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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 02, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:44; sunset, 6:40.
Andrew Tomczak, 8400 Burley av.,
arrested for refusing to discharge
pretty Carrie Kuznicka, Chicago's
only barmaid.
Mrs. Helen Janes, 69,-624 W. 48th,
cut throat Dead.
April receipts Chicago postoffice
$2,183,580, increase of 11 Mi per cent
over April, 1915.
Auto owned by Louis Grossman,
028 N. Paulina, caught fire in street.
Fire dep't extinguished blaze.
Miss Frances Mooney, long held in
Kankakee insane asylum, dis
charged, result of habeas corpus pro
ceedings started by friends.
H. F. Gubbins, 4848 Washington
blva., appointed foreman of the May
grand jury. State's Att'y Hoyne ex
pected to present it with evidence of
police graft
J. D. Fulton, who has accepted the
management of Carl M. Green Ad
vertising Agency, Detroit, given $100
worth of cigars at farewell dinner.
Earl Simpson, 16 E. 38th, held for
murder of Lee Pow, Chinese restau
rant owner.
Peter Eaton, plumber, fined $25
for tearing waist of Mrs. Eva Bau
mann, 730 N. Dearborn.
Rudolph Becker, 14, held for steal
ing money orders from drug store.
Axel Johnson, cement finisher,
1534 Oak Grove av., cut throat and
wrists with razor. Condition serious.
Daniel Probavich, Hammond, Ind.,
arrested for trying to sell stolen
horse. Told detectives, "Lord told
him to take animal."
Mrs. Florence Jacobs, 453 Fuller
ton pkwy., dead. Gas. Believed ac
cident. Ignatz Reuther, 238 pounds, pack
er, discharged for alleged abuse of
passenger who would not let him sit
down. Offered court $25 for punch
at conductor who arrested him.
Wm. Groskopf, 607 N. LaSalle, ac
cused of using mails to assist in
uealing pedigreed dogs and cats.
Death of Wm. Allen, sales man
ager, Oak Park, called accidental.
Checking over day's receipts Wm.
Horton, saloonkeeper, shot and
killed self.
Man believed to be R. A. Kuhlman,
temporarily insane, attempted to leap
from 3d floor of federal bldg. Chang
ed mind when policeman offered him A
cigar. Detained.
Octave Dua, Metropolitan Opera
Co. tenor, had to cancel concert en
gagement to await hearing on flirt
ing charge.
Relatives of late Rev. Geo. Kole
sinski suing Rev. Matthew Kraw
czwras to recover $15,000 in property
left St George's Lithuanian Roman
Catholic church, which they say the
priest converted to own use.
Holdup men tied H. Frederickson"
to a chair with neckties in his haber
dasher shop, 5735 W. Chicago av.,
then robbed him of $25.
Teresa Hannigan, cook for H. P.
Shimmin, Evanston, leaped from
window crying ghosts were after her.
Detention hospital.
Edgar Hettinger fainted when or
dered held to grand jury by coroner's
jury for murder of Mrs. Agnes Mid
dleton. Men giving names Archie Giles, 754
W. 35th, Geo. and Frank Ford, arrest
ed in stolen auto and partially iden-tified-as
trio who committed 3 rob
beries last evening.
Police followed tip of woman who
wanted to get even and raided 50 E.
Illinois and arrested Wm. Murray,
alias "Billy the Kod," wanted a safe
blower. Hurrying to catch a train, Mrs.
Chas. R. Crane, Chicago, left satchel
containing $6,000 in jewels in taxi,
New York. Turned over to police by
chauffeur.
After arrest on complaint of wife,
Martin Davis, Berwyn, banged helf in
village jail.
Vandeline Loch, 4606 S. Fairfield,
suicided by inhaling gas. Sick.

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