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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE "DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:06; sunset, 4:19.
Jos. Park, 6 W. Chicago -av., bell
hop at L A. C, sent to Bridewell for
year. Stole members' valuables.
Alois Rotter, 61, 739 N. Clark, cut
his throat. Dead. Worried, over war.
Jos. Gordon, arrested as he opened
"woman's room in Saratoga hotel,
held as alleged member of gang of
hotel workers.
Charles Wesehdorf, 86, 1436 Irving
Park blvd., got lost in loop. Was
carrying $882. .
Firemen of Oak Park asked in
crease of pay and every third day off.
Lawrence av. bridge closed to traf
fic after Monday, 8 a. m. Repairs:
Jos. Dombrowski, held for murder
of Stan Golenbiewski, 1404 S. 48th
av., confessed. Was aTlgry because
barkeep refused him cash.
John Oke'r, 1742 Nelson, fell from
ladder while fixing pipe in basement
of St Alphonsus church. Dead.
Harold Thompson, Dayton, O., de
i nied guilt of swindling. Held on the
story of Ethel Rupp, 2509 N. Clark.
Burglars got $1,000in old coins
from home of Det Serg't D. B. Iind
strom, 1940 Fletcher st, while fam
ily was away.
Cap't Jos. Mackey and four fire
men overcome while, fighting blaze
in Northwestern Market, 354 W.
Madison.
Frank Hunt- prop. Jackson hotel,
Jackson and Halsted, arrested. , Sam
Lapier, 829 S. Halsted, says he lost
2200 diamond in place.
J. Sihat, 2015 Laflin, found uncon
scious in gas-filled room. Had re-'
volver in hand" didn't suicide.
Judge Fred Smith ordered health
dep't not to interfere with Mechan
ical Electric Co., 2227 Prairie av.
,Makes racket after 10 p". m.
Julius Hirst, mfr., 2512 Drake av.,
says wife deserted him in 1913. Asked
divorce.
H. L. Lewis, 5637 Indiana av., and
Chas. Johnston, 6431 Maryland av.,
t held as runners of handbook-
Thomas Inns, janitor, caught in
Minheapolis, and Albert Chase, 7214
S. Green, ' charged with murder of -Louis
Lichtenstein, ad man.
Washington Park forum, for free
speech and discussion, opened at 356
E. 31st.
E. J. O'Donnell, 6758 Wentworth
av., accused of cruelty in divorce suit.
Wbshingtonian Home to celebrate Qj
53d anniversary next Tuesday.
Frank Bridge held for passing bo
gus check on Woodlawn Trust and
Savings bank.
Office of Fred Lahp, 143 W. 29th,
robbed by auto .bandits. Got $60.
F. W. Snyder; 821 N. Dearborn, sui
cided. Gas. Out bf work; had
pawned overcoat and was broke.
Ed Kavanaugh, 3229 Dakin, held
for bogus check for $52 passed on
Irving Park Nat'l bank.
Helen Schneider, 2465 Lincoln av.,
started into lake to suicide. Rescued.
Quarrel with grandfather, cause.
Furniture, Piano Movers ana" Ex
pressmen's ass'n protested against
proposal to license express drivers.
Fourteen Detroit city officials to
arrive for inspection of city today.
Patrolman Jos. Fallon exonerated
by coroner's jury of shooting of Wm.
Turner, colored, Dec. 1, in escape at
tempt, Geo. Klaner, undertaker, charges
that wife taught son, 3, how to drink.
Frank Martha, 1013 S. Oakley
blvd., thought he could beat wife at
will, she says in divorce suit.
Policeman Jos. O'Connor, placed
on trial for murder of Pat Regan-,,
watchman. Mistaken identity plea. v
Willard Westenhauer got divorce.
Told judge wife left him because he
could not buy fine clothes.
Michael O'Hara, 3311 Ogden av.,' ml
shot in back of neck. Accused wife. 0
She's held. '
Jos. Forrelli, 562 W. Polk, shot and
killed. Blackhand fued blamed. '
Harry Smith, 2218 W. 22d st, wan
dered into County hospital with two

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