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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 20, 1911, Image 7

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set for January 15.
This morning Richeson .at
tempted a disgraceful suicide.
Physicians say no" normal
minded man would have inflicted
such injuries on himself as did
Mrs. Ida Johnson,1 Mrs. H. An-
derson" and Edward : Nelson
" wounded "by 'shoV from shotgun
fired .at Townsend and Hobble
"street last night. Jojseph'Sut
tero, passing th'eplace at the time,
intended victim of shots, 'fainted,
and escaped injury.'Sutter is said
to have given police Black Hand
information. '
Charles Presser, 125' W. 14b,
street, swallowed 'carbolic acid
last night; Body discovered by
wife and childreri.
Dr. A. L. Blunt, officeat 602S.
State,' arrested for selling cocaine
to keepers of drug dens. Blunt
is alleged to have confessed'" to
civil service investigators, impli
cating large drug firm.
Miss Lucy Page Gaston has ar
ranged track meet between cigar-
1- ette smoking -boys and non
smokers, to show physical -superiority
of latter.
Charge of resisting an officer
against' former Alderman Milton
J. Foreman non-suited yesterday
in municipal court. .Foreman had
previously -been fined, but was
granted new triaj on application
of attorney for South IJark Board,
r where offense is alleged to have
. been . committed. Policeman
charged Foreman said he would
"get his job" because the ex-al-
derman's auto was halted on
charge of speeding. John Barton
Payne, president of the Patk
Board and attorney for the indict-"
ed packers,, said to" have investi
gated, case, and declared arrest
unjustifiable, and the policeman
was" suspended for three days.
Mrs. Louise Vermilya-was yes
terday indicted on a charge of
anurderihgs of Policeman Arthur
Bissonette. 'I
-William C. Guttenherger, ar
rested in r connection with mur
dertdfrMrs. Edmund "Kaufman,
hascentered suit for v $100,000
damages. against Edmund Kauf
man 'thehusbah'd, 'and Henry
Kaufman, his"brotTier
Memorial services wiH'beheld
Friday morning' in Holy Name
Cathedral for. James Horan,
former -fire marshal, and the 23
firemen who died'with him in the
stockyards fire last December.
.George Taraba, 20;- Walter
Johnson,.18; William Schultz, 21,
and Robert Cullom; 19, arrested
while 'breaking into a saloon at
314 S. Halsted, h&ve confessed
the robbery of a store at 3420 W.
59th street a week ago, when
Mrs. Mary Hartwig. and four
members of her family were
bound hand and foot. ,
The-corporation counsel has
given orders that'.proceedings be
started, against 'the street railway
companies for not keeping cars
warm. The.health department re
ported over 100'violations.
Arthur Marchesini,- pj-esidea

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