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INTERESTING LOCAL NEW5TTEMS
Mr. Clayton F. Smith, vice
pres. Board of Local Improve
ments, will give detailed account
of all improvements contemplated
for Northwest Side this year in
address at noon next Thursday at
Gersten's cafe, Division st. and
Northwest Side Commercial
Ass'n protested against putting
proposition for building a subway
or to a merger upon the ballot at
the spring election. Want more
time for discussion.
Residents of Northwest Side
object to changing Lincoln st. to
Hinton av. because Hinton (hin
ten) in German means "from be
hind," and the interested parties
on Lincoun st. object to being
called "from behind."
Martin Burke, 39, temporarily
insane, stepped from 2d floor of
bldg. Broke his neck. Got up and
walked half a block before -he fell
unconscious. Hospital. Died.
Mrs. Carrie Lipshitz, 40, 143
Park av., killed by auto of Elmira
Ironworks Co., 1619 N. Spalding
av. W. C. Wohrun, 2135 Spald
ing av., driver, arrested.
W. J. McCullough, 3534 Lex
ington St., real estate agent, ar
rested, charged with running auto
Leon Greib, Milwaukee, ama
teur skater, entered race at Doug
las Park. Fell unconscious after
finishing second lap.
S. Marcan, 1539 S. Center av.,
struck by car. Fractured leg.
W. A. Alwart, 1419 Sheridan
ToaL arrested fox speeding, i. .
Frank Novak, 2747 S. Clifton
Park av., cut throat with razor.
M. Kricke, 2037 S. Paulina St.,
and P. Mejme, 1115 String st.,
fought over a girl. Kricke
stabbed and severely wounded by
Mejme, who was later arrested.
H. James found dead in room
of McGuire Hotel, 123 S. Halsted.
T. Eno found dead in room at
Colonade Hotel, 509 W. Madison.
Three-year-old boy taken to
W. Chicago av. police station by
several small children. Police
trying to find parents.
Mrs. Mary F. Blair, 2825
Prairie av., dead. Pneumonia.
Wm. Faragas, 709 S. Kedzic
av., and G. Eangel, 743 N. Clark
St., tried to flirt with Mrs. Lvdia
Tighe, 718 N. Clark st. 'She
fought 'em with hatpin. Men ar
rested. Carl Amorus, 65, Evanston
hermit, suicide. Gun. Ill health.
Alice Foster, 17, escaped from
Industrial Home, Evanston. Had
A. Jenkins, 363 Wendel st,
used knife, 2 baseball bats and a
gun to drive his wife and 3 chil
dren from their home. Drunk.
Four coeds of N. W. U. rented
flat at 1732 Orrington av. No
chaperon. Much talk among N.
W. U. gossips. Girls should
$550 diamond brooch missing
from jewelry store of C. D. Pea
cock, 141 S. State st. "Fake" bug