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CHICAGO DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
Mortality among grandmoth
ers broke record today.
City Forester J. W. Prost and
a few improvement associations
are dreaming roseate hunk about
dotting the city with fruit trees,
so pedestrians can pick fruit
while he walks along.
There is enough dirt on the
streets right now to plant million
Complete vote on the woman
suffrage question was: For suf
frage, 71,354; .against, 135,410.
Two men posing as telephone
inspectors, gained entrance to
home of Mrs. Edgar .A. Clark,
2971 Indiana ave., robber her of
jewelry valued at $1,800 and $103
in cash, tied her to table and set
fire to house. Mrs. Clark was
rescued before fire gained much
headway. Both men escaped.
Mrs. Nina Clampitt has filed
suit for $50,000 damages against
Dr. Harry R. Enlow and Dr. Eliz
abeth Tompkins, dermatologists,
36 W. Randolph. street. She al
leges she was once beautiful, but
is now hideous to behold," owing
to beauty treatments given her.
Failure to agree on one of two
suburbs in which they want to
live, Louis P. Wernecke and his
bride, elopers, have decided to
move every six months between
Evanston and Renick.
Michael Radus and Peter Mar
rick indulged in poker game
Peter called Michael, and on
"showdown," latter had a gun
and the former a piece of gas pipe.
Both are in the hospital and may
Arthur Devlin, veteran third
baseman of Giants, was sold to
Boston Nationals, where he will
Young King Cole is doing
shooting for Chance this after
noon in Cincinnati. Here's hop-,
ing the lengthy barber has no
Fire in six-story building of
National Express Go., 322 S. Wa
bash, did $10,000 damage today.
One fireman cut by falling glass.
Five men hurt when an auto
ran on sidewalk and crashed
through plate glass window in a
hardware store at 5553 N. Clark
street. E. Ankerberg, chauffeur,
may die as result of injuries.
At 3:45 this afternoon a small
boy on 35th street gained undy
ing fame and the envy of his bud-
dies by getting first ball knocked,
over the fence at White Sox'
park, thus being the first kidof
-the season to get in by giving up'
Attempt to dynamite cafe oft
Frederick Bruders, 1112 W. Mad-,
ison street.,. Only one, of three,
sticks exploded, blowing a hole in '
the alley in the rear of the place.
Mrs. Mary Schmidt, 1417 S.
Sangamon, and her little daugh
ter, Lizzie, arrested in depart
ment store. Child had concealed
some clothes in school bag, which
she said she wanted for her broth
er, "Joey,"so he could be dressed,
like other 'children. Child said
her mother had not told her to
take the goods. The woman's
husband is unemployed.
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