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vho is hearing the case, stirred
he city. The belief that the
strikers had nothing whatever to
do with the dynamite is growing.
The Arlington mills, largest in
the city, closed down altogether
today because workers could not
be secured. The owners are will
ing to arbitrate.
OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
William E. Weber, auditor for
the National Packing Co., con
tinued to suffer from loss of mem
ory in the trial of the' packers to
day. He identified and explained
some of the company's records.
None pf the defendants were in
court until half an hour after the
session began, when Thomas J.
Conners of Armour & Co.,
dropped in casually.
Frank Meyers, sailor, bitten on
hand and robbed of $6 when he
resisted hold-up on North Side
John Colonrh, a Bulgarian,
weighing 250 pounds, "started
something" jn Judge Caverly's
court today, when he" attacked
and beat two' men who had him
arrested for disorderly conduct.
Then struck a policeman, and was
not subdued until four more offi
cers grabbed him.
The Progressive Women's club
will give a gypsy masquerade ball
Saturday night in Douglas Park
Auditorium, the proceeds to be
given to the Women's Trade
Two horses burned to death
and property valued at $2,000 de
stroyed by fire in barn of Michael
Brow,n, Carpenter and Huron
streets, early toda.
Guests of York hotel, 33rd and
nWabash, fled'in panic this morn
ing when fire which attacked the
place did $35,000 damage. Peo
ple on upper floors forced to climb
down fire escapes, as elevator was
out of commission. Lives of
firemen endangered by falling
Leak in gas main underlying
45th ave., between 12th and 16th
streets threatened residents with
danger from explosion and as
phyxiation. Number of people
abandoned their homes and
sought shelter elsewhere.
Dr. Harry Elgin Webster, sen
tenced to life imprisonment for
the murder of his wife, was taken
to the penitentiary to begin his
Samuel Hoyt, 3636 W. 63rd
place, teamster, killed by Grand
Trunk train, while crossing the
tracks at W. 61st street.
Contract for feeding and lodg- '
ing jurors will be given to Alex
andria hotel, 542 Rush street. ,
Judge Robinson of Oquawka,
111., sitting in the municipal court
decided yesterday that where a
man is given a stated salary each
year he is not entitled to extra
pay, for overtime.
Man posing as telephone com
pany employe entered home of E.
C. Dodge, 65 E. 44th street, and
stole purse'containing $2.
Joseph L. Kenyon, chief of the
12th battalion, injured Sunday