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, INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Progressive national convention
to be called to order at noon next
Monday by Medill McCormick.
Former Senator Albert J. Bev
eridge of Indiana will be tempor
At 8 o'clock Monday- night
Theodore Roosevelt will address
convention and present contract
-with the people, which is to take
the place of the old party plat
form. Nominations for president and
Vice president probably will be
made on Wednesday.
Government says it is quite
pleased with the dissolution plans
of Beef Trust. , ,
Government also said it was
quite pleased with the dissolution
of the Standard Oil trust, and the
price of oil has been going up ever
Sam Lascola, 10, union news
boy, 403 W. Superior st, knocked
unconscious by storte thrown by
trust newspaper wagon driver.
Frank Dalton,,535 Wells st.,
tried to act as peacemaker be
tween wife and Hiss Mary Geary,
neighbor. Stabbed in neck by
Miss Geary. .
Gus Smith, 3348 W. 50th st.; J.
Koranzes 949 W. 35th st.; G.
Corciniski, 31 14 Mosspratt st,
"and Tony Lilikes, 3302 Morgan
St., badly burned when vat of mol
ten lead exploded in plaht of Jos
lyh Mfg. Co., 3700 Morgan St.
Unidentified body of man about
50 years old taken from river at
Dearbbrn'st No marks of vio
lence, ahd"no clue to identity. "
ChanceJUor Hoban of Chicago
diocese says there is no probabil
ity of Archbishop Quigley being
transferred from Chicago to new
archdiocese of Brooklyn, N. Y.
Police think band of boy rob
bers murdered Geo. Hinterberger,
found shot to death in his saloon
at 5100 N. Clark st, Sunday, his '
20th wedding anniversary.
Beginning today all street c&rs
stop only at the near side of aH
street intersections and boule
vards. Chicago Railways Co. and Chi
cago City Railway Co. have abso
lutely refused to grant their men
a wage increase.
This may result in biggest -street
car strike country has
known, although negotiations be.- .
tween the companies and the
union will not be broken off for
The union proved to the Com
panies that their present scale of
wages was not enough to allow a
married man and family to live
But that did not bother the
companies any. The companies
want only dividends and don't
care whether their men live de
cently dr ndt
F. J. -Crowley, plain clothes
man who caught Thomas Halley,
wanted for murder of James .Mc
Neir, put back into uniform and
Crowley arrested Halley in
Bareily Grogans barn, and Gro
gan's enemies say Crowley owes
his reduction directly to Grogan
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