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Mrs. H. A. Hodges, 3751 Lake Park
av., lost $10. Blames students seek
Vandals smashed windows and
$160 lamp shades in store of Sam
son & Co., 28 W. Lake. Labor trou
4 Philip Dauhkin, 1455 S.Sangamon,
told police Tie had been robbed by two
men. Dejtectives found purse with
money near scene of robbery.
Gustave Schultz, 1317 S. Spring
field av., suicide. Rope. Ill health.
John H. Carson, 3344 Prairie av.,
dead from poison. Told mother
woman had put dope in beer. Police
Mrs. Mattie Righert, 23, 5522 S.
Halsted, tried suicide, according tto
police report. Will recover. Blamed
quarrel with husband.
Ceo. Schneider, 5237 Indiana av.,
janitor, arrested by Detective Edward
Riley when he claimed reward for
diamond reported stolen.
Henry Pfoertner, 2910 Princeton,
av., held up by two men in his bak
ery shop. Resisted. Shot three
times. May die. Men escaped.
New night court to open in city
hall tonight. Immediate trial, no
"overnight" bonds needed, benefits of
Samuel Jacobson. 1324 W. 12th,
chased by crowd into store at 1301
W. 12th. Rescued by police. Would
not tell cause of disturbance.
John McCarthy, self-styled "mid
dleweight champion" wrestler, miss
ing. So is Edward Ryan's $2,500 vio
lin and several hundred dollars, ac
cording to police.
Policemen answering report that
man was beating wife at 109 'S. Kar
lov av., found Paul Mullendorf, and
wife, newlyweds. Joke of friends,
Riverside M. E .church celebrated
20th anniversary with special serv
Con Coleman, 127 E. Ohio, left Pas
Savant hospital to get "good meal" ,
while under treatment for pneu
monia. Refused to return until meal
Frank Phelps, 6636 Maryland av.,
cashier for loan concern, missing.
Partner of business says $1,000 is
Inquest today over body of Edward
J. LeBlanc, suicide at Inter-Ocean
hotel, may determine cause of act
Love affair blamed.
Peter Zeutschel, 19, Wilmette, ar
rested after trip over country with
father's money and girls. In boy's
Hubbard Memorial Presbyterian
church, 2524 S. Lawndale av., dedi
cated Sunday afternoon. Over 11,000
"Flying squadron" of anti-liquor
men to start mass meetings in First
Regiment armory beginning Friday
afternoon. Invite "wets" to hear ar
guments. Joseph Halligan, detective sergeant
W. Pullman station, wrenched back
and side in fall to icy sidewalk.
r Fire in basement of apartment
building at 2100 W. 22d, drove 11
families from homes. Damage near
MAN HELD AS BLACKMAILER
J. K. Melton, alias Robert Milton,
is being held by the Chicago police
for an alleged attempt to blackmail
H. A. Guess, consulting engineer and
an official of the Guggenheim mine
interests.. . '
Melton is said to have been a
strikebreaker formerly employed by
this concern. It is claimed he wrote
a letter to Guess threatening to kill
him and his family if $1,740 was not
mail to him (Melton) by special de
livery, care general delivery, Chicago.
The letter blamed Guess for the loss
of Melton's position. A decoy letter
was mailed and Melton arrested.
Mrs. Jean Van Vlissingen declares
chorus girls will discard tights in
1916s We thought they already had,