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outrageous prices a&ked for eggs,
butter and other foodstuffs.
the cost of living and will not use
butter and eggs for a month.
Eggs were selling here today at 45
cents a dozen; creamery butter at
38 cents a pound.
Carlisle, Pa. The housewives of
this city have gone on strike against
INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Society to prevent wife abandon
ment has been organized in Chicago.
Mrs. Matthew Bauler, Jr 1542
Cleveland av., sister-in-law of Aid.
Bauler, tried to die by gas. May re
cover. Domestic troubles.
$93,000 worth of municipal bonds
sold so far.
Board of Education may erect two
new high schools, costing $1,800,000,
in Englewood district.
Mrs. Stile Burton, Michigan av.'s
oldest resident, who now lives at
Congress Hotel, celebrated 93d birth
day yesterday. Would hate to be a
girl today, she says they're too sjlly.
Frank Nugent, 644 N. State St.,
robbed of $20 by armed bandit on
Harrison st bridge.
Winifred Allen filed $25,000 breach
of contract suit against J. S. Keefe.
Peter H. Reuss, truck gardener,
11709 Oak St., shot and killed him
self. Ill health.
Joseph Azukas, 18, 3301 Auburn
av., who shot and killed John Macho
kas after latter had wounded boy's
father, freed by coroner's jury.
Lillian Paully has sued South Side
"h" for $25,000. Fell down steps at
Congress st station.
Dr. Horace P. Wilkins, 524 S. State
st, arrested on charge of running coil
game. Said to be quack.
Mr. and Mrs. August Prohl, Hunte
ly, m., are parents of triplets. Two
boys and girl. All well.
Frank Monnett, 34, Elgin, arrested
by federal officers as counterfeiter.
Tenth Ward Taxpayers' Ass'n ob
jects to city's comtemplated purchase
of Chicago Reduction Co. plant.
Mrs. R. J. Staymon, 1537 Pratt
av., armed with gun, chased burglar
who tried to get into home of Arthur
J. Cooke, 1537 Pratt av.
Fritz Fichter, 1259 Victor av.,
prominent German, was accidentally
stabbed in sword duel ,with Henry
Geijen, 1437 Wells stl May die.
Chicago barbers voted to accept
no more tips.
S. Clark st. police trying to identify
well-dressed man who came to sta
tion yesterday suffering from loss of
Michael Pohun, 3032 Dearborn st,
found shot and killed in Congress
Hotel, 449 S. Halsted st
Frank Rabiskowski, 6075 Lafayette
av., asked police to find his wife and
Chas. Ousha. Both have gone.
Mrs. Antoinette Funk told Wo
man's Party of Cook County not to
tie up with any political party.
Illinois legislature will investigate
letters supposed to have been writ
ten by State Sen. John T. Denvir to
Lloyd Morse, 6, 6612 S. Hermitage
av., died after swallowing oil of win
tergreen. Police searching, for Elmer Rich
ards, 16, 347 S. Homan av., missing
Blood-stained skirt found in lum
ber car aj. Aurora yesterday. Police
Chief Gleason called Captains
O'Brien, Ryan, Rehm and Gibbons to
his office and ordered them to get
after disorderly flats.
Jury in Judge Fake's court decided
"26" game was gambling and fined
Walter Snell, saloonkeeper, 756 E.
63d st, $100 on each of three counts.
Old divorce commission, headed by
Judge Kavanaugh, met again yes
terday and will fight for marriage re
forms. County officials predict decided
raise in taxes in 1914.