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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
William Cheney Ellis found guilty
of murder after 10 ballots. Given 15
Anti-Hearst Trade tlnion League
will meet at Ruud Hall, Washtenaw
and Wabansia, March 6, 8 p. m.
"Judge" Miles Seldon Macon, Lex
ington Hotel, arrested for alleged
confidence game. Miss Margaret
Boggess claims to have been swindled
out of $1,950.
2918 Vernon av. raided as alleged
drug "dive." Seven bottles of dope
and hypodermic needles taken. Har
ry Heath held as keeper.
Twenty-second Ward Independent
Democratic Club will meet at 542 W.
North av., Friday evening, March 6.
Circumstances in connection with
fire that destroyed Farmers' Packing
Co.'s plant, Cicero, investigated by
fire marshal. Dennis Dalton, watch
man, held for grand jury.
Edward Higgins, 1015 Wells st.,
asphyxiated. Revived. Condition
Aldermen urge unification of sur
face and "L" lines as solution of sub
Pennsylvania Railroad refuses to
grant any more concessions to city
in freight terminal deal.
Samuel A. Neff, 744 E. 43d st, held
for grand jury. Alleged to have ob
tained $1,500 by selling fake evidence
in divorce suit.
Robert Hodgins,an epileptic, lock
ed up six months on disorderly con
duct charge, released by Judge
Owens. Judge said.it was a crime to
keep sick man in jail when no of
fense was committed.
Contempt charges being prepared
against eight school board trustees
who refused to seat ousted members.
Brune Kraczanski released from
Bridewell, where he had served term
for beating wife. Fired.three shots at
wife. Arrested for assault with intent
to kill. Woman unhurt.
. Policewomen searching for 3-months'-old
baby of Mrs. Maud Bee-
man. Woman put baby in orphan
age, but can't remember where.
Home of Mrs. E. K. Buehl, 4529
Racine av., robbed by would-be-roomer.
$115 worth of stuff taken.
Case of Waldemar Ronning, 4529
Park av., arraigned for contributing
to delinquency of Miss Telma Moor
has, 17, continued until March 13.
Fred Plesse, 73, 1722 W. 56th st.;
Edgar Ballou, 1803 Indiana av., and
Paul J. Volkmann, 2800 Lincoln av.,
Prof. F. S. Deibler will speak on
"Syndicalism" at Grace Church op,en
forum, Sunday evening, March. 8.
Jury of women disposed of 18 cases
yesterday in Insane Court.
Joseph O'Brien, 3302 S. Ashland
av., arrested as forger. Alleged to
have passed lfour checks for smal
Amelia Oztroweski, 14, 8712 Buf
falo av., painfully burned. Started
fire with kerosene.
Several witnesses in government
oleo suit against John F. Jelke Co.
testified having brought uncolored
butterine and evaded revenue tax.
Dr. Joseph L. O. Trudel held for
grand jury. Charged with assaulting
Carl Pratt, reporter of afternoon
Dr. John D. Ellis and Lewis J.
Blesch, employes of Chicago car
lines, fined for forcing way into home
of Mrs. Lena Hochleiter, whose hus
band was hurt in car accident. .
Charles Blaine, 12, East Illinois st.,
drank poison. Will recover.,
William Condon, 2010 Fillmore av.,
John W. Worthington, head of
wrecked American Banking Ass'n, re
arrested on federal warrant for using
mails to defraud. Was leaving cell on
$5,000 bond when arrest took place.
Chicago postoffice receipts for Feb
Richard Ketching, 2038 Aubert av.,
juror in rqbbery case, walked across
street to get lunch. Robbed $20.