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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
John McQuaid, 3545 Indiana av.,
waiter, sentenced to 60 days in Bride
well and fined $200 on charge of il
legally selling cocaine.
Deputy State Fire Marshal Michael
Durr, 2110 Sheffield av., fined $1 and
costs for quarreling with M. Jonske,
his rooming house keeper, over an
unpaid board bill.
Mrs. Thomas Green suing husband
for divorce. Charges he posed as
single man and made love to other
Roy- B. Smith suing wife for di
vorce. Charges cruelty in bill and
that his wife on one occasion pushed
him into Indiana river.
Mrs. A. C. Christensen, who was
notified on Monday that she had in
herited $150,000, yesterday found out
that she was forgottenIn her uncle's
will and that his estate amounted to
Frank Ferena, 45, 528 W. Division
St., was shot and killed in" front of
his home last night. Black Hand
Creditors of Creek-American
Bank, S. Halsted st and Blue Island
av., expect to realize not less than
75 per cent of deposits.
A. B. C. Drummond, mail carrier,
2224 Warren av., fined $200. Was
with Dora Thomas in room ofJNorth
Clark st hotel when she was shot in
arm. She testified it was accidental.
Six women of Miss Catherine
Hayes Convalescent Home, 1327
Lake st, Evanston, Join in Christmas
Philomena Capone, 5, 702 S. Mor
gan st., whose father threatened to
kill whole family because he sus
pected them of kidnaping her, found
playing in street.
Northwestern "L" station at Sher
idan Road robbed for third time.
Bandit took $2.95.
Pullman works re-opened yester
day after being closed ten days for
repairs. Of 8,500 men laid off, 7,500
were put back to work.
Government att'ys from New York
investigating story of Samuel Epner,
diamond salesman, who told Chicago
police he was robbed of $55,000 worth
of jewelry at Milwaukee and Grand
avs. Lawyers doubt story. '
Former Sen. Hopkins, pres. III.
Surety Co., promised Judge Landis
he would pay $50,000 bond guaran
teeing moneys of bankrupt estates if
judge would lift ban against surety
company doing business in Federal
Frederico Alphonso Pezet, Peru
vian minister to U. S., dined by offi
cials of Ass'n of Commerce in Con
Five yachts broke away from
moorings at Chicago Yacht Club dur
ing storm yesterday Recovered.
John McHugh, 1631, Washburne
av., says he was kicked out of home
by wife's relatives Later afraid to
go back and wife had him arrested
on charge of abandonment.
Two women reported to detective
bureau that pocketbooks had been
stolen at Congress and Wabash "L"
station. Mrs. R. G. Hoover, 3508
Wilson av., lost $32; Mrs. Ellen Lie
berg, 5634 Wayne av., $15.
John E. Traeger, city comptroller,
advocates higher tax on license fund
to save police pension fund from in
solvency. Shorter hours and minimum wage
for drug clerks to be discussed at
meeting of Cook County Ass'n of
Drug Clerks in Hotel Sherman.
Judge George Kersten took up
duties of chief justice of Criminal
Court, position to which he was re
cently elected by associate judges.
Mrs. Frank Travers, 6318 Normal
blvd., had husband arrested. Judge
continued case to let her anger cool.
Married 22 years.
Fire in Wads worth School, at E.
61st st. and University ay. caused by
crossed wires. $30,000 loss.
Ass't City Prosecutor Solberg with
drew two suits against James Coles-