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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Belgians of Chicago raised fund
benefit concert in Auditorium Hotel
last night. Sent to queen of Belgium
to be used for tUef work among the
soldiers of all nationalities. Dr. Cy
relle Vermeren, treasurer of the Belgium-American
Relief Ass'n, an
nounced a member of benefit enter
tainments will be held.
William Fitzgerald, Thomas Pilk
ington and Fred J. Halzer, police ser
geants, to be promoted to the rank
Chas. M. Huet, 23, 3746 Cottage
Grove av., married Margaret B. San
derson in Crown Point. Mother says
she'll spank him when he comes
Ass't State's Att'y Jonston believes
some arson case jurors were fixed be
fore being sworn in.
Hale Holden elected successor of
late Darius Miller as president of
Isabel Vincent, whose pa is presi
dent of University of Minnesota, is to
marry Paul Rainey Harper, son of
late Chicago University president, in
Mrs. Alice M. Hooker wants di
vorce from Mark H. Hooker because
he wanted her to do the washing and
Arthur Cottschalk, New York, held
to grand jury. Got money by false
pretenses is charge. $35,000 bonds.
Mrs. Martha Brown, 6001 S. Peoria
St., and baby boy, knocked down by
auto. Both badly hurt Harry Peter
son, chauffeur, arrested.
Chris Christiansen, 1948 N. Cali
fornia av., likes Russia. Frank Dor
ner, 1441 N. Maplewood av., and
Frank Bimber, 2723 Haddon av., like
Germany. War declared. Chris may
recover. Others pinched.
18 widows met at Mrs. Caroline
Koehler's home, 2141 Orchard st
Pledged never to remarry.
John W. Pickle, 1118 Wells St., got
pickled. Wife had him pinched. Took
Deputy Sheriff John Hickey and
the pig that caused him much trouble
has an offer to join the movies. He
expects to sign today.
Robert L. Owen, U. S. senator from
Oklahoma, will speak in Chicago
Sept. 1 at Illinois Bankers' Ass'n.
Delegates from all parts of U. S.
arrived in Chicago for fifth biennial
convention Associated Educational
Komensky ClubB of America.
By paying merchandise bills in ten
days Cook county is saving $100,000
this year, according to Deputy Comp
troller Frank S. Ryan.
Four women and man taken in raid
on alleged disorderly house at 1241 N.
Paulina st. John W. Smith booked
William Rattke, 1488 Clybourn av.,
soaked $25 and costs. Gambling
Thomas Clarke fined $1. Gambling.
Gus Johnson, 825 N. St. Louis av.,
found dead at foot of elevated shaft
in Union Drawn Steel plant. Heart
Stanley Zeleski, janitor of Virginia
Hotel, 602 Rush St., fell from win
dow. Was washing it Strap broke.
N. Clark st. car went off tracks at
Randolph st. Passengers jarred.
Arthur Katson, 2239 N. Rockwell
st, left wife 6 months ago. Pinched.
Said wife wouldn't call him in morn
ing. Case continued.
Benj. Applequist, 2022 N. Laflin st.,
arrested in connection with shooting
of Thos. Jackson, negro.
Mrs. Carolina Papa and Mrs. Lucia
Papa, 613 S. May St., held to grand
ury. unargea witn navmg stabbed
Mrs. P. Vesjtuto and daughter, 1033
W. Congress st.
Mrs. H. H. Wilshord's flat, 3545 W.
Adams st, burglarized. James Smith
Chari-s R. Crane sold interest in
Crane Co. for $15,000,000.
Charges of neglect of duty to be
filed against Patrick F. White, sup'fc