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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Supnrise, 6:27; sunset, 5:39.
John Erickson, 2950 N. California
av. , suicide. Gun. No motive
Charles Mellen, 220 W. 110th, dead.
Fell down stairs Feb. 10?
Safeblowers took $300 from White
Eague laundry, 2719 Fullerton av.
Investigating $200,000 fire in the
buildings at 22 and 24 W. Lake st.
Flames spread rapidly.
Stanley Kuzura, 235 N. Clark, over
come when he blew out gas light Re
vived. James Healey, 7327 Kenwood av.,
crushed to death while coupling
freight cars at 88th and L C. tracks.
Thomas Tazio, barber, 1005 Madi
son, arrested. Charged with robbing
patron while shaving him.
George Angelius, 6063 S. State,
robbed of $2.50 and watch by two
men who waited for him in hallway.
Michael Dougherty, 3306 Seminary
av., captured by pohce. Charged with
snatching purse of Mrs. Marie Wil
son, 33 Bellevue pL
William Orpet, held for death of
Marian Lambert, Lake Forest, to
waive examination in court today.
Expect grand jury action.
Gustave de Benevent, 2300 Calu
met av., arrested for non-support of
D. J. Smith, Danville, III., missing
from rooms in Auditorium hotel. Po
lice asked to search.
Largest fish exhibit in west to be
held by Chicago Aquarian society in
Art institute, starting March 4.
Frank Iska, editor Vesmir, Bohe
mian weekly, denied getting cash
from Austria to print favorable ar
ticles. President Wilson and ex-President
Roosevelt denounced at meeting of
German Newspaper Publishers' ass'n,
The 119th tip on Jean Crones, an
archist, has been received by the po
lice. Telegraphed St Louis to ar
rest man there. .
Frank Smith, 336 S. Winchester
av., shot and captured. Had burglar
tools, police say.
Jordan's cafe and the Rhodes, ca
barets near 31st and Cottage Grove
av., closed by police.
"Woman in her place is an angel,"
says Voliva in Zion tabernacle. "But
let her get out and she'll raise hell."
Pointed to City Hall payroll scandal
Ed Rosemeyer, 1836 S. Michigan,
arrested as one of robbers who slug
ged Barney Ettinger, United Cigers
stores clerk, and got $200 at 26 E.
Four boys and girl arrested while
driving stolen auto.
The first double-decked bascule
bridge ever constructed will be in use
tomorrow. Erection of Lake st
bridge called engineering feat
Patrolman Jas. O'Malley dropped
dead at Sheridan road and Devon
while pulling patrol box.
GIRL BRIDE HELD FOR MURDER;
SAYS MAN ATTACKED HER
Fort Worth, Tex., Feb. 28 Declar
ing she was glad she had murdered
the man who had betrayed her, Mrs.
Katherine Harrison, a 15-year-old
bride, nephew of Mrs. Charles Cul
berson, wife of the senior senator
from Texas, was released with her
husband after they had given bail of
$2,500 each to answer charges of
murder filed against them.
The police say Mrs. Harrison
claimed she shot and killed W. L.
Warren, a hotel proprietor, because
he forcibly wronged her before her
Inviting Warren into her automo
bile, she introduced him to her hus.
band and invited him for a ride in the
country, the police say. At an iso
lated spot she asked Warren to get
out and see if a tire was flat, and she
shot him eight times.
The Texas law forbids the convic
tion of juveniles for murder.