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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
i "Good morning, boys!"
Samuel Morris, 1423 S. State,
died today in St. Luke's hospital
of fractured skull. Was found
unconscious in vacant lot near his
Pleas are being made at Spring
field before the board of pardons
for clemency in cases of Frank
and Ewald Shiblawski and Thos.
Schultz and Philip Sommerling,
condemned to die Friday for the
murderof Fred Guelzow, a truck
gardener, whom the men 'beat and
stabbed to death.
Supreme court allowed peti
tion of James J. Kelly, Demo
cratic candidate for state's attor
ney of Cook county, to man
damus election commissioners of
Chicago and Cicero, to compel
them to print his name at the
head of the Democratic candi
dates on the primary ballot.
Writ of habeas corpus granted
by supreme court for Benjamin
Miller, who has served 7 years of
life sentence for murder. Rela
tives allege he was convicted of
murder in Cook county on indict
ment returned by illegally con
stituted grand jury.
Body ofv George Hawksley,
head of manufacturing concern
of Aurora, HI., found hanging
from rafter in attic of his sum
mer home at Mill Creek Park,
north of Aurora, today. Thought
to have committed suicide while
despondent over financial affairs.
John Canavan, 2621 Hampden
court, seriously.injured on Clark
street car. Hurried to Alexian
Brothers' hospital, and police not
notified until three hours later.
Packey McFarland and Eddie
Murphy of Boston meet tonight
at South Bend in a ten-round go.
The stockyards pride is a 10 to 7,
choice, the wise ones believing
his cleverness will give him the
decision in the limited bout.
William A. Mason, head of.
the closed Wilson avenue bank,
is in critical condition in a North
Side sanitarium. His books are
said to be in bad shape, and can
not be adjusted until he recovers.
Attempt will be made to serve
summons on him in bankruptcy
Mock Chun shot through the
head in store at 549 S. Clark
street by one of four Chinamen
who entered place. Chun told
police Neg Hong, member of On
Leong tong, killed him. Suspect
arrested, but refuses to give
name. Chun belonged to Hip
Two bandits raided Oak Park
"L" station at 52d street early to
day, held up agent and escaped
with $20. Tore 'phone from
wall so he could not give alarm.
Salvatore Scaccia sentenced to
4 years and 4 months in Leaven
worth penitentiary by Judge Lan
dis for sending threatening letter
to Salvatore Battylia.
President Bartzen of county
board led grand march at Dun
ning last night. Also presided at
meeting of county commissioners
These two items are put to
gether merely because they con
cern Bartzen, though there may