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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 21, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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fclothing from rooms of T..H. Nichols,
5644 Harper av.
Stanley Klazora, 17, 8446 Buffalo
av., when arrested for theft from
freight cars, said family was desti
tute. Police "discover father owns
sausage factory.
Mrs. Millie Mandsen, 523 S, Sarf
gamon, reported loss "of handbag con
'taining $6 and fountain pen. Gave
description of thief.
Thomas Regan, 807 S. State, street
cleaner, fell into lake at 8th st
Drowned.
Evanston volunteer student life"
saving station closed for the season.
Saved hundred persons during sum
mer. Body of a baby daughter of John
Symerech, 2419 Carmen ay., in coun
ty morgue. Father unable to bury it.
, Frank Lewis, 2206 Austin av., and
27 others arrested in rail on Southerly-club,
1340 Carroll av. Card and
dice games, police say. t
Oliver Stijigley, 3026 Prairie av
robbed of old gold watch, keepsake,
offered to pay robber for return.
Three, robbers with revolvers broke
up poker game in offices of Martin
Teamihg'Co7, 1240 W. Harrison. Took
$40.Q from table and $500 in jewelry
from1 pjayers.
Charles Baker, 6138' Laflin, and
Clarence Jones, 739 W. 59th, arrest
ed when policeman met them with 10
chickens. Unable to explain.
Thieves interrupted , wedding of
Jas. Pigone and Rosie Lieuletta in
Hodcarriers' hall by stealing sixty
overcoats. Escaped after chase.
Hannah Larson, 16, Pleasant
Prairie, Wis., out of job, sheltered for
night at Woodlawn police s'tation.
Two' men held up saloon of David
Goodwin, 1401 S. 'Jefferson. Took
$30 form cash register and $14 from
Goodwin.
James McCarthy, no. home, ar
rested for "breaking window of Rand,
McNally & Co.'s store at Harrison
and Clark. Refused aid.
John Micatum arrested for break
ing window of Bernhart's cloihing
store, 721 W. Madison. Had no hat.
Threw brick.
Peter Charmonte of Portland,.Ore.,
arrested at Hotel Morrison. Police
say attempted to pass bum check.
- Evelyn Dojka, 11 imonths old.stranr
gled by string attached to nipple
when she fell from hammock. f
Minnie Madden, 5723 S, Sanga
mon, lost purse containing $6 tto
snatcher.
George Stella, 250 E. 23d, dead
after gun fight in saloon at -268
W. 22d.
Otto Slater, 2438 Jackson blvd.,
who reported loss of $358.45 in hold
up, confessed falsehood to police.
Arrested onjdisorderly charge.
Joseph Fish, wealthy fire insurance
adjuster, to take stand today to der
fend self against arson charge.
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GIRL NEAR DEATH IN HUNT FOR
CHRISTMAS TREE
Macon, Mo., Dec. 21. Vera Fun
derbunk, 12, who has no parents and
"works around" Bacon county as a
-ward of the probate court, today is on
her way to recovery after a narrow
escape from .death last night when
she succumbed, to cold while search
ing for a Christmas, tree. -
Adopted to work for her ''keep,"
Vera disappeared from her new home
12 miles from here at noon yesterday.
At night the population of three
townships formed parties, exploring
snow-filled gullies and fields in search
of her. .Early this morning Probate
Judge Romjus hashed his lantern in
to an abandoned shanty, and found
Vera unconscious from cold and cov
ered with snow.
Vera will be treated kindly as long
as she does her work well. But she
can't have a Christmas tree. The
family for which she works can't af
ford one. .
Cleveland. Stabbed in a half doz
en places about heart, body of Wil
liam J. Troy, proprietor of Troy hotel
and'Hawley house was found" dead
in his. mom. u , -.

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