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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 17, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 6',
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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Jury before Judge Dowdall return
ed $8,000 verdict against Common
wealth Edison Co. in favor of Harry
Timmons, who was burned by wire
dangling from one of company's
Twelve detectives employed by
Sidney Gorman, attorney for Charles
Hughes, who is suing Michael White
for $20,000 for breach of contract, to
shadow jury trying case. Judge dis
Joseph, Sullivan sentenced to 60
days in county jail by Federal Judge
Carpenter. Advertised for ticket sel
lers to accompany burlesque show.
Demanded $,75 bond. Arrested by
William Lorimer, C. B. Munday,
Harry Huttig, Chas. Fox and John
aegrave oraerea to tnai tea. l on in
dictments connected with collapse of
La Salle St. bank.
J. Masony discharged by judge for
operating con game. Passed bogus
check amounting to $718 on Wrigley
Gum Co. Made restitution.
Mrs. Belle Johnston filed suit
against Congress Hotel Co. for $45,
000. Said she incurred fractured
fractured shoulder on May 2 when
she tripped on mat in lobby.
Thieves entered flat of Sam Karlon,
grocer, 300 N. Western av., when his
s.tore downstairs caught fire. Jewelry
worth $200 taken; $1,000 damage by
Hammond Chamber of Commerce
being sued for $13 cigaret bill by to
baccoist Members do not smoke
Rats gnawing matches in desk in
basement caused fire in Crane bldg.,
at 836 'S. Michigan av. yesterday.
Five families driven into cold when
tailor shop of Feldman & Brown, 1367
Blue Island av.. caught fire last night.
Police searching for James Ellis
Riley, who is alleged to have stolen
jewelry worth $1,200 from flat of Mrs.
M. Ellis, widow, 4359 Indiana av.
Representatives of every state and
of 4 Canadian provinces attended
banquet of American Road Builders'
Ass'n in Hotel La Salle last night. No
Power house of Northwestern "L"
at Kinzie and Kostner av, caught fire.
Employes tried to thaw out pipes.
Two Lincoln Park pythons fed with
food gun invented by Cy De Vry to
prevent snakes from starving them
selves to death. Had fasted 7 months.
Chicago's art commission to select
nucleus of city's future art collection,
John Olund, chauffeur, suing Thos.
Herringshaw, pres. of American Pub
lishers' Ass'n, for $25,000 for aliena
tion of affections of wife. Olund says
his wife was 'induced to go to -Colorado
by Herringahaw. Couple now
Watchman of Lake st. cafeteria
bound and gagged by 4 safeblowers,
who obtained $500.
Mrs, Joseph Culver sued for di
vorce. Yesterday Culver filed $15,
000 suit for alienation of affection of
his wife against Jesse Wetzel, who he
names in his answer to his wife's
Mrs. Anna Knuttgen, 239 Beethov
en pi., shot and wounded 3 times by
husband last night when she was
rocking baby. Gave himself up.
Miss Nellie Lemon filed suit in Ot
tawa, HI., for $5,0,000 breach of prom
ise against Deam Moberly, former
Chicago grain merchant She lives
Philip Garcia, 1123 Granville av.,
arrested on complaint of Miss Grace
Coucher, Oak Park, who told the po
lice that he had "been following her
Chicago Ass'h of Commerce to as
sist Aid. Capitain in his plan to pass
ordinance compelling citizens to keep "
Gustaye Law yesterday appeared
in court to prosecute 2 men who
beat him. Followed" golden rule and
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