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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 15, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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Zoline, "had such ah effect on coun
sel for the defendants during the
trial that they did not dare even to
nse to take an exception.
"Judge Anderson during the trial
frequently consulted with the at
torney for the Erectors' Association
and heard suggestions from him pri
vately in the absence of the defend
ants and their counsel."
Zoline has sent a mass of evidence
with .whiqh to sustain his charges.
'PHONE GIRL'S NERVE HELPED
OUT IN BIG FIRE
The, remarkable coolness of a tele
' phone girl who struck to her post
and. called every guest in the hotel
although she was drenched with
water probably saved many lives in
a fire that broke out at the Hotel
Mayer, 12th st. and Wabash avv last
evening.
A passer-by saw smoke ' coming
from room 607 and. ran into, the hotel
lobby to sound the warning, Miss
Hattie Halt, the telephone girl, was
on duty. All the others in the lobby
Ijecame excited. The girl calmed
them. ' ' i
Then she turned to her switch
board and called the fire department
After that she called every room in
the hotel, although the dense smoke
fthat floated down into the lobby
choked her and the water from the
firemen's hoses felt like a Turkish
bath, Every one was saved..
The fire started in room 607 when
tle wind bleyl a lace curtain across
the gas jet. ' Loss estimated at $40,-000.
MAN FOUND SHOT TO DEATH
rWith a.bullet wound in his chest,
anidentified man, evidently a for
eigner, was found dead in Laflin st,
between 44th and 45th sis. early to
day. A revolver lay 20 feet from
the body. The police "have riot de
termined whether the revolver victim
was mdrdefed or committed suicide.
THREE MEN TAKE ANOTHER
' "LITTLE ITALY" VICTIM
They "got" another victim jn the
Italian colony on the West Side at"
midnight. Louis Milane, wealthy
grocer, 1104 W. Taylor St., was shot
and killed by three assassins who
crouched in ambush for him in front
of 745 De Koven st, just a short
space from Halsted sL 5.
Milane was still living when pass
erbys picked him up. He died later, .
as all the other victims of "Little
Italy," with, the secret of the shooting
in his hear,t, t
Three bullets were fired into his
body. As .the last shot flamed forth
three men, with smoking' revolvers,
turned andran from the side of the
victim east on Taylor st.
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SEEING AHEAD '
"So Jessie is going to marry a
young oqulist? Is he wealthy?"
"Nt how, but there's sonie money
in sight for him,"
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