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CHICAGO NEWS IN BRIEF
Thieves raided co-ed lockers at U.
of C. gym. Got petticoats and party
gowns while girls were taking phy
Parcel post demands more space.
Quarters to be doubled in Chicago.
Four new fire battalions created.
Three captains advanced and eight
Charles R. Crane denies offer of
ambassadorship to Russia.
Subway petition filed. Said to con-
tain 175,241 names and consist of
A Japanese musicale-Iecture and a
'bazaar will be given at the Auditor
ium Hotel, Monday, Feb. 9, 8:30 p. m
as a benefit for earthquake and
famine sufferers of Japan.
Auto belonging to L. A. Kinsey,
4754 Sheridan road, crashed into po
lice patrol. Policeman Prank O'Far-
rell .severely bruised and Matron
Bridget O'Malley shaken up.
$250,000 Masonic hospital planned
by G. W. Barnard Ass'n.
Mrs. May Wood Simons will speak
at the Grace Church Forum Sunday
eveing Feb. 8. Subject: "Feminism
and the Working Woman."
Body of Frank Ptacek, 1730 W.
15th St., found in south branch of
Mrs. James McCloo told two male
suffragists she would register if they
would do her washing. They beat it.
John Johnson, 7726 Maryland av.,
crushed under trucks of coal car at
Cowman Coal Co. yards. Died at St.
John Bowman, Walter Teeling and
Gus Tysler, charged with beating
John Brady to death, discharged. No
evidence to connect them with mur
der. 58 W. Chicago av. raided as gam
bling resort "20 men taken. Olaf Ol
son booked as keeper.
Paul Cerhardt, former county ar
chitect, wants $25,000 back pay. Al
leges money is due for services per
formed in office.
Gov. Dunne has accepted resigna
tion of Fred L. Fake as judge of Chi
cago Municipal Court.
Theodore Palmer, 5326 Lake Park
av., took bicycle to provide for young
wife. Given 30 days on rock pile.
William Jackson, negro, asked for
jury trial. Fined $1 for disorderly
conduct. Jury took collection and
William Lyle, Nashville, Tenn., and
Fred C. Baldwin, New York, wanted
"easy" money. Came to Chicago.
Charles Bushman, 13, 6337 Eber
hart av., missing.
Winnie Mayer, 13, 3347 W. 61st st.,
Victor Mitchell, 13, 3442 W. 61st St.,
and Bert Erickson, 15, 3356 W. 61st
st, bitten by a dog.
Charge of disorderly conduct
against Ella Holpich dismissed by
Judge Fry, when Hazel Holpich, 4,
appeared in court with mother.
Hold-up men entered Independence
station, Garfield Park "L." Mrs.
Mary Shea, cashier, got away
through back door. Nothing taken.
Flat of Martin Martins, 3106
Rhodes av., raided. Joseph H. Saw
yer, soldier, claimed to have been
rolled for $61.
Carl Larsen, 1543 N. Artesian st.,
ordered to remain idle for month.
Wife complained Carl drank when he
Peter Nessucci and Dominick Scal
getto, out of work, shot pigeons and
sparrows to1 supply hungry families.
Discharged by Judge Sullivan.
Burglar took pawn ticket belong
ing to Mrs. J. F. Clark, 841 Qass st.
Redeemed diamond-set watch valued
Joseph Pindokas felt happy, about
to be married. Assaulted his brother
Edward. Sent to Bridewell. Wed
Michael Weismann, 136th st., sui
Patrick Sheehan, released after
year's imprisonment, on parole,
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