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reported to police he was robbed
of $15 and two theater tickets by
three pickpockets on a Madison
street car in front of Northwest
Dr. Edward Niles, Driver Pe
ter Peterson and Policeman Pat
rick. McGhee of West Chicago
avenue police ambulance, severe
ly injured in collision between
ambulance and street car at Chi
cago ave. and Center ave. car
crew held pending investigation.
Four men arrested inv hotel
room at. 710 Sherman street last
night, alleged to have been play
ing poker. Joseph Baccash kick
ed because the police spoiled a
"full house" he was holding.
There is no suspicion the po
lice yere trying to get Baccash.
4'(There's a real joke there.)
Ernest Risberg and John M.
Conlon, each 18, arrested yester
day after running revolver bat
tle with police. Had tried to hold
up Gus Wilson, 6241 Bishop
street, and fired at him.
Paul Grundwall, 72 E. Polk,
robbed of $4 and a watch by three
negroes in front of 1413 S. Dear
born. George Fakter, 4908 W. Van
Buren street, found asphyxiated
in his home. Wife aroused by
odor of gas. Death thought acci
dental. Following efforts of Mrs. Mar
guerite Warren Springer, Widow
of Warren Springer, millionaire
real estate man, to locate her son,
who left home years ago, it ap
pears that many William Spring
ers are springing up all over the
country in response to the ad.
He was given $5,000 Jnlus fath
er's .will. The rightful heir Is
thought to be in-Little Rock, Ark.
Twenty-five women arrested in
saloons of H. H. Curtiss, 651 W.
Madison-; Thomas Cooks, 810 W.
Monroe and Charles Thompson,
813 W. Monroe. Were accused
of accosting men.
Shortly after young woman
was seen boarding L train at Van
Buren and State streets stationa
baby was found in waiting room.
Taken to police station.
Mrs. Nellie Fisher, So. Irving
ave., found dead at her home by
Philip Vogdt, 17, Calumet ave.
overcome by gas in his room. Will
Louis Riva, marine fireman,
Webster ave., shot hi hand while
quarreling with Alexander Mopre
negro. Moore arrested.
John R. Ferris, Drexel blvd.,
struck and injured by auto at E.
47th Street and Cottage Grove
Frank Quintel, Armour ave.,
died of gas poisoning when flames
of heater went out and allowed
gas to escape.
Mary Camona, Sedgwick St.,
Italian housekeeper, found in bed
overcome by gas. Revived.
An unidentified woman, well
dressed ,about 55, instantly killed
when she jumped from a moving
North ave. car at W. North ave.
and Ballou st.
Two men were arrested while
attempting to dispose of a quan
tity of opium and cocaine to Lung
Chut Chinaman and grocer at 521
So. Clark st. , ,
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