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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Occupants of launch Menonika,
found ashore on beach near Belmont
av., saved. Launch had flown storm
signals before squall yesterday and
lifesavers feared passengers had
Residents of three-story flat build
ing at 24 E. Oak st. fled to street
when fire attacked rear porches of
building. Interior escaped damage;
Lifesaving crews patroled lake in
search of launches and yachts that
may have gone adrift during last
night's storm. Tug Walter Cahill
beached at 14h St., but later floated.
Sever damage done to trees and
flower beds in city parks by terrific
rain and electrical storm last night
Telephone and telegraph wires dowp
in many sections.
Isidore Goldsfein, 3221 Vernon av.,
arrested and released several weeks
aco as Loeue murder suspect, in
again. Taken with companion on
charge of disorderly conduct, but ar
rest said to be in connection with
Ceofge Howe, 1217 LaSalle av.,
and son, William, arrested, charged
with stealing shoes from R. P. Smith
Co., 224 S. Franklin, where elder
Howe is foreman. Arrest came after
several women- in neighborhood
wearing new shoes told- detectives
they got them from Howes. Hun
dreds of dollars' worth of shoes found
in young man's room.
Edward Payson Weston, veteran
pedestrian, walking from New York
to Minneapolis, reached Chicago late
this afternoon. Samuel A. Debs, who
started from New York day after
Weston, tramped into Chicago last
Fred Noyes, 4304 Wentworth av.,
milk wagon driver, instantly killed
when wagon overturned at 22d and
Jefferson sts., burying him under it.
Horse frightened at locomotive and
"L" structure at Congress and
Wabash, ignited by flash from third
rail; extinguished with chemicals.
Two men fined by Judge Gemmill
for dancing "bear" together at Jack
son Park Beach.
Clothing of John Burke, 18, em
ployed in plumbing shop at 912 Rush
St., caught fire from gas blower.
Ethel Rapp, 20, 256 W. 24th St., sten
ographer for plumbing concern,
wrapped blanket around him and put
out fire. Burke's left side, hands and
arms burned. Passavant Hospital.
Emma Rouse, 18, 2032 Cleveland
av., who left home June' 25, and who
was believed by her sister to have
committed suicide, returned home
and said seh had been with uncle on
Arrangements have been made by
election commissioners to hold
classes for women voters in board
rooms in city hall beginning Monday.
Complete polling place wlil be fitted
Mrs. Kate Macy, 60, 1648 Han
cock av., found asphyxiated in bed.
Declared suicide by police.
Cracksmen blew safe in office of
J. H. Hhodes & Co., 162 W. Kinzie
St., chemical importers, and escaped
Divers searching for body of Mrs.
Nellie Ashbrook, 349 W. 64th St., who
leaped to her death from steamer
City of Benton Harbor. Despondent
over death of child of her cousin.
Mayor Harrison much peeved at
S. P. Thrasher, investigator for Com
mittee of Fifteen, who reported list
of 22 places, with names of owners,
alleged to be disorderly. Mayor said
he didn't have time to examine re
port, and resented Thrasher's action
because latter is "professional re
former." Seven Fourth of July celebrators
fined by Judge Sabath for discharg
Sherburne M. Earling, 1400 N.
State st., son of A. J. Earling, presi
dent of Chicago, Milwaukee & St,