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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Police trying to find identity of
nude man found dead from bums in
plant of Illinois Steel Co.
Mrs. Otto Runde, daughter of
Judge Kersten, suing husband, re
cently pinched for passing bad
checks, for divorce. Alleges cruelty.
1,017 cases on calendar for divorce
court of Judge Walker.
Charley Mackay, 50, Gelncoe, fell
at State and Washington last night
and when 2 cops ran over to assist
him he resented. Arrested. Patrol
wagon out on run and 4 cops car
ried Mackay to station.
Mrs. Fred Short, 5106 Kenmore
av., brooding over the loss of $900
diamond ring, swallowed poison last
night. Condition serious.
Dr. George McKenny in answer
filed to wife's divorce suit blames her
for his discharge from position of
Health Department inspector and
Mrs. Harry Seilheimer, 3706 Maple
Square, suing for divorce. Said hus
band periodically wricked kitchen by
throwing things at her.
M. E. Hall, guard on Northwestern
"L," found on banks of drainage
canal in Bvanston. Leg fractured
and concussion of brain. Still un
conscious. Postal card addressed to "Red
Headed Desk Sergeant," thanking
him for courtesy, claimed by Serg't
James Regan, Desplaines station.
Chief Gleason sent,, card to every red
head on force.
Putty and sand tints to be spring
colors, according to the Chicago
Five armed robbers held up Long
Bros.' restaurant, 3107 Archer av.,
last night; $200.
Mark Bates' application for read
mission to Board of Trade was de
feated last night. Was expelled in
1912 for making cross trades.
Edward Flood, conductor on Van
Burep st. car, robbed of 35 last night
by armed man on Desplaines st.
Paul Paulus, 3-foot dwarf, pinched
for raising disturbance in saloon of
Charles Merzer, 2150 N. Clark. Paul
us released on promise to stay out of
Henry Berman, 4604 N. Kedvale
av., seriously injured when hit by
auto at Crawford and Wilson avs.
last night. Auto didn't stop.
Tombstone to memory of Isaac
Hadley, died 1850, found in south
pond in Lincoln Park. Both ponds
being drained and cleaned. Lincoln
Park formerly cemetery.
Hoboes must split wood before
winning a night's lodging. Rail
roads going to load old box cars with
wood to be shipped here and given to
50 school children of old Albany av.
school petitioned Mrs. Young for a
new school building yesterday. She
promised them one.
Rev. Henry Jackson, minister of
Methodist Episcopal Church, died in
his home in Lake Forest Was 79
Forty Club of Chicago gave hunt
ing dinner at Auditorium last night
On his way to arrest band of car
thieves, Stephen Sullivan, detective
for I. C, railroad, was ambushed and
shot in chest with shotgun last night
Condition serious. Men escaped.
Another "John Doe" attempted to
escape from the "bull pen" of Judge
GemmiU's court yesterday. He had
just been held to the grand jury on
Coroner Hoffman to ask new laws
Mayor Harrison left for Philadel
phia to preside at 3-day conference
of mayors. Will thrash out public
utility and other problems.
John Quigley, serving year sen
tence in Bridewell for assault, re
leased on Gov. Dunne's order. Quig
ley's mother dying in Ohio.
John Caul, cop, not in court when
case was called. 'Came later. Told
judge car broke down. Said it didn't
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