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Coal Co., 7040 Dorchester av. Cause
Quarterly smoker of Chicago
branch, Army of Santiago, to be held
in First Regiment armory this even
ing. John Niemrec and Raymond Przy
byliski went to sleep in box car in
Detroit. Woke up on way to Chicago.
Police found them suffering from ex
posure. Levi Spencer, livestock broker and
member livestock exchange, filed
suit against William Tasker. charg
Police found Joseph Hill at 31st
and Wentworth av. suffering from
cut on head. Said he fell. Wife no
tified and she had him arrested for
running away with her bank book.
Austrians, Servians, Croatians and
Greeks celebrated "Little Christmas"
yesterday. Special detail of police
sent to South Chicago, where cele
Policeman John Woods discharged
from force by civil service board.
Found intoxicated Christmas morn-.
Alfred Probus, 80, 3621 Herndon,
suicide. Gas. DL
Charles Bruneau, 922 W. Taylor,
turned on gas because he "couldn't
get job." Serious condition.
Clothing valued at $150 taken by
new roomer in home of Mrs. J. Kar
kee, 515 Davis, Evanston.
Dog owned by George Fage, 5450
Grand av., took bite from leg of Wil
Mrs. Ella Shields, 4622 N. Racine
av., struck by auto at Broadway and
Leland av. last night
WOMEN WITNESSES GONE
Policemen John'Frawley and Pat
rick O'Toole, accused of accepting
marked bills from women of the
street in return for supposed protec
tion, may not be prosecuted crimin
ally. The two women who claim to have
given the policemen money are miss
ing. ,They have either gone into hid
ing or have been spirited from the
This became known when State's
Att'y Hoyne asked Major Funkhous
er to produce the women before the
grand jury to testify against the
police. Hoyne and Funkhouser have
placed men on the trail of the two
IS IT WRONG TO SEND CHEESE
TO A YOUNG LADY?
St Louis, Jan. 7. The St. Louis
police board which ,has decided many
delicate questions pertaining to the
personal conduct of policemen will
be called upon to decide whether
Policeman Adam Riek acted in an
unbecoming manner when he sent
a daintily wrapped package of Urn
burger cheese to a young waitress.
The package bearing the name of the
young woman's fiance as donor was
delivered by a newsboy, who later
said Riek assigned him to deliver it.
The cheese was wrapped in numer
ous layers of tissue paper and tied
with Christmas ribbon.
WIFE FOUND MURDERED
Altoona, Pa., Jan. 7. With throat
cut from ear to ear, the body of Mrs.
Plummer Port, 30 years old, wife of
a prosperous farmer near Mooresyille,
Huntingdon county, was found hid
den under a potato bin in the cellar of
her home late yesterday.
Adam Snyder, 19 years old, a pa
roled prisoner from the Huntingdon
reformatory, who worked the warm,
is suspected and has disappeared. A
large posse is scouring the mountains
Lfor him. Mrs. Port formerly lived at
DRUG CLERKS WANT REFORMS
When a drug clerk has worked
more than eight hours a day he is
not fit to prepare prescriptions where
a mistake will be fatal is the belief
of members of the Chicago Drug
Clerks' ass'n. In a meeting yester
day they advocated a law .limiting
the. drug clerks' day to eight hours.