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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
County jailer bfames prison "dope"
traffic on laws. Says it Is impossible
to prevent admittance of drugs as
long as outside supplies are allowed
Michael Spain, 60, saloonkeeper,
506 Root st, dropped dead while serv
ing drink. Heart disease.
Garbage reduction plant sanction
ed by experts. Central station and 14
collection districts suggested.
Inquest in double murder continued
until Peter Welter,' suspected slayer,
recovers. Police expect confession.
John E. Northrup, special prose
cutor, undecided as to vote fraud
prosecutions-. Cases may bev dropped
if county fails to furnish funds.
Judge Gemmill insists that condi
tions at Rhodes Avenue Hospital are
bad. Says it is the third case of an
illegal operation against institution.
A mass meeting will be held for
Adolph D. Werner, Democratic can
didate for alderman of 23d Ward, at
St. Sebastian's Hall, Wellington av.
and Halsted st., Thursday, April 2,
8 p. m.
City loses transfer fight. Traction
company does .not -have to issue
transfers on Wabash av, in loop.
Trial of H. A. C. Howard and A. D.
Philpot, promoters U. S. Talking Ma
chine Co., begun. Men alleged to
have victimized C. H. Adams out of
Thomas Culver, 74, 9537 Commer
cial av., watchman Kratz & Fisher
planing mill, found dead in shack.
Coroner to investigate.
James A. Sherman, 72, missing
since March 20. Aged man had $400.
Foul play feared.
v Hearing for argument for new trial
for John F. Jelke and eight associates
convicted of defrauding government
set for April 24.
Miss Hilda Rudwic, 25, 817 E. 39th
st, found unconscious in room.
Will of E. Wickes Blatchford filed.
$490,000 estate-goes to family.
Josephine Stella, 16, 1147 S. State,
st., found after missing three weeksl
Girl claims effort was made to force":
her into immoral life. Parents deny
Warrant issued against J. Kress
Garside, 852 W. 63d st.. former1 pay
ing teller Guarantee Trust and Sav
ings Bank, for alleged embezzlement.
Rev. Irwin, St. John Tucker will
speak at thej Grace Church open
forum, Waba3h av. and 15th st., Sun
day evening, April 5. Subject: "So
cial Value of Christian Doctrine of
Hearing of Harry Cullet, former
detective, charged with attempted
bribery of W. C. Dannenberg, morals
inspector, set for April 10.
Mayor .Harrison has signed the
West Side terminal ordinance.
James Fox, solicitor Sulzberger &
Sons, robbed by three men. $857 in
checks and $43.50 cash taken.
Louis Sprague and Samuel Co
lumbo held to grand jury for murder
of Merrill Tarbox. V
Ellis C. Talmadge, broker, held for
alleged larceny. Harry Tarskey, 4758
St. "lawrence av., complainant.
Henry W. McGurren will speak at
the Northwest Side Commercial As
sociation luncheon, Thursday, April
2, 12:30 noon. Subject: "History of
Bureau of Compensation."
Maude Oberg, 20, acquitted of
murder of Edward Bresch. Judge di
rected girl should be fred, holding
she acted in self-defense.
Silas Way, Aurora, left $2,350 es
tate to 2 men who "came across"
with price of meal 50 years ago.
GIRL TAKES BICHLORIDE OF
Stricken with remorse because she
had been unfaithful to her fiance,
Grace Stewart, cabaret actress, 664
N. Clark street, swallowed six grains
of bichloride of mercury early today,
after visiting cafes with another man.
She is dying.
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