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LOCAL DOINGS IN TABLOID FORM
Mrs. Katherine Walsh Baldwin,
daughter of John R. Walsh, granted
divorce from Dr. L. Blake Baldwin.
Council committee will decide
about tango this week.
Chicago may vote next spring
whether text books shall be furnished
free at public schools or not.
Forty-one cases of diphtheria re
ported to Health Dept. yesterday.
John Doughery, prisoner, escaped
while being taken to county jail. Ran
two blocks. Caught by Benj. Fink,
arson prisoner, and Officer Geo. Mc
Clellan. Chicago public schools have added
swimming to list of studies.
Agnes Epley, nurse, Aurora, gag
ged, bound and attacked in wood
shed. Women want $25,000 appropria
tion for public comfort station.
Twenty boys under 18 years old
arrested in Evanston for smoking
Two autos and garage,tof George
R. Thome, Lake Forest, destroyed by
fire, $50r000 loss. -, -
Lorado Taft, sculptor, says feroa'd
way, New York, is merely" ''an un
sightly glare of lights,"
Police fired several shots at man
in auto who flirted jwith several wo
men at North av. and Clark st.
Policemen Larkin and Courtney,
vehicle bureau, hurt stopping run
away team attached to Consumers'
William Sulzer, former governor of
New York, will speak in Chicago
State's Attorney Hoyne will rush
trial of eight other clairvoyants.
Detective Anthony Gentile receiv
ed death threat letter signed "Paul
Brancato." Man by that name re
cently convicted of murder.
Mrs. Rose Dobrzwicki, 30, 526 N.
Racine av., who was deserted by hus
band, fainted in street while search
ing for institution where her children
had been placed. .. ,
C. L. Watson, head of Fort Dear
born University, held to grand jury
on charge of running con game.
Representatives of 185 Indian
tribes swore allegiance to American
flag last night.
Mrs. Harold J. Wise, 5121 Green
wood av., found thief in home. She
screamed. Man escaped with $500
worth of loot after dropping $1,000
Nick Lentz, 2928 Princeton av., told
police he thought he had shot negro
burglar 'who got away with $100.
Neighbors heard intruder groan as
Roy C. Stewart and Thomas King,
business agents Painters' and Decor
ators', fired at in hallway 2918 Cot
tage Grove av. Assailants fled.
Thief stole life savings amounting
to $150 from Washo Owalowski, la
borer, 8355 Superior av.
E. H. Sherman and H. A. Mason,
former officials of Yellowstone Na
tional Land Co., given small fines on
charge of using mails to defraud.
AssL State's Atty. Barney Mahoney
may sue county to force payment of
money he claims he earned while
representing Maclay Hoyne at elec
Three-weeks'-old son of Orville E.
Babcock, Lake Forest, only weighs
three pounds. Fighting for life in
"incubator room" at Michael Reese
David W. Mankowitz, 1515 S.
Spaulding av., former head of Ster
ling Rail Steel Co., now bankrupt,
says he lost $3,000 in six months in
Chicago's gambling dens.
Mrs. J. Paul Goode, in speech at
University of Chicago, says girls
should take more interest in vote
than in tango.
Tangoing and swinging 25-pqund
dumbbells were stunts required of ap
plicants for jobs as county scrub
women. Asst. State's Atty. W. W. Witty
saw; two thieves nffinin,g from, tailox