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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 27, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CgNCERNING CHICAGO
' Mrs. James R. Perry had Geo.
Anier, 4657 Sheridan rL, arrested
for grabbing her arm on State st
$25. and costs for Geo.
Examination for postoffice clerks,
for men only, to be held, Jan. 22. Ap
plication blanks and information to
be had from Pter Newton, sec'y
local civil service district.
Norman Heideman, 3, 3831 N. Her
mitage, fell in tub of boiling water.
Dead. -
Donald J. McDonald, 58, 1218 S.
51st av., Cicero, dead in bed. Heart
dis 6&S G
Chas. Johnson, negro, St. Paul,
rode blind baggage to Chicago. Froze
both feet. County hospital.
Max and Ben Jacobs each sued
Isaac " Karlin, 1110 S. Lincoln, for
$18,000. Charge false arrest and
malicious prosecution in connection
with arrests on charges 01 roDDery.
Charges later dismissed.
Mrs. Lillian Breenan, 3219 Rhodes
av., found dead in bed by husband.
Heart disease blamed.
Seven horses died in fire which de
stroyed two-story hldg. occupied by
Mortensen & Mickelsen, 1341 E. 73d
st, dealers in bldg. supplies. Loss
$12,500. ,
1,223 petitions in bankruptcy filed
in federal district court according to
annual report made public Tuesday.'
280 equity cases and 237 law and ad
miralty cases filed.
Police pension fund given $800 by
James B. Bettles. Last request of
father, Wm. Bettles, La Porte, Ind.,
was to use part of legacy to build up
pension funds that we're in bad con
dition. --
Hattie Johnson of Rock Island
drew $100 fine and year in house of
correction for shoplifting in Rothschild's-
dep't store. Zella Owens, ar
rested with her, didn't show up. $500
bond forfeited.
John Elder, 5519 Bishop, who shot
himself Sunday, died yesterday. No
nethre for act was known. 1
Harry London! formerly a boss in
West Side levee district, died at the
North Illindis State Hospital for In
sane at Elgin. Was once rival of
"Mike de Pike" Heitler.
Members of police department
have already donated $1,645.90 tor
ward helping out family of Officer
Bruno Fredericks, killed by dance
hall gang Thanksgiving eve. Amount
expected to reach $2,000.
Cracksmen blew safe of Schiller,
the florist 2221 Madison. Bound
watchman, John T. Buchanan. Got
$50.
Edward Haman, 3210 S. Millard
av., hanged self yesterday. Desponr
dent over loss of money he loaned
mother and which she lost in' real
estate deal.
Mail congestion at railroad stations
in Chicago will be over today, says
Capt E. L. West, head of railway
mail service.
Mercury got up as high as" 44 at
11 o'clock last night and was down
to 31 for the low mark at 3 yester
day morning.
Directors of Cook County Real.
Estate Board thanked County Treas
urer Stuckart- for notifying real
estate owners of outstanding special
assessments against their property.
F. A. Brown, who gave home as
Chicago, arrested on charge of for
gery in Houston, Tex. Said to have
forged checks for $500 and passed
them on Houston bank. 1
"Joe the Fiddler," who has enter
tamed firemen at engine house No.
14 for about ten years, was found
dead in fire station basement last
night Had held job of closing and
opening station doors for years.
Herbert E. Coppersmith,25, 1213
N. Robey, arrested on disorderly con
duct charge sworn out by brother, P.
W. Coppersmith.
Auto of Joseph Bartosch, 30. 6007
S. LaSalle, stalled. Held match over
gas tank. Blooey! Bartosch burn
ed. Taken to Lakeside hogDitaL,

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