NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Subways, home rule and four-year
aldermanlc term to go before voters.
Dr. J. H. Greer will speak in the
I. W. W. open forum, 27 N. Halsted
st, Sunday, Feb. 8, at 8 p. m., on
"Labor Conditions in England."
Ivory Hotel, 2103 S. State st., raid
ed. Fourth time in two weeks. Vir
gie Anderson, keeper, has already
paid $250 in fines.
Three dives raided in levee. 16 ar
rested. Laura Benke, 530 N. Lasalle st.,
fined $200; Jennie Smith, negress,
. $100; Emma Leroux, 2124 S. Dear
born st, $50, and Violet Smith, 2022
Federal St., $25, as keepers of dives.
Rory Preston, owner of saloon 1808
S. Wabash av., arrested for selling
liquor to minors. John H. Lyle com
plainant. First juror accepted in vote fraud
trial. 27 questioned in two days.
Mrs. Anna McCauley Anderson
O'Conner had hubby, John J. O'Con
ner, arrested for disorderly conduct.
Held for bigamy; has three husbands
Federal jury may absolve Marshal
Luman T. Hoy in Lewinsohn inquiry.
Home of Mrs. G. Osterman, 5250
Calumet av., looted. $600 worth of
Ethel Collier, 19, 1924 W. Monroe
st, alleged to have insulted Gladys
Carembo, 2029 W. 20th st. Kissed
her and apologized. Released without
William M. Thompson, had new
get-rich-quick scheme. Got school
children to sell postcards to build new
school. Arrested on charge of oper
ating confidence game.
Inquiry in lake victims' deaths re
vealed that men were hurrying back
to join party at crib. Still searching
Waldimar Meschberg, alleged Rus
sian count,, arrested. Charged with
obtaining money under false pre
tenses. Warrant also sought for big
Swell social clubs must pay income ,
tax as well as individuals is ruling of
Federal Commissioner W. H. Osburn.
Hugh McGregor and John Dono-'
han ordered chicken at H. C. Schaef-;
er's restaurant, 5051 S. Halsted st,
and then refused to pay. Fined $1 :
and costs. ;
John Sullivan released by Judge '
Mahoney from Bridewell. Two deaths :
in family in one week considered
enough misfortune at one time.
Case of citation against Major i
Funkhouser, second deputy superin
tendent of police for $14,774 judg-1
ment, postponed until Feb. 27.
Dr. R. J. Steward, 7101 Cottager
Grove av., arrested. Alleged to have
obtained signature of Mrs. Mary E. i
McGowen to notes for $500. Releas-1
ed on bonds. i
Stanley Svezeniski wrestled with
Frank Morazki. Used teeth. Nearly r
bit friend's nose off. Fined $10.
Henry R. Hopkins, 80, 4548 Cot-'
tage Grove av., fell from I. C. train.
Severely injured" s
Joseph Bereas, 5238 S. State st., ar-)
rested twice on complaint of wife.
Released, arrested on warrant of'
neighbor for threatened assault. Sec-1
ond neighbor also wants warrant I
Rev. Adelbert Furman exonerated 1
for death of Frank Leskiewicz. Boy j
was killed by priest's auto. 3
Frank Spencer, arrested for for
gery in New York, wanted here for
same offense. '
Dr. John Raitchel, alias Dr. De I
Leon, held under $600 bond for oper-J
ating a confidence game.
John Halbeck, 80, a Joliet hermit, t
fatally burned when lamp overturned t
in hut. e 1
Insane man escaped from Elgin
Hospital. Broke windows in hotel at I
Maple Park. Captured. ' J
Mrs. Elizabeth Woodcock, 55, 424 1
Loomis st, asphyxiated. f
22 police captains had secret con-'
ference with Chief Gleason. Order i
expected today creating four lieu-
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