,
sup't of Como Art Institute, 433 S.
Dearborn St., arrested -yesterday on
warrant sworn out by Mary Gavan
augh, Washington Park Hotel, who
charges he tried to attack her when
she went to his office to make report.
E. M. MaJlette, 558 Washington
blvd., had string tied to his $672 roll.
Jose Kellez grabbed it String broke.
Detective near. Jose captured.
Money gone. Found under taxi.
John Touhy, 820 S. Loomis st.,
identified by Leslie Carter, 3459 Wal
nut st, as one of three men who as
saulted and threw him from his taxi.
Mayor Harrison's cold better. Will
attend council meeting today. To ap
point new corporation counsel.
Automatic phone deal to be dis
cussed at council meeting tonight.
Boyd Ha. ield and James Blake
quarreled in front of the Hamilton
Club, where they are employed as
waiters. Hatfield's throat slashed
with razor. Boyd escaped.
Crossed wires caused fire under
Wells st. bridge. River traffic tied up
John J. Coyle, 719 E. 90th st., had
fight with a man who bit him on
finger. Physician gave him two kinds
of tablets, one to swallow and the
other to use as disinfectant. Swal
lowed latter. Dead.
NAIbert Stamp, negro, 3824 S. La
Salle st, arrested on suspicion. Iden
tified by John J. Glavin as man who
held him up and got $15.
Smith's restaurant, 355 W. 63d st,
held up by armed robber. $14.
John M. Dewey cab, driver, 70,
I 2702 Calumet av., died of fractured
skull. Street car struck cab.
Dr. A. Johnson, 7316 Lafayette av.,
returning from sick call, held up. $10
and diamond ring and watch.
John Costello, 2854 Loomis st, of
fice boy Pain's Fireworks Co., blown
through the wall by recent explosion,
is dead. Sixth death from fire.
Charles Turner, 3447 S. Wabash
av., robbed Edwards Clothing Co.'s
store, 2441 W. North av., of 10 pair
of pants. Caught.
Elmer Johnson, 16, 511 E. 35th st,
was working way along cable from
one telegraph pole to another. Fell.
Police raided crap gme above sa
loon of Robt. Sidley, 2971 S. State
st. 18 negroes arrested. Only way to
escape was through morgue. They
Frank Williams, negro, called up
police station last night. Told Serg't
Buckley he was going to kill a man.
Said he was in saloon at 50th and