NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Los Angeles. Abe""is a prohibit
Well, we told you not to take
Woodrow Wlison was de
nounced at the b'anquet of the
Harvard Club of Chicago as an
enemy of college -fraternities.
This is our idea of the ultimate
in nothing to denounce about.
Pretty soon some one will de
nounce him as an enemy of bob
French Ambassador Jusserand,
speaking before the Union Lea
gue club, said the reason France
aided America against the Brit
ish, but love of the American
That was before there was a
United States senate.
Roger Sullivan has file'd libel
suit for $25,000 against the Chi
cago American and Examiner,
naming W. R. Hearst and his
man Friday, Andrew W. Lawr
ence. Suit was filed in Peoria,
and Sullivan's attorney says he
will begin similar proceedings in
every county in the state.
Chicago City Railways Co.
promises new cars will have
"comfortable standing room for
What in the name of plush
lined automobiles'is "comfortable
After speaking impolitely of
judges, T. R. was not foolish
enough to come out for recall of
baseball umpires. We'd fire the
ump every time the home team
Abe Attell, featheweight cham
pion, and Johnny Kilbane. will go
twenty rounds this afternoon at
tive favorite over his opponent.
Harry Mclntyre, negro, arrest
ed outside Judge Cutting's court
room in the county building, aft
er he is alleged to have threaten
ed the lives of the judge, his clerk
and two lawyers. Enraged be
cause his wife was not appointed
administratrix of an estate. Arm
ed with a knife. '
Call out the resrves. Muster
the militia. Trouble is brewing.
The Chicago Whist League open
ed its annual midwinter contest
at the Congress hotel today. Air
most as dangerous as playing
checkers by wireless.
Evelyn Goldthwaite, 15, Bid
dleford, Me., and Cecil Taylor, a
chauffeur, arrested on request of
Maine authorities. Taylor is said
to have brought the girl here Sun
day. She said they intended to
get married in a few days.
John G. Kerr, special mail clerk
in the Chicago post office, has
been in the service 62 years. Will
resign Feb. 29. Is 84 years old.
Effort will be made.to secure spe
cial pension for him.
William Railsback, a chauffeur,
who ran into a wagon, injuring
Jomes O'Brien and Frank White,
fined $100 and called a "worth
less, reckless, drunken chauffeur"
by Judge Caverly.
Frank Wright, charged .with
contributing to the delinquency
of Lafy Jackson, 16, sentenced to
six months in the bridewell.
Wright has a wife and child in
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