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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Dr. Harry Elgin Webster, self-
ton flyer from Chicago to St.
Louis jumped track at Dellwood
Park, near Joliet, last night. Pas
sengers shaken and bruised. ,
Heating apparatus in Evanston
"L" train burst, and women oc
cupants forced to ride in "smok-
er." -All men stopped smoking.
Hint to Lucy Page Gaston and
the motormen who want smok
ing stopped. Let a woman stand
on front platform of surface cars.
Martin B. ("Skinny") Madden
paid $382, amount he was behind
in alimony to wife, into Judge
Scanlan's court. Court had an
nounced he would have sent Mad
den to jail except for representa
tions that latter was seriously ilL
Robert F. McDonald, arrested
on complaint of wife, with whom
he was walking on W. Monroe
street. She said he was going, to
desert her. Qn way to station
McDonald stopped in bank and
changed account of $1,292 from
his name to his wife's.
Amanda Brenker, second wife
of Rev. John Horton, former
Congregationalist minister, who
was indicted Tuesday for bigamy
at Joliet, also held to grand jury
on charge" of "marrying a bigan
That looks funny. He wasnt
a bigamist until after she marr
ried him. Figure it out.
Saul Alberti, member of fac
ulty Chicago Musical College, ac?
ciden tally, shot in "both legs when
George Ade Davis, assistant
manager of Studebaker theater,
dropped revolver he was' exhibit-
confessed murderer of his biga
mous wife, Bessie Kent, today
emphatically denied the state
ment given out by his attorneys
that he would plead guilty ofi
murder tomorrow. Webster says
he will never plead guilty.
Mrs. Valeska Brand, 634 W.
Division, overcome by gas and re
moved to hospital. Slight chance
of recovery. Husband had light
ed gas, which went out while she"
Samuel Zito, 1005 Townsend
street, struck and injured by east
bound Chicago ave. car at Town
serid street today.
Miss Hazel Hogan, who refus
ed to testify against Drl Irvine
Sissirtger and three other men,
charged with robbing her, is still
in jaU for contempt of court.'
Gov. Judson Harmon o Ohio
'and his residential boomlet
reached the city today. Gov! Har-,
mon made a speech .at; the Iro
quois club, but the boomlet was
very quiet. He said Illinois
needed some Ohio brand of legis
lation. The administration of Lieut.
Wheeler and his four aids on the
South Side was praised today by
ministers and Aid. Tearney and.
Coroner Hoffman, testifying be
fore the Civil Service commission.'
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
suburban train bumped Pennsyl
vania train in Union station to
day, 'cutting and bruising, score
of .passengers. No serious injuries.
Three coaeesjChifcago. Alr iogip friends jntsjdoon. tlnjuries,