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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 23, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mrs. Anna Bernard ejected with
her 2 babies from room for non-payment
of rent this morning. All three
nearly frozen when found by police
man. --..
"Wreck wagon" ofChicago Rail
ways Co. wrecked by Halsted st. car
at 47th st. Car crowded with peo
ple going to work. Many cut by
glass. Brakes refused to work.
Farmers from all parts of the state
convening at the Stock Yards Inn,
trying to get together on plague
question. Want better price for con
demned cattle.
Oak Park fire dep't has new pump
which is combined with a hose cart
which can throw 3 streams of 900
gallons a minute 250 feet
Coroner Hoffman wants "safety
zones" for "pedestrians marked in
downtown streets with white paint-
John Fisher found 10-months-old
baby at door of flat, 4511 Clifton av.,
when he got home last night: Wife
will adopt child.
Robert Courcelles, paroled convict,
arrested for rifling mail boxes in flat
buildings.
Rev. Irwin Tucker to invite Dep
uty Sup't of Police Schuettler to sit
on platform when he speaks on "The
Law and the Unemployed" at Musi
cians' hall, 175 W. Washington, Sun
day. Abraham and Samuel Goldberg,
formerly connected with Brothers'
hat stores, now bankrupt, filed peti
tions themselves. Combined assets
amount to $190; liabilities, $66,466.
Four men arrested, charged with
gambling in hotel at 208 N. 5th av.
Mrs. W. H. Mansfield, housekeeper
for Dr. P, Rego, 3737 Langley av.,
died suddenly; heart disease.
Office of Egg Candlers' union, 67
W. South Water, raided by police.
35 men arrested, charged with gam
bling. Burglar attempted to rob rooms in
Hotel Raleigh, 648 N. Dearborn.
Scared away by screams of women.
Columbia Yacht club filed involun
tary petition in bankruptcy. Mem
bers thirst for rare wines cause. Lia
bilities $14,000, assets $5,500.
Mrs. Mary Kozicki freed by jury for
murder of husband. Said shooting
was accidental Is 19th woman freed
on murder charge in past 2 years.
Total deficit of school funds now
reached $1,945,136. Committee try
ing to lower budget ,gave job to 'Mrs.
Young, sup't.
"Jim" O'Leary betting 5 to 3 that
Mayor Harrison will win by largest
plurality he ever received.
Absalom Funk, 74, member of
pioneer Illinois family, died after op-'
eration in SL Luke's hospital.
Prof. Foster, "U. of C," denied that
he taught Rev. James Darnell, much
married minister, his "life philos
ophy." Nickola Tesla, Serbian inventor, to
be guest of Serbian Nat'l club at its
annual dinner in the Auditorium hotel .
next Wednesday.
Albert Widner, bartender, brought
before Night Court Judge Graham
charged with intoxication. Judge
made prisoner walk alone down nar
row aisle. Widner walked through.
Was declared sober and sent home.
Dr. Frank Linden beaten and rob
bed by 2 men in his office at 1901
Halsted last night; $500 in jewelry
taken.
Charles Wismer brought before
Hyde Park court for intoxication.
Told judge 5 loan sharks were taking
his wages and he was trying to drown
troubles.
West Hammond has job for city en
gineer at $1,500 per year.
1,000 men hired to clean downtown
streets. New street cleaning ma
chine which melts snow, tried.
Pauline Troich struck on head with
poker by John GQlan, sweetheart,
who attempted to strike Ervan Mc-'
Dermott, rival.
S. B. Lenahan, 1920 Montrose av.,
talked opposing extension of city fir
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