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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Other railroads to follow lead of
N. Y. C. & H. R. Railroad, which will
soon issue a $40,000,000 short-time
loan in 6-months and 1-year coupons.
Many stock and bonds issues, now
due, must be met.
Judge Gemmill, in talk to city
council on crime, said some Chicago
policemen are on payroll of so-called
H. Hanno, Rotterdam, in Chicago
yesterday, said as soon as war is over
Europe will be glad to get U. S. wheat
Col. Henry Allen, consulting engi
neer, calls Lake Forest water works
Home of Samuel Wolfert, 850 E.
52d st, robbed. $1,500.
Tony Tafano, barber, fined $10 by
state board. Operating without li
cense. t Fined again yesterday for
charging customer $3.50 for haircut
and other work.
Mary Rich, 1553 S. Ridgeway av.,
who jumped from second-story porch
Sept 18, died at County Hospital.
First Congressional Church, Lake
st and Kenilworth av., will have ser
vices every Sunday evening at 7:30
o'clock instead of 5:30.
John Jireneck, 2135 Warner av., up
in court Said he had let wife boss
home for 14 years. She told judge
she had also financed it Jiraneck
ordered to pay wife $6 a week.
T. R. LaQuora, Gary, Ind., lured to
Chicago by "handkerchief game"
men. Handed handkerchief full of
money. Really paper. Lost $300.
Michael Kennedy, owner of shoot
ing gallery on Clark st, who died a
year ago, showed he had $42,000 in
bonds .in vault Turned over to
nephew in England.
Guiseppe Rote, 848 W. Forquer St.,
shot and seriously wounded in quar
rel over girl with Frank Pinusi, who
Case of Mrs. Nellie Higgs, on-trial
for murder of I. C. conductor, prob
ably go to jury today. ,.
John Sawan, laborer, drew .pay.
Money stolen. Jumped into river.
John McClosky, 75, got marriage
license to wed Martha Perry, 77, in
Chicago. Both from Fostoria, Ohio.
Elizabeth Knapp suing husband for
divorce. Charges 'cruelty.
Lester McDonald returned to St.
Louis to be tried under Mann act.
Brought Elizabeth Holland from St.
Louis to Chicago.
Circuit Court judges re-elected
John W. Houston chief probation of
All horses to be replaced by motor
propelled equipment in fire dep't in
next 4 years.
Joseph C. McDonald suing city for
$30,000. Said 200 city employes re
fused to pay wages assigned to him
because of civil service ruling.
Ten new playgrounds being con
structed by city. Think they will be
ready with Clarendon av. beach next
r Arthur L. Schwartz wanted to see
city, mother said. Ran away. Po
lice on look out
Chicago police asked to seek for
two forgers, recently escaped from
Charles Langley, 7611 Cottage
Grove av., died. Heart disease.
Body of unidentified man found in
Calumet river near E. 95th st bridge.
Jacob Kolb's 5-year-old gir died of
burns. Bonfire near home, 5318 S.
Edward Murphy. 648 W. 43d st
discharged by judge. Accused of
stealing motorcycle. Father, police
man, attacked detective who arrest
Thomas Matras filed suit for .re
ceiver of Kensington Co-operative
Store, 305 E. 115th st. Alleged in
solvency. Alexander Smith, 75, 1109 W. Mon
roe st, suicided. Gas. Out of work
Advocating better transportation
and lower gas rate, Montague. Ferry