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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sam Smith, escaped prisoner from
Bloomington, M., jail last summer,
captured in Madison st. rooming
Charles Mayo, --60, chemist, sui
cided with revolver uTofflces of Cen
tral Asbestos & Magnesia Co., 25 W.
Kinzie. Called "man of mystery."
James Lynott, conductor on Mil
waukee av. car, beaten and robbed
Jennie Kruk, 12, 1618 Centennial
St., shot and killed in New Year (rev
sling. John Sheehan, 324 S. Sacramento
blvd., shot in mouth with stray bul
let. Teeth knocked out.
Law and Order league found sev
eral saloons wide open after 1
o'clock New Year's eve.
Sam and Mary Pasarella, 9 and 11,
shot and seriously wounded by same
bullet while playing near home, 1835
Mrs. Mary Kresnopolski, 1009 E.
90th, killed by I. C. switch engine
while picking up coal from tracks.
4 children left destitute. Father in
sane. Mrs. Honora Foley, 4151 W. Con
gress, died yesterday at age of 106
Two men arrested by police last
night when detectives heard clock
strike in pocket of one of them. Had
robbed home of A. Barasini, 203 S.
Peoria st ,
Safe in office of Randolph st. sta
tion of L C. railroad wrecked by safe
blowers. Men scared away by, ex
plosion. Frank Comerford, att'y, fractured
right leg in fall on icy sidewalk.
Three men arrested on III. Central
suburban train. Arguing over cor
rectness of their watches. Conductor
Edith Hinz, director of dances at
Hotel Blackstone, to give lessons in
latest dances to Joliet women con
victs every other week. Is old friend
of Mary Fuller, women's warden.
Henry Perlberg, 844 Wolfram,
asked police to search for son, who
disappeared .from home. $300 also
Clubrooms of Central Eleanor club
opened on 18th floor of Stevens
Wife of Mathias Hplz, Evanston
barber, arrived him with son born in
Europe. "Warbound" 4 months.
James St. Clair, 55, 7827 Grove av.,
hit by street car at 59th and Grove av.
Peter Widowich, 9423 Ewing av.,
died. Toes frostbitten. Blood poison
W. H. Brown, negro, 3212 S. Wa
bash av., burned to death. Tried to
thaw frozen water pipes in basement
with gasoline torch. Torch burst.
Fred Hernsdorfer, 4354 Montrose
blvd., held up by 2 men on way to
see girl. Took lavalliere intended as
present and $20 and watch.
Mrs. Patrick Foley, Ashland av. and
Huron, dead. Was 97 Father lived to
John Patti, grocer, 233 W. Ontario,
told police friends of man who mur
dered his brother want to kidnap sis
ter. Asked protection.
Seven men arrested in vacant
house at 542 W. 42d. Had raided
butcher shop. Were cooking spoils.
William McGuire, policeman for 32
years, retired yesterday. To go to
home at Palm Beach, Fla. Wealthiest
man on force.
R. F. Cummings, of board of trade,
died at home, 5135 Dorchester av.,
Lillian Conybear, 124 W. 65th,
swallowed poison in suicide attempt.
Found by relatives. Saved.
Joseph Caciak, 4, 5043 S. Win
chester av., fell into tub of hot water.
Frank Elker, 2841 S. 5th av., died in
drug store at 51st and Cottage Grove
av. Heart disease blamed.
George Moyatt, 54 W. Ohio, being
sought by police on complaint of