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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Auto of Wm. R. Quick, 7800 Emer
ald av., hit car. Wife, Cora, killed.
Seeking autoist slayers of Serg't
John Prendergast Inquest continued.
Lieut. Tim Cullinane, Chicago av.
station, to Shakespeare av. Serg'ts
Wm. FitzgeraM and Fred Holzer
made lieutenantsand assigned to E.
Mrs. Katherine Thompson, seeking
divorce, asks furniture from hubby.
Bill names Mayne Waters, stenog
rapher. Alma Weissmiller, 20, 1255 N. Clark
st, dead from mercury taken on
street car in suicide attempt week
Business at the steel mills has gone
up 10 per cent since beginning of Eu
ropean war. Inability to import is
G. E. Prupon, 3312 Indiana av.,
found dead in gas-filled room.
Higher education for women,
urged by Father F. X. McCabe, head
of DePaul U.
Leonard Lorimer will appear today
before special grand jury on LaSalle
Autos of P. J. Murphy, 326 W. Mad
ison st, and Otto Werner, 210 Lewis
st, stolen. John Reed and Frank Nel
son held for larceny.
Theodore Tpetrowicz, 18, 650 N.
Wood st, drug clerk, lighted a match
while drawing alcohol. Burned on
face and arms.
Alphonse Sheehan, 19, stunned by
shallow dive in lake at Ohio st Res
cued. Inquest on John Rowland, found
dead at 140 W. Superior st, contin
ued. Investigating marks on body.
Herman Mesek, 1025 Altgeld St.,
hurt when cycle hit Clark st car.
Peter Wasalick, Phoenix, III., killed
by Grand Trunk train at Harvey, 111.
Wm. Doll, 318 W. Division st, saved
child from wheels of Division st. car.
Mrs. Toellock Doucy, 11701 S. Pe
oria st, suicide. Gas. Quarreled with
Tom Mitchell, wanted in Indianap
olis, Ind., for murder, captured by Po
liceman Wm. King of 50th st station.
State's attorney and police on case.
Marten Hoffman, 2453 Cortez st,
pinched on complaint of Dr. C. B.
Roe, dentist in Stewart Bldg. Con
Mrs. Ellen Grady, Union Station
matron for thirty years, retired on
Three Chicagoans appointed by
governor to attend conference of Na
tional Tax Ass'n at Denver, Sept. 8
Mr. Ignatius Chap, 5337 Michigan
av., forgot key. While trying to enter
at front robbers entered in back. Got
Elmer Replinger, 1260 W. 72d pi.,
fined $5 and costs. Called coppess
Will J. Davis, 4740 Grand blvd.,
formerly of Illinois Theater, ill.
County officials plan borrowing
half million. Issue tax warrants.
Chicago Telephone Co. paid city
$221,993.36. 3 per cent of gross in
come for last six months.
Jas. Cika, 62, 5900 S. Halsted st,
fainted and fell into bonfire. Dead.
Verdict accidental drowning at in
quest on Henry Frick, 53, 4400 S. La
Salle st, found dead in water hole on
Jackson golf course.
Police Andrew Dowling exonerated
in death of Christ Heise, 2835 S.
Hamlin av. Shot at horse. Hit Heise.
Accidental asphyxiation decided in
case of Dr. A. W. Hammer, found
dead in bathroom at 3904 Indiana av.
Estate of Camillo C. Carr, brigadier
general, probated. Totals $34,000.
Five hundred patients to be moved
from old to new County HospitaL
Lake County fair opens today. Four
days of celebration.
Police have satchel carried by
Frank Vogel, bank messenger, 4725