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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
John Schweyer, 1458 W. 12th,
dead. Wife died 4 days ago. Strick
en at her side. Pneumonia.
Four men being held by police for
Sunrise, 5:48; sunset, 6:05.
Hugh Covinton, negro, shot and
killed by Carl Krabbe, watchman for
Lake Shore road. Tried to escape
Policeman Hurey firedby Chief
Gleason. Declared guilty of accept
ing bribe last Tuesday. Chief said
he didn't get order till today.
Lillian Krueger swallowed poison
rather than face scolding for staying
away from home. She'll live. Found
by mother in cafe.
Rob't Stewart, Scotland, slipped on
banana peel in Cottage Grove av car.
Right leg now paralyzed.
III. Public Utilities Com'n took un
der advisement whether or not rail
roads should continue to pay cost of
transferring goods of railroads to
$20,000 worth of linotype material
stolen from Mergenthaler Co. in past
3 months. Detectives unable to find
F. W. Harris, cigar store owner, 29
E. 18th, shot by 2 negro bandits.
Dr. Custav Fernitz, 1255 N. Robey,
two weeks ago foretold own death on
March 21. Died of paralysis.
Members of Associated Employers'
ass'n urged at dinner to establish
large lobby at Springfield to combat
bills regulating business.
Billy Sunday resting in summer
home in Indiana after Phila. cam
paign. Says thoughts turn toward
George Skinder, saloonkeeper, 2007
Ogden av., fined $100 yesterday for
carrying gun. Last night robbers got
$75 from him.
E. E. Hill, railroad man, Kalama
zoo, had pocket picked. Later recov
ered pocketbook, minus money. Thief
had dropped it in mail box.
Thomas Scott, Detroit, robbed bar
ber shop of $30 at 426 S. State. Went
out to breakfast. Came back and
built fire on floor. Arrested. Money
robbing Mrs. Joseph Barrys, wife of
saloonkeeper at 2756 Sacramento av.,
of $2,500 on Jan. 26.
Physician to examine men in court
of domestic relations before they are
sent to Bridewell.
Helen Gertney, 3, 26 N. Dearborn,
kept Chicago av. station alive yester
day. Was lost
Police asked to search for 3 escap
ed patients of Chicago Insane Asy
John Bowdish, 10, 2315 Knox av.,
died of injuries. Struck by motor
truck while skating on street.
Arthur Minow exonerated by cor
oner's jury for killing man with auto.
Tried to evade another machine.
Judge Wade fined 4 men who at
tempted to break up meeting of Sal
Marco Esmond asked for warrant
for Rose Gardner, 6157 University av.
Latter sat on Miss Esmond's porch
until late at night talking with man.
George Dewil, 2850 Fullerton av.,
badly beaten by unidentified man at
63d and Cottage Grove av.
Police found 300 pair of women
stockings buried in cellar of Andrew
Pagorek, 8817 Burley av., and 12
cases of eggs in shed. Admitted steal
ing articles from railroad.
Otto Snyder, Davenport, la., fined
in South Chicago for carrying gun.
Had $800 roll.
Dr. J. R. Struble, Lyons, III., sold
2 goats to friends in Michigan. Quar
antined by government. Is having
hard time to get his goats back.
Mrs. Mabelle Stubenraugh files
cross bill in husband's suit for di
vorce. Admits she was guilty of lar
ceny, but charges husband didn't
give her enough to buy food, so she
had to steal.
George Keiser fined $15 for con
tempt by Judge Cooke. Shouted