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Frank Peach, contractor, Ham-
mond, Ind., probably fatally injured
and three other men badly hurt when
auto turned turtle near Crown Point,
James Vetek, laborer, 5518 S. Oak
ley av., suicide. Gas.
Fred Frisberg, Aurora, died from
heat while riding on Chicago, Mil
waukee & St Paul train.
Jonathan Mayo Crane, 30 years
a Chicago newspaper man, died yes
terday, Thirteen people bitten by dogs yes
terday. Mrs. John Fleiach, 9017 Green Bay
av., threw 9-months'-old baby into
Lake Calumet and was about to
throw other child and herself in when
stopped by policeman.. ,
Mrs. B. F. Roller, wife of westler,
4416 Michigan av., fined $20 and
costs for auto speeding.
Charles Nowlan, postoffice clerk,
injured by street car at N. State st
and Chicago av. and later kidnaped
by car company ambulance.
Ottila Banaline, 5, 11349 Fulton
av., West Pullman, died after eating
candy. Two little girls ill from same
Thomas Karston, 134 N. Clark st.,
seriously injured when wall at 1245
N. Clark st. fell on him.
John B. Sears being sued -for di
vorce by Mrs. Jessie Anderson Sears,
said wife frequently was drunk.
Fire of mysterious origin caused
$60,000 damage to Oakley building,
141 to 149 W. Madison st
Two men stood on shore and
watched Willie Gaines, 8, drown in
breakwater at Gage's Pier, Wilmette,
without offering aid.
Judge Scully fined George Brown,
5030 Calumet av., $100 and costs for
flirting.with Viola Burns, 19, 5138 In
Anthony Defoggio, 1216 W. Harri
son st, smothered to death when
sewer in front of 3010 Lake Park
av. caved in on him.
John Danies, self-confessed fire
hug, .expected, to bare secrets of al
leged arson trust when he takes
stand in Judge Burke's court
The Building Trades Council is
planning a big Labor Day demon
stration at Riverview Park.
Prof. G. Paul Goode, former mem
ber of harbor commission, says Chi
cago must improve harbor condi
tions or lose shipping.
EIGHTY GIRLS DELIBERATELY
BURNED TO DEATH
St. Petersburg, June 19. Believed
to have been enraged by the tactics of
the sugar planters in importing cheap
woman labor, villagers of the Piriatin.
sugar beet district deliberately set
fire to a building where eighty girls
were sleeping, and burned them to
death, according to a dispatch from
The doors were barricaded and the
women had no chance to escape.
Their frantic shrieks and prayers as
they beat on the doors and windows
could be heard above the roaring of
Much cheap labor has been im
ported into this district of late, and
it is supposed that the men who set
fire to the building, which was a
dormitory occupied by women, chose
this method of revenge.
ON THE TROLLEY
"Your fare,Miss,"ithe conductor said.
Then blushes to her came.
"Tee! Hee!" she laughed,
" 'Twas just last night
That Harry sajd the same,"
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