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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Railroads granted extra charge for
switching cars on private sidetracks.
Coal dealers in Evansfon to raise
price 10 cents per ton.
Raymond McGinn. 2734 Osgood,
held up by two armed men at Shef
leld and Fullerton avs. Lost $13.
MiltdtrRosena, 4724 Magnolia, lost
overcoat, opal stick pin and 90 cents
to two men at Kenmore and Vienna
Theodore Oehne, manager Drexel
cafe, 39th and Cottage Grove av., de
nied there was gambling in his place.
Hattie Wagner, salesgirl in bakery
of Adam'Metz, 2118 N. Lincoln av.,
held up in store. Robber struck her
down with board and fled. Got no
Saloon license of Fred Haw, 1891
W. Madison, revoked by mayor. Chief
of Police Gleason says thieves hung
out in place.
Iroquois Memorial hospital cared
for 17,437 cases in 1914. "Good rec
ord." Dr. G. B. Young, health com
missioner. "Elections of American Historical
iss'n not fair." Dr. Dunbar Row
Librarians in social centers have
great influence on community, claim
of American Library ass'n in conven
tion. "People should swear off swear
ing." Father Joseph Phalen, Cathe
'dral of Holy Name. "Worst of com
mon bad habits."
Fire in shoe store of Leo Hollan
der, 1461 Fullerton av., chased 13
roomers in building above into cold,
scantily clad. Damage $4,000.
Frederick W. Patterson sued for
$25,000 for personal damages by
Carlotta A. Weith. Hurt by auto,
P. H. Houlahan, Palmer house, of
fered use of vacant lot at 73d and
Praire av. to be flooded for skaters.
After Jan. 4 Michigan av. between
Randolph and Jackson blvd will be
closed to heavy teaming.
Helen C. Beals, heroine of fire at
Wellesley college, dead in Evanston.
Bit tongue at high school basket
ball game two years ago. Cancer
Eleventh anniversary of Iroquois
theater fire observed in memorial
exercises held at Iroquois memorial
Richard Turnell, former cashier
for C. & N. R. R., sentenced to pen-
itentiary from 1 to 5 years for em
bezzlement of $9,000.
Harriet Ruecker, nurse, Portage,
Wis., to be married to Dr. W. B. Dak-'
in, Los Angeles, Cal. Romance start
ed while both worked in Chicago hos
pital. Mrs. L. L. Funk, pres. Children's
Day ass'n, lost $15 to thief who cut
straps of pocketbook.
Joseph Fish, wealthy fire insurance
adjuster, accused once of arson and
freed, to be tried again, has quit ad
Samuel Carr, 73, 403 60th, fell on
icy sidewalk near 122 W. Madison.
Injured hip. Iroquois hospital.
Police investigating shooting 6f
Lawrence Schrack, 4820 N. Lincoln
av. Told story of holdup man.
Hugh McDonald, patrolman Des
plaines st. station, sprained right
wrist in fall on icy sidewalk in front
of Chicago & Northwestern station.
Mrs- Gertrude Ford, 23, 732 E. 48th,
broke right leg when she slipped on
icy sidewalk at 48th and Cottage
"Gridiron best school," says Rob't
Zupke, Illinois "U" football coach.
Mrs. Antone Kralovec, wife of west
side brewer, got divorce and $12,000
alimony in Judge McGoorty's court,
Ralph Gilblom refused rehearing
for petition to compel mayor to allow
reopening of Freiberg's dance hall,
18-20 E. 22d.
Judge Slusser, in superior court,
ordered balance of $5,063 from $20.
000 life insurance policy of late