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Dr. Anna E. Blount denounces
Roosevelt's statement on woman
suffrage as "tepid." "Tepid!"
Ye gods! And applied-to Theo
Joseph Vacek, jr., 17, found
guilty of murder of his father,
sentenced to 25 years in peni
tentiary. Young Vacek said his
father had offered him money to
Kill his mother, and he then wait
ed until his father was asleep and
'Peter J. Crot, jr., son of a West
Side politician, and Miss Kather
ine Murphy were married last
night in Kenosha. Two ran
away yesterday morning, and
were so busy trying to get mar
ried they forgot to leat. Bride
fainted from hunger at final vow.
On pretext of using telephone,
man entered home of Mrs. Helen
Schaub, 60 W. 75th street, point
ed revolver at her, and escaped
with $12.50 and $100 worth of
Firemen, at risk of their lives,
extinguished fire in motor car on
Ravenswood branch of North
western "L". Service on road tied
up an hour when current was
shut off. Damage, $5,000
Abraham Perman, 1839 Thom
as, and B. Murabchick, 1838 N.
Wood, arrested, charged ,with
swindling three people. Toldtheir
alleged victims they could put
dollar bill in machine and make
two come out. Victims kicked
when "packages" given them
were found to contain wrapping
paper dpne up in a real bill
Thomas Raftery, 4303 Union
ave., struck and killed by auto at
S. Halsted and Grand Trunlc
tracks. Harry Wright, 6356 S.
Peoria, driver, arrested, and held
pending coroner's verdict.
Dishwashers, at meeting last
night, declared some of them re
ceived only 75 cents for 12-hour
day. Organized, and will demand
10-hour day, 20 per cent wage in
crease and 'better treatment.
City is now experimenting with
an ash sprinkler to make slippery
streets safe for horses. Why
doesn't some one get the brilliant
idea of cleaning the streets?
Mrs. Nellie Prince, believed to
have been implicated, in the Isaac
Kaufman residence in Pittsburgh,
released yesterday when arraign
ed at Clark street station.
Harry Gilmore, who testified
that he had been unduly intimate
with Mrs. Rena B. Morrow, in
dicted for the murder of her hus
band, sued for $750 by Miss Har
riet Gruger of Danville. Said she
had given him the money after
promising to become his wife.
Bandit tried to hold up Flor
ence Anderson, 16, in her father's
store at 5914 S. Morgan street.
Miss Anderson responded with a
.right to the jaw and the robber
Louis Richards, Streator, 111.,
who was struck by a street car
Thursday night, died at St.
Michigan students assumed the
roles of stokers when firemen
struck. But don't get elated, the
blisters will keep them out of
school for at least three weeks.