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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 13, 1912, Image 6

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liminairy trial, told police today
that he had been shot at three
fimes in lest ten days. One bul
let passed through his hat. Also
received threatening letter. Mrs.
Morrow's trial continued to Mon
day. Police investigating death of
Mrs. Gladys Rafnis, shot and
mortally wounded at her home,
1313-Hastings street, this morn
ing. Husband said she commit
ted suicide.
Fire in home of Robert W.
Stewart, 4850 Woo'dlawn ave.,
drove family fo street ' and did
$30,000 damage. Blaze confined
to roof of upper floor.
Charles Thompson, manager of
Queen City lunchrom, 355 S. Hal
sted, wounded seriously, and
Lawrence Sininski, cook, beaten'
in battle with hold-ups early to
day. One robber believed to
have been fatally wounded by
Sininski. Three bandits did job,
and got $200.
Members of arrangements sub
committee of Republican national
committee met in Congress hotel
today to arrange plans for na
tional convention here in June.
Body of Claude Goodwin, turn-,
ed over to a physician after the
man died at the county hospital,
will be given to his wife, 1042 W.
Monroe street, for burial, through
the intercession of President
Bartzen of the county board. Mrs.
Goodwin was in Iowa when her
husband died.
The old resident hasn't much
memory but he has a splendid
Stuck fast in the ice off Rog
ers Park, two big steamers, the
Indiana of the Goodrich line, and
the Kansas of the Northern
Michigan Transportation Co.,
twenty-foUr hours overdue, after
vainly trying to smash a way
through the frozen barrier that
imprisons them, are waiting for
a thaw that will release' them and
enable them to make port.
Wireless reports to the offices
of the companies here say there
is no danger, and that there are
no passengers aboard either ship.
All niglit tfie engines of the
vessels spun their screws in an
effort to -force a way through the
ice, but to no avail. Tugs sent
out to the aid of the steamers
were unable to reach them.- Un
less the vessels are released today
it is probable that the Alabama,
one of the most powerful passen
ger boats on the lake, will try to
open a passage.
Imprisoned for seevral hours
within three miles of shore, the
entire Milwaukee-Grand-Haven
Cross lake fleet of five vessels
with the exception of the Pere
Marquette ferrieswere fast in the
ice off Grand Haven, Mich., to
day. The ice is packed solidly about
the imprisoned fleet and there is
no immediate prospect of the
boats being released.
Whether a girl likes or dislikes
her first name matters little, but
she shouldn't grow tob fond of
her last name, .
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