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mandie Cafe, 417. S, Wabash, av.,
fined $40 and costs for keeping open
after hours on New Year's Eye.
Anna Nicholes, county civil serv
ice commissioner, told Iroquois Club
that city markets would reduce cost
John Sullivan, 16, 1733 Austin av.,
struck and injured by auto owned by
H. A. Rosshack, 944 N. Western av.
Auto bandits held up and robbed
J. Maylor and W. J. Galloway, both
of 2334 Indiana av., in Lincoln Park.
Thirty-six small fires in various
parts of town reported yesterday.
B. F. Gardner, Republican judge
of election in 9th precinct, 18cfc. ward,
paid policeman (wouldn't name him)
dominated election in that precinct.
Mrs. Susan Blades, 1453 Belle
Plaine av., killed by gas.
George W. Perkins testified on be
half of International Harvester Co.
yesterday. Said that opposition of
Uncle Sam had prevented company
from developing $100,000,000 export
John Danies, self-confessed fire
bug, told secrets of arson trust be
fore Judge Burke.
Dr. James A. Britton, physician of
International Harvester Co., said em
ployers of labor should aid fight
Charles Davidson, 6517 Parnell
av., bookkeeper, Commbnwealth Edi
son Co., swallowed poison In Jackson
Verqon Balch, 8, 611 N. Kenilwood
av., Oak Park, badly burned his
hands when paint-removing solution
Eight people bitten by dogs yester
158 automobiles stolen in Chicago
since January. All but' X7 recovered.
Margaret Smith, domestic, over
come by gas at 1679 Ridge av. Saved
Illinois Central officials have offer
ed $1,000 reward for arrest of men
who held up "Diamond Special"
West Pullman, died after eating.
Thought to have been poisoned.
Afternoon burglar got jewelry and
silverware valued at $300 from home
of M. G. Bowley, 3600 Maple
Mrs. Mabel Ashley, 118 E. 36th pl
who shot herself Wednesday, died
yesterday. Despondent over ill
Daniel Pickands, 8311 Baltimore
av., and Josephine Hybic, 8301 Sui
perior av., badly injured when their
motorcycle collided with auto owned'
and driven by W. H. Young, 912",
Pleasant av., in Jackson Park. '
Body of man killed by Chicago &
Northwestern train at Jefferson Park
Tuesday Identified as that of Elmer
Searles, optician, 6136 Avondale av.
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
. Iris Banalfnejt 3t 11349 Fulton .av., 1 gage&ia a4ueL-
The Emperor of Germany Is ear
n,estly endeavoring to Teduce the
number of duels fought by army offi
cers. Dueling originated in Germany,
from where It rapidly spread to
Prance to flourish from the tenth to
the twelfth century. Two thousand
men of noble birth, fell in duels In
France from 1601 to 1607. "Who
fought yesterday?" "Who Is lo fight
today?" These were generally the
first words spoken in Paris when
friends met They fought by night
and by day, by moonlight and torch
light, in the public streets and
squares, under the slightest pretext
and often for the pure love of flight
Dueling was not begun in England
until some 100 years after it had
arisen in France, but it soon became
very popular and amongst the many
people of note who had affairs of
honor were Lord Byron, William Pitt
and the Duke of Wellington.
Dueling became so common in the
United States navy in 1830 that
President Jackson caused the names'
of four officers to be struck from the
navy roll because they had been en-
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