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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Lee O'Neill Browne of Ottawa, rep
resentative in the Ilinois legislature,
obtained a license at the county
building to marry-Miss Nellie Rior
dan, 24, of Ottawa. He gave his age
NMartin Mulcahy, 3124 Archer av.,
entered building of Engine Co. No. 11,
State and Michigan sts., and offered
to lick any fireman in sight. Chal
lenge accepted; tossed into street;
Mrs. Bertha McKnight, 3240 W. In
diana St., severely beaten early today
by Frank Lyons, 517 N. State and In
diana sts., while waiting f6r car. Ly
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
freight train jumped track mile west
of River Grove early today. No in
juries. E. F. Schultz, 8910 Cottage Grove
av., fatally injured, and Arthur
Simms, 619 B. 92d St., and G. P.
Lockwood, 6341 Ellis av., cut and
bruised when auto in which they
were riding jumped curb after tire
John Kerr is, pilot of launch of
Jackson park lagoon which ran down
and sank rowboat, drowning Ruth
and' Esther Williams and John Detlef
sen Saturday night, admitted at in
quest he did not sound whistle and
thatsearqhlight was out
Millard Eldridge, 2817 W. Jackson
blvd., shot and probably fatally
wounded by detectives and Fred Bero
and Andrew Fleshman, his compan
ions, captured. Charged with raiding
chicken coop in rear of 2908 W. Madi
Rocko Scario, 1317 W. Ohio St.,
walked frem roof of three-story fiat
building where he was sleeping; qut
and bruised; will recover.
Elmer Higgins, 2832 Harvard st.t
committed suicide by jumping into
Douglas Park lagoon. Left note say
ing he was tired of world.
Francis L. Bellows, vice-president
Pf Kellogf Mackay, who was beaten
by hold-up men in front of his home,
6149 Kenmore av., last September,
died from effects yesterday.
Michael Murphy, 12, Chicago
Heights, struck and killed by Elgin &
Firemen rescued two men from
roof in spectacular fire at rooming
house, 731 N. Dearborn av.
Lena May Zooks, 17, 124 S. Cather
ine st, LaGrange, instantly killed
when she fell from ladder while
Katherine Couuts, Normal Park,
almost drowned while trying to
Tango in Lake Michigan.
Class of women took lessons in
voting at Chicago School of Civics
and Philanthropy yesterday.
1,500 woodworkers will strike to
day. They receive 30 cents an hour.
Belle Squires recommends straw
hats and soft shirts for policemen
Mrs. Olive Witks, 22, 3549 S. Her
mitage av., swallowed bichloride of
mercury. May die.
Edward Doduski, 2, 853 Hoyne av.,
fell into tub of water. Drowned.
Eva Weise, 19, 1450 Clybourn av.,
and Aranka Nussbaum, 20, 1900 Day
ton st, committed suicide together at
Weise home. Gas.
One woman and three men held to
grand jury on charge of perjury in
connection with recent freeing of
John P. Quinn on murder charge?.
Twenty graduates of Crane Tech
nical High School given jobs as man
ual training teachers in government
schools at Porto Rico.
Judge Dutton, Aurora, has dropped
word "obey" in performing marriage
Employes of Chicago, Elgin & Au
rora Railroad demand increase of
wages and better working condition.
Kenneth B. Connor, 20, 453 E. 40th
st, killed by Illinois Central tntfn a
E, 4.4th. st,