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WHAT HAPPENED.! CHICAGO TODAY
Tw,enty-four hours from.mid
nighVtonight the bells will begin
to toll the year 1912
Reserved your-table yet? Well,
you can get your foot on the rail,
Mrs. .Royal C. Curtis, 1719
North Park ave., is suing Mrs.
Delia C. Matthews for $30,000 for
alienation of her husband's affec
tions. "A handsome husbandls a
bad investment," says Mrs. Cur
tis. . i
Mayor Harrison has , set. Feb.
1 as time limit for report of har
bor and subway committee on
valuation of "L" .railroad prop
erties. - Policeman Charles E. Jackson,
Chicago, ave. station, threatened
with death "because of his activity
in making arrests in Italian col
ony. Jacksdn has been assigned
to another post,- ' u'
. Trial' of Inspector .Wheeler,
Gapt. Ha'rding and Lieuts. Prim,
Keleher and Enright continued
until Tuesday. Threats against
civil service investigators have
caused Chief McWeeney to detail
detectives to guard' them.
Sam Clark, colored, arrested,
charged with attempted robbery
of room in Warren hotel, 1141 S.
Tablet bearing name of each
victim of Iroquois theater fire un
veiled this afternoon at'Iroquois
". Attorney Francis J. Callahan
today safd that Dr. Harry Elgin
Webster, would not plead eiiiltv
Uo the murder of his third wife,
ocsiiejvent, at ms trial, Jan. lb.
Mell Fi. Spurr, 3033 W. Madi
son street, .fined $100 today for
kissing Miss" Holrnet,' 3f08 W.
Lake street. Spurr is married.
Inspector Huritf will be made
chief of detectives, when other
inspectors are"reduced to grade
o'f captain, January 1, following
refusal of council to make appro
priation for inspector's salaries.
Herman Haas, who stole $100,
000 from Corn "Exchange Na
tional bank of Chicago, of which
he was auditor, was killed today
in rockslide in prison quarries at
Joliet, where he was serving six
year sentence. Haas absconded
in winter of 1904.
Police are still hunting for
John Willard, 65, 1053 Cornelia
ave., who has "been missing from
his home since Dec, 8. i
Mary Crosetto, 15, of Novin
geer, Mo., says she believes that
the police can get information as
to Violet Buehler's whereabouts
from Miss Pearl McCord of Mad
Nicholas Bunborski, Fry St.,
was arrested early today for ad
vance celebrating' of 'New Year's
by firinga revolver at West Di-