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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:19; sunset, 4:28.
Five persons injured when auto
struck street carat Michigan av. and
22d st
Wagon struck sled. Jno. Musil, 10,
2214 Ems, killed. Ed Fight got brok-
Judge Horner says Mrs. Dolly Mat
ters wasn't mother of baby, so she
loses fight for control of husband's
$200,000 estate. Only gets $50,000.
Telephone trouble-maker at it
again. Calls up house where party is
to be held and tells hostess that guest
is flL ...
Wm. Miller, broker, disappeared.
So has $140,000 and pretty waitress.
Pinkertons after him.
Mrs. T. N. Childs, Sterling, III.,
wants police to drag river at Van
Buren to look for husband she thinks
has suicided.
Anton Fesser, painter, 542 Wells,
died in hospital. Pushed girl from
tracks and was struck by car. Wasn't
even thanked.
Police believe they, have rounded
up new gang of auto thieves who
steal cars to get rewards.
Mayor Thompson denied rumor
that Chas. Ward, Lorimer's secretary,
would be his private secretary.
Twelve couples eloped to Crown
Point, Ind., yesterday. Ministers ex
pect poor business next year, being
leap year.
Stanley Welinski, 1222 Milwaukee
av., arrested. Police say he forged
name to check for $18.
Harry Kaplan, wanted by police for
three years, brought back from Jack
son, Miss. Swindled girl of $300 on
marriage promise, charge.
Mrs. Mabel Pinkard, 1412 Jackson
blvd., and Max Gatter in court Her
husband had them followed.
Dominick Moralle, 1011 W. Polk,
arrested. Collected $192 for Italian
Red Cross; no authority.
Jos. E. Gilfeather, electrician, 1224
W. 64th, electrocuted in Argo plant,
Corn Products Co.
Lew Beck, stage manager Lincoln
hippodrome, freed. Was arrested
when girl said he tried to mistreat
her on application for job.
Squire M. Randell and John Fisher
held to grand jury. Dominick Fer
cich, saloonkeeper, 2819 S. 5th av.,
lost $700 in poker game.
Sherman B. Watson, postoffice em
ploye, arrested. Charged with rifling
malls.
Mayor Thompson declared in favor
of law school for policemen as sug
gested by university professors.
Judge W. L. Pond, DeKalb, III., to
hear all special assessment cases in
connection with Michigan blvd. link
improvements.
John LaPage, Jefferson City, "Mo.,
suing for estate of common-law wife.
Chas. Hawkinson, 4401 Armitage,
saloonkeeper, shot and killed. Po
lice looking for customer to whom he
refused loan.
Nellie Monahan, 1426 Elburn av.,
nursed brother for two weeks only
to have him die from leak in gas jetr
William Peel, Blackstone hotel,
being held as alleged swindler. Says
he had cornered precious stone mar
ket Others say he passed bad
checks.
"Nut specialists" convening at Chi
cago U. say only experts should be
allowed to make psychopathic tests.
License of Bristol cafe, 6319 S. Hal
sted, revoked by mayor. Open Sun
day.
Mrs. Florence Kirk, morals court
ass't, told judge how score of girls
she had helped visited her Christmas
eve.
Coroner's jury asked coroner, state
and city authorities to probe and get
law that will prevent three-story
buildings without fire escapes being
used as rooming houses.
Report of J. L Jacobs, Peter Rein
berg's efficiency expert, hanging like
bomb over county bldg. Raps depts.
Testimony given at inquest of-
Francis Harbert, 15, Evanston, that-
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