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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Chicago woman notified police of
Aurora she knew slayer of former
Mayor Killer's daughter, Jennie. Po
lice refuse to let name of woman be
W. O. Hoffman,-3026 Lake Park
av., newspaper man, suicide. Gas.
Jacob Yabatak, box car thief, shot
and killed in revolver duel with spe
cial police in Belt Line yards at In
Bruno Coetz, before Judge Trude
on charge of begging, discharged
when he said he was trying to raise
money to join German army.
Three men given farm jobs by fed
eral employment bureau.
Nathan Gorman and James Sheer
ier who took jewels worth $225, held
under $1,500 bonds on charge of
Mrs. Peter J. Feldner, 5139 Laflin
St., makes appeal to husband to re
turn home and support family. He
left two years ago.
Joseph Cichy and wife, 2961 Bona
parte St., found unconscious in gas
filled room by George Moony, 933
W. 32d St.
Att'y J. C. McNally, 1740 N. Dear
born St., arrested on charge of ob
taing $400 from Paul C. Beardsley,
640 Aldine av., 3 years ago, under
Burglars entered home of Patrol
man Charles Bennett, 1306 N. Wal
ler av.: carried away jewelry valued
Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink
seriously ill at her home, 3672 S.
Persons living at 851 N. La Salle
were driven to street by fire.
Co-eds of Northwestern, Evanston,
had fright about time they were re
tiring when smell of gasoline filled
Willard hall. Fumes came from large
bottle used in cleaning gloves.
Suit of $50,000 in circuit court
against Mrs. Blanche Carroll brought
by Mrs. Frances H. Kane, mother of
Eddie Kane, auto racer.
Skunk entered home of Mrs. Healy
Alexander, Joliet. Killed. House
being made tenantable.
After making his will John A.
Stringberg, 40, 850 W. 66th St., .dis--appeared
from sanitarium in Milwau
kee. Herbert Hauptli, chemist for Chi
cago mail order house; discovered a
substitute for aniline dyes which
Germany alone manufactured.
Only 2 persons to take examination
for job as head of municipal tuber
culosis sanitarium. Pays $5,000.
Committee who went to Washing
ton to ask congress for breakwater to
protect municipal pier returned with
Judge O'Connor to hear arguments
on motion to dismiss 16 charges of
arson against Joseph Fish, millionaire -
-fire insurance adjuster.
Panic caused by fire in Lees build
ing, 19 S. 5th av. Small damage.
Booker T. Washington, negro, head
of Tuskegee Institute, visits Chicago.
Said drop in price of cotton affected
lives of southern negroes.
Federal agents arrested negroes.
Charged with manufacturing opium
Mrs. Margaret Carrie, 4706 West
End av., struck by auto truck at Wa
bash av. and 8th. Badly bruised.
Judge Cemmill yesterday discharg
ed George Johnson, 812 E. 51st,
charged with flirting with girls on
car. Told judge girls annoyed him by
loud talk and tha't he asked them to
be quiet. ,
Four men arrested for distributing
sample medicine in Englewood dis-'
Douglass Jones, 14, 2953 Federal,"
discharged by judge for stealing
bucket of calves brains. Judge ad
vised him to -acquire knowledge in
Louis Laughlin, 6414 Lowe av., ar
rested on warrant after complaint
was made to police by Violet Smith,
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