NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:57; sunset, 6.
Nels Jergerson, 3545 W. North av.,
dead after fall from scaffold on new
building at 503 S. Central Park av.
Axel Tolf, 2421 Carmen av., seri
ously hurt in attempt to alight from
Ceo. McGrath, sup't of sewers,
made member of bricklayers' union.
Wm. Sweeney, 1317 W. Ohio, iden
tified as robber who held up seven
U. Cigar Stores.
Jos. Byrd, 2107 Jackson blvd., and
Oliver Hart, 6816 Cornell av., hurt
when autos crashed at 45th and Cal
Frank Oglesby, 10, 619 S. Kildare
av., fell from ladder while playing
in coal storehouse of Met "L" Toad.
.lohn Manlev. 5700 S. Green, em
ploye Edison Co., fell dead in Dwyer's
gymnasium, Adams and La Salle.
W. J. Burkhardt, former vice in
vestigator, in court on charge of
woman who said he accosted her.
Warrants out for five men accused
of beating J. F. Classen, 5245 S.
Fred Sawbridge, 3937 Ellis av., shot
self through back of head with rifle
by pulling trigger with toes. Brother
says he was once insane.
Jas Quinlan, 435 S. Leavitt, per
haps fatally shot running away from
policeman who halted him as sus
Wm. Howard Taft, former presi
dent, praised by Archbishop Munde
lein at St Patrick's day banquet last
Capt Morgan Collins, 1st precinct,
told jeweler members of 24-Carat
club never to resist burglars.
Phoenix lunchroom, 1804 Ogden
av., wrecked by burglars early last
night. Nothing taken.
Police watching for Norma Brewer
nd Lyrtle Pope, 15, of Midland, 111.
-ian away to join movie company.
Policeman Thos. Cummings shot
self in foot accidentally.
Warrant issued for John W. Tal
bot, South Bend, Ind., head of Order
of Owls. Charged with libel.
Baby of Mrs. Anna Goland, 2148
Potomac av., may recover from burns
he received when he pulled pan of hot
water from stove.
John Crotty, civil engineer from
Mexico, officially cleared of suspicion
of death of laborer found dead in his
room at Great Northern hotel. Came
here to hire laborers.
T. Roosevelt, Jr., in Chicago. Would
not give interview.
Mrs. Bertha Miller, suicided by
jumping from high bridge in Lincoln
park. Nervous collapse.
Herman Drink had quarrel with his
wife. Crowled under house and cut
throat with knife. Police took him to
State game warden gave away 50,
000 free fish yesterday; mostly carp
and buffalo which were under size.
Load was confiscated. '
Speedway Park offered to govern
ment for mobilization purposes; 320
The fish exhibit at the Art institute
will close Sunday night Owners of
exhibit predict aquarium for Chi
cago. Harry Powers, theater mgr., quiet
ed crowd in Blackstone playhouse
when smudge in ventilator filled the
ater with smoke.
John Ripel, att'y, arrested while
speeding home to wife and new baby.
Discharged by Judge.
Herbert Doggett trying to get con
servator appointed for sister's es
tate. Alleges she is insane.
The most heavily insured man in
the world, according to newspaper
records, is Rodman Wanamaker, who
several years ago increased his life
insurance to $4,500,000. His annual
premium is estimated to be about
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