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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Dennis Gavin, 1639 Warren av.,
employe of water pipe extension
dep't, asphyxiated in room. Believed
William Brownellasked police of
Desplaines st. station to arrest him.
They did so and he changed his mind.
Locked up and sent to Bridewell.
Clyde Knight, 15, son of Oklahoma
rancher, died on operating table in
office of Dr. E. H. Pratt, Evanston.
Coroner's jury investigating double
suicide of William Simon and his
wife, Maywood couple, who were
found dead from gas in kitchen Sun
day, found they had become tem
porarily insane over Simon's lack of
employment and killed themselves.
Julius Langner, 1941 W. 55th, ar
rested on ctfarge of arson to defraud.
Charged with setting home on fire
Nine people were injured when they
slipped on uncleaned sidewalks yesterday.
Charles Jones, negro, arrested for
murder of roommate in Mattoon, HI.
To be taken back today.
Relatives staging court fight for
custody of Mrs. Harriet Hastings, 83,
who is worth $65,000.
Branches of public library closed
to economize. Library must borrow
money to pay expenses.
Mrs. Anton Kuefhaber, 2124 Lin
coln av., arrived home from Austria.
Said she was detained until American
ambassador issued passport in name
of 2-year-old son.
Montague Ferry appeared before
public utilities com'n as citizen to
protest against street car service.
Many other kicks heard.
Three robbers held up 2 men in
offices of John Wagner Coal Co., 4133
Lake Park av. last night; $200 in jew
elry and cash.
Mother had Walter and Edward
Grosch, 3341 N. Western av., ar
rested for fighting. Boys blamed
mother's recent marriage to an Irish
Van. Discharged with warning.
Briefs for and against state's right
to prosecute Stanley Mondray for
murder of sweetheart submitted to
John Sander, 205 W. South Water
st, cited for contempt to show why
he should not be punished for dis
charging John Dozols, 2712 W. Con
gress, former employe, following two
weeks' service on jury.
Joseph Uhlas, carpenter, fined $100
for carrying gun. Told judge he was
looking for man who had taken his
wife 8 years ago.
Joseph Hartz, 10752 Mackinaw av.,
and Julia Sarombro, 9320 Marquette
av., married by Judge La Buy in Hyde
Park police station.
Mrs. Louise Kamalke, 5504 S.
State, knocked down and bruised by
Consumers' Co. auto truck, driven by
T. H. Siemart, who passed worth
less checks on northwest side mer-'
chants, sentenced to year in Bride-welL
Thomas Wallbank, 4015 Patterson'
av., died suddenly at home. Relatives
believe that fall caused death. In-'
Patrick O'Malley fined $50 for
striking Lieut Duback of Desplaines
st., station. O'Malley pleaded drunk
enness. Auto to collect mail in Oak Park,
River Forest and Forest Park here
after. Dr. E. F. McLaughlin, 737 W. Mad
ison, arrested on charge he hugged
and kissed Frances de Luca when she
went to his office for medicine, dis
charged by court
Search for $200 tube of radium
which disappeared from St Luke's
hospital several months ago aban
doned. Physicians claim treatment
a failure. Now using X-ray method.
R. D. Sexto'n filed answer to wife's
divorce suit, denying he was cruel to
her or used intoxicating liquors.
Daniel Shnahcm. hriHrnaanrlnr at
J Madison, st for 8 years, cisappeare4
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