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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
"Twilight sleep," new method of
anaesthesia, used in appendicitis op
eration on Rev. Johnson, American
Reformed churchatJ3heridan Park
Three armed robbers held up office
of O. S. Richardson Coal Co., 401 W.
Husband found physician making
call on wife. Marched him to Engle
wood police station at point of gun.
Newspaper publicity mentioned and
both marched out
A. C. Olsen held by federal author
ities for using mails to defraud in
Benjamin Powell, 9117 Houston av.,
threw up job to stay at home and
mind baby. Wife had him arrested.
Told to get back to work.
West 35th st. scene of running re
volver battle between 3 robbers and
policeman early today. Men escaped.
Robert Marker, 921 Newport av.,
told police 3 armed men held him up
at Michigan av. and Adams; $5 and
Solomon Goldberg, 40, 1408 Efburn
av., found asphyxiated by gas in Con
gregation Titkin synagogue. Be
lieved suicide. Police probing.
Mrs. Amos Lalond, 9047 Houston
av., drank horse tonic to scare hus
band. Saved from death by police
Will disposing of $2,600,000 estate
of A. A. McKay filed in probate. Left
$100,000 to art and $200,000 to char
Members of auto clubs warned
against driving fast near deaf and
crippled children's school.
Local industries committee passed
ordinance removing last obstacle to
start of work on new union station
by granting B. & O. railroad right to
build coach yards on property near
Howard Laubly, conductor on
Western av. car, shot In hip in fight
with robber. Both fell from car in
rtruggle. Bobber escaped,
W. Bryer ordered to pay wife $50
a month when she testified how he
had abandoned her on ocean liner
by going ashore at last moment
Boy born to Mrs. DeWolf Hopper,
wife of comedian, while he was on
stage last night.
Three alleged forgers, one a wom
an, being held by police at detective
County board legislation commit
tee to meet to consider comprehen
sive civjl service act in near future.
J. T. and B. R. Hare fined $2500
each and sentenced to 6 months in
jail for defrauding salesmen in sale
of fire extinguishers.
Petition for writ of habeas corpus
sought by L. Berger, Canadian fugi
tive, dismissed by1 judge. Warrant
for Berger's arrest in Washington.
Arthur Shields dismissed for want
of prosecution. In court for trying to
shoot up saloon of Simon & John
son, 333 W. Madison. No witnesses.
Five persons indicted by federal
grand jury for sending improper lit
erature through mails. Tassos Zer
voulias indicted for Mann act viola
tion. Police asked to search for. John
O'Neill, bookkeeper, who disappeared
from home of aunt. Went to answer
George Denninger, printer, Battle
Creek, Mich., found homeless man in
saloon and brought him to his room.
$300 gone when he woke up.
Capt Goetz, hook and ladder com
pany No. 16. laid coronerstone for
new station house. Woodlawn busi
ness Men's ass'n present
Mrs. Mary Hunley, maid, 344 Gar
field av.,. attacked by estranged hus
band. Neck slashed twice with razor.
James Maloney, who escaped from
bun pen on 9th floor city- hall on Jan.
14, with Harry McCarthy, arrested.
Charged with robbery.
C. R. Henderson, chairman munic
ipal industrial commieriea, sending