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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Robber touched Samuel Bar
riett, in his drug store, 1922 W.
Taylor st., for $15 .
Two men attempted to hold up
grocery of H, J. Giess'ler, 6001 S.
Carpenter st. He yelled for help.
, Loot worth $500 taken from
Morris Feldman's tailor shop, 623
N. State st.
Auto" containing two men and
two well-dressed women struck'
lamp post at W. Jackson and S.
Oakley blvds. No one hurt. Re
fused to give names. Machine
James Sherin, 17, arrested on
suspicion of being one of those
who held up Jacob Goldman in his
cigar store Sunday. '
Three masked men entered res
taurant of James Durkin, 16 N.
40th av. Several shots fired. Es
caped withoutjGot. No one hurt
Two elevated trains crashed at
Fifth av. and Washington st 1QQ
passengers in panic. More than a
dozen slightly hurt
Walter Voight, 21, member of
life-saving corps, dead. Appendi
citis. Carmelia Scherale, 20, 628 W.
25th st, struck- by car. Slightly
"If money spent here for use
less presents during the holiday
season was diverted to the poor
and unfortunate, there would be
joy in 'every home on Christmas
morning." President A. A. Mc
Cormick of the County Board.
Harry West, 70, 27 W. Indiana
ave, Civil war vet, froze to
death. Too proud to beg; too
honest to steal.
B. & O. Ry. bridge at S. Chica
go caught fire today. Small loss.
H. P. Roe, only male U. of C.
senior unable to raise mustache.
Students threw him into a cold
swimming tank. Warrants out
for 12 classmates.
Barn of Engle Schrank, 2030
W. Division st, destroyed by fire.
46 horses of W. Wolf ( suffocated.,
$100 loss in barn.
Bomb exploded on third floor
rear porch of W. D. Troutman,
3823-25 Wilcox av. J. L. Rey
nolds, 2nd., small damage. Be
Ijeved spite work.
James Helder,.10, 1210 W. 63r&
st, stole ride on Center av. work
car. Fell. Killed. .
Ben Segall re-elected com--mander
of W. S. Hancock post of
Illinois G, A. R.
W. T. Ward and E. C. Rankin,
examiners for Dept of Justice,
finished investigation of condi-1
tions in U. S. v marshal's office.
Ann Davies, local actress, and
Herman Myers, 30, Milwaukee,
married at New Castle, Del.
District Attorney J. H. Wilker
son will probably ask indictment
six high officials of N. Y. C. Ry,:
O'Gara Coal Co. rebate case.
35 union billposters fired by '
down-town theaters to cut ex
17 commanding officers of po
lice department met to discuss
forming of an organization of