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home. Said he was solicitor for Visit
ing Nurses' Ass'n. Police searching
for him. Believed to be burglar.
Miss Elsie Scade, 1310 N. Clark st.,
took out warrant for Miss Mary Fran
cis, 1340 N. Clark st. Charges that
Miss Francis has her pet cat and will
not return it.
Police looking for "Mr. and Mrs.
Wagner," who abandoned week-old
baby. Lived for some time at home
of Wm. Howlett, 147 W. Erie st. Yes
terday both left.
Rogers Park women collecting
fund to procure better lifesaving ap
paratus for Rogers Park lifesaving
Henry Sprock's room at 669 N.
Clark st., broken into. Got 14.
Maritz Stranch, architect, 1356 Di
versey blvd., fined $1 for failing to
pay $6 tax bill. Chauffeur insisted on
fine although Stranch paid.
George Hansen, 2016 Walnut st.,
fined $200 for wife beating.
Mrs. John Warder, 131 W. Madison
st, filed suit for separate mainte
nance. Alleges cruelty.
, Plans to run car line through Hum
boldt park resente dat West Park
Commissioners' meeting. Will con
sider it next meeting.
Frank Johns, watchman, fired at
man who held him up. Man lost fin
ger. Said his name was James Don
nelly, 1925 W. Congress st. Arrested.
Body of man found on St. Paul
tracks near Bartlett, M., identified
as that of Carl Metz. Inquest tomor
row. Hugo Meyers, 411 W. Railroad' av.,
Wilmette, attacked by negro at Ridge
and Pratt avs., Evanston. Badly cut
about head with razor. Wife scared
him away with screams.
Lazzo Baloban, Blue Island, under
arrest on charge of shooting and se
riously wounding P. W. Lowich in
Charles Vores, 16, 2500 Logan
blvd., talked back to Judge Pomeroy.
St Charles home for boys.
Mrs. Oliver Jackson, colored, 6237
Eberhardt av., had husband arrested. I
Said he changed suits every two
hours and promenaded and flirted
with white women. Judge continued
Expect true bills from the federal
grand jury indicting officials and
agents of Independent Harvester Co.
of Piano, 111.
ODD WAR BITS
London. A private writing to his
home from the front says: "The old
people of the French villages, remem
bering the war of 1870, turn out in
great numbers to bid us God-speed.
One of our chaps got pally with the
villagers and returned to camp like
a scarecrow. His uniform had been
torn to bits by women eager for keep
sakes." Ostend Among the French wound
ed in recent fighting was a dragoon
with six bullet and three bayonet
wounds in the upper part of his body.
He was expected to recover.
Paris. In the fighting at Dieuze it
is declared the Germans signalled for
a!" masked battery to open fire on the
French by having a military band
play Chopin's funeral march.
London. A Willesden shopkeeper
is disposing of a stock of small silk
German flags by offering them as
"pipe cleaners; four a penny."
London. A half-sheet typewritten
French distionary of the most neces
sary words is carried by all soldiers
of the British expeditionary force.
FARMS ARE SMALL
Most of the Belgian farms are
small. A 250-acre farm in Belgium
is looked upon as very large. Less
than two thousand Belgian land
owners own more than 250 acres
apiece. More than in England, per
haps, the Belgian buys land for an
investment pure and simple without
an eye to social position or any in
tention of cultivating it He "lets it
at a rate equivalent to the current
rate of interest on the purchase