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LOCAL EVENTS IN TABLOID FORM
Joseph Neipel and his wife,
Theresa, found asphyxiated by
gas in a bedroom of their home,
2700 S. Avers ave., this morning.
The Northwestern "L" ran a
track in Wilmette last night and
built a stationll while the citi
zens stood by and swore. They
didn't want the cars, as they all
have their own autos.
Mrs. Mary Mitchell, Mrs. Rose
Bimbo, and Mrs. Carrie Tuch,
fortune tellers, 1001 S. Morgan
street, arrested, charged with rob
bing Philip Gucofsky. The man
says twoof the women held him
and the 'other went through his
Morris Freeman, 557 W. 14th
street' was struck on the head
twice with a sledge hammer, but
'suffered only slight scalp wounds.
J acob Kasler was arrested, but
denied knowledge of the assault.
' PresideriVMurphy of the Cubs
yesterday mailed an annual pass
to President Taft for the West
Ths is about the only compli-
' mentary thing wehave heard in
connection with President Taft
since T. R. threw his hat into the
All the noise you heard today
i was several gentlemen. fighting
for a job in. the council and a
.chance to spend your money.
Albert Gerthanson, 1638 W.
Lake street,, broke his leg today
when it was caught between a car
of an Oak Park "L" train and the
Morgan street station platform.
. Peter San Filipo and Joseph
Golofore arrested, charged with
sending a threatening letter to
Nicola Riccuiti, editor of an Ital
ian paper. They were caught in
front of a saloon at Grand and
Sangamon, where Riccuiti was
Suffragists were on the job at
the polls today, askipg voters to
mark their ballots for votes for
women at the primary election
next Tuesday. '
A footpad snatched the purse
of Miss Mary Hoffman, 4942
Sheridan road, as she was ap
' proaching her home, and escaped.
Miss Hoffman grappled with him,
but was shaken off. The purse
Ferries are being used to carry
people across the river at 39th
street, as the pontoon bridge
spanning the south fork practi
cally broke in two because of
heavy presure of ice.
Both Chicago teams were idle
yesterday because of bad weath
er, the Cubs in Louisville and the
Sox in Fort Worth.
National Leaguers remain in
the Kentucky city today. South
Siders moving on to Oklahoma
city. Bad weather will probably
prevent both teams getting into
action again today.
A letter written to a witness in
suit of Miss Esther Mercy against
Dean Talbot of Chicago Univers
ity, says: "By her 6wn confes
sion Miss Talbot has insulted
Miss Mercy by cruel insinuation.
What does an old maid of 53s
know about any young girl?"
Not being an old maioV well
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