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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Louis Kaufman, arrested for pass
ing raised checks, confessed. Said
Ralph Dockery taught him method.
Both locked up.
John Blodgett'lumber king" of
Grand Rapids, Mich., filed $50,000
suit against the Western Underwrit
er, insurance journal, alleging libel.
Hearing on the petitions of the
western railroads for higher rates to
be started Feb. 15. Special Exam
iner Daniels of the Interstate Com
merce commission to hear plea.
Police Surgeon Alyea, Chicago av.
station, visited Grant Slonacher,
1000 N. La Salle. Found him sick
Slonacher said he was going to die.
When Alyea told him he wasn't he
fell back dead. Heart disease.
Mrs. Jenny Lidy, 2640 W. Adams,
beaten and robbed of handbag con
taining $9. Lone robber.
Four persons carried down fire es
cape when fire attacked 4-story flat
building at 2224 Wabash av., last
night Damage $5,000.
William Kasper, Jr., son of founder
of Kasper State Bank of Chicago,
found dead in rooming house in Mil
waukee. Drug user's outfit found in
Tom Williams, on police force 25
years, resigned. Had charge of crip
pled children's wagon. Resigned to
stay on job.
Jan Spiduso, saloonkeeper, 1435 W.
Grand av., slipped on sidewalk and
Wilbur Barrows, 64, 3601 S. 5th av.,
died at home from injuries received
2 weeks ago when he fell on slippery
Judge Baldwin, divorce court, con
tinued 2 cases to allow Mrs. Louise
Mary Novak, 1708 S. Fisk, struck Tousey, adult probation officer, to in-
and seriously Injured by auto hearse,
Dnver not arrested.
Ammonia pipe burst in kitchen of
Boston Oyster house. Hotel Morri
son guests frightened.
Two young men visited home of
Mrs. Laura Harlow, 4115 Broadway.
Asked for furnished rooms. Left. So
did jewelry worth $76.
John Nicholson, 1022 W. Madison,
died at County hospital. Shot by
William Powers few days ago in sa
loon brawl. Powers arrested.
John Pake, carpenter, 1702 W.
Madison, seriously injured when lad
Judge Goodwin, superior court,
gave citizens until Jan. 18 to file ob
jections to widening of 12th st Hun
Policeman John Kehoe has dog
who visits nurse at Evanston hos
pital every day. Got tire dof going
after him. Locked him up in station
Judge Sabath sentenced Mike
Durkewitch, saloonkeeper, 1900 S.
Washtenaw av., to bridewell for six
vestigate homes before granting cus
tody of children.
Enrollment of Harrison technical
high school completed. Classes
started last night. Oldest pupil 49.
Mrs. Ida Hastings Smith, 5873
Glenwood av., filed petition in court
asking to be allowed to adopt her own
baby left at a mission 4 years ago.
Wants to make child eligible to inher
itance. Harry Pierce clerk United Cigar
Stores, 541 wTVan Buren, robbed of
$99 by 2 men.
Two young men held up Bernard
Cummings and his wife in their home
at 6524 S. Carpenter last night Lock
ed them in bathroom and searched
house. Took $3.
Joseph Reich, 6157 S. Elizabeth,
took poison in Ogden Park library.
Djed in agony. Readers panic
stricken. Left note in Yiddish.
Joseph Pilat, 78, retired wholesale
grocer, 1633 Humboldt blvd., suicided
with gas. Was paralyzed.
Paul Crunow, bookkeeper, before
court of domestic relations charged
with not supporting Children. Said he