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Christian Christensen, 11935 Union
av.. suicide. Rope. Despondent.
Judge ordered Mrs. Mathias Hess,
1631 Dayton st., to give hubby his
underwear. Gets $7 week and sep
aration. Edward Gilso, piano player Eagle
Theater, 745 Milwaukee av., prevent
ed panic. Calmed patrons alarmed
by fire in operator's booth.
Police hunting slayer of August
Johnston cop, 4008 N. Central Park
av. Shot in saloon at Irving Park
blvd. and N. Troy st.
Mrs. Lillie Groveneo, 17, 1210 Burl
ing st, dead. Coroner investigating
illegal operation report.
Mrs. Stella Thompson, 825 N. Dear
born st., pinched on con game charge.
Mrs. Nellie Caldron, 738 N. Dearborn
st, gave money to invest.
Burglars got jewelry and $500 from
home of Mrs. A. Meeker, 4166 Clar
endon av. Forced window.
Normal Haile, 11, 745 California
terrace, broke arm. Skating on side
walk. Edwin Bowser, 7846 Lowe av.,
killed by Rock Island train.
Chas. Montfort, 6929 Loomis st.,
caught after chase in loop. Stole
and abandoned auto of Wm, Bartlett,
55 W. Washington st, charged.
Mrs. L. J. Johnson, 222 E. 39th st.,
injured by fall on car tracks at 63rd
st and S. Park av., dead.
Frank Reed, 4349 W. Huron st.,
switchman for Northwestern, broke
head in fall from box car.
Gaelic Athletic Club of 4,000 to
hold picnic in Gaelic Park Labor Day.
Mrs. Jas. Anderson, 822 Jackson
av., Evanston, bitten on neck by
squirrel. Rescuer had his hand
chewed. Animal escaped.
Seventy children have four-foot
plots in Dvorak Park. Raise vegeta
bles and flowers.
Coroner Hoffman warns in hand
ling of poisons. Care necessary.
Municipal stocking factory plan of
Mrs. Estella Transom, 4650 Grand
blvd., for using Chicago's unemployed.
MRS. 'BRITTON WOULD HAVE
WOMEN HELP JOBLESS GIRLS
The problem of the jobless girl has
appealed to Mrs. Gertrude Howe
Britton of the Juvenile Protective As
sociation. Realizing the danger to
a girl out of work she believes that
something' should be done by the
clubwomen of Chicago to aid the
She favors the free employment
bureau along the lines of the one
planned by the National Civic Feder
ation of New York.
"A free employment bureau for
women) would be a good thing not
only .in times of stress but always,"
said Mrs. Britton.
"It must be founded on an ethical
basis and not upon the worship of
"Such a bureau would not cost
much in operation. There are many
well-educated women in the city
who would be glad to give part or all
of their time to the work gratis.
"These women, too, would be the
.ones whose connections would en
able them to secure jods for the girls
because of business positions of their
"We work such a bureau for the
boys in our Juvenile Protective
League. We get jobs for the boys
who come from reformatories and aid
them in making good with a fresh
"We find it hard fb place, the right
boy in the best job for him. The
bureau will have to "watch out that
they put girls only where they can
make good as efficient workers, for
an employer will not stand fof fail
ures from any bureau.
"The bureau must be more effi
cient than the usual agency which
takes the money of the applicant and
sends her off to a job without knowl
edge of her qualifications. She may
hold the place for a week only, but
her money is gone just the same. .
"It is the place of the women to
start such a bureau and back it with
all their power. The men should aid