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Hageh, 18 S. Canal st, labor agents,
arrested on charge of failing to get
work for three men after taking their
Mayor Harrison closed deal for
purchase of land owned by Chicago
, Canal and Dock Co., along lake shore
from E. Ohio to Indiana st. $300,000
.paid. To be used as recreation pier.
Several union waiters, who were
arrested on charges of doing picket
duty in connection with strike
against Weeghman's restaurants,
were discharged by a jury in Judge
Mrs. Amelia Burr, 5322 Lakewood
av., severely injured by Broadway
car at Berwyn av. ' Police beat com
pany auto to woman and took her to
Clarence Wise, towerman, Calumet
bridge, Hammond, Ind., derailed Erie
express train to prevent collision with
fast Nickel Plate train. No one in
jured. American Bankers' Ass'n. meeting
here to discuss Owen-Glass currency
Women's Auxiliary of Republican
Club of Illinois have started to work
for William Hale Thompson's candi
dacy for mayor.
Joseph Snoczynski, laborer, C. & N.
W. Railroad, killed by train at W. Di
American Medical Ass'n. Journal
says few deaths are as painful as
those caused by bichloride of mer
cury. Banker John Worthington, head of
American Bank, 117 N. Dearborn st,
freed of larceny by bailee charge by
Nathan Behrin, New York, won
National Shorthand Reporters' speed
contest for third consecutive time.
Made average of 98.3 per cent on dic
Receiver appointed for W. R. Hum
phrey, real estate broker, 29 S. La
Salle st. Liabilities $100,000; Assets,
Mrs. W. L. Velie, wife of millionaire
head of Velie Motor Co., Moline, HL,
and her companion, Mary Lilly, held
in New York on charge of trying to
smuggle $10,000 worth of jewelry t
and finery into this country.
Alexander Meno, 56 E. 18th st.,
held up by two armed, men at Jack
son blvd. and Green st. Got $2.
Martin J. Urban, 124 S. Paulina
St., shot on Ashland av. car. Claims
Tony Geulis, 939 S. Paulina St., was
assailant. He is in custody.
ELECTRICAL STORM PLAYED
HAVOC KILLED MAN
The severe electrical storm that
' swept the southern end of Chicago .
last evening brought death to one
man, injury to several others and
caused thousands of dollars damage
The storm only vented its wrath
in the district bounded by Robey
street, Lake Michigan, 50th street
and 70th street
Gentry Bros.' circus tent was
blown down at 59th and Laflin streets
and several women and children
trampled in the panic that followed. .
Twenty people were hurt in the cir
cus panic. In addition several houses
James Lavelle, 1127 Winona av., a
motion picture operator, was electro
cuted as he stood by his machine in
the Langley Hippodrome, 63d street
.and Langley avenue.
Life savers from the Jackson Park
Beach are searching the lake today
for trace of persons who may have '
been out boating when the storm
MAN KILLED CHUM INSANE?
Jeffersonville, Ind., Aug. 22. Ed
ward Morton, 21, who calmly killed
his chum Charlie Bartle, 17, and then
explained he had no "grudge against
Bartle, but wanted to be sent to!
Michigan City prison, where he un
derstood tobacco was allowed the in
mates, is raving alternately about
some insurance that .should go to his
poor parents upon his death and
about tobacco. He is believed insane.