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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:17; sunset, 4:25.
Mrs. Jennie Katz, 86 W. 14th, wife
of garment worker out of work, ar
rested for beggiftg-inrestaurants. No
money, no bread, no coal.
Two robbers tortured Sam Wah
and two other Chinamen in laundry
at 1512 W. 69th till they revealed hid
ing place of $120. Escaped.
Domenick Morbata fired revolver
out window at 744 S. State. Had
drunk "some wine." Arrested.
Ed Cohn, shoe dealer, 3223 Ogden
av., got automatic revolver for
Christmas. Friend showed him how
to use it Gun went off. Cohn got
E. Allen, 613 E. 60th, owner of
movie, stabbed by 2 boys. Joe Brown
and Tim Cunnees arrested.
Joe Horwitz, cigarmaker, 2552
Girsch blvd., suicided with gas,
Elsie Slassus, 1439 S. Morgan, told
police she took poison. Gave many
false addresses. No traces found.
Joe Garrass, blacksmith, 697 Mil
waukee av., asphyxiated in room. Po
John Mclnnis, 6152 Kimbark av.,
found burglar in home. Beat him up
and had him arrested. Prisoner is
Edwin Lloyd, real estate operator,
took poison and cut throat Wife
had obtained divorce.
Health Commissioner Robertson to
seek influenza germs in reading room
of public library.
Dennis Dalton, printer foreman,
found dead in room at 170 W. Van
Buren. Heart disease.
Ruth Rosenberg, 214 S. Honore,
fell exhausted in front of fire engine
house, 1641 W. Lake. Looking for
air. Family in poverty. Collection
taken up by firemen. Brother and
father promised work.
Mike Martin, 85, 4248 Washington
blvd., found dead in passageway next
to home in. pajamas. Believed to
hav fallen from. window - a
Verna Harding, 15, took poison in
room at 19 W. Ontario. Eloped and
1,600 Jews saw war play in Empire
theater last night Money goes to
Jewish relief fund.
New system of health officering the
city by commissioner of health. To
check up all work.
Capt Hunt wants legislature to
pass bill which will permit men to
arrest crooks on sight Says uow
they have to get warrant
Stanley Lee, 2719 W. 24th, died at
Bridewell hospitaL Shot resisting
John Hansford, ex-policeman shot
by negro holdup man, dead. John
Cloures being held in connection "with
Kearney Driscoll, policeman, fell on
sidewalk at 47th and Robey. Right
Police report four people hurt by
falls on icy walks.
Walter Skinner wouldn't go to
church. Wife used carving knife on
him. Both held by police.
Cohan's Grand, Majestic and Pal
ace won't raise prices for New Year'a
Count Stephen Spagari, lecturer
and architect, taken to hospital suf
fering from heart trouble. Lived
here since world's fair.
Capt Anthony Gallagher, on great
lakes 50 years, died at home, 1236 N.
Alice Austin, 3, Oak Park, badly
burned by electric sparklers- Mother
rolled her in snow. Also burned.
Large property sales being made to
Chinamen in vicinity of Archer and
22d. Big Chinatown contemplated.
Policeman John Harrison denies
story of Lawrence Borzick that he
robbed him of whisky and dollar.
4,158 ships with tonnage of 4,322,
704 entered Chicago last year.
Dr. Feinstein, ambulance surgeon
at S. Clark station, says bromides
have,.gone, up irom JaJO cents to $5