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'of correction and fined $5 and
costs after a charge of embezzle
ment had been changed to mis
demeanor. Salvation Army tag workers
collected more than $1,500 yester
day. Conrad Staybel, 48, 425 W.
North ave., dead. Gas. Acci
dental. Salvation Army boarding house
for working girls will open Nov.
14 in building at Washington pi.
and Dearborn ave.
Three men robbed Julian
Swonths, 8408 Buffalo ave., of $15
and check for $12 on S. Deering
and S. Chicago st. car. Escaped.
H. W. Ballard, merchant, al
leged "con" man, discharged for
lack of evidence.
Two negroes beat and robbed
George Holbert, 67, civil war vet
eran, of $23 at S. Wabash ave.
and E. Polk st. Escaped.
Mrs. A. B. Floyd, 23, 3149 S.
Wabash ave., alleged, to have bit
ten off little finger of Policeman
Wm. Duerworth after he had ar
rested her, was giyen continuance
Wm. Ferguson, 26, 909 W. 18th
st., Severely bruised when 59th st.
car struck his wagon at S. Hermi
Trial of G. W. Fitzgerald,
former teller in Chicago sub
treasury, under indictment for al
leged thet of $173,000 over 5
years ago, will be held Monday.
Mrs. Frank Slaby, 4509 S. Laf
lin st., found dead in her home
with several axe wounds on her
head. Her 8-year-old son and 3-year-pld
daughter said that
'Tapa did it, then went to bed.vl
When police awakened Slaby he
denied it, but was arrested. Had
habit of getting drunk and beat
ing his wife, according to neigh
bors. Frank Cook, 23, 2101 S. Ash
land ave., stole $25 watch from H.
Gotchey at W. Madison and
Canal sts. Arrested.
Conways, held as murderers of
Sophia Singer, will be taken be
fore grand jury Monday.
Unidentified woman, about 50,
stepped in front of Cottage Grove
ave. car at 25th st. Died on way
Mrs. Rose McCaslin, 354 E.
26th st., struck by Cottage Grove
ave. car at 26th st Seriously in
jured. $100,000 loss in fire in ware
house of Wakem & McLaughlin,
421-31 E. North Water st Cross
ed wires. No one hurt.
Fire in barn in rear of 769 W.
Congress st Small loss. Two
horses burned. Shot.
George Desmond, 35, 365 W.
42nd st., switchman for C. & A.
Ry., kjlled when brushed off box
car under Harrison st. viaduct
Capt. Carland and members of
life-saving corps dragged river at
focJtof S. Water st. for an hour
today in vain. Some one phoned
them man had been clinging to
Burglars entered home of Har
ry Fassler, 679 N. Clark st. Es
caped with $110 and jewelry val
ued at $400.
Mrs. Sadie Liebrman, 19, 306
S. Halsted st, arrested charged