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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
L. E. Johnson, Coffeyville, Kan., in
vited down to lake front to see Ger
man submarine. Saw old-time shell
game. Lost $25 trying to catch little
35,500 marriage licenses issued
last year. Totals-expected to be 6,000
short this" year. "War and scarcity of
girls believed cause.
William Hayes, 8, 607 W. 47th st,
attacked by unidentified man Satur
day afternoon. Ponce probing.
Agnes Tanner, cashier in lunch
room, 1026 N. LaSalle St., borrowed
bottle of poison from women friend.
Drank it. Hospital. Won't talk.
Harry Eastland, 3833 Alta Vista
terrace, held up by two auto bandits.
Whipped both. They left auto stolen
from W. Jahnke.'Wilmette. r
John Moran, 510 Center st, held
up by 3 armed men. $55 and $75
Fleischmann Melting Co. plant, W.
51st st. and Panhandle tracks, de
stroyed by fire.
Sandor Hirschkowitz, 14, 712 W.
14th st., threw lighted match in pud
dle of gasoline left in street by leak
ing auto. Badly burned by explosion.
National Poultry. Butter and Egg
Ass'n to convene at Hotel Sherman
today. Cold storage supper tonight.
Police asked to search for Elmer
Forester, 6914 N. Ashland av. Has
Rev. John Milton Langley, 85,
found wandering near LaSalle st. sta
tion in dazed condition Friday night.
At S. Clark st station until police can
Walter Litka, 3706 S. Laramie av.f
charged with involuntary man
slaughter. Auto struck and killed
Walter Lablo, 13, 2825 W. 25th st.
Home of Mrs. Fred Fairbrother,
6135 Vernon av., entered by burglar.
$100 worth of jewelry gone.
Robert Lee, 14 W. Superior st,
badly injured. Motorcycle struck by
auto driven by Lewis Okey, 3901
William Walker, negro, 3112 S
Wabash av., identified as hold-up
man by 2 of his victims.
Emery Wallace, 924 W. 69th st,
fell 20 feet from porch at 4467
Shields av. Dead.
Joseph Simon arrested on charge
of taking suitcase from room of Louis
Roth, 527 S. State st, while latter
Railway electrical engineers to
meet in Hotel LaSalle for 7th annual
Salt Lake City police asked detec
tive bureau to capture Dominick Ca
ruso on murder charge. Did so. Ca
ruso denied charge.
N. C. Halloway, farmer, Rollin,
Mich., stopped here to see city. Slept
in freighthouse near Dearborn st.
station. Jackrolled for $28.
Deputy Warden Walsh, Joliet .peni
tentiary, here to assist in search for
John Keller, switchman, who escaped
James Pappas, peddler, 6735 S.
State st, driving wagon at 81st st
and Cottage Grove av., robbed of $42
by two men.
"Detective" bought $30 overcoat
from Samuel Miller, 460 B. 31st st.
Latter was told to send bill to detec
tive bureau. Detective unknown
Samuel Lyte, 4712 Indiana av.,
pres. Chicago Bellman's Ass'n, slug-'
ged by two men. Taken to hospital
by friends. Refused to make state
ment Detective Serg't Murphy, Chicago
av. station, lost J.0 warrants on Ra
cine av. car. Liberal reward.
Joseph Shufliouski, 1922 W. 20th
st, robbed of $10 and watch by 2
A. Smith's tailor shop, 3217 W.
38th st, raided by police. 16 men
pinched. Alleged gambling. ,
Police and coroner investigating
suicide of Mrs. J. M. Baskerville, 26,
6609 Woodlawn av. Found dead in
kitchen of home last,night Gas.