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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Man refused to pay customary fee
of a dollar for citizenship. Said it
was too much. (
Sanatoria for care of victims of
chronic mental diseases and the nor
mal developmentTbf delinquents to be
Mrs. W. F. Scott asked Oak Park
board to compel Chicago & West
Towns Railroad to nail down rails
near home. Claims that vibration
made her so nervous that husband
A. A. Spaninger wants permanent
injunction against further production
of play "Joseph and His Brethren."
Claims be wrote it in 1904.
$50,000 was cabled to the Red
Cross Relief Ass'n at Berlin yester
day by German and Austria-Hungarian
Manufacturers plan to establish
large depots throughout Central and
Chicago Ass'n of Commerce and
Clearing House Ass'n may urge Chi
cago banks to form a $25fQ00,000
pool to buy cotton.
Mrs. Emma Telschaw, 6602 W.
Madison st, Oak Park, took, poison.
Telephoned to Dr. C. Hemming, who
took her to hospital. Died.
William Weber, 2661 Giddings st.,
reported new "con game" to police.
Said stranger who apparently knew
him touched him for $3 to pay emer
gency garage bill. Man found out
name by looking up license number.
Mrs. John P. Wilson, wife of a Chi
cago lawyer, .suing for divorce.
Dr. E. Otto Von Borries held to
grand jury on complaint of Mrs. May
Poertner, 1846 Lincol nav., who
charged him with swindling her out
of $10,000. She said at one time he
suggested suicide compact
Miss Celia Doran, 18, 1640 W. 56th
st, pitcher for "Bloomer Girls" base
ball team, arrested for hitting A.
Davidson, 12, with bat Claims accident
West Side parks will close at 10
o'clock every uight after Sept 30.
Spooners must go.
Mrs. M. Kayser, owner of restau
rant, 5457 Lake Park av., told police
tramp stole three diamond rings val
ued at $360.
Home of Mrs. E. W. Coen, 1637 E.
53d st, robbed. Clothing worth $185.
Det Serg't Abram Van Dusen fired
from force. Unbecoming conduct
Physicians' Supply & Drug Co., 425
S. Honore st, ransacked. Surgical
instruments worth $800 gone.
Miss Alice Jordon, 19, 1134 Bryn
Mawr av., disappeared from home.
Relatives think she has been lured
away by Oak Park business man.
O. G. Kelly, Hotel Warner, report
ed theft of gold watch from wash
room on 16th floor of Monadnock
Edward Oberkirch petitioned court
to drop five letters from his name.
Wants to save time.
John McClusky, 3127 Cottage
Grove av. at wheel. Auto turned tur
tle at 118th st and Green Bay av.
Five men injured.
Charles , Swanson, 2030 W. Con
gress st, and Albert Conahan, 24 S.
Robey st, stole wheelbarrow full of
brass fittings from Greenduck Co.,
2127 Tilden av. Arrested.
Frank Repetto-stabbed Chas. Mas
ters, close friend, to death in Joliet
prison yesterday. Serving terms for
robbery. Quarreled over women.
Mrs. Hilda Peterson, 1651 W.
Adams st, and Mrs. Dorothy Nyboa,
3909 Indiana av., arrested on shop
Raymond Basett, 7, 4933 S. Marsh
field av., killed by auto driven by
Roman Anderson at Ashland av. and
50th st. Anderson held.
John Meyerhoff, 4125 S. Halsted
st, robbed of 7 suits of clothes. Re-
turned by parcels post
Mrs. Minnie Werner, 6108 S. State
st., took false teeth to dentist for re
pairs. Dentist robbed. Thieves