NEWS OF THE DAY G
Dennis Dalton, private watchman,
charged with firing Farmers' Packing
Co. plant, Cicero, by Miss Agnes Skel
ly, director of company. Plant de
stroyed last month with $60,000 loss.
300 fight fans disappointed at In
diana Athletic Club, 225 E. 43d st
Bouts stopped for fear of raid.
Thomas Lowry, 1857 Mozart St.,
saloonkeeper, struck Charles Haster
lik, president of Best Brewing Co., in
City Hall corridor. Lowry arrested
after riot call.
John Saunders, out of work, found
$30. Turned it over to police cus
todian. Lowest bid for printing 140,000
new school spellers $9,710. Less than
7 cents a copy.
Mrs. Lynden Evans urged women
to revert to "old .ideals" ' and make
home-making real business.
Annual ball of the 19th Ward Dem
ocratic Club will be held at Leasing
Club House, Taylor and Center av.,
Saturday night, March 28.
State to prosecute druggists for
selling "dope." Names of violators
furnished by inmates of State Hos
pital for Insane.
Mrs. James McVittie may file bill
for divorce as sequel to beating of
Albert G. D. Mercer by angry hubby.
Cruelty cause in bill. McVittie will
be tried for Mercer assault April 15.
Judge Bowles ruled that autos
operated by undertakers are public
carriers and fined chauffeur of Ash
land Taxicab $10 and costs for
charging $7.50 for a $2.50 ride. Taxi
cab company to appeal.
Ira Mi Cobb, president of Assets
Realization Co., wants $75,000 dam
ages for trespass from Toya Irriga
tion Co., Texas.
Directors" of American Society for
Thrift voted to hold international
congress at 'Frisco Exposition.
A meeting of National Newsboys'
Protective Ass'n, Local 14567, will be
held at 180 W. Washington St., to
night at 7:30.
Joseph Griffen and Joseph Moresco
found guilty of robbing postal sta
tion. Peter Kane, accused of receiv
ing stamps, acquitted.
Sanitary trustees find fault with
terminal plan. Don't like plan of Mon
roe street bridge.
Burglar entered co-ed rooming
house, 630 University pi., Evanston.
Girls screamed. Burglar ran.
Meeting in the interests of Gustav
P. Bartnick, Democratic nominee fpr
alderman of 22d Ward, will be held
at 1500 Clybourn av., Friday night.
Law and Order League claims that
second petition of Bristol Cafe, 6319
S. Halsted St., is fraudulent. Assert
only 159 of 431 signatures are valid.
Lady assessors ordered to keep still
or quit. Must not tell of fancy bath
tubs and other frills.
Council committee suggests con
struction of four, small tunnels.
Would cost $6,440,000.
John Smith, 6201 S. Halsted st.r
and ThoWs Owens, 6135 S. Halsted
st., salqonkeepers, arrested. Charged
with selling .liquor to 16-year-old
daughter of George Grant, 508 Root
Richard Schultz indicted for mur
der of Mrs. Edward Healy. Schultz
confessed cutting woman's throat.
Former Congressman William Mc
Kinley will be in Chicago today. Will
probably announce candidacy for old
seat from 19th Illinois district.
Four photoplays rejected and four '
ordered clipped by movie censors.
$10,00 awaits Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald
and hubby in Ireland, according to
letter received by Captain Halpin.
Mrs. Pearl Newburn, 18, wants di
vorce. Claims she left hubby on
18th birthday when she learned she
was not legally married.
Police investigating death.of Ralph
D. McLean, Oak Park "L" guard.
Died from injuries received while
leaning out from gates.
Edward Holmes, 18, 632 S. Peoria
St., and Dominick Damico, 2647 S.
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