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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Inspectors for the health depart
ment today rejected hundreds of
cans of milk intended for Chicago on
account of to high temperature.
M. W. Phelps, switchman for Pitts
burgh & Fort Wayne R. R-, living in.
Cleveland, killed while uncoupling
train here today.
Hearing of charges against Fred
erick S. Mordaunt, publisher, made
by Miss Josephine Celwood, 6958
Loomis St., continued to Aug. 15. As
sistant State's Attorney Langtry said
he was on track of new vidence.
Police searching for Alice Bittel,
3002 N. Sawyer av., who disappeared
from her home last Tuesday. Left
note saying she was to be married,
but would return next day. ,
John Adamowski, 53, real estate
dealer, 1045 Milwaukee av., found
asphyxiated in bed this morning; ac
cident. Charges of graft, attempted extor
tion, neglect of duty and inefficiency
filed against nine deputy smoke in
spectors. James Hedman, 25, 910 Castle
wood ter., shot and wounded Maizie
Begy, 18, 3242 Archer av., and killed
himself in plant of Excelsior Letter
Shop, 431 S. Dearborn st Girl will
recover. Unrequited love.
Dr. Anna Dwyer, 4438 Drexel
blvd., appointed on state- charities
commission by Gov. Dunne.
David G. Maxwell, wealthy box
maker, 44th st and Center av., freed
of charge of kidnapping two young
Virginia Kibbe Yahnke, vaudeville
actress, filed $25,000 breach of prom
ise suit against Gene Greene, actor,
when she heard of his recent mar
riage. Robert F. T Milligan, organizer
and president of Kingdom of God
Vineyard Missionary Ass'n, placed on
trial on serious charge preferred by
Alice Turrentine, 6925 Wentworth av.
Further conferences between offi
cials of Aurora, Elgin & Chicago
Electric Railroad and employes will
be held today.
Nineteen more names added to
those "who are missing" yesterday.
Mrs. Lillian Stephens, wife of fish
erman, 114th st. and Calumet river,
made unsuccessful attempt to rescue
man from drowning.
August De Cotta, 1736 N. Western
av., suicide. Leaped into lake, foot of
Belden av. Body recovered. Ill health.
Harry Schaeffer, 4426Xlifton av.,
shot and wounded his wife at resi
dence of Mrs. A. Zimmerman, 1227
Hood av. She had begun divorce pro
ceedings. She may die. Husband
Mrs. George Hermann, Jr., whose
husband broke $1;000 a year""anti
drinking contract with his father,
Mrs. Phoebe Bookwalter, 7311
Stewart av., celebrated her 92d birth
day yesterday. Several children,
grand-children and great grand-children
were with her.
Band concert at Lincoln and Gar
field Parks tonight.
S. P. Thrasher, supt of Committee
of Fifteen, blames Chicago's vice on
indifference of people here.
Howard Maywood, 20, and Patrick
Murphy, 18, saved from leaking boat
by Jackson Park life saving crew.
Ten families routed by fire that at
tacked four-story building at 1102
1104 S. Morgan st. $2,000 loss.
Abdul Hamid, pet camel belonging
to carnival in South Chicago, has dis
appeared. Secretary of Treasury McAdoo had
District Attorney Wilkerson .start
suits to recover $800,000 in oleomar
First jury of women in Cook coun
ty will hear insanity cases in county
Florence Harris, 2, 6940 Stony
Island av., dead. Fell from porch
Frank Kelly, 19, 421 S. Robey st.,
arrested on serious charge pre-