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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Seventeen arrested for sleeping in
Madison st "all night" movie.
Jeremiah Frugoli, 2470 Fourth st,
Milwaukee, swindled out of $35 on
old dropped pocketbook game.
Patrolmen Thos. J- Dohney and
Geo. M. Laurell promoted to be senior
detective sergeants for bravery.
Laurell killed robber; Dohney cap
tured four burglars.
Standard Oil gasoline tank truck
caught fire after collision with an
other truck. Both trucks burned and
buildings, 550-2 S. 5th av., damaged.
Judge Bowles will determine' Mon
day on custody of Marjorie Delbridge.
Five persons concerned in Baroness
De Wardener-Hollub jewelry robbery
Chicago av. bridge closed to traffic
till Sunday, 4:30 p. m.
Three men held up Sam'l Barry's
jewelry store, 4551 S. Ashland av.,
for $500 worth of watches and
Martin Walter, 1624 N. Lincoln st.,
motorman, arrested on wife's charge
he set fire to house in attempt to
burn up mother-in-law, Mrs. Augusta;
, Mayor Thompson and John Siman,
city clerk, confined to homes by
Wife divorced from H. A. Kelm,
bank clerk, 2770 Lake Park av. Said
he threatened to kill her.
Chas. Marshall, 927 Barry av., fore
man Crane Co., divorced by wife who
Wm. J. Murray, switchman who de
serted wife, 215 N. Fairfield av., just
before birth of child, fined $600 and
given year in Bridewell.
Health Comm'r Robertson plans
special fight against scarlet fever.
Will attempt to put every fever pa
tient into hospital.
Jas. Pledge and wife, colored, ar
rested for theft of $1,200 worth of
jewelry and clothing from home of
Miss Lida Givson, 4926 Sheridan rd.,
where Mrs. Pledge was employed.
Judge Pam offers "Jas. McCarthy,"
charged with robbing home of Abra
ham Schiff, 825 S. Oak Park av., lib
erty if he will tell his right name. Re
fused. Rather serve two years than
disgrace family, he says.
Nick Pappahondra convicted in the
federal court of transporting wife
from Chicago to Milwaukee for im
moral purposes. Wife was witness
against him, setting precedent
Knights and Ladies of Security
initiated 1,374 new members at Par
adise hall, last night
Judge Newcomer, who was filmed
the "The Sins of the Sons," threat
ens to stop its exhibition by injunc
tion. Will be' new hearing over film
before Judge David.
Police picking up many pickpock
ets. Chased over roof, 155 S. Halsted,
by Policeman Frank Dubec, man who
gave name Jacob Levin, 1836 Lawn
dale av., member Second infantry,
captured as robber.
Phonograph notes-heard in Lincoln
park from- home of A. H. Howard,
3643 Leland av., six miles away, by
FRED L. HIGGINS IS DEAD MAN IN
The man who was murdered just
outside Hammond last Tuesday was
yesterday identified as Fred L. Hig
gens, through the only button that
was left by his slayers when they
stripped his body of means of iden
tification. This button bore the mark "Jer
rems, Tailor," and the records of the,
firm showed that a suit made of the
same goods as was found on corpse
at Hammond was sold to a Fred Hig
gins and delivered to the home ot.
Mrs. Valentine De Guerra, 4751 Vir
Mrs. De Guerra, when taken to
Hammond yesterday, told the police
that the slain man was Higgins.
The police say he has & record. '.