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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 25, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:09; sunset, 4:56.
Alfred Pearson, 226 S. Peoria, dead.
Fell on. icy walk. Fractured skulL
John Small, Jefferson and Canal
port av., dead. Cnisiied'while coup
ling engine, Grand Central station.
John Kosmala, 2327 W. 12th, died
of bullet wound. John Czarnecki,
2029 W. 17th, said he shot him, be
lieving he was going to be shot. Under
arrest.
Branch reading room of public li
brary to be established in Edison
Park, five miles from car line.
Mrs. Katherine Meetie, 1733 N.
Kilpatrick av., badly hurt by street
car.
Gertrude Thompsos, 3424 Schubert
av., dead. Dressed in front of gas
stove. Clothing caught fire.
Rudolph Seifert, 5407 Belmont av.,
locked up on arson charge. Home,
936 Concord pi., burned. Insured for
$1,900.
Michigan Sugar Co., Saginaw,
asked bureau of immigration to help
them get 6,000 workers for sugar sea
son. Amos Bramhall, 406 S. State, paint
er, fell from 4th floor, Tremont hotel
Will recover.
County board considering offer of
Ailing Construction Co. to settle
$750,000 claim against county on
Oak Forest infirmary contract for
$185,000.
Mrs. Louise Becker, 65 Schiller,
charges son, Otto Schinker, with
stealing jewelry worth $390.
Wm. Olson, 3328 N. Clark, told by 3
young men to hold up hands. Grabbed
one, others fled. Released prisoner
when others began firing from dis-
Jos. Capidania, 936 Cambridge av.,
dead. Said to have ben shot by Vin
cenzo Sciarabia, 1102 Cambridge av.,
who is in hospital from bullet wound
delivered by Capidania.
Wm. D. Bangs of law firm of Me
chem, Bangs & Harper, chosen sec
retary of Municipal Votels league.
"Uncle Jo" Whitehead, 515 W. Su
perior, 114 years old, and wife, 88,
taken to poorhouse. Both were negro
slaves before war. Refused to ac
cept Lincoln's emancipation. Fought
for south.
Hearst's Examiner had "heroine"
story yesterday about Mrs. Margaret
Cooley, 2101 Hudson av. Told of her
being thrown from police-chased
auto. Policeman Revere said she waa
just drunk and fell on street Fined
$5.
Rob't Pangan, 19 W. Erie, ate $3.65
worth in Wm. Doris' restaurant, 638
N. State. Refused to pay. Arrested.
Fned $25.
Boys found body of unknown man
in bushes, Gary. Murder.
15 new affidavits filed in behalfof
new trial for C. B. Munday, under
sentence of 5 years for violating the
banking laws.
Haroldine, 16, daughter of Mrs.
Emma Artist, 531 E. 87th, matron at
S. Chicago police station, missing
since Saturday.
Albert Brown, 5934 S. Paulina, tel
ler West Side Trust and Savings
bank, Halsted and 12th, arrested on
charge of embezzling $300.
C. T. Mellon, private detective,
affinity of Mrs. Anna Matters, con
fessed he and Mrs. Matters conspired
to get spurious baby to let it inherit
estate of late Fred Matters.
H. K. Bolton home, 1411 N. State
pkwy, robbed Christmas eve of $2,000
in jewels. Robbery not made public
till today.
Louis Victor, 1108 W. 61st, dia
mond broker, was taking $1,600 in
diamonds to purchaser. Robbed at
alley entrance of gems and $180 in
cash.
Pioneer Paper Stock 'Co. bldg., 6
stories, 438-48 W. Ohio, partly de
stroyed by fire.
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Peoria, III. Norman Cray, police
man, shot and killed by bandit he had
captured. - '

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