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with) borrowing $200.ring. Mrs. Mary
A Riley, Grant. Hotel, complainant.
Coroner Hoffmariwants public lec
tures to foreign mothers on dangers
Henry Beyer, motorman, acquitted
of wantonly slaying Wm. Petroulos,
Dr. Siegmund HirschTeld, 168 -W.
Oak st., charged with malpractice.
Asst. State's Att'y Ailing wants in
dictment. Melville Reeves, 27, and Margaret
Semple Reeves, 5412 Winthropav.,
arrested. Charged with theft of )T. J.'
Hyman's $4,700 gems.
Ninety-two bank? wants city's de
posits. Offer 24 per cent. $23,000
worth of municipal bonds sold yester
; Chas. West and Ole Baker, 219 S.
Peoria st, and John Johnson, 855 W.
Monroe St., held to grand jury. Frac
tured policeman Joseph Devaney's
- Elevated railroads must improve
service. Extension of station plat
forms held up until roads guarantee
W. H. Warner, 60, 262 N. Crawford
ay;,-killed by "L" train in Oak Park.
.Work of selecting jury to try first
vote fraud cases will be started today.
FIGHT ON THE INCOME TAX
Elsie DeWolfe, actress and friend
of Anne Morgan, daughter of the late
J. Pierp, yesterday filed the first suit
on record against the new federal in
come tax law.
. The suit was filed against the Con
tinental & Commercial Trust & Sav
ings Bank of Chicago in the United
States District Court here by Miss
DeWolfe's attorneys, W. Bourke
Cockran, New York, and Colin C. H.
Fyffe and Ira Ryner, Chicago.
The bill charges that the new law
Is discriminatory among the class
vhich comes under its provisions.
The outcome of the suit will be
wau;uu wiui unease m teres 1 uy 1
some 423.0QQ plutes. j
DR; KNABE "SWEET AND PURE"
Shelbyville, Ind., Dec. 4. A mys
terious man peeped into Dr. Helene
Knabe's window late at night for two
months before the woman was slain
on October, 1911, according to the
testimony of Mrs. J. W. Smith, who
lived across from the Knabe apart
ment, but she described the peeper as
medium sized, while Dr. Craig, on
trial for the murder, is a six-footer.
Otto Wagner, ex-supt. Indiana Vet
erinary College, who furnished what
the state calls one of its links In a
chain of circumstantial evidence al
leged to show that Dr. Craig tired of
Dr. Knabes love and expressed
hatred of her only a few days before
the murder, .was compelled to under
go a severe cross-examination in an
effort to impeach his testimony.
Atty. Henry Spaan made a state
ment before the court convened to
the effect that under no circum
stances would the defense attack the
character of Dr. Helene Knabe.
"I believe, and I am sure my client
feels, that no sweeter, purer woman
ever lived," said Spaan. "The de
fense at no time had any intention of
assailing the character of the victim
in this mysterious tragedy."
This statement was made to quiet
rumors that have been afloat ,in In
dianapolis since the indictment of Dr.
DEATH'S TOLL IN TEXAS '
Dallas, Tex., Dec. 4. 20 known
dead, 18,000 homeless, property dam
age reaching $6,000,000 are results
.of floods throughout Texas. Nearly
.all railroads are out of commission.
Many towns are inundated, and there
is no communication with a score
.of vilages tyhere loss of. life may be
still greater. Fifty persons between
Hillsboro and aMlone are awaiting
trescue in three tops and it is reported
that some of them are dropping into
the water from exhaustion. Ten feet
of water covers large part of Waco.
Water supply at Temple cut off by