INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Mrs. F. A. Wilcox, operator at
Western Springs signal box at
time of wreck; said once to have
been inmate of Dunning insane
Mrs. Wilcox refuses to confirm
or deny this, story. All indica
tions are she is the woman dis
charged from Dunning as cured
Coroner Hoffman is investigat
ing tills story. The insane Mrs.
Wilcox had worked for the Bur
lington before commitment, and
if women are the same the Bur
lington took her back after re
lease and made her signal opera
tor. Chas. Dyse, 1227 W. Van Bu
ren st., shot and. killed wife, Jen
nie, at home of her brother, 1149
Van Buren, and attempted sui
cide. He probably will die.
Eight weeks ago Dyse accused
his wife of having relations with
other men and they parted.
G. W. Clark, 1521 School st,
run down and badly injured at
Lincoln and Belmont aves. by In
ter Ocean auto truck driven by
The strikebreaker tried to make
getaway, but citizens captured
' him and turned Him ovr to po
lice. Police say they are holding
him, but won't give out his name.
The American has discovered
another "mysterious woman" in
the Funk-Henning-case. It calls
her "the woman in green."
This is indeed an age of. high
journalistic art when a near
newspaper can get away with
bunk like that
! Journeymen Barbers' Interna
tional Union has set aside 10A
000 for campaign to unionize all
barber shops of Chicago.
Ancient Order of Hibernians
refused credentials of Delegate
Norton, Wilmington, Del., presi
dent of order in his county, be
cause he is Socialist
AJso,-John E. Healy, president
of Delaware Hibernians, says in
estigation will be made, and if
Norton be found active in Social
ism he will be asked to withdraw.
Mrs. Louise Lindloff, spiritual
ist and crystal gazer, was indict
ed by grand jury for murder of
her 15-year-old son, Arthur.
No attempt was made by
state's attorney to get indict
ments against Mrs. Lindloff for
murder of her husbands, daugh
ters, or other relatives that the
newsp'apers ehave "been so freely
charging her with.
Assistant State's Atty. North
rup gave up his plan of cross
examining Mrs. Rene B. Morrow,
charged with mtfrder of husband,
all day today.
Northrup had a good reason
for giving up. He grilled Mrs.
Morrow for 3 hours, and her an
swers were so clear and consist
ent it was evident he was helping
her out, instead of' strengthening
the state's case.
Coroner Peter M. Hoffman has
been elected president of Nation
al Coroners' Association at Mil
waukee. The coroners' convention over,
Coroner Hoffman has returned to
Chicago and will resume his in-
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