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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
"Jack McCarthy, 36, Jackson blvck
and Spaulding St., and John Stillman,
3229 W. Polk St., workers on Chicago
drainage canal, electrocuted.
Ralph O'Hara, 1917 Hamlin av.,
robber of purse containing $150 by
two pickpockets in Aurora & Elgin
interurban station at 5th av. O'Hara
grabbed one man, but he broke loose.
Crowd . pursued robbers. Several
shots fired. The pair ran into Con
tinental National Bank and eluded
Mrs. Jennie Bowes and Miss Emily
Ackerman, 855 W. Monroe st., ar
rested, charged with robbing Charles
Bills, civil war veteran, of $65 and
his watch. Women told Desplaines
street police they never saw old man.
Saloon licenses of Nicholas Lay,
1535 Fullerton av., and John McGov
ern, 432 N. Clark St., revoked. Lay
had been fined $100 for contributing
to delinquency of 16-year-old girl.
Salvatore Constanzo, 230 W. 25th
st, shot and killed by Anthony Be
vacqua, a grocer, 210 W. 22d place,
in quarrel over grocery bilL
Thomas O'Connor, suspected of
highway robbery, broke from two
detectives who captured him in sa
loon at Robey and Hastings sts., and
escaped. Coppers fired several shots.
Michael Pederlich, 10800 Hoxie av.,
struck by auto at 102d st and Tor
rence av., South Chicago. Died in
hospital. Auto did not stop. Wit
nesses said number was 39647 111.
Police arrested five men for gam
bling in Dr. A. W. Anderson's office,
6903 S. State st.
Frand TraUdell, 8, 2330 High St.,
knocked down and injured by auto
that did not stop.
- Thomas O'Connor got away from
Officers Otten and Engle at Robey
and Hastings sts. after emptying re
volver at them.
Frank Mueller, 635 Orleans st,
badly burned when cannon cracker
-Rep. George Fitchr and. Sn, W.
Clyde Jones will speak at opening of
Progressive Club civic forum next
Police looking for George Kostop
olos, believed to have eloped with his
cousin, Fortney Kostopolos, 16, 315
S. Halsted st.
Grace Abbott, director of Immi
grants' Protective League, appointed
secretary of Massachusetts commis
sion of immigration.
Herbert Carlson, 14, 429 Bixby ct,
killed while stealing ride on Panhan
dle freight train.
Alienists now in session at Hotel
Sherman declare cards and loss of
sleep cause lot of insanity among
women, and whisky plays deuce with
Municipal Court has collected
$304,135.60 in fines during past six
Municipal Judge Fry, speeders'
court, heard 88 cases yesterday and
imposed fines amounting to $620.
Jack Johnson was given permis
sion to carry his white slave case to
U. S. Cirduit Court of Appeals.
Police trying to identify man
found dead at Clark and Monroe sts.,
and another found in railroad yards
at Daltpn, HI., who is dying.
Henry Pratt invited Officers
Laughlin and McCarthy to assist him
in jackrolling Fred Lubhels, 1624 N.
Harding av., at Wabash and Adams
Seven-months-old baby of Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Johnson, Hinsdale, crush-
ed to death when baby carriage roll
ed under horse's hoofs.
The Hoyne special grand jury, with
Clyde L. Day as prosecutor, will try
to go to work tomorrow morning.
200 parents are up-in-arms over
dismissal of Mrs. Mary Beeler, teach
er in Sawyer School, 53d st and Saw
President McCormick, county
board, and Peter Bartzen, former
president,., were witnesses before,