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ans, 3,304,335 received. 14,000,000
pieces of first-class mail distributed.
City electrician, gets increase of
$401,000 for street lighting exten
sions. - Six city bonds sold. Total $679,000.
at 1 a. m.
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 Ro.dgers, 3741 Cottage
Grove av., heid 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 Mohawk
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 in Scheer murder.
Benj. Bird, wholesale druggist,
fined $10. 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 Boll, 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,
LI. Suspect suicide.
License of Abe Weinstein revoked
by mayor. Disorderly house connect
ed with saloon.
Strange man heat wife in front f
Rev. Elmer L. Williams home, 155
Locust st Pastor fired gun in air.
Man ran away.
Attorneys for Henry Spencer, con
victed of murder of Mrs. Rexroat, to
try to have judgment vacated.
Louis B. Drell Co.'s cigar store
raided. Padded brick. Dozen boxes
of cigars taken.
Chicago River Iifesaving station
saved 121 persons frofn drowning
during past year.
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Channon
sued for $160,000 by Mrs Mabel Lud
lam. Charges misappropriation.
Brilliantly lighted Christmas tree,
band and lake 'front Illumination to
keep people from cafes.