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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:00; sunset, 5:08.
Unidentified man killed by brew
ery wagon at 43d and Ashland av.
Case against Elmer Ervine, S. Park
policeman, dismissed. Najprosecu
tion. Accused of stealing spark plugs.
Majk Hrbatchek, 5468 Higgins av.,
held for counterfeiting nickles and
George Burkitt, Winnetka ass't
postmaster, transferred to Chicago.
Supreme court denied rehearing of
injunction petition of Mrs. Scott Du
rand. Federal inspectors killed her
Large bulldog, believed mad, shot
by' city marshal of West Chicago.
Delegation from 13th ward asked
mayor to aid in getting new bath
house at Augusta and N. Lincoln.
"Sunny" Kerwin, 2935 Groveland
av., and companions freed. Elizabeth
Williams had said they robbed ner.
Mrs. Sylvia Burke got annulment
of marriage when she told judge she
was wedded while intoxicated.
Albert Scherzer plunged down ele
vator shaft of Monadnock bldg. with
suicidal intent, coroner's jury de
cided. Gustave Johnson and G. A. Pettin
gel testified before civil service com
mission that they paid money to
Clarence Sleight, foreman, to hold
jobs on Wilson av. tunnel work.
Chas. Mongere, salesman for the
American Cocoanut Butter Co., 2525
W. 18th, disappeared Jan. 19 in Buf
falo. Not seen since.
Thos. Whjte, former city detective,
found guilty of attack with deadly
weapon upon Mrs. Violet Phipps, 3211
C. N. Smith's saloon, 738 E. 39th,
raided. Dozen men and women
booked as inmates of disorderly
Fed. of State Medical boards, at
annual convention, Congress hotel,
will advocate compulsory national
sickness insurance with fees to phy
..cians for keeping patients well
Detectives watching for boys who
have been shooting at Burlington
road passenger trains.
Dominick Jambozi, 946 W. Ohio,
kept family savings of $500 hid in
trunk. Thief got it last night
Rob't Gordon, chauffeur, stabbed
in abdomen by robber he resisted.
Mrs. Zella Rafferty, relative of
Andy Carnegie, drew $1,500 from the
bank to celebrate recovery from
pneumonia. Arrested with two other
women for creating disturbance in L.
Korvin's cafe, 1862 N. Clark.
Wm. B. Rowe, 717 N. Clark, prob
ably fatally injured when struck by
fenderless auto mail truck.
Miss Alma Deimal, Lakota hotel,
blown against bench by wind while
skating. Leg broken.
Geo. Kirkma, 3 E. Huron, former
major dismissed from army for intox
ication, committed to Kankakee. Wife
of Lieut. L. B. Chandler committed
suicide after escapade with him.
F. F. Scott, pres. International Cus
tom Cutters' ass'n, says at least
4,000 Chicago men own ten suits and
Coroner Pete Hoffman told Amer
ican Linseed Oil Co. they would be
held to strict accountability if bodies
of five men, killed in South Chicago
plant fire, were not recovered.
Will of Thos. Templeton, filed for
probate, leaves $770,000 of $1,150,
000 to Presbyterians.
John Blazek, artist, 1606 Ainslie,
ended life by crowding self into tiny
paint-drying kiln, 4853 W. Ravens
wood Park and turning on gas.
Forty members of Hamilton club
enrolled as civic co-operators to help
health department combat tuber
culosis. Aid. Merriam made motion in
finance committee to abolish office of
city collector, $6,000 job now held by
C. J. Forsberg. Would transfer
office's activities to comptroller.
Propped up by pillows in hospital
bed, John Aylward, policeman shot in
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