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'i. wmmmm iw NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO When the reactionary Demo cratic National Committee met at J killed himself. Domestic troubles. the Congress to-day, Woodrow Wilson was the boss. Wm. F. McCombs.was elected t ahairman, Joseph E. Davies, Wis- consin, secretary, ' and John F. . - Martin sergeant-at-arms. All were .Wilson choices. The reactionaries gave in to Wilson on McCombs, but tried to put up a fight on Davies and re elect Urey Woodson. But it was not much of a fight. Ahe reactionary state Demo cratic committee also was han dled rudely by Edward F. Dunne today. It was agreed that the Illinois campaign will be made by com mittee of 200, of whom 50 will v be from Chicago And Dunne will be given the choice of Chi cago's 50, and of the chairman. Thirteen persons were killed when fast mail crashed into east bound Overland express on the Burlington 'at Western Springs, 15 miles west of Chicago. There are four separate inves tigations of the wreck now going on. The state railroad commission is directing one; Cordner Hoff i man another, the Burlington an " other, and the Interstate Com merce Commission the' fourth. Rudolph Uhlman, Bohemian inventor, 1040 S. Grove avenue, killed his two babies, 3 and 5 yrs. old, and committed suicide be cause the children suffered from epilepsy. v Max Kabelsky,- saloonkeeper, 1336 S. Paulina street, shot and Chris Skiutis, 1215 S. Marengo avenue, shot himself twice. Prob ably die. Crazed by heat. Police still trying to identify girl who drowned herself in river near Belmont avenue bridge Sat urday night. Wore locket with initials E. H. C. Manuel Cuarey, 3365 Indiana avenue, ended his life with gas.i Crazed by heat. Dynamite bomb exploded in v barn of P. Flaherty, teaming con tractor, 1147 W. Monroe street. Barn and Flaherty's horses in- jured. Believed work of business rival. Otto Winter, bartender, 2424 Grand avenue, suffered severed artery by being in too much of a, hurry to open seltzer bottle. It exploded. Police search for Casey Jones, the monkey stolen from little Joe Shafer, 3450 Indiana avenue, stilL fruitless. Joe's parents have of fered $100 reward. Robert Schuppel, 1211 La Salle ave., quarreled with Geo. Gleary, 131 W. Division St., and thereby acquired two knife wounds. Wm. Patterson, resident of Old Soldiers' Home, Milwaukee, held up and badly beaten by two rob bers on Ontario st. near La Salle avenue. Woman giving name' of Ger trude Dohnbury, found acting strangely at 39th and Indiana ave. Found insane and sent to deten tion hospital. Rudolph. Hiller, 1302 La.SaflcJ " """' -"