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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Two men arrested on suspicion
of being- burglars today after re
volver duel with police on South
Side, gave names as W. Lewis,
5131 Armour av., and B. Pitts,
5255 Armour av.
Tony Fragino, 3, could not wait
until tomorrow morning. Lifted
lid in- kitchen stove to look for
Santa Claus. Spark fell on Kis
clothes. Burned to death.
D. A. Campbell, postmaster
here, against whom the Civil Ser
vice Reform Ass'n brought
charges of "undue political activ
ity," has been fully exonerated ac
cording to reports from federal
Kamielia Drochowska, 6, 1037
N. Paulina St., dead from blood
poisoning caused by ulcerated
Benjamin White, negro, 5225
S. State st., held in $2,000 bonds,
charged with being a purse
Latest thing now in politics is
that the Democratic party are go
ing to support Col. James H.
Lewis in the Illinois General As
sembly for election to U. S. sen
ate. Seven million acres of land
owned by C. P. Ry. have been
withdrawn from purchase by
Wm. Taylor, wealthy brick
yard owner of Toronto, Ont., held
up, beaten and robbed of $125 and
diamond pin worth $200.
Silk dresses valued at $500
Molen from store of S. N. Sacks,
343 JNT. dark st.
After total blindness of 7 years
Olson Canarro, 9, of Lakon, 111.,
is able to see. Doctors succeeded
in bringing back his sight.
Robert Mercer, Dearborn av.,
arrested on complaint of Mrs. 4
Jennie Nabb and Mrs. J. Brown, -both
of 53 E. Hm-on st. Charged
with attempted assault.
Delegation consisting of 500
ministers, protesting against or
der permitting persons to remain' v
in saloons and cafes until 8 o'clock
"New Year's morning, will parade
next Monday to the city hall.
Alvah Palmer, 3138 Vernon
ave., freight clerk at 354 N.Hal
stdd st, at Isolation hospital with
Twenty-two persons arrested
in raid conducted by Capt.
Meagher of Desplaines st. sta
tion. Charged with being inmates
of disorderly hotse.
Samuel Dissent, 1310 S. Mor
gan st., arrested on complaint of
Mary Geraghty, 17, 111 W. 12th
James Kelly, who said he had
no home, dropped dead in Ken
sington police station. Heart dis
ease. D. E. Hickey, assistant county
agent, was suspended for 90 days
charged with making false re
ports and neglect of. duty.
Illinois Teachers' Federation
meeting at Peoria, 111., Thursday "
will be attended "by Mrs. Ella
Flagg Young, supt. of schools. I
' Wm. Firman, 515 28th st., kill
ed when coal wagon overturned