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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Henry Spencer, confessed murder
er, identified as man who hit Benja
min Oates, 60, 1X7 Park Row, with
hammer and then robbed of $75.
Residents of Northwest Side filed
injunction suit to restrain city from
occupying garbage dump.
One hundred and twenty-five di
vorce cases heard today.
Police hunting for Albert McDow
ell, 217 W. 62d St., in connection with1
murder of Ida Leegson. Half-breed
Indian also sought.
Chas. E. Berger, 4251 W. Jackson
blvd., suicide. Cut throat with razor.
Ill health. ,
, Burglars made unsuccessful raid
on Metropolitan Business College,
304 W. 63d st.
Aid. Chas. E. Merriam, Rep. Hine
baugh, George Fitch, Medill McCor
mick and Raymond Robins will make
speeches for Arthur Shay, Progres
sive candidate for Supreme Court
from 5th district.
Policemen are protecting Mayor
Harrison's garbage dump at N. West
ern av. and Grace st. from indignant
Health Commissioner Young will
lecture on "Tuberculosis" at Holstein
- Jacob Nathan, 18, 235 S. Halsted
st, Chicago University student, fined
$25 and costs for speeding.
Henry Danman seriously hurt by
auto truck run by Albert Blohm, 2848
N. Drake av.
Irving Shuman, Sullivan, III., today
took charge of $97,000,000 in Chi
Albert Ladlee, 75, Morrison, III.,
found wandering in frontvof North
Five men injured when 18th st.
car collided with McAvoy Brewery
auto truck at Jefferson st.
James Arbuckle, negro, arrested as
suspect in Leegson murder case.
Corporation Counsel Sexton is
drafting ordinance for unified 'street
German-American Women's Club
permanently organized last night
Mrs. Anna Schaedler elected presi
dent. Henry Spencer will illustrate how
he killed victims today.
Mrs. Elizabeth Matthew, 33, ap
peared at W. Chicago av. station with
4 children. Had been evicted. No
money. Husband deserted her. Po
lice collected $18.
Mayor Harrison says administra
tion is handling vice question sanely.
Women's Central Prohibition Club
hold special rally this afternoon at its
headquarters, 10 N. LaSalle st.
Big police upheaval will take place
Coroner's jury in Rexroat murder
case recommended hanging for Hen
Woman injured when street cars
collided at Van Buren and Jefferson
$8,000 worth of jewelry stolen from
home of Jos. Steinberger, 5320 Mich
John Healy, present executive
clerk of County Hospital, being
boosted for warden.
$100 taken from home of Edith
Sawyer, 5822 S. Park av.
Wm. Schoerminger, tailor, 3237
Calumet av., suicide. Hanged him
self. Three safeblowers beat watchman
unconscious and got $150 and $500
in checks from safe of Vail Rubber
Co., 144 W. 27th st.
Mrs. Fay Foelker, 4825 Bishop st.,
found husband dead in gas-filled
Ey W. Bemis.'city public utility ex
pert, says smallest possible' reduc
tion in Commonwealth Edison rates
would be $750,000. -
Police have line on drug-crazed
negro in connectioi with murder of
E. M. Skinner, sec'y of newsboys
and bootblacks, warns people against
giving contribution to man represent-
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