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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Emil Rudert, 6926 Sheridan
road, bought vacant park in Wil
mette, where he will build sum
mer home and turn remainder in
to deer park.
Oak Park Commission of Pub
lic Works to build new park, call
ed Scovile park, early in spring.
Will be on grounds between Lake
and Superior sts. and Oak Park
and Grove avs.
Rep. J. Grunau, Progressive, to
introduce bill to legislature next
week that provides that no per
sonal property broker in city of
more than 250,000 persons shall
charge more than 4 per cent per
month on money advanced in
stead of from 12 to 25 per cent a
month as now charged.
Bandit snatched purse from
Miss Mary P. Thompson, 4754
Kenwood av. She fought. Han
dle broke. He got $15.
Chas. Cramer, alias Conway,
circus clown, and wife, Mrs. L.
B. Ryall Conway, will be tried for
murder of Sophia Singer on Feb.
24. Death penalty to be asked.
Police searching for man who
John Effertz, Adams Express
messenger, identified by picture
as man who held up stockv yards
special train week ago.
R. H. Jacobson called before
Municipal, Judge Fry to show
why he shouldn't be held for con
tempt. Released on $5,000 bond.
Case continued to Monday.
J. B. Koetters, wanted for
murder of Mrs. Emma Kraft,
Nov. 14, at Saratoga hotel, is said
to be in Charleston, S. C, G. M.
Palmer of that city told local po
lice he had talked to him.
Mrs. Beatrice J. Lederer wants
divorce from H. E. Lederer, pres
ident Henry Lederer & Co., 140
X. Dearborn st. Charges deser
tion. He blames "too much
"The marriage license window
in U. S. is a wide-open gateway
for crime." Dr. G. F. Lydston,
speaking on social reform at
Sheridan Park district.
Katie Valaire, said to be "Ted
dy" Webb's sweetheart, was ar
rested in raid on saloon of Mor
ris Feinberg, 1621 S. Wabash
Miss Amelia Sears charges S.
E. Fisher, motorman, and A.
Brenig, conductor, with death of
Mrs. Katherine Hofen, 66, 881
"What ails ye?"
"Offisherj where'sh staircase
belongs thish post?"