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NEWS OF THE DAY
Auction by city custodian of un
claimed articlea brought $4,000.
Samuel Brandwein filed suit "for
injunction against city 'of Chicago
Heights 'to- enjoinpayment of $175
month salary of Lee Carrier, police
magistrate. Alleged his salary should
come from fees in office.
A. M. Swanson obtained the high
est marks In the examination for
secretaryship of civil service com
mission,.. Major Edward Bigelow, retired,
veteran 'of both- civil and Spanish-
American wars, died at the Hinsdale
sanitarium last night.
$2,500 spent yesterday by City for
first selections to constitute munici
pal art collection. Purchases to be
exhibited at each public school for
a short time.
LaVerne Noyes filed suit for
$1,980, alleged to-be the rent due
frgm James 'Stafford, proprietor of
the Michigan blvd. hotet v
Fire' destroyed home of Mrs. Fan
nie Berimutter, 1526 N. Robey. She
escaped with children, whoi awoke
her with screams. Building total
L. E. McGann, commissioner pub
lic works, yesterday received bids for
foundation of Clarendon av, bathing
L. k: Wirth, druggist, 2450 W.
Lake, robbed by 2 men of $13.
Edward Collins, 409 S. Throop, sign
painter, dropped dead. Hjeart dis
ease. Five, men arrested by police iden
tified as "ten-dent robbers' Held up
men on Taylor st. viaduct and robbed
them of dimes intended for night's
Woman who rang doorbell at home
of Daniel Gerst, attorney, 3222
Franklin blvd., and'fainted, identified 1
as Mrs. Anna Primek, 2809 W. 26th.
Said she became faint'and hysterical.
Taken' home by husband.
West 'Chicago park commissioners
have flooded playgrounds for skating.
Ludwig Anderson, South Chicago
saloonkeeper, had- lucky day yester
day. City custodian returned" him
$400 which "had been stolen by pick--pockets
and he collected $150 in bets
with friends who said he'd nevey get"
Mrs. Fannie Stone and sister-in-law,
Bessie Stone, overcome by gas in
their home, 1112 -W. 14th. Revived
by pulmotor. Gaa extinguished by
Walter Jefferson,. 60, died at
County hospital "from injuries he re-f
ceived when he jumped from first tier
to recepubn room m Bridewell. Rea
son for act unknown. -
John Roff, 2856 N. Warding av.,
killed byN'western express train at
Irving Park station. Attempted to.
board, suburban and ran in' front' of
Albert Trautman, 4058 Potomac
av., attacked 2' men who held him up.
Joseph Spagnole and Joseph Con
stantine found not guilty by jury on
charge of having murdered John
Kohn, 2518 Lowell av.
Victor Borosini, member of City
club, located in prison camp in Ire
la,nd Was captured carrying' 'dis
patches. W. N.-Newell, repairman for Com
monwealth Edison Co., electrocuted
yesterday while repairing a 'switch
box at 1933 W. 31st st v
Dr. J. C. Hendricks, 3708 Lake Park
av., died of burns he received when
his lighted pipe set the bed clothes
afire, i ,
Prince "Kampengpetchbrother of
King of Slam, in Chicago on way 5"
Detectives assigned to auto squad
arrested 5 men yesterday.--Believed,
Man killed-in shooting in saloon at
268 W. 22d pi, ideptified. as Caloigero
Nicosia, 1734 WUmot. - - ?
Peter and Andrew Kovich, 8426
jMackinaw' av., Bent to Bridewell toe.
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