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bership of 12, and expects to
raise desired number at meeting
Sunday afternoon in Hotel La
George Harris, proprietor of
poolroom at 426 N. State, fined
$25' and costs for conducting
handbook in his place.
Jacob Stein, teaming contrac
tor, 1123 W. 14th street, .arrest
ed yesterday on complaint that
he had passed fraudulent checks
to the amount of $745 on -two
A.S. Reninger, arrested after
sending three threatening letters
to G. M". Reynolds, president of
Continental and Commercial Na
tional bank, demanding $1,000,
indicted by federal grand jury.
William Johnson, 1,75 W. 30th
street, arrested last night after
exchanging shots with detective
from Hyde Park station. Held
as suspicious character.
Frank Baker arrested on "gen
eral principles." Released by
Judge Scully, who gave him a
' .dollar. These policemen arrest a
man just because he is poor. It is
no crime to be poor," said the
Thanks, Judge. We will now
-dip into our immunity bath.
Abraham Lincoln never said
half the queer things connected
with the name, but always "stood
for them," according to Alexan
der Chapin at the Forty club.
And the "queerest" xf all is the
Lincoln-Lorimer League. It is a
question whether he would
"stand for" that.
The government, at a sale at
the United Appraisers' Stores
building, place'd 2,-266- glass eyes
on sale. The police department
misse-i-a great chance.
Two robbers held up proprie
tor of restaurant at 1220 S. Wa
bash last night and took $8' from
Frank H. Harvey, employe of
Nelson Morris Co., dropped dea(d
while investigating conditions at
icehouses of company at Fox
Judging from the testimony in
the federal court in the packers'
trial, the memories of a number
of employes long ago "passed
It is rumored that the chorus
of the Chicago Granjl Opera
company is planning a strike be
cause of money difficulties. Sort
of striking a high note, as it were.
Stock of W. E. Levinson's drug
store, 1958 W. Jackson Blvd. de
stroyed by an explosion amqng
chemicals. Building wrecked.
Horse burned to death in fire
which started in the Lincoln meat
market smokehouse, and spread
to an adjoining barn, at 3023 Lin
coln ave. Cause of fire unknown.
Despondent over ill health, Mrs
W. P. Black, 27, is believed to
have committed suicide. Found
dead in a gas filled room in her
apartment at the Gerald building,
26th and S. State streets.
Patrick Murphy, deserter from
the navy, and Harry Patterson,
alias Harry Hammond, arrested
for carry concealed weapons. De
tectives noticed a peculiar like
ness in the way Murphy tied his t
shoe strings and the way that the
proprietor of a Greek, candy store