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LOCAL DOINGS IN TABLOID FORM
Decree of separate maintenance
granted Mrs. Jessie Anderson Sears
against John Barry Sears. Judge
Tuthill formerly decided there was
not sufficient grounds for divorce and
tiflfc second bill was filed. Mrs. Sears
v charged husband was continually
drunk. He filed cross bill making
Philip Cunningham, Cleveland, 0.,
told Policeman S. P. Moss, stationed
at Michigan av. and Park Row, that
he'd give the copper a cigar if latter
, would lend him his gun and point out
a few hpuses he could rob. Cunning
ham locked up.
Fred Sommers, supt. Chicago Ship
Building Co., to sue Chicago City
Railways Co. for $10,000. Says he
boarded South Deering car and was
refused cardboard slip given with
cash fares. Claims he was abused by
conductor when slip was demanded.
L. J. Wolf, Cleveland, O., president
Aurora, Elgin & Chicago Electric
Railroad, gave bond in connection
with auto accident in which two per
sons were killed in Oak Park. Cor
oner's jury held officials responsible.
Paul Wollerman, 3905 Janssen av.,
motorman, committed suicide by in
haling gas. Despondent.
Edward Weidaker, 2813 W. 38th
st, employe Illinois Tunnel Co., fatal
ly injured by street car passing over
his body at Canal and Washington
sts. Died in Michael Reese Hospital.
Nine-hundred-mile endurance race
of hydro-aeroplanes from Chicago to
Detroit may be postponed because of
high winds. Officials refused to start
racers at noon, which was scheduled
time, because of accident to Aviator
Glenn Martin yesterday in rough sea.
Smoke and fumes from burning
; grain in fire at plant of Cooke Brew
ing Co., 30 N. Green st., made many
firemen sick. Damage $500, mostly
Judge Jett of Superior Court has
given out decision recognizing as
legal marriages performed by justices
of the peace. Judge Uhler of Court
of Domestic Relations had previously
declared such marriages would not
be recognized in his court.
Warren Brookins, 14, 4023 Gren
shaw st., died as result of Fojirth of
July shooting accident.
John Riewer, 11, 1927 Wellington
St., killed by auto driven by Mrs. Han
nah Nelson, 2521 N. Tollman av.
County Board finance committee
appropriated for new county morgue.
Frank Wilbur Perry, 12, 259 E.
67th St., died from eating center of
Carl Gebhardt, 38, 1652 W. 15th st.f
and Fred Wallbaum, 38, 1629 N. Ar
tesian av., died from heat
Mrs. J. H. Chatam, Toledo, O.,
fashionably dressed, killed herself in
Victoria Hotel, 216 N. Clark st Gas.
Emma Bouse, 18, 2032 Cleveland
av., who disappeared June 25, believ
ed to have killed herself.
Chicago Tribune sued for $300,000
for publishing story of skeleton in
back yard of National Maternity Hos
pital, 1428 Wells st.
Deputy sheriffs arrested six men,
alleged to have been making bets, at
Former Governor Chas. S. Deneen
may be named counsel for Butts
legislative committee now investigat
ing alleged voting machine frauds.
Henry J. Smith, San Francisco,
shot and killed himself in Great
Committee of Fifteen has reported
25 more South Side resorts to Mayor
Joseph H. Barnett re-elected jury
George Thompson, 44, negro, plac
ed on trial for alleged violation of
Mann act in bringing Emma Hanson,
15, 3855 Wentworth av., from Ham
mond, Ind., to Niles, Mich.
155 auto cases heard in speeders'
Mayor Harrison wants 10 policewomen.