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NEVVS OF THE DAY C
Pres. McCormick, who, with seven
other members of county board and
Special Pros. John E. Northup, sent
out public appeal for funds to con
duct probe of election frauds, says
he has already received $100.
George Brady, 13, 603 N. Central
av., knocked off bicycle by public li
brary auto trucfl. Leg broken.
Baby boy, 4 weeks old, found in
woods near Foster and California avs.
by a laborer. St. Vincent's Orphan
Fire of mysterious origin attacked
building owned by Michael Battio at
2347 W. Taylor st. early today. Three
families routed. $18,000 "loss. In
vestigation. Commissioner of Public Works Mc
Gann says thousands of acres of lake
shore land are being washed away
on account of government rule
against protecting piers.
Luke Foley, 7615 S. Morgan st., ar
rested when his auto struck another
driven by Dr. D. H, Cunningham,
3158 Jackson blvd.
The Orange Judd Farmer predicts
raise in price of corn and potatoes.
Edward Jordan, 16, 1825 Wash
burne av., shot in leg following quar
rel with Harry Lindran, 17, who es
caped. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Spalding,
1349 S. State St., and Marguerite
Cant, Brooklyn, N. Y., injured when
two autos collided in N. Michigan av.
near Rush st. bridge.
William Johnson, 24, butcher, 3510
S. Dearborn st., shot and killed; John
Smith, 20, wounded, and William
Smith, his father, arrested. Domes
tic quarrel. Believed that Johnson
shot younger Smith and was killed
by boy's father.
, Well-dressed young man held up
Joseph Freeman in his saloon, 1635
W. Division st. Escaped with $75.
Wm. Reynolds, 122 W. 37th st.,
and Olaf Hansen, 3637 LaSalle st,
badly injured when 35th st. car
struck their wagon at LaSalle st.
Edward Scanlon, 4160 Colorado
av., struck and seriously hurt by
street car at Harrison and Keeler.
Central Swedish conference of the
Methodist Episcopal Church will be
gin tomorrow at W. Oak and Orleans.
A letter received by the Chicago
Federation of Labor today called at
tention to the fact that the only safe
ty deposit company in the city that
wouldn't pay union labor the mark
of respect of closing on Labor Day
was the National Safety Deposit Co.,
operated by First National Bank.
Armitage av. car collided with Mil
waukee av. car at Dearborn and.
Washington sts. Panic. No one in
jured. Max Flegger, prominent South
Chicago ' merchant, arrested after
fight over nickel with street car con
ductor. Had $197 in pocket.
Man supposed to be Chas. Olson,
laborer, killed by C, M. & St. P. pas
senger train at Morton Grove.
Mayor Harrison arid Secretary of
War Garrison may get together while
latter is in city and discuss question
of government appropriation to aid
outer harbor work.
House lobby committee investigat
ors are in Chicago tracing move
ments of Col. Martin M. Mulhall in
this city while he was employed by
National Manufacturers' Ass'n.
Mrs. Emily Zander, 1546 W. Har
rison st, found unconscious by her
husband, Charles, this morning. Half
empty carbolic acid bottle by her
Former Judge Cleland, in speech
before American Ass'n of Accident
Underwriters today, urged federal in
stead of state supervision of insur
Prof. G. Stanley Hall, Clark Uni
versity, in speech' at Cook County '
Teachers' Institute, advocated use of
rod in public schools. Believes in
Carlton Holmes drank carbolic acid
at home of sister-in-law, Mrs.