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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 05, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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of city collector. Say Porsberg is the
best collector city ever had.
Mary Stepart, 13, held by Kenosha
police as expert forger. Girl's moth
er held for passing checks.
Federal grand jury adjourned yes
terday after returning indictment
against 11 men.
Roy Shields arrested in restaurant
at 67 W. Madison for carrying gun.
Found by police in kitchen disguised
as cook stirring soup.
Geo. Robbins, head of the Armour
Car lines, filed petition to adopt Hel
en Wylde, 17, his wife's daughter by
former marriage.
Paul Johnson, 16, office boy of
Consolidated Coal Co., confessed to
forging two checks. Detectives
questioned him because he dressed
so well.
Wm. Gilboy, acting conductor of
Wabash railroad, killed and Roy
Hodges injured when train backed in
on another in Polk st depot Snow
Btorm blamed for collision.
Toboggan slides to be opened in
Garfield, Humboldt and Douglas
parks today.
Charley Chaplin in town yesterday.
Stopped at La Salle. Says Essanay
is holding up "The Police" and "Car
men" to get his decision. Contract
expired and he is out for money. May
organize Chaplin Co. with his broth
er Syd.
Hinsdale $30,000 filtration and
water softening plant opened. Wo
men glad for they claimed old water
spoiled their beauty.
Desk Serg't Olson, Cragin station,
up before trial board on charges for
appearing on duty in shirt sleeves.
Mrs. Grace Brinkley, 9 W. Erie,
took poison and fought off physician.
Rolled in blanket and given emetic.
Taken to Bridewell hospital. No
reason. May recover.
Senator Lewis says Chicago's new
postmaster will be named in week.
William Hensel, inventor, 6112 S.
May, says he has invented aeroplane
which can be controlled by wireless
. jind that mysterious airship seen
abroad nights recently is his ma
chine. Government may test it.
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CAPLAN FIGHTING DYNAMITE
CHARGE IN LOS ANGELES
David Caplan is charged with com
plicity in dynamiting a Los Angeles
newspaper plant in 1910 when 20 men
lost their lives. Unless Caplan wins
his fight for a change of venue his
case will come to trial in Los Angeles
in the near future. With Mathew I.
Schmidt, recently convicted on the
same charge, Caplan succeeded in
eluding police authorities and Burns
detectives for five years.
During this nation-wide chase, the
"wanted" man lived quietly near
Seattle. He was hewing a five-acre
farm from the forest 13 miles from
the northwest metropolis, and on
Saturdays worked at his trade of bar
ber in Seattle. His whereabouts was
made to Burns detectives by an "in
former" who professed to be a rad
ical. Caplan's only disguise was an
assumed name. He has a wife and
two children living ia Chicago
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