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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Joseph McDonough, 544 W. 37th
St., given six months in county jail
for contempt of court by Judge
Owen. Alleged to have assaulted
Miss Mae Walsh, election clerk. Re
leased on $8,500 bond.
Miss Florence Lawlor, missing
Brooklyn, N. Y. high school girl, will
ing to return home. Ran away to be
John C. Beck, agent Bartholomae
& Roesing Brewing Co., claims he
was held prisoner by employer. Man
ager alleged he was short, in ac
counts and wouldn't let him go home.
Freed by habeas corpus.
Louis J. Highland fined $5 for al
leged assault. Mrs. May Gibson com
plainant. Police had pistol battle with three
men in Panhandle R. R. yards. John
English, 10 W. 31st st., and M. Bro
mond, 3709 S. Winchester av., cap
tured. Mr. and Mrs. Powell Schmidt, 4054
Wentworth av., arrested. Were,
taking coal from Rock Island yards
to keep baby from freezing.
100 men arrested for fake signa
tures to subway and anti-saloon peti
tions. A dozen held for perjury.
Mass meeting of the 22d. Ward
Democratic party will be held at 542
W. North av., Friday evening, Feb. 6.
Anti-saloon petition fell through.
Only 30,000 of 75,000 names needed
Mrs. Minnie Crawford, 1120 Wells
st., and John Eganis arrested. Al
leged to have taken merchandise
from State st. stores.
Women's clubs and local authori
ties co-operating in fight for pure
Dentists near Blue Island av.. 12th
st. and Ogden av., want adequate po
lice protection from thieves. Dr.
Walter Fischer and Dr. G. R.
Churchill. 2310 Ogden av., latest- vic
tims. Detective Thomas Joyce arrested
Edward Donaghue, one-armed, man,
for panhandling. Crowd attempted
to rescue prisoner. Riot call sent in.
Mob quelled by police.
Harry Klein, accused of attacking
Velvet Lee, 1240 S. Wabash st., dis
charged. Louis Miller, owner The Strand
saloon, charged with pandering.
Theresa Bolicaz. Hull House, com
plainant. Henry Spencer, convicted mur
derer of Mrs. Rexroat. would become
preacher if freed.
D. H. Ford. Grand Rapids, Mich.,
died from injuries received from hold
up men Monday.
Federal employes of Chicago have
formed United States Government
Employes' Ass'n of America. Want
better wages and shorter hours. Har
ry C. Johnson, president.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rohlas, Lan
sing, Mich., suicided in Hammond ho
Jack Diamond, owner cigar store,
9048 The Strand, fined $25 and costs
for directing men to alleged disreput
U. S. Att'y James H. Wilkerson,
here to prevent withdrawal of water
from lake through sanitary district.
Edward Sullivan left in 1912 to
work in Panama. Came back. Unable
to find children. Ask police aid.
A. M. de Bauviere, Colonial Hotel,
accused of larceny, discharged.
Mrs. Bessie Wood, nefiress. 5225 S.
Dearbordh st., fined $10 and costs1
for abusing schoolteacher. !
Pennsylvania Railroad to offer new1
freight and passenger terminal plan
Women jurors for insane at Deten-!
tion Hospital disposed of 19 cases.
Trial of second series of vote fraud;
cases ready for jury. Selection of jury1
mav take a week.
Spitting arrests continue. 50 ar-J
rested in one precinct. 46 offenders
Yeggs raided the Borden Milk3
Company plant, Ravepswood. Gag-
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