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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Near riot caused by the morbidly
curious trial fans who tried to force
entrance to trial of Mrs. Nellie Higgs,
who killed I. C. conductor. She will
be cross-examined today.
1st Regiment Drum Corps will hold
annual outing at summer home of
Charles Arbogast, Fox Lake, 111., next
Anthony B. Trentman, wealthy
Chicago brewer who lived at 1918
Humbolt blvd., sentenced to serve
from 2 to 21 years in Michigan City,
Ind., state prison for killing negro
Board of local improvements
started preparations to put boulevard
link proposition on ballots to be voted
on this fall
Mrs. James Thatcher, 30, found
dead in home, 3541 Indiana av. Gas.
Unidentified man found uncon
scious on river dock. Dead later.
National dairy show at Stockyards
Amphitheater from Oct. 21 to 31.
Oscar F. Nelson, state factory in
spector to speak at Electric Club
luncheon at Hotel LaSalle tomorrow.
Isadore Schumann, 6134 Vernon
av., riding horse in Lincoln Park, hit
by auto which sped away.
Mrs. Charles H. Carter, 358 Gar
field av., suing husband for divorce.
"Tired of playing second in home."
Names women in same boarding
Hans P. Nelson, pres. H. P. Nelson
Co., piano makers, badly injured
when auto telescoped with Henry
Pnschen's machine on Washington
Chicago ministers call war "Curse
Ernest H. Alien, commission mer
chant, returned from honeymoon
yesterday. Presented "with ham and
eggs and flour by friends.
School will not be' closed on ac
count of Highland Park infantile par
alysis epidemic Youngest pupils kept
Thousands delayed from work by
broken trolley wire at Wells and
James Stanley, seaman of Steam
ship Arizona, badly cut by John Reed,
negro cook, four miles off Evanston.
Federal authorities probing.
James L. Bruff, former head of
Chicago bureau of investigation for
department of justice, said he was
transferred because he did not like
to investigate alleged white slave
William D. Kerr resigned from the
bureau of public service economies.
To resume law practice.
Henry F. Schaper, elected pres.
Chicago Drug Clerk's Club at meet
ing in Hotel Sherman.
300 persons admitted to citizen
ship by Judge Landis. Mostly Rus
sians. Federal Judge Landis appointed
Central Trust Co. receiver for Craw
ford Locomotive and Car Co., Streat
or, 111. $5,000 bond.
Huang Hsing, former Chinese min
ister of war, failed to arrive at North
western station as scheduled. Chi
cago Chinese disappointed. Expected
Local French-Americans sent $1,
500 to French Red Cross besides sup
porting families of French reservists
who have gone home to fight
Mrs. Margaret McCarthy, 77, 7034
Cottage Grove av dead. Heart dis
ease. Washington Park lagoon fishing
season opens Oct. 1. Have to use
H. H. Lippert, 7131 Eggleston av.,
shoes sales agent, charged by Ben
Cohen, 2607 W. Division St., with col
lecting Bhoe bill of $27 and appro
priating it Arrested.
Fall festival of Washington Park
Business Men's Ass'n opened last
night with illuminated parade to close
Mrs. Ada Hutchinson, a widow,
6838 Normal blvd., suing Arthur Pur-