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NEWSOFTHE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
George A. Smith, 4546 Vincennes
av., beaten by auto bandits on Grand
blvd., near 46th st, arid robbed of
$250 diamond pin and $35.
Three men held up Walter Laskow
ski, 1039 Milwaukee av., and escaped
with. $38.50 check and $60 watch.
Police can find.no trace of Att'y
William Quinlan, reported missing.
Mrs. Edward L. Springer, Kenil
worth, sustained broken leg and Flor
ence "M. Stafford, 3355 Washington
blvd., was injured in, runaway acci
Samuel Eberly Gross, former weal
thy real estate man,.wio claimed he
wrte Rostand's "Cyrano de Bferge
rao," is dead in Battle Creek, Mich.
Harry 'Ehlers, Oak P, ark, fjned one
cent for poisoning pigeon owned by
X)r. John B. Ducus.
State's Att!y Hoyne says indict
, ment of Weymouth Kirkland'is only
first step in unearthing of t gigantic
street car company fraud.
Coroner Hoffman says 65 per cent
of deaths from scalds and burns are
among children under 7 years old.
Att'y Chas. E. Erbstein blocked ef
forts of Grand Rapids, Mich,, officials
to take back two suspects in triple
murder during Thompson, jewelry
store -robbery. ' '
- Mrs. Mary Irving, 54, 1442 S. Wa
bash av., fired shot at three men in
Boston Store barn,. 16th and State
sts., whom she claimed insulted her.
J. Nolen Harvey, sociologist, will(
lecture on aociausny -Deiore me
Chicago -Society, of Anthropology,
Masonic Temple, tomorrow aftei
Fireman George Yore killed in fall
down elevator shaft during $2,000
fire at 22-28-N. Desplaines st.
- " Asst State's Att'y Mahoney, in
dicted for altering, ballots, demands
Capt P. D. O'Brien, S. Clark st.
station, has opened war on con men.
Four disorderly flats on South Side
raided." Thirty inmates arrested.
Twenty firemen overcome in $300,
000 fire at Swift & Co. warehouses
in stockyards. .
Gambling squad raided Jim
O'Leary's, 4183 S. Halsted St., and
got 18 men.
Mrs. Amanda H. Birk granted di-(
vorce and $50,000 alimony from E. J.
Birk, wealthy brewer.
Street car, merger bill may go to
council Monday night.
Eight'promoters of an alleged fake
prize fight indicted for running con
Alice Gerhard, 24, teacher at Chi
cago Heights school,, killed when auto
-went into, ditch. Ralph Johnson, un
injured. Eight-months'-old daughter of
Prank Cerfas, Twin Lakes, Wis.,
killed in auto smashup.' '
Chas Tick, missing arson witness,
has returned to Chicago.
Jas; Salvajo, 2708 Princeton .av.,
probably, fatally injured when street
car struck his motorcycle. '
Harold Gutowsky struck by "L"
train' while reaching for hat at
Marshfield av, station. May die.
Judge Scully sent toys to William
Richter, 8, 1715 N. Halsted st, whose
father the judge iad sent to jail for
City council has decided to receive
new, bids for construction of "Lake st.
Body of woman taken from river
at .Madison st identified as Ellen
Chieff Bailiff of Municipal Court A.
J. Cermak wants courtrooms cleared
- Philip Scabo, 855 Vernon Park pL,
stabbed by his -cousin, N. Cosogno,
Woodland, la., during card game.
Charles Fair, son of one of owners
of Marshall Field's, married to Ger
trude Bryan, actress.
The Executive Board of the, Wo
men's Trade Union League of Chi
cago recommended to the last meet
ing of the league an amendment to