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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:59; sunset, 5:10.
Five-story brick building at 222
224 S. Jefferson, occupied by F. O.
Weydell Co., destroyed by fire. Or
igin not known.
First Deputy Westbrook's squad
raided alleged disorderly hotels in
Englewood; 23 men and women
Frank Lucas, runaway boy from
Cleveland, caught here. To be sent
Six violations of Sunday closing
Gus Emmel, 4037 N. St Louis av.,
and Arthur Hanson, 3930 Drake av.,
arrested on charge of holding up
Geo. and Milton Kuhn, 4730 N. Rock
welL Geo. Fick, 4420 S. La Salle, fell
downstairs.' Neck broken. Died.
Policeman Chas. Rowell, negro,
alone raided alleged crap game at
3333 S. State. Arrested Jas. Cole as
keeper and 15 other negroes.
Three bandits stole auto of S. Sil
verman, 1010 S. Ashland, overpow
ered and disarmed Policeman Albert
Jones and shot and wounded Morris
Gold, druggist, 2358 N. Clark, in a
Aaron Fiedman, 3645 Polk, an
swered wife's divorce suit by saying
she has a wooden leg and didn't tell
him until they were married.
L. A. Dreuhl, 1229 Wilson av.,
druggist, robbed of $400 and stock
xFrank Steth, 2006 S. Crawford
av., and Jas. Tolar, 2500 S. Hamlin
av., robbed of, $200 and $120 respec
tively in holdups.
Waste paper caught fire in base
ment of Ft. Dearborn Nat'l Bank
bldg. Small ctamage.
Homer Rokash, 1135 Rokeby,
charged with scalping tickets in front
of Illinois theater, fought with Po
liceman McMahon. Overpowered
T. Roy Barnes, actor, offered
unices to U. S. aviation corps.
,Att'y Cairoli Gigliotti says Judge
Landis laughed at him during litiga
tion. Threatens suit.
Health com'r warns against bad
air in churches and lodge halls. Says
it leads to pneumonia.
Hold-up men got $9 from A. L.'
Lewis, 3855 Fillmore; $200 from Al
bert Stryker, 1332 Independence
blvd.; $10 from Fletcher Newall, 1060
Lawrence av.; $22 from Benj. Pil
grim, 1522 Belle Plaine av., and $11
from E. J. Henning, 4123 N. Paulina.
Unidentified girl, about 12, killed
by auto at 14th st. and Ashland av.
Body at undertaking rooms of Rohn
& Grahl, 1244 S. Ashland av.
Geo. Reidy, 17, and brother, Ray,
15, 1246 S. Oak Park av., found dead.
Gas. Believed wind blew gas out.
David Kruger, wife and three chil
dren, 1411 N. Rockwell, overcome by
coal gas. Will recover.
Mrs. Johanna Peck, 78, 2652 S.
Human av., found dead. Gas. Acci
Peter McNanmon, 2134 N. Racine
av., fireman of engine company No.
27, fell downstairs. Skull fractured.
First Deputy Westbrook's crime
squad arrested. 90 suspecious char
acters. Chief Schuettler kept 100 reserve
policemen on hand to quell any
scraps that might arise from German-American
Bishop Chas. P. Anderson, Pro
testant Episcopal church, urges rais
ing of $1,000,000 fund for pension
ing of rectors.
Washington. Count von Bejn
storff packing his baggage. State
dep't is preparing to secure safe con
duct for him through allied blockade.
Washington. Legislation to smash
German spy system in America in
case of war planned.
Honolulu. 15,000 trained Japan
ese reservists, now' living in Hawaii,
will offer services to U. S. army in
case of war. .
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