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from Paris yesterday. Detective
served warrant. Baur told wife he
tried to enlist in French army. For
given. Purse snatcher obtained $10 and
$168 in checks from Mrs. Bessie Re
gent, 4939 St. Lawrence av., on Con
gress st "L" platform.
Robert McKibbon. 7127 S. Carpen
ter St., arrested on complaint of Miss
Mildred Little, 6237 Eberhardt av.,
nurse for health dep't, who said he
"Mickey" Frank, alleged pick
pocket, arrested. Charged he stole
pocketbook containing $700 from
"Rube" Foster, negro baseball player.
Mrs. Martha Ratyz, 8614 Burnham
av., attempted to jsmp from South
Chicago car. Saved by policeman,
who grabbed her by belt.
Richard Lissolk, 530 N. LaSalle st.,
held on charge of have stolen rugs
worth $500 while employed by George
Winninger, Crystal Lake, 111.
John Brinkman, 1536 N. LaSalle
St., found dead in bed. Heart disease.
George Holstrom narrowly escaped'
death when clothing caught in stone,
crusher in plant of Skoglund Stone
Co., 1125 Thorndale av. Machine
stopped in time. v
Grant! jury heard testimony against
Clarence White, teaming contractro,
in "West Side "gunny sack" murder
Winston Welsh, 6, 2352 Ogden av.,
badly bruised when struck by auto of
Dr. W. S. Schwaare, 957 W. 18th st.
Physician took boy homeand report
ed to police.
Three auto bandits held up Henry
Haggerty and 2 customers, in saloon
at 2458 W. 12th st Got $50.
Harry Embery, chauffeur, Lake
Forest, arrested in front of Univer
sity Club. Charged with annoying
Manager of Cohan's Grand Opera
House offers to give police half of any
amount recovered from $7,000 stolen
from box office Aug. 1.
Mrs. Gilbert Johnstone suing for
divorce. Says husband qame home I
' at 4 o'clock in morning, woke her Up
to talk with her and bit her finger
when she refused.
Li Fook and Jim Gan, convicted
opium makers, sentenced to 5 years
each in federal penitentiary.
Jury commissioners explained to
Chief Justices Olson and Petit pf the
Municipal and Circuit courts about
stickers posted throughout city call
ing upon warkingmen to vote against
capital when placed on juries.
John Strosnider, "king of confi
dence men" goes to penitentiary Nov.
2 to serve ten-year sentence for $20,
000 "wire tapping game," by which
late Dr. William Kirby was swindled.
Andrew Htggins, 60, sued James
Williams for $10,000 for "beating up,"
Awarded $700 verdict.
Mrs. Mary Anderson, Kenosha,
Wis., pushed from street car by con
ductor in argument over transfer at
Lake st and 5th av. Seriously in
jured. o o
ELECT LABOR OFFICIALS
John H. Walker was unanimously
re-elected president of the Illinois
Federation of Labor at the conven
tion in Peoria fast night. Other offi
First vice president, Louis A. Al
ton, cigarmaters, Peoria; second vice
president, John M. Irish, bartenders,
Peoria; third vice president Michael
J. Whalen, street and electric railway
employes,. East St. Louis; secretary
treasurer, Victor A. Olander, lake
seamen, Chicago; executive board
(six to be elected), J. W. Morton, sta
tionary firemfen, Chicago; Alois Tow
ers, molders, Belleville; Thomas Kel-
ly, barbers, Streator; James Daugh
ton, retail clerks, Springfield; G. B.
Jenkins, Brotherhood of Carpenters,
Champaign; James C. Kingsley,
street railway employes, Rock Island;
auditors (three to be elected) , Tilden
Bozarth, mine workers; J. A. Kain,
cigarmakers; William Jampell, bar
bers. Next year's convention will be held