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Lake av., asks annulment of mar
riage to Qhrist Kemper, who beat it
two minutes after their ceremony
two years ago and never came back.
Mrs. Maude L. Whitman quietly
divorced William P. Whitman, River
side, on charge of cruelty. Married
Sixteen judges penalized by Board
of Assessors for failing to file sworn
schedule of personal property as or
dered by law.
Arnold Krietzer, 14, 2718 Haddon
av., died from lockjaw as result of
stepping on rusty nail.
Two men fined $5 and costs be
cause lights on their autos were too
Ben Andrews, 19, caught after
chase down eleven floors of Masonic
Temple after purse belonging to
Frances Kellar, stenographer, was
Sir Thomas O'Callaghan, former
chief commissioner of police of Mel
bourne, Australia, is here looking
over our police system.
JOLIET'S YOUNGEST PRISONER
STARTS TERM FOR MURDER
Joliet, III., June 12. Wearing knee
pants and looking not older than 11
or 12, though he is 14, Herman
Koppess, the youngest life prisoner
who ever entered Joliet, today began
his expiation for the murder of Mrs.
Manny Sleep and her two children
near Elgin last Fall.
The boy did not see mto compre
hend his fate and he grinned'sheep
ishly when he was led away to the
Bertillon room to be measured. To
morrow he will throw aside his knee
pants forever and don the somber
Koppess confessed that he com
mitted the murder.
CAR LINE EXTENSIONS
The local transportation commit
tee of the city council has agreed on
car line extensions, which surface
lines will be compelled to ljuild this
year in accordance with traction or
dinances. They are:
Chicago Railways Company
Western av., from Lawrence av. to3
Bryn Mawr av.; Armitage av., from
48th 'av. to Grand av.; Belmont av.,
from Milwaukee av. to 40th av.; Di
vision sk, from Grand av. to 40th av.
Chicago City Railway Company
Forty-third sk, from Ashland av. to
Kedzie av.; Robey sk, from 47th st
to 63d st
BITS OF NEWS
Petoskey, Mich. After 24-hour
fight against forest fires which
threatened it from all sides, village
o fEpsilon believed saved.
Detroit Dorothy Walters, 10, fa
tally injured by two motorists racing
to avoid arrest for speeding. Driver
of car arrested.
Havana. Ramon Garcia Oseo, a
nephew of ex-President Gomez, and
director of Cuban Agricultural Ex-'
periment Station, suicided.
Washington. Sec. of Treasury
McAdoo says stock market condi
tions did not prompt him to tell na
tional banks of country that he was
prepared to issue $500,000,000.
New York. Col. Roosevelt con-
templates lecturing in Argentina on
progress of United States.
Ipswich, Mass. Carroll I. Pingree,
I. W. W. secretary, of Lowell; his
wife, and Nathan Hermann, another
I. W. W. leader, are charged with the
murder of Mrs. Nicoletta Pandelo-;
polou, a striker, killed during a clash f
between poljce and hisiery mill strik-'
ers. oBth police and strikers denyi.
they fired shot that killed woman.
Vienna. Bulgaria has accepted
offer of Russia to arbitrate Bulga-f
rian-Servian dispute. .
Nearly everybody smokes in Ja-!
pan. The girls begin when they are I
ten years of age and the boys a years
Imperial Valley, Cal.has -a crop oft