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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Work of elevating more than 100
tracks of Pennsylvania lines, between
Forty-second and Seventy-first sts.,
began today. Biggest single track
elevation job ever attempted in Chi
cago. To cost $8,000,000. Take about
Mary Daly, 5, 5119 Union av.., se
verely injured by auto owned and
driven by Leo Kauffman, 4843 S.
Dorothy. Cooke, 9-year-old daugh
ter of Andrew Cooke, 4458 Drexel
blvd., died at sea on board Carpathia
near Gibraltar. Pneumonia. Family
was on way to Europe.
Dr. Frank Lagorio and Ella Triner,
who went through wedding ceremony
at St. Procopius church Tuesday
night, have announced they were
really married in Milwaukee week
ago to beat Ella Huggins, who claims
Lagorio promised to marry her.
Board of Assessors ordered "Mrs."
Belle Squires, head of "No Vote, No
Tax League," to pay $27.50 taxes or
Policeman grabbed Eugenie Clan
cy, 19, 5824 South Park av., as she
was about to leap into Lincoln Park
lagoon. Taken to police station.
John E. Wilkie, head of customs
agents, and former secret service
chief, will become assistant chairman
of board of directors of Chicago Tele
Rep. George Edmund Foss, in
speech before Men's Club of Nelson
Morris & Co., pointed, out need of
Capt. Barney Baer preferred
charges before civil service board
against Policeman Wm. Ohm, recent
ly exonerated by Judge LaBuy on
charge of being mixed up with rob
bers. A young" riot took place at Warren
avenue police station when Miss Gus
sieZimmer, 2148 W. Adams st, walk
ed in and announced she had diph
theria. Wmi Urd, Eyanston society
man and merchant, sued for divorce
after 30 years pf married life. Girl
employed In his department store
said to be cause.
Capt. Thomas I. Porter issued
warning against taking $20 bills be
fore looking at them close.
Rev. E. L. Williams, so-called fight
ing parson, sued for $20,000 by Har
ry Jennings, hotel owner, who
Police searching for two women
supposed to have been robbed in de
partment stores by Nellie Perry, no
torious international crook.
South Park commissioners have
ordered another bathing beach at
Illinois Daily Newspaper Ass'h de
nounced Lee O'Neil Browne bill to
amend libel law.
Police seeking for seven persons
who has disappeared from their
homes during past month.
Mrs. Nora Casey, 948 Jackson
blvd., found on floor with fractured
skull. Hit by cuspidor. John Casey,
husband, arrested. Denies he struck
her. Woman won't talk.
Arthur W. Greiner, auto dealer,
fined $1 and costs because he tried
to butt in when policeman arrested
Wm. Fisk, 4707 Magnolia av for
Joseph Brodie, 3, 1149 W. Madison
St., came out unscratched after being
struck by car, run over by auto, near
ly hit by another car and causing
man to turn his wagon over to get
out of his way.
Mary Peters, 47, weighing 600 lbs.,
one of Barnum's original faf women,
died at County Hospital. Tumor.
Deputy Sheriff. Thomas Tierney
smoked cigar on Clybourn av. car.
Pearl Nase, 3104 Groveland av., ob
jected. Walloped him with umbrella.
He punched her. Grand mix-up. Ten
Mrs. Levina Harris, 728 W. 12th
sL, tried suicide. Poison. May re
cover. Domestic troubles,