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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Oak Park "L" ignored utilities
commission. Company contends federal-court
must decide issue. Women
and children tell of dangers of "death
Helene Young, wanted for forgery
in Los Angeles, surrendered to po
lice. Girl had been given permission
by Gircuit Court to stay with dying
sister. Crime was committed to raise
funds for care of dead girl.
Ira d. Cook, Evanston, will build
$2,500 32 foot trellis. Wall will cut
off view of new hotel.
John Berkaus, Troy and 26th sts.,
spent wife's savings on women and
drink while wife was dying of con
sumption. Tried to raise money from
undertaker. Given-year on rock pile.
School board refused to recognize
ousted trustees. Members may be
jailed for defying Judge Foell.
Francis H. Buzzacott, stove manu
facturer, has received $30,000 order
for 3,000 camp ranges for Mexican
James Kline and Charles Walters
first men convicted iff gunmen cru
sade. May get one year to life.
Mayor undecided about revocation of
Roy Jones' license.
Sheriff Zimmer -may stop alleged
gambling at "South Shore Ex
change" at Burnham. Some one will
be sent to inspect place.
Woman may be named as head of
new department of public welfare.
Joseph Field, 83, brother and for
eign agent of late Marshall Field,
died in Bowden, England.
Harry Smith, 13, 2158 Lincoln av.,
drowned in Lincoln Park lagoon.
John H. Lyle, secretary Engle
Law and Order League ,claims alder
men aid criminals. Said to protect
pickpockets, holdup men and gam
blers. Patrolman Joseph Carmody and
Walter O'Brien, former members of
detective bureau, dismissed -from
force. Found guilty of protecting
Licensed gem porters demanded by
jewelers. Chicago merchants claim
city is great field for "jewel thieves."
$500,000 conspiracy suit against
Illinois Fuel and Mining Co. dis
missed. City garbage reduction plant will
open next week. Rehabilitation cost
$100,000 more than estimated.
Mary Chase McReynolds, Cratta
nooga, Tenn., missing. Police search
ing. Wanted efficiency chief for civil
service commission. Exams May 26.
Miss Lillian Stevens, defender of
houseboat on Calumet river, captured
while on shopping tour. Will be given
Margaret M. McCarry has filed
$20,000 damage suit against J. F.
Buehler lor false arrrest. Girl was
charged with passing worthless
300,000 expected to move in May.
Postofflce clerk preparing to change
David J. Kuhn, held to grand jury
for alleged attack on Irene Hanes, 15,
Office of William eZloskyv 1905 Bel
mont av., looted. $775 in cjhecks and
Homer J. Wendell, 59, 7824 Evans
av., dropped dead in drug store, 1124
S. Michigan av. Heart disease.
Janesville, Wis. Farmers in this
section disturbed because two-thirds
of calves born this spring have been
males. Teachers told them of similar
event during one of Caesar's cam
paigns when great loss of life was
predicted because of number of male
calves born that year.
Bismarck, N. D. Seven inches of
snow on ground in vicinity of Bis
Minneapolis, Minn. Albert Woods,
Des Moines, la., found in shanty in
Great Northern yards, near death.
Believed attacked by robbers.