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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO Sunrise, 7:09; sunset, 4:56. Alfred Pearson, 226 S. Peoria, dead. Fell on. icy walk. Fractured skulL John Small, Jefferson and Canal port av., dead. Cnisiied'while coup ling engine, Grand Central station. John Kosmala, 2327 W. 12th, died of bullet wound. John Czarnecki, 2029 W. 17th, said he shot him, be lieving he was going to be shot. Under arrest. Branch reading room of public li brary to be established in Edison Park, five miles from car line. Mrs. Katherine Meetie, 1733 N. Kilpatrick av., badly hurt by street car. Gertrude Thompsos, 3424 Schubert av., dead. Dressed in front of gas stove. Clothing caught fire. Rudolph Seifert, 5407 Belmont av., locked up on arson charge. Home, 936 Concord pi., burned. Insured for $1,900. Michigan Sugar Co., Saginaw, asked bureau of immigration to help them get 6,000 workers for sugar sea son. Amos Bramhall, 406 S. State, paint er, fell from 4th floor, Tremont hotel Will recover. County board considering offer of Ailing Construction Co. to settle $750,000 claim against county on Oak Forest infirmary contract for $185,000. Mrs. Louise Becker, 65 Schiller, charges son, Otto Schinker, with stealing jewelry worth $390. Wm. Olson, 3328 N. Clark, told by 3 young men to hold up hands. Grabbed one, others fled. Released prisoner when others began firing from dis- Jos. Capidania, 936 Cambridge av., dead. Said to have ben shot by Vin cenzo Sciarabia, 1102 Cambridge av., who is in hospital from bullet wound delivered by Capidania. Wm. D. Bangs of law firm of Me chem, Bangs & Harper, chosen sec retary of Municipal Votels league. "Uncle Jo" Whitehead, 515 W. Su perior, 114 years old, and wife, 88, taken to poorhouse. Both were negro slaves before war. Refused to ac cept Lincoln's emancipation. Fought for south. Hearst's Examiner had "heroine" story yesterday about Mrs. Margaret Cooley, 2101 Hudson av. Told of her being thrown from police-chased auto. Policeman Revere said she waa just drunk and fell on street Fined $5. Rob't Pangan, 19 W. Erie, ate $3.65 worth in Wm. Doris' restaurant, 638 N. State. Refused to pay. Arrested. Fned $25. Boys found body of unknown man in bushes, Gary. Murder. 15 new affidavits filed in behalfof new trial for C. B. Munday, under sentence of 5 years for violating the banking laws. Haroldine, 16, daughter of Mrs. Emma Artist, 531 E. 87th, matron at S. Chicago police station, missing since Saturday. Albert Brown, 5934 S. Paulina, tel ler West Side Trust and Savings bank, Halsted and 12th, arrested on charge of embezzling $300. C. T. Mellon, private detective, affinity of Mrs. Anna Matters, con fessed he and Mrs. Matters conspired to get spurious baby to let it inherit estate of late Fred Matters. H. K. Bolton home, 1411 N. State pkwy, robbed Christmas eve of $2,000 in jewels. Robbery not made public till today. Louis Victor, 1108 W. 61st, dia mond broker, was taking $1,600 in diamonds to purchaser. Robbed at alley entrance of gems and $180 in cash. Pioneer Paper Stock 'Co. bldg., 6 stories, 438-48 W. Ohio, partly de stroyed by fire. ' o o- Peoria, III. Norman Cray, police man, shot and killed by bandit he had captured. - '