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ferred by Margaret Stack, 13, 310 S.'
wmcnester av., and Bessie Sherman,
13, 2035 W. Van Buren st
Lawrence Landis, 10, Michigan
City, came to Chicago to see sights.
Picked up by police. Sent home.
Dog led firemen into smoke-filled
0 room in which lay his master, David
Lewis, Indiana harbor, unconscious.
Creek women of Chicago plan to
raise $10,000 to aid their country folk
made destitute by war.
Mrs. Mary F. Hudnut, wife of
Charles D. Hudnut, vice-pres. of
American Three-Way Prism Co.,
wants divorce after 25 years married
life. Names another woman.
George Sundmacher, 3, 1820 Wells
st, fell from third floor porch. Dead.
J. J. Reynolds, Federal Harbor and
' Railway Commission, says U. S. will
aid Chicago's outer harbor by build
ing $350,000 breakwater.
unns Jonaycz, jo, iyuz r-isx av.,
' jumped into river when wife told him
to. Will be examined at Detention
Chicago housewives protesting
against one cent raise in price of
Desplaines st. police arrested eight
men in alleged gambling house at,505
W. Madison st.
Mrs. Florence Vosbrink, Mrs. Ger
trude Howe Britton and Dr. Peter C.
Clemensen, new members of school
board, will take places today. '
SIX BADLY BURNED IN FRAME
Six persons were severely burned
and over a score of families were
made homeless when fire attacked a
row of frame dwellings in the tene
ment district at Jefferson and Max
well streets this afternoon.
The fire started on the third floor
of a frame dwelling at 626 Maxwell
street It is believed to have been
started by an explosion of gasoline
used in cleaning.
Mrs. Mary Reneck, 628 Maxwell
St.; James Splinsky, 624 Maxwell st; ?
Henry Splinsky, 624 Maxwell st ; Geo.
Sevanock, 630 Maxwell st; Jim Pur
lisky, 630 Maxwell st, injured by '
leaping from second-story window; i
Benjamin Slavisky, 630 Maxwell st
Residents of adjoining buildings
were cut off by the quick spread of i
the flames. Many leaped from the
first and second floors when their es
cape was blocked by a wall of flame. 't
A general alarm was sent in before ;i
the fire was controlled. ;
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JUDGE KILLS FIGHT TO DELAY
DIGGS-CAMINITTI TRIAL J
San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 6. j
Maury Diggs and Drew Caminetti lost
their fight for delay when Judge Van '., '
Fleet denied the motion for a change '
of venue. The trial of Diggs was or- '
dered to proceed. ,
All efforts to bring politics into the
trial will be frowned upon by Judge t
Van Fleet 1
Twelve talesmen were in the box
when the trial began today, all passed
by both sides but subject to peremp- ,
tory challenge. All of the men in the
box expressed their belief in the effi
cacy of the Mann white slave act and
its rigid enforcement. Only two are
Diggs and Caminetti were both in
court. Caminetti said it was unlikelv
his father would come on from Wash- )
ington to attend the trial. His mother y
sat with him in court.
Misses Warrington and Norris, the i
high school girls who were taken to
Reno by Diggs and Caminetti, re
mained in the U. S. district attorney's !
office waiting to be called as wit- ;
Talesmen are being challenged by i
both sides today. 1
Special Prosecutor Sullivan said K
that former District Attorney McNab '
is acting decently and helping in
every way possible. Sullivan says it j
is a dead open and shut case and he
doesn't see why Diggs doesn't plead