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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 02, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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Henry Theiler, same address. Moyatt
accused of stealing diamond ring
worth $60.
Robert Sweitzer and James Dalton
to speak before Irish Fellowship club
today at Hotel La Salle.
William Stoesser, 13, 2910 N. Hal
sted, bitten by bulldog. Dog held for
examination.
David Long, waiter, stabbed in face
and hands by John Buggio, newsboy.
Both arersted. Had argument.
Marine- Hospital flag at half mast
yesterday. People called up asking
if it was in observance of passing of
old year.
Mrs. A. M. Ryan, 2203 N. Kimball
av., baked 2 apple pies, which later
disappeared. Called police. Found
son-in-law, who works nights, had
hidden them for midnight breakfast.
Anton Triffin, 35, 2644 W. 25th,
suicided by gas. No work.
Fred Truse, 674 W. Madison, start
ed new year by surrendering self to
police. Deserted wife in Milwaukee,
Tuesday. Wants to go back.
David Stesseney. 80, 3727 Elm
wood av., died at County hospital
from injuries. Hit by Western av. car.
Thomas Murphy, 110 S. Peoria, out
of work and sick. Took poison. Died
in ambulance.
Fifty chickens stolen from base
ment of home of P. D. Knapp, 742 W.
50th. Family out.
A. J. Ballenger, 1259 Oregon av.,
died of fractured skull in County hos
pital. Hit by Van Buren st. car.
John Pfeffer, 1636 Mobawk, robbed
by 4 men at Wabash av. and 12th.
First new year's baby born in homo
of Fred Brundage. 4927 W. 23d.
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THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Jan. 2. Carranza
troops, marching west from Vera
Cruz, are at Apam, only sixty miles
from Mexico City, according to a
wireless dispatch to the constitution
alist agency today. It added that
Tnrcp Tiiimhprs nf rphpln arp rlnp-p-pHlv
resisting the advance of Gen. Obre- j
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Washington, Jan. 2. Mexican gen
erals were too busy fighting to hold
the "peace convention," scheduled
yesterday by Provisional President
Gutierrez, according to diplomatic
dispatches here today. The new con
vention, proposed now for Jan. 10,
may also be indefinitely postponed.
Until the Villista forces attain a de
cisive victory on the east coast and at
Monterey, it is considered impossible
to hold the convention. Gutierrez
will keep in control in the meantime.
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HARRISON THROWS HIS HAT IN
THE RING WIFE CONSENTS
Carter Harrison will be a candidate
for his sixth term in office. A march
at the head of a half-mile procession
of "silk hat" Democrats, a speech in
the Second Regiment armory, Friday,
and Harrison had his hat in the ring.
Carter "H." had declared that he
would not run unless his wife allowed
him to and until the last few days
was apparently undecided. Then Mrs.
Harrison gave her consent.
This action is expected to make a
nit with the new women voters, on
whose ballot the result of the election
pretty much rests. He will be oppos
ed by the choice of the Sullivan fac
tion for the Democratic nomination
Rob't Sweitzer.
OFFICIALS AND DETECTIVES TO
BE HIT NEXT?
A police official in charge of a west
side station and two detectives are
expected to be the next objects hit by
true bills of the grand jury working
with Hoyne.
Named as men who were in on the
"million-dollar burglary trust" which
has been operating on the west side,
they may be indicted as a result of
the story told by two convict burg
lars Nathan Steinberg and Isadore
Wexler.
With police protection, the "trust"
collected and disposed of stolen prop
erty from far and wide, according to
the men. Its operations are said to
have extended as far as PariEj
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