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State sts. Pinched. Said he was
The Chicago av. bridge opened aft
er being in course of construction 3
years. Cost $150,000.
Robert Martin, 1522 Ardmore av.,
dead. Fell 30 feet. Scaffold at new
city pumping station, 742 Montrose
blvd., gave way.
Chicken thieves got 5 hens and
rooster from coop of Mrs. Fannie
Brown, 26 N. Campbell av.
Joseph Appato, 1130 Newberry av.,
fought with Guisseppi Piegreliceni,
1111 S. Morgan St., over card game.
Knives used. Both badly cut. Ar
rested. Depositors in Ashland-Twelfth
State Bank met in West Side Audi
torium yesterday. Decided to employ
William A. Cunnea to apply for re
ceivership. Police think feud between Chicago
and St. Louis peddlers was cause of
death of James Barry, victim of West
Sid "gunny sack murder."
Harry Judd, 1128 E. 55th st, bad
ly bruised. Motorcycle collided with
auto of Louis M. Swartz at 93d st
and Ewing av.
Mrs. Antonio Huppert, 1541 S. 58th
av., died from poison few minutes
after she arrived in Oak Park Hos
pital. Police thing suicide.
Mrs. Paul Beiss, 1750 W. Madison
st, struck by auto driven by Ray
Frye, 825 S. Oakley av. Seriously
Barn in rear of 2312 W. Van Buren
st. destroyed by mysterious explo
sion. Cyro Cirrinocoue, owner, told
police he rented barn to peddler
Thomas A. Johnson, Jr., 2216 N.
Western av., unsuccessful Bull Moose
candidate for legislature 28th dis
trict, arrested on warrant sworn by
wife. Charged with contributing to
dependency of daughter Anna, 9.
Phillip Asbury, stockman, Raiser's
livery stable, 5417 S. State st, burn
ed to death with two horses in $200,-
48 bottle sof home-made grape
juice and 60 jars of preserved fruit
stolen fro mbasement of William
Meyer, 1827 Birchwood av.
000 fire. Destroyed stables. 58
Emil Goccried, 60, 1814 N. Mozart
st, suicided. Rope. Sick.
Mrs. Walter Smith obtained a di
vorce in 1912. Her -on, Walter
Smith, Jr., for whom she is fighting
for custody of in court, is now liv
ing with step-mother, says he likes
her best. Father remarried last May.
Reported hunger strike of Mrs.
Catherine Baker, held in connection
with death of husband, supposed vic
tim of poison plot, disproved when
she ate 3 meals yesterday. Refuses
to talk of case.
Joseph Sodowski, 1518 W. Division
st, cleaner and dyer, shot in head by
man who fired through window. Serious.
OUT GO INSURANCE TAXES
Washington, Oct 5. The tax on
life insurance policies, in the war
"tax" emergency revenue bill as it
was passed by the house, was strick
en out of the bill by the Democrats
of the committee Saturday night. It
was said the committee would also
probably eliminate the tax on casual
ty and industrial insurance policies.
To avoid placing absurdly high
taxes on tickets to foreign ports in
the lake trade, which policy was at
tacked by Senator Townsend of
Michigan on the floor of the senate,
it was decided that no tickets to for
eign ports would be taxed unless their
cost exceeds $15.
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BREWERS WANT PEACE
Milwaukee, Oct. 5. Milwaukee
brewers and saloonkeepers are pray
ing for peace. Because of the Euro
pean war there have been- just 89,
920,000 fewer glasses of beer sold in
Milwaukee during the last month
than in September, 1913. Collector of
Internal Revenue Paul A. Hemmy de
clares the decrease throughout the
country was 867,000 barrels.