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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
George Hughes, 31, 3048 Lavergne
av., switchman fell between trains.
Birter Swanson, 46, 3521 Hermit
age av., fell fronTporcb. Killed.
F. C. Ribele, 700 N. LaSalle st.,
bookkeeper, out of work. Tried to
suicide by jumping in lake. Rescued.
Charles Speers, 76, retired jeweler,
hanged self with handkerchief in
home 3216 Rhodes av. Ill health.
Angelo DeIRe, arrested by Engle
wood police for impersonating phar
macist. Had found state license and
Auto speeding west on Madison st.
last night broke bridge chain and
sped across bridge. Bridge was mov
ing at time.
Ten-year-old girl took a sample
case containing $700 worth of sil
verware from auto of M. C. Yunker,
1537 Wellington st., salesman.
Postal savings bank at Chicago
shows $521,339 gain since start of
John Sweeney, policeman 50th st.
station, knocked down by two ne
groes and white man he tried to ar
rest. They stole his club and escaped.
Mrs. Cora Brown, 2852 Congress
St., awarded verdict of $5,000 by jury
against Louis Weber & Co., furniture
dealers. Charged that one of their
collectors beat her in home.
Nathan Spira, convicted firebug,
off to start term in "pen" today.
Soo Line Railroad detective fired 3
shots at tramps getting on freight
train. Qne hit Edward Setchaik
above heart. Condition serious.
Jimmy Archer, Cub catcher, re
leased yesterday on charge of assault
when George Wolfson, complainant,
failed to appear in court.
Richard Gibbons, Cleveland, O.,
found badly beaten at 43d and Canal
sts. Tuesday. Said he was robbed.
Later found he was beaten by men
who were appealed to bv woman.
John Higgans, 3372 W. Harrison
St., fined $50 for assaulting" cop.
Patrick Murphy and Nicholas Phil
lips used to deliver cocaine in auto.
Murphy given year in jail and fined
$100 and Phillips fined $50.
Joseph Esposito and Tony Marcer
ino on trial for murder of William
Laird, street car conductor.
Fire Att'y Murray says St. Charles
Borronico church fire was incendiary.
Two men were seen leaving church
just before fire.
Col. Bill Thompson, former mngr.
of American Music Hall, critically ill
in American Theatrical Hospital.
Benefit at Cort Theater Nov. 19.
Walter Zureck, 7, 1616 Gerard st,
playing with boys in -wagon which
rolled down hill and overturned.
Man, well-dressed and 40 years old,
dropped dead near Madison st.
Gustave Anderson and William
Tuttle arrested loitering near David
Rosenthal's commission house, 833
W. Randolph st.
Saloon license of Kasimir Kudulis,
1942 Canalport av., revoked by may
L. K. Chance, supervising agent of
the Connecticut state board of-,
schools, visiting Cook county rural
State Fire Marshal Bennett to ask
help of school children in campaign
to prevent fires.
Michael Balish, former pugilist,
who died in hospital on Oct. 3, suc
cumbed to the effects of a drug was
the verdict of a coroner's jury.
Lieut. Doherty, in command of N.
Halsted st station for 3 years, trans
ferred to Sheffield av. Reason un
known. Business men in former dis
trict recently gave him banquet.
Harry J. Powers, prop. Powers'
Theater, suing street car company
for $25,000. Alleges permanent in
jury from being struck on shoulder
Chicago av. police informed rob
bers would hold up "L" station at