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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6',
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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:17; sunset, 4:40,
William Griffin elected head of
Union Printers' club.
Mrs. Ceo. Wellington Streeter, wife
of Capt Streeter, will go to trial Feb.
21, in Judge Turney's -court, on the
charge of attacking Det. Serg't Geo.
Walter Stafford arrested by police
while delivering stolen cement
Mrs. May Bognor, 717 E. 40th, ar
rested. Police say she had $1,000
worth, of jewelry in room. Believed
she got jobs in different homes to rob.
W. F. Grower re-elected pres. west
Two women said they were robbed
by two men in Harrison & Anderson's
saloon, 6311 N. Clark. Mayor revok
Mrs. Katherine Kievit, said to have
deserted her children, and David
Clink, son of attorney, both of Mus
kegon, Mich., arrested in room at 16
B. Illinois and booked on serious
Reynold Drews, driver auto truck
which killed' Mrs. Ellen Murphy, 1102
W. Garfield blvd., exonerated by jury.
Nick Cyloty, 601 Taylor, found
dead in room, victim of small gas
heater that consumed all oxygen in
room. Windows were closed.
Nineteen members hoisting en
gineers' union arrested on charge of
gambling in their headquarters, 361
Chi. Retail Druggists' ass'n went
on record against patronizing any
dealer guilty of selling impure as
pirin. J. J. Chawatal elected presi
dent Auctioneer appointed by Judge
Landis to dispose of assets of Truax,
Greene & Co., wholesale druggists.
Jos. Augustine, 9024 Ellis av.,
robbed by men who fractured his
skull in overpowering him.
John Sullivan, 18, 1414 Fullerton
av., locked up on charge of getting
money under false pretense by prom
ising to get boy job for $1.
Wm. Foley, asphalt foreman,
charged with overseeing private re
pair work for which city paid, or
dered discharged from city's service
after brief hearing before Commis
sioners Geary and Frazier.
John H. Hood, 4658 Ravenswood
av., driver of the Marshall Field auto 0
trucK wnicn killed Miss Catharine
Goggin, exonerated by coroner's
jury. Coroner Hoffman refused to
seriously consider the fact that truck
had no fender.
Patrolman Richard Dinan, Brigh
ton Park Btation, before trial board
for intoxication. Hasn't made an ar
rest in four years.
Chicago Medical society to debate
on whether or not it is grippe epi
demic in Chicago. Say it is old-fashioned
Boys rioted in Lexington theater,
75 S. Crawford av. Lottery of skates
didn't please them. Weren't enough
Phillip Phillips, colored porter,
being sought by police. Went to work
to clean Mrs. Ada Cramer's boardine
house. He cleaned them all right
Joe Gerzner, 55, skilled machinist
couldn't find work. "Too old." Sui
cided with gas.
Ramona Borden, called "poor little
rich girl," engaged to Cola G. Par
Hundreds delayed in getting to
workby sleet and rain storm.
August Schurtz, slipped carrying
200-pound piece of ice into basement
Died on way to hospital.
Policeman -Sullivan dragged Mrs.
Frances Lapuma, 1440 Plum st, from
beneath car at State and Adams. A
Blinded by snow. J)
Many brought to hospital suffering
from injuries from falls on icy pave
ments. Downers Grove holdincr holidav.
Dexter Stanley is 100 years old. In
More druggists being quizzed by
Health Com'r Robertson in effort to
find manufacturers of fake aspirin.