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CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
John Berquist, 50, of 710 Madi
son street, Evanston, was found
asphyxiated by gas today in his
home. He had been ill but death
is Relieved to be accidental.
Bert Zelensky, 22, was sentenc
ed to the U. S. penitentiary at
Leavenworth, Kas., for five years
for violating the Mann White
Women escorts will be provid
ed for girls and children, will riot
be arrested and taken to station
in patrol by uniformed policemen
are the instructions given the pro
bation officers today by the Ju
Maj. H. B. Hersey of the Mil
waukee weather office will take
charge of the Chicago office dur
ing the absence of Prof. Henry J.
Cox who will leave for Washing
ton, to take charge of the central
office of the weather bureau dur
ing the month of February'.
Anton Majjra, Italian grocer,
Milton -ave., has asked the police
to search for his son Antonio, 13,
who disappeared while on the
way to Church Sunday morning.
Father being rich, fears that he
has been kidnaped -for ransom.
"Beer," its production, both
past and present is what F. B.
Siebel will speak on tonight be
fore the North Side Physicians'
club, at the Red Star inn.
W. Holmes, SO, West 21st
place, was knocked down and se
riously injured last night by an
auto. The driver took Holmes to
hospital but left without giving
Card bearing the name of J. H.
Bull was the only identification
found on a man' who was knock
ed down and received a fractured
skull last night by a Center aye. ,
car.. St. Luke's hospital. c
Following a break in an am
monia pipe in the basement of the;
Hotel Metropole, East 23d St.,"
two hundred and fifty guests
were routed out of their rooms1
shortly before midnight last
Fire which started in the base
ment of 10753 Bensley st. from an
overheated stove drove more than
a score of roomers out into the"
street. The building was destroy-
ed, together with its contents.
Loss is estimated at $3,000.
Former Mayor Dunne's can
didacy for the Democratic nomin
ation for governor received a
boost today when Mayor Harri
son announced that John E. Trae
ger, city comptroller, has refused
tb run. Several Harrison clubss
have already indorsed the candid
acy of Dunne.
No session of' the packers' trial
this morning, adjournment bep
ing due to death of Mrs. A. HI
Veeder, wife of general attorney
for the packers. Hearing re
sumed this afternoon.
Capt William P. Clancy, 35tF
street precinct, former inspector
in charge of Hyde Park district,
embracing stock yards, today pre-'
sented his resignation from force
to Chief McWeeny. Acceptedto
take effect Feb. 1. v I
Clancy says he will run for con
gress from the stockyards dis
trict, where Jim O'Leary, "alleg"