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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 30, 1912, Image 6

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injured in 1911, according to the
annual report issued yesterday. "
There were 30 citizens killed
and 104 injured. ,
Eighty-three persons in peril
were rescued by firemen. The de
partment during the year re
sponded to 12,600 alarms and the
numbers, of actual fires exceeded
9,150. ,
The value of property involved
was $-121; 156,470, and the loss for
the' year $3,864, 123. Total fire in
surance was $80,653,116.
Louis Timm, 39, 9237 Lexing
ton ave., engineer, shot and prob
ably fatally wounded his wife
Marie when she refused to live
with him, after a separation of
two weeks. J
Shooting occurredin the home
of Mrs. Timm's friends, 6319 Cot--tage
Grove ave. , Washington
Park hospital. May die.
George Burns and John Finn,
LaCrosse farmers, ordered 25
cent meal at Fred Buchbinder's
restaurant, 734 W. VanBuren st.
After they waited 20 minutes for
the meal they left.
Buchbinder had them arrested.
Judge Going discharged them,
saying it was too long to wait for
25 cent meal.
Ralph Kockstro, 14,-1857 W.
13th st.i James Handley, 10, 1905
W.- 13th st, and Edward Dough
erty, 15, 1911 W. 13th st., will
probably die, and Roy Blondin,
13, 1842 W. 13th st, seriously in
jured from explosion of tar
Tar wagon belonged to the
uarrett Koonng Co., and was
r Landing Jn an alley, between
Hastings and 13th sts and Wood
and Lincoln sts. Cause of the
fire unknown.
Wra. A. Bass, peddler, roomed
at the home of George Schocke
3710 Cottage Grove-.ave. Mrsi
Schocke cpmplained to her hus
band that Bass insisted on frit;
suiting her every time he passed;
her. t
Last night Bass came home and
was met at the door by Schocke-
who told him to move. Quarrq.
followed. Bass is dead. Schocke
arrested. He pleads the "unwrit
ten law."
William Hanke, 820 HarnKn,
ave., struck by auto truck driven
by Albert Archibald while riding,
his motorcycle at St. Louis ave."
and Fldurney st. Seriously in';
jured. County hospital.
Alex Green, 52, 1020 N. Lawn- -dale
ave., iron worker, crushed by?
derrick on the tenth floor of the?
New Crane bldg., Eldridge court:
and Michigan ave.
Elbridge Hanecy, attorney?
forced to take out permit to build .
shed on'his property, 1246 N.J
Clarjc st
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Lions as Watch Dogs.
A Rhodesian. farmer is reported
to have trained two African lions
to protect his premises. They act
as night patrols and are keenly
alert to every sound. For a con
siderable time he 'had employed
dogs, but there were invariably
poisoned. He tried the experi
ment with lions as, the result of2
his knowledge that the "king of
the forest" will not touch pois
oned food.

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