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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:47; sunset, 7:05.
Rear-end collision of Northwestern
"L" trains just south of river. Fif
teen injured, three seriously.
Coroner Hoffman wants bills of un
dertakers who handled Eastland dead
Carter Harrison, Sr., proud grand
father for first time. Boy born to
Mrs. Carter Harrison, Jr., Trenton,
N. J., last night
Margaret Bitner, 21-year-old af
finity of G. H. Jones, Maywood auto
dealer who killed wife, self and two
others, will be heard by coroner's
Lumber boat Chas. Horn hit 12th
st. bridge. Bridge and boat badly
damaged. Rain had caused bridge to
swell and tender could not get it open.
Edw. Witte, federal internal reve
nue gauger, fined. $1. Tried to pass
police lines at Eastland. -
Geo. Radd, 2207 Prairie av., and
Paul Hertz, 4438 Magnolia av., hit by
Policeman Richard Magnuson in
hospital from injuries received rescu
ing woman from Eastland.
National Ass'n of Scale Men organ
ized at Hotel LaSalle.
E. F. Gore addressed Ass'n of Com
merce luncheon, Hotel LaSalle roof,
H. D. Thompson, 2601 S. Wabash
av., arrested. Charged with driving
auto while intoxicated.
Harry B. Miller, city prosecutor,
presented with $200 diamond-srjdded
police star by staff members.
C. D. Reed, 118 Vine st., hit by car
at 15th and Clark sts. Bruised.
Ben Williams, 5905 S. Ashland av.,
seriously hurt when auto collided
with 59th st car at Stewart av.
A. C. Anders, 4165 Ellis av., sen
tenced for receiving books from pub
lishers without paying. Year in the
O. C. Jones, 7005 Parnel av., real
estate collector, told police lured into
basement and robbed of $115.
Dixon Miller, 161 Ridge av., Evans
ton, lost $800 in valuables to burglar
who broke in while family was on va
Frank Moriarity, 3113 Osgood st,
held for forgery and larceny. H. L.
Bechman, 1103 N. Robey st, com
plained. George Fink, driver Brink's Ex
press Co., reported loss of three
boxes of corsets from wagon.
Slander suit for $5,000 filed against
Joseph Zahradnik, 915 W. 18th pi., by
Mrs. Mary Kocan, 917 W. 18th st
Blanche Flynn, 17, 3018 Colorado
av., and May Cooney, 3860 Colorado
av., missing. Ponce asked to search.
John Abies, New York, sued for
$50,000 by Mrs. Margaret Toth,
Cleveland. Malicious prosecution al
leged. Daniel Carey, employe on drainage
canal, drowned near Lemont Fell in
Stanley Larson, 7, 1828 N. Sawyer
av., run down "by autoists who es
caped. Seriously hurt
Martin Pomeroy, Wheaton's police
force, fined $5 and costs for assault
Peter Modesti, 117 E. 117th st,
fined $25. Made wife and her friends
dance in saloon to liven up trade.
Mrs. Ida Meinfelter wanted for em
bezzlement in San Francisco, ar
rested here. Got $3,000 from aged
Policeman Patrick O'Boyle, traffic
squad, stopped runaway horse from
platform of Clark st. car.
Parrot in home of Isadore Bern
stein, 1525 Washburne av., screamed
at sight of burglar. Aroused family.
Julia Preusser, 18, 454 W. 26th st,
took poison. May live. Scolded by
Alfred Bobb, 20, 5536 Kimbark av.,
arrested at order of father. Stole
from mother, parent says.
William Ruff found unconscious
after fight at Seminary av. and Cen