blvd. as site for new West Side post
Raymond Allen, 16, Chicago boy,
drowned while bathing in four feet
of water in Fox Lake, near Wauke
gan. George Fisher, alias Frank CuIIett,
wanted here for forgeries aggregat
ing $5,000, arrested in Edwardsville,
Roy Swanson, 7, 3142 Osgood St.,
died from burns received while play
ing around bonfire last week.
Troy Egerston, employe of Rand
McNalfy Co., struck by auto driven
by Paul Korsgack, 1648 Turner av.,
as he alighted from car. Leg broken.
Auto ambulance carrying Mrs. H.
Crisinger, 1833 Kenilworth av., to
" hospital struck by auto owned by W.
P. Fosley, 3329 Palmer st.
Building Commissioner Ericsson
blames City Club "art committee" for
tying his hands in regard to billboard
Bids for construction of Rufus
Dawes Memorial Hotel for needy
men at Madison and Peoria sts. will
Alice Reidy gave women of Sec
ond and Third wards their first in
structions in voting last night.
Commissioner of Public Works Mc
Gann will take immediate steps to
safe guard fire districts from insuff
cient water pressure.
C. C. Steinman, owner of excur
sion boat Uncle Sam, had license re
voked and fined $500 by Collector of
Customs Ames for crossing race
course during regatta.
Henry Lane Wilson was in town
yesterday on way to Culver, Ind., to
join family. Refused to talk about
Emilio Mageo, watchman, 8849
Escanaba av., told police that same
two men have held him up every pay
night for last three weeks. He's get
ting sick of it now.
National Fraternal Congress voted
down proposition to endorse equal
suffrage throughout nation.
Attorney Alexander Sullivan, 72, is ,
seriously ill at St. Joseph's HospitaL
Thomas Brennan, 54, 1000 .Cali
fornia av., missing. Police searching.
Two-passenger auto, No..67433, III.,"
found on Milwaukee av., just out
side city. Lose it?
Five women and two men taken in
raid on West End Hotel, 1418 W.
Hans Bauder, alleged Swiss swin
dler, taken East preparatory to de
portation. Frank Raymond, 4, 1600 Racine
av., fatally hurt trying to hitch on
Alvina Baumgardner, 18, Van
Buren and Robey sts., arrested on
charge of stealing clothing from An
Old flagship of Commodore. Perry
docked at Randolph st so public can '
Prince, Lincoln Park lion, who re
fuses to eat because of grief over
death of his mate, may have to be
John D. Riley, supt. of streets, will
distribute maps containing new street
Patients in hospitals near lake are
complaining of noise of sham battles
at Perry Centennial celebration.
Girl will have slit skirt race at
Electric Club outing to be held at
Shermanville, HI., tomorrow.
A TIP FOR US
Washington, Aug. 20. A very in
teresting dispatch has been received
by the Department of Commerce
from Sidney, Australia, where our
consul states that a plan is bemg pre
pared by which the government of
New South Wales intends to reduce
the price of meat by slaughtering in
gojternment abattoirs and supplying
meat to retail butchers, thus elimin
ating middlemen. In view of the
failure of our own government in its
efforts to curb the beef trust, and in
view of the fact that meat prices con
tinue to rise, the experience of for
eign governments must be instructive.
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