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Antnony Morticutt, 1213 Wash
ington blvd., arrested charged
with passing worthless checks
on F. Gersh and Charles Bern
stein and operating confidence
game with Miss Sara Kalnik,
1135 W. 14th st.
John Menn climbed on top of
auto on E. Adams st. and S. Wa
bash ave. Machine started. Menn
was thrown to ground. Arrested
for disorderly- conduct. Fined $5
Max H. Ehrlicker, 5239 Justine
St., arrested on complaint of Mrs.
Rose Albright, young widow,
2447 W. 62nd st. Charged with
spawning her ring. Sixty days in
Lucile Marck, 5, 2059 Cullom
ave., struck by Lincoln ave. car
at Warner ave. Pied at hospital.
Wa Miller, 40 E. Superior st,
arrestecT charged with wife' desertion.
Joseph Boerise, 26, 4423 Went
worth ave., chauffeur, seriously
injured when auto he was driving,
struck wagon at W. 52nd st. and
S. Ashland ave.
Heavy loss in fire at apartment
building on 41st ct., near Byron
st. No one hurt.
Policeman Martin Barry, cen
tral station, discharged. Charged
with being drunk.
Mrs. Frank Gilead, who died at
home of her mother, Mrs. Mary
Powell, 6326 Madison ave., is be
lieved to have died from pneu
monia, and was not killed by her
husband, as first reported.
Chas. P. Bradley, undertaker
and liveryman, 1429 W. Madison
st., has begun suit for $50,000
against the officers and executive
committee of the Chicago Livery
men's association, charging them
with sending out letters boycot
ting him. ,
Without cracking a smile, Pres
ident B. E. Sunny desires to in
form the people that all estimates
of company's surplus will need to
"The reason for this," Sunny
said, "is the new $10,000,000 pen
sion plan of the American Tele
phone and Telegraph Co."
It should be explained that the
American Telephone and Tele
graph is the Bell trust, and that
the Chicago company is a subsi
diary of the trust, into the coffers
of which it pays an abnormal pro
portion of the money it separates
the people of Chicago from.
"You see," Sunny; continued,
CO. SPRINGS A NEW ONE
"our company will be expected to
take care of its employes. We
have more than 10,000 of them.
It will take a tremendous amount
of money to do it.
"f should think it will take
$400,000 at first and an annual
sum of $100,000 to keep the pen
sion fund going.
"So of course I'll need to tell
the aldermanic committee now
considering a reduction in the
rates about this, and have all
their estimates revised."
Sunny did not offer to explain
why the pension money should
not be taken out of the interest on
the $4,500,000 melon the com-