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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
$1,000,000 worth of valuable books
threatened when fire attacked John
Crerar library, 6th floor, Marshall
Field bldg. $5,000 loss.
Chas. Cameron, business agent,
and Delegate Wm. Gradt, Painters'
.9 during quarreL Police searching for
Two robbers entered Frank Fur
nell's restaurant, 410 E. 31st St., and
after eating robbed Addie Benson,
cashier, of $2.00.
Liquor question is causing young
war at convention of Illinois Federa
tion of Woman's Club.
Thomas E. Wilson elected presi
dent and general manager of Nelson
Morris Co. to succeed late Edward
South Side school children observ
ed "Safety Day" today.
Commonwealth Edison Co. rate re
duction problem will be taken up
next by city council.
Meeting to discuss causes of in
creasing wife abandonment will be
studied at Chicago School of Civics
and Philanthropy, Nov. 21.
Socialist party is arranging Nation
al Children's Day for Dec. 28.
Barney Bertsche, co-defendant in
clairvoyant case, took stand and de
nied all charges.
South Siders late for work today
when "L" train motor died near 12th
James Lader arrested on charge of
passing bad check on Gus-Kellar, sa
loonkeeper, 1248 W. Randolph st. His
deserted wife tipped off police.
'a Isaac uerger, lojy t. Neazie av.,
fl finp.rl S2K and Mists for strikiner hail-
iff who was serving him with sum
mons. Mrs. Johanna A. Downes elected
president of Illinois Woman's Demo
Mrs. Ellen Goodall, owner of
Drovers' Journal, sued for $25,000 for
alienation of affections of her son,
Harvey, by her daughter-in-law.
Olive Brown, who with Harry
Brown, was arrested for larceny,
tried to commit suicide in Hyde Park
station cell by strangling herself with
ribbon. Will recover.
Body of man found shot in Grant
Park still unidentified.
Chief of Police Gleason says he
will clean up South Side levee with
in next 48 hours.
Sergt John Collins, Woodlawn sta
tion, dying after fight with city fire
man. Mrs. Rose Cassidy, 1017 S. Wood
st, struck by auto driven by J. F.
Warner, 734 Oakdale av.
Mrs. J. P. Smith, wife of president
of Smith Shoe Co., killed by North
western train in Highland Park.
Two hundred and fifty guests
routed by fire in Hotel Metropole.
Fritz Von Frantzius, stockbroker,
granted divorce from Saharet, the
dancer. Lived together only six days.
Levy Mayer urges necessity of
John M. Ewen, consulting en
gineer, predicted that Chicago would
become greatest city in world after
"lakes to gulf" waterway is com
pleted. Two men seriously injured when
Hartman Furniture Co. van was
struck by Hammond electric train.
Five men arrested while scattering
ashes of Gfeo. Mendum, 63, who
lived at 5738 S. State st.
Safe at Sol Lewinsohn's bank was
opened yesterday. Yielded $5.93.
Sarah Rosenberg, 3, 1044 W. 14th
St., killed by horse and wagon.
Government will make its second
inquiry into affairs of Quakers Oats
Investigators report that "The
Strand," South Chicago, is deserted.
Attorneys for Clarence S. Funk
will try to start disbarment'proceed
ings against Daniel Donahoe.
Dan Crowley, 30, 1711 S. Kedvale
av., alleged burglar, arrested while
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