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bearing name "W. F. Becker" in
front of his premises.
Wabash, Rock Island Burling
ton and Chicago & Eastern Illi
nois railroads preparing to fight
Chicago Cook county tax system
before County Judge Owens.
Body of man who committed
suicide on beach at foot of Albion
av. identified as that of James
Lee, 69, 340 W. Kinzie st., who
came to Chicago from Toma
hawk, Wis., one month ago. ,
Warrant for arrest of Wm. A.
Coons, contractor, 848 N. Hum
boldt stv sworn out before Judge
Caverly. Charge is running a con
Annie Martin, 26, 31 W. 18th
st., fined $50 by Judge Beitler.
Went fishing with Harvey Elli
gan. Put their catch together.
One big fish. Both claimed it. She
Chief McWeeny says now that
if Chicago gets any "beauty
squad" it will have to be a volun
tary one, because he isn't going
to pay any women for being po
licemen, Moving pictures of Chicago to'
be inspected during next 10 days
by Miss Kate Davis, Wilkesbarre,
Pa., president National Uniform
Jasper J. Carlisle, 2922 N. Clark
st,, fatally injured trying to board
street car at S. Clark and W. Van
Buren sts. Crew didn't stop.
JEdw. J. Schultz, undertaker,
612 DeKoven st, shot and killed
himself in his morgue.
State's 'Attorney Wayman has
advised President Greer of Civil
Eervice'board to proceed against
commissioners who smashed the
time clock in municipal courts.
Brand new sub-committee- of
Harry Lipsky, J. B. Dibelka and
Mrs. John McMahon appointed
by "board of education to kill
The fraternities have now been
killed about 17 different times in
17 different ways, and still they
seem to need more killing.
Captain Ryan, Englewood sta
tion, who said yesterday he was
going to find the missing 16-year-old
Catherine O'Brien within 24
hours, hasn't found her yet
State fire marshal's men search
ing for cab seen near Burnham
schoolhouse just before it was set
on fire by incendiary.
John B. Sears, former treasur
er Farwell Trust Co., sued for di
vorce by Jessie Anderson Sears
on grounds of cruelty.
Coroner's jury recommended
persons responsible for death of
Mrs. A. Behlke, 1425 N. Wood
st,. killed by auto May 11, be held
to grand jury without bail. They
County Commissioners Busse,
Van Stenberg and Carolan walk
ed out of finance committee meet
ing after row with Commissioner
Coffey, who was in the. chair.
Between the time clock fiascos
and one thing and another, our
county commissioners can give
about as brilliant an exhibition of
how not to conduct public busi
ness as anyone we know of.
And that doesn't exclude the
Republican national committee. "
Burglars who- couldn't find
anything to steal destroyed sev-i