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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Albert Buka, 2438 W. 25th St., fell
dead on porch of his home as he was
starting for work today.
Mrs. Harriet E. Burnham, who
tried to commit suicide by swallow
ing bichloride of mercury, may be
able to leave hospital tomorrow.
William Woody, negro custodian
Board of Trade cloakroom, appar
ently mentally deranged, ran through
corridors' of Board of Trade Building
brandishing revolver. Captured by
police after a struggle. Few people
in building at time.
Convention of Upholsterers' Inter
national Union will open at Hotel La
Salle, July 21. Plans will be laid for
boosting the union label on all up
holstery. Peter Stranis, 613 W. 14th pi.,
struck on head by falling board while
at work. Died in hospital.
Building department ordered Cu
sack Sign Co. to remove large bill
board at Sheridan road and Irving
Park blvd. within 48 hours.
Police searching for Martin C.
Walther, motorman on Metropolitan
"L" road, who disappeared Tuesday.
His cap, satchel of tools and striped
coat found in stone yard at Winthrop
st. and W. North av. Wednesday
Miss Grace Halpin, who, with her
mother, Mrs. Mary Halpin, 128 S.
Ashland blvd., was run over by Pil
sen Screen Co. auto truck at Ogden
av. and Harrison st, died in West
Side Hospital today. Mrs. Halpin was
County board voted on that $15,000
for Northup grand jury and county
payroll at same time. Bartzenites
Committee of School Board rec
ommends building of $750,000 tech
nical high school on Normal school
grounds at Englewood.
' Assessor David M. Pfaelzer said
clerks of board of assessors were in
competent; and the' clerks were the
pneshe haxLgqt' jobsjor.
County Board, 7 to 6, censured old
Bartzen board for extravagance in
County Hospital building.
Chief McWeeny has sent 15 more
cops into the levee district, and
Mayor Harrison says vice lid win be
clamped on tight.
Women will fill council chamber
Monday night- to see how the coun
cil does business. Will watch 'em
from now on until the women vote
Maje Funkhouser says whistles are
tough on lips and teeth of traffic
cops. Looking for substitute. May
be a honk horn.
Man and boy got $150 at one sa
loon and $85 at another by trick.
Boy told women tending bar for hus
bands a man outside wanted bottled
beer. While they were out getting
the order boy robbed till.
Thos. G. Tyrell, ex-police sergeant,
3335 Walnut, shot himself. Will re
cover. John C. Roth, Congress Hotel, op
poses dancing at cabaret cafes. Says
professionals are used to egg on the
patrons to dance. Says it's prosti
tution of business.
Mayor Harrison making flying trip
to take his daughter to his summer
home at Huron Mountain, Mich.
Mrs. A. Evans, mysterious woman
in suicide case of Kossuth Bell, re
tired packer, identified as Ada Adelle,
former keeper of "The Silver Dollar"
resort at 2016 Dearborn. He gave
her auto, etc.
Rev. J. Wesley Hill, political
preacher and standpat campaign
spellbinder who got his start under
Mark Hanna, told Hamilton Club
Wm. McKinley was the original pro
gressive. Leon Weil, Berlin, mailed postcard
in firebox at Masonic Temple corner.
Fire department came. Weil pinched.
Marcellus B. Stewell, 60, 302 S.
Winchester av., held to grand jury
by Judge Wade, Chicago .av, court.