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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 16, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7',
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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:03; sunset, '5.
Max Hoffman, clothier, 5t W. On
tario st, held up. $13.
Ben Johnson, window washing at
229 W. Van Bureg. when safety belt
broke. Life saved '"by knot which
Harry W. Blair, Los Angeles, ac
cused of stealing three books from
McClurg & Co., 218 S. Wabash av.
George Cotton, lather, dead. Fell
eleven floors in elevator shaft of the
Hearing on extradition of Thos.
Kelly, wanted in Winnipeg, Man.,
postponed until Monday.
Frank Barrett, 31, Chicago Heights,
struck in abdomen by piece of scrap
iron while working in junk yard.
John Mo ran, 322 W. 52d pi., ar
rested on charge of operating auto
while drunk. Car crashed with an
other. Tony Yonzick acquitted of murder
of Vincent Predeski, boarder. Pre
desM found dead In bed. Shot five
Edward C. Racey, member civil
service comm'n, operated on for ap
pendicitis. Condition fair.
Leo Tripp, 765 S. State, fined $5
for spitting in car.
Elizabeth Norkett, 3327 Seminary
av., refused to tell who performed il
legal operation on her. Coroner's
jury unable to fix blame.
Six alleged poker players arrested
in home of Isador Weinstein, 1400
Fire drove out 500 employes of
several concerns at 718 Fulton. Dam
Fire in plant of Chicago Maple and
Oak Flooring Co., 2259 S. Ashland av.,
caused $100,000 damage.
Cap't Geo. W. Streeter, north shore
squatter, granted federal license to
Three trustees of Holy Trinity
Roman Catholic church, 1850 Throop,
held to grand jury for refusing to pay
interest on church mortgage.
Unidentified man died from heart
disease while being taken from
Adams and Halsted to County hos
pital. Dr. Eugene Weber, employe city
health dep't, became ill at desk. Re
moved to home; condition fair.
Local labor leaders left for Alton,
HL, to attend meeting of State Fed
eration of Labor.
Mrs. Louise Drues, Danville, III., fa
tally hurt. Thrown from auto by
Elston av. car at Berteau av.
Geo. Hintz, chauffeur, hurt Gas
oline exploded in garage of E. P.
Hinds, 4649 Beacon.
Dep't of just officials appealed to
Sheriff Traeger to stop passage of
dope to county jail prisoners.
Death of Mrs. John Swastek, 845
N. Ashland av., caused quiz. Kle
mens Lawecki, masseur, 8850 Mil
waukee av., arrested. Practiced with
out doctor's license.
Open verdict in death of three by .
gas in home of Antonio Gullo, 15 N.
5th av., Maywood.
Leah Owens, 13, 723 E. 43d, who
eloped, returned home. Seeking Cecil
Flagle, 22, who went with her.
Bomb exploded in front of Ferruc
cio Fantozzi, 2547 N. Marshfield av.
Blame IBack Hand. None hurt
Joseph Schweitzer, druggist, 1321
E. 57th, shot at by three boy bandits.
Bullet stopped by letters in pocket
Charles Cox, 45, curtain man at
Haymarket theater, died of heart dis
ease while play was going on.
Jewelry and plate valued at $6,000
stolen from Hubbard's Woods' home
of Louis B. Kupenheimer.
Mrs. Sarah Lund, who lost husband
and father on the Lusitania, suing
Cunard Co. for $50,000. Says boat
Ex-Serg't Walter O'Brien, convict
ed with Bill Egan for conspiracy, de-
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