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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
r.fiy electrician gets increase of
$401,000' for street lighting exten
sions. - .
Christmas mail breafcs all records.
2,500,000 packages sent by Chicago
ans, 3,304,335 received. 14,000,000
pieces of first-class mail distributed.
Erick Klante, 1200 Early av., sui
cided. Gas. Melancholy.
-George Whitland, 24, 125 S. Lin
coln St., shot three times and fatally
wounded. Tried to enter 1859 W.
Adams st. Shooting done by Earl C.
Miss Elizabeth Baker. 15 N. Car
penter st., arrested as fence. John
McGuire, Victor Baker, Joseph An
derson and Clark Bryant arrested.
$1,000 loot recovered.
John Tabaczinski and Morris Man
kowitz, 1542 W. Taylor st., arrested.
Said to have taken 75 electric motors.
James Burke, 631 W. Madison st.,
and Patrick Rodgers, 3741 Cottage
Grove av., held for grand jury.
Charged with robbing mails.
Mrs. Cecelia Rusk-Stockton, 953 E.
61st St., arrested with two men in
hotel. Claims it is part of divorce
plan. Wants freedom from Ralph
Stockton, 6231 Drexel av.
Home of Thomas Ludden, 4626
Grace st., caught fire. Christmas tree
near curtain. Loss $700.
The Young Woman's Suffrage Al
liance will hold its annual convention
at Hull House Sunday afternoon,
John Ipsh, wife and 3-months'-old
babe evicted Christmas day. Out of
Nicholas Ball found in Theodore
Deak's jewelry store, 3107 Lincoln av.
36 watches on him. Place burglar
ized twice in four months.
Mrs. Ernestine Stapleman, 53,
Chapman, Neb., found wandering
aimlessly. Detained by police. Seeks
kin In city.
Paul Meyer, 14, 4709 N. Artesian
av., fatally hurt. Driving delivery
wagon, struck by Western av. car.
Theodore Wusterbarch, 2623 Or
chard st., beaten to death by son-in-law,
Fred Forster. Forster held pend
Miss Rose Havinitz, 2043 Mahawk
av., who attempted suicide and ac
cused "vice squad"- detective, mar
ried C. F. Fallis, man she ignored.
Frank Fishl, 2050 Bissell- st., re
leased as suspect hvScheer murden
Benj. Bird, wholesale druggist,
fined l0. Arrested with Miss Pearl
Murrae, 4512 Fulton st., in hotel.
Louis Lee, 2814 N. Richmond st., ,
dropped dead in Shakespeare av.,
courtroom. Heart disease. Was be
ing arraigned for disorderly conduct.
Louis Brizzolara, 509 N. Franklin
St., crushed to death in Traders'
Bldg., 305 S. Lasalle st. Fell between
elevator car and shaft.
Chicago Waiters' Ass'n will hold -their
annual Children's Day, Monday,
Dec. 29, at 2:30 p. m at 71 W. Mon
Mrs. Martha Bell, 1331 Wells st.,
struck by thug. Refused to buy
Maud Oberg held for grand jury.
Charged with killing Edward Bresch.
Body of man found in lake identi
fied as Charles Claphan, Waukegan,
m. Suspect suicide.
License bf Abe Weinstein revoked
by mayor. Disorderly house connect
ed with saloon.
MRS. YOUNG ON JOB
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young is again Chi- '
cago's superintendent of schools.
. The noted educator returned to the
city last night and announced defin
itely that she would again assume the
job from which she was ousted an
act that cost four of the "ousters"
their places on the board.
Mrs. Young refused to discuss John
D. Snoop or the recent war on the
Shoop and his attorneys have not
yet decided what action to take.