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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
William A. Cunnea, Socialist can
didate for county judge, addressed
meeting of Electrical Workers' Un
ion No. 134. Cunnea gave his con
ception of duties of county judge.
Coroner Hoffman predicts that
there will be 249 murders this year.
32 in August
Alden Baumgartner, 1648 W. 63d
st, pres. defunct Ogden Park Bank,
arrested. Said to have sold worth
less mortgage to George Goetz, 7604
E. H. Brown, 5536 Ingleside av.,
pocket picked of $200 in crowd at
Indiana av. and 55th st.
John Landis arrested as pick
pocket Fined $200 by Judge Caverly.
Report by Sup't Young, of schools,
says the pupils are where schools are
not. 191 rooms unoccupied in
Soft collars battled with the stiff
ones at the Schurz High School yes
terday. Annual event. Was draw.
Chicago's war Red Cross fund now
up to $33,000 mark. Want $100,000.
Body of man found in lake at foot
of North av. identified as that of
bogus "Count" who swindled many
storekeepers last week. Real iden
Stag party in Harry Forbes gymna
sium raided by police. Were to hold
6-round boxing match.
Florence Holbrook in speech at
playground at 45th st and Oaken
wald advocates the changing of
American greeting "Howdy" to
Business Men's Ass'n of 43d st. pa
raded in rain.
Alphonse Huth, knocked over by
aeroplane at Cicero field Thursday,
died in hospital last night
Will of Henry Piper, baker, filed in
court yesterday, leaves $600,000 es
tate to sons
At football rally in Northwestern
gym, Athletic Director Omer warned
co-eds to let football team alone.
Mrs. Lena Cohen, 1501 N. Hoyne
av., swindled out of $8 by two men
representing themselves as health de
partment inspectors sent to clean out
Joseph Mer, 1062 Fry st., out of
work 6 months, got a job yesterday.
While on way to work he picked up
some potatoes which fell from a
freight on Northwestern tracks and
was arrested. Case continued by
judge, who released Mer on own
Two women and man hurt when
an auto turned turtle in Oak Park.
Chauffeur Arthur Miller, 2316 W.
12th st, may die.
Eugene Curran, 2244 S. California
av., and E. J. Loomis, 345 N.-Eliza-beth
st, hurt when autos crashed.
Gov. Dunne in city to attend Ass'n
of Commerce convention on water
way to gulf.
Dr. H. J. Graham, dentist, suing
wife for divorce. Not fit to keep kids,
John O'Connor, motorman on
Southport av. car, had fight with
Francis Miller, 2024 W. Erie st. Pas
sengers panic stricken. Miller ar
rested. Mix-up in Morgan Park finances.
Part of special assessment fund used
for corporate purposes. Comp. Trae
ger to straighten things out
Winnetka men and women to vote
on whether Sheridan Road should be
turned over to supervision of Lincoln
Park Board today.
George Hunsche, teamster," 2140
W. Erie st, suicided. No work.
James Grant, 1613 W. Division st.,
arrested on story told by Florence
Brock, 13, and Mary Nogo, 15, 1583
N. Ashland av.
Bondsman tried to bail out William
Donavan, 500 S. Desplaines st
Showed property deeded to Ben Navi
gato, signed name Ben Nagninov
William Berry, Sr., 2424 Rhine st.,
told son never to enter home again.