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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:18; sunset, 4:26.
Five families driven to street by
fire which attacked building at 1631
W. Washington 4lvd. Overheated
stove the cause. " -- .
Agnes Egreshitz, 5, 2159 Lewis st,
had leg broken. Run over by oil
wagon at Chicago av. and Wells.
Isadore Kaufman, 6807 S. Halsted,
held to grand jury in connection with
alleged bankruptcy frauds.
Coroner ordered inquest over Jo
seph Przewara, 5, 734 Ayers ct Po
lice believe parents gave child whisky
as indigestion cure.
Bids opened for auto fire truck to
take place of hand apparatus now In
use in Melrose Park.
Alexander Clifford, Wmnetka flor
ist fined $25. Cut spruce for Christ
mas tree frpm estate of G. K. Ows-
ley.
Dr. Arthur Blunt, convicted under
Harrison Drug Act, starting petition
against sentence.
Mrs. Hattie H. Daniel got divorce
from Harry; alimony $5,000. Deser
tion charged.
Four badly hurt in Hammond, Ind.
War argument. Bert Jones lost two
ears. Others stabbed many times.
John W. Howston, chief adult pro
bation officer, granted $2,000 in
crease of salary. .
Walter H. Waddell, advertising
man, granted divorce because wife
refused to leave home at Westmin
ster, Md. ,
Wm. B, Parsons, New York, sug
gested as member of proposed sub
way commission.
Collection of garbage at night ad
vocated by Aid. Capitain at council
committee hearing.
Two men shot Conductor Allen
Ryan on Indiana av. car when he re
fused to close rear door to stop
draft Ryan may die.
Sophie Domdeck, 19, 4212 N. Mon
tlcello av., ran away. Domestic trou
bles cause. Returned home when
-olice started search.
John Dominsk? found. Wanted by
Dolice in murder. Had been locked
up in county jail on another charge.
Andrew Skoog and wife Christina,
83 and 81, found dead in bed at 4725
Austin av. Gas. Son says accident.
Tramp with revolver got dinner,
$11 cash, cigars and overcoat from
home of Theodore Prill, 1523 Irving
Park blvd.
Dr. George Leininger of Dunning
asylum asked that road near hospital
be closed. Allows escape of many
patients.
George Phillips, justice, Highland
Park, sued. Sent negro constable to
serve summons on woman.
John Jezioro, 19, 428 W. Huron,
shot self in arm. Chided by family
over love affair. Tried suicide.
Twenty-five hurt by falls to icy
sidewalks. Herman Soderlunt, 4641
Vincennes av., fractured skull; dying.
William Loose, 362 N. Franklin,
held up in saloon at 843 N. Franklin.
Locked in ice box.
GEARY AND COFFIN POSSESS
POLICE CAPTAIN'S STARS
Explanation of the source of the
rumor that Civil Service Commission
er Joe Geary was going to resign to
become free lance captain in the po
lice department was forthcoming
yesterday.
Chief Healey has issued captain
stars to Commissioners Geary and
Coffin. Someone evidently saw
Geary's and the rumor started.
It's rather unusual to hand out cap
tain stars promiscuously, so the chief
was asked about it He said he
thought his action perfectly proper.
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WHERE IS W. F. FISHER?
Where is W. P. Fisher, formerly of
3141 Indiana av., living?
A. J. Moran, 922 Watson st, Balti
more, Md., writes to The Day Book
that he has lost Fisher's present ad
dress and wants to communicate
with him.
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