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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 12, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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NEWS.OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Suffrage law brief filed with Illi
nois Supreme Court. Attorneys for
women cite registry results.
Mrs. Amelia Vertat, 1507 Larrabee
St., placed 2-year-old daughter Hel
ena in bathtub. Baby cried. Couldn't
stand sound. Shot and killed baby.
Attempted suicide. Believed to be
mentally unbalanced.
Lincoln Park Board asked to co
operate "with federal government in
breakwater plan.
Mayor, suffering from attack of
bronchitis, postpones trip to Florida.
Saloon" license of Edward Klute,
736 E. 39th St., and Buda Stanish,
8913 The Starand, S. Chicago, re
voked by mayor.
Rumored that Pennsylvania West
Side freight terminal will be East of
Canal st. and that .passenger site will
remain unchanged.
Lorenzo Fragasso given 14 years
for murder of James Acques.
Estate of John Cately valued at
$700,000. Goes to widow and chil
dren. ,
School site hearing to be renewed
today. Important witnesses to be
present.
Mrs. Dora Chamberlain, 1610 In
diana av., alleged to have confessed
teaching her daughter and several
other young folks how to steal. Re
pudiated confession on witness stand.
Benjamin H. Prange, 5062 Win
throp av., Democratic candidate for
alderman of 25th ward, taken into
custody. Suffering from mental
trouble.
Michael Vasos, Gary, fatally burn
ed.. Bonfire.
Mrs. Mary Hass, 6830 Lafayette
av., had foot.frozen while waiting for
car at 63d and S. State sts.
Clarence Nast, 720 W. 63d st., drop
ped fro mexposure while at work in
railroad yards.
The Anti-Hearst Trade Union
League will meet at Ruud Hall..
Washtenaw and- Wabansia, Feb. 13,
at 8 p. in.
Dr. Frank Westcott, 4920 Fulton
St., found at W: Lake st. and N. Craw
ford av. Both hands frozen.
700 unemployed men took exam
ination for city street cleaners.
Government officials accused of
corruption in Lewinsohn scandal ex
onerated by federal grand jury.
. .Postmaster asked to find John
Schneider, formerly of Dayton, O.
Mother is critically ill.
150 men .and women forced to flee
when Illinois eCntral baggage house
was destroyed by fire. Loss $50,000.
Twenty shots fired and several per
sons cut and bruised in disturbance
among members of International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers'
Local No. 381. James Sullivan and
John O'Keefe arrested'.
Mrs Ella S. Stewart will speak at
the Grace church open forum, Wa
bash av. and 15th st., Sunday even
ing, Feb. 15. Subject, "Justice for
Women: Some Evils Which Feminin
ism Seeks to Remedy."
To guard against pitfalls of mar
ried life, Miss Elsie Mills, Spokane,
Wash., spent week visiting Court of
Domestic Relations before becoming
Mrs. Melville Thompson.
Mrs. Marcia K. Flint, bichloride of
mercury, improving. Dr. Carter has
hopes for complete recovery.
Eight jurors accepted in vote fraud
trial. Four were sworn it at end of
night court session.
Margaret Ellington summoned be
fore poll board. Officials to investi
gate dive charges.
Christopher Corigi, 11618 Prairie
av., shot and severely wounded by
Michael Ross, 11532 S. Michigan av.
Ross arrested.
Federal grand jury has begun in
vestigation of white slave charge
against Donald P. Scott, mine owner,
4918 Calumet av. Scott is accused of
bringing Laura Leon from Mexico.
Major Funkhouser up against it.
Staff of 10 policewomen insufficient
to put down mashing.

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