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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Battalion Chief Edw. F. Mc
Gurn, hook and ladder company
No. 19, saved four motorcyclists
from injury at 909 N. Ashland av.
Water main had burst. Fire
men were superintending remov
alof manhole. Street was open
'and motorcyclists did not see it.
McGurn caught their machines,
stopped them and threw riders.
Scores of clergymen joined in
the fight for pure milk ordinance
from pulpit yesterday. Club
women also have joined crusade.
Fred Besseaff, N. Chicago,
jumped from "L" tracks into
drainage canal at Evanston to
avoid being run- down by "L"
'Besseaff was carried past his
station on Northwestern "L."
Started to walk back along tracks.
Saw' train coming. Jumped. Un
hurt, but highly indignant and
.Julius Rosenwalf of Sears,
-Roebuck & Co. celebrated his
50th birthday today by giving
:Univ. of Chicago and Assoc.
Jewish Charities got boggest
Roenwald plum with. $250,000
Rev. C. H. Swingle told Bible
Students' Ass'n that "the theory
of hell fire is the illegitimate child
of the terrible doctrine of immor
tality." Nevertheless, we'll stick to the
doctrine of immortality. Dr.
Swingle may think it's terrible,
but .we think it's comforting.
Italian fete in honor of St.
Francesco di Paoli closed with
celebration of high mass at 1 a.
m. in All Saints' church, W 26th
pi. and Wallace st.
Herman JDeihm, wanted for
Chicago's first 1912 murder, un
der arrest at Sandusky, O. Will
be brought back.
Deihni'was identified through
his sweetheart, Kitty Short. He
was arrested at Sandusky on
safeblowing charge. The woman,
who was watched by detectives,
Deihm shot and killed Ray
mond Corbett at 12:02 a. m., Jan.
1, in saloon of Pat Hughes, $22
E. 34th St., when Corbett kicked
Fulton Hicks, 3711 S. Dear
born st., stabbed Neil Hatcher in
face during quarrel over baseball
game at Schorling's park, 39th
and Wentworth ave. Arrested.
30 arrested in raid on building
at 615 LaSalle ave Crap game.
Poker game raided in rear of
cigar store of J. Loftus, 1221 N.
Clark st. Four arrested.
Harry Dickinson, 876 Wells
st., employe of freight depart
ment, Chicago- & Northwestern,
dropped dead while -visiting Mrs.
E. C. Kellogg, 620 N. Clark st.
Prusumably heart disease.
Andrew G. Ohs, 507 N. 51st st,
run down and killed at Southport
and Belmont aves. by auto driven
by Charles McNichols, foreman
for Washington Construction Co.
Michael Vlahos, 119 W. Illi
nois stv xua down.aad injured a
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