NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Ravenswood residents voted at
special election yesterday in favor of
new park district.
Many applications made to county
agent for food, clothing and coal
when first coal snap struck Chicago.
Anthony Rum siting wife, Julia, for
divorce. Alleges she drinks too much
Fifty-four men given work on cor
oner's jury yesterday.
Michael Ryan, chief boiler inspec
tor, said explosion which killed Ray
mond Costello and injured 3 others
in former's undertaking shop at 2324
W. Lake St., was caused by pumping
cold water into hot boiler.
South Side Renting Ass'n probing
fire in apartment building at 5604-6
Prairie av. Loss $5,000.
Board of physicians at Michael
Reese Hospital issue statement to ef
fect that "reasonable cases of cancer
can be clinically cured."
Fashipn Art League of America
decide that black and white stripes
will be style next spring.
Range cattle sold for 10 cents a
pound on hoof yesterday.- Packers
say this proves their right to charge
City diver searched abandoned
clayhole filled with water, 93d st. and
Siony Island av., for body of Robert
Courtney, who left home Oct. 5, leav
ing, note saying he was going- to sui
cide. No trace.
Joseph Clement, 5519 Kenwood av.,
heir to $10,000, in court on pick
pocket charge. Discharged.
Burglar entered home of Miss El
finder Krugin, Gladstone Hotel.
Clothing and jewelry worth $412
Apartment of I. H. Mayer, 4417
Drexel blvd., entered by burglars.
Jewelry and clothing valued at $638
James craven, 13, 4747 Shields av.f
struck by auto driven by Hejiry Coul
son, 6702 Stony Island av. Leg
"Mike de Pike" Heitler, West Side
levee character, indicted for larceny.
Frank W. Solon to be examined
today as to ability to resume duties
as sup't of streets.
Mrs. Medill McCormick and World
Film Co. signed contracts to show
suffrage film thriller, "My Girl and
Yours," in non-suffrage states.
Horseshoe hanging over Carr &
Powers' cigar store, 158 Monroe st,
thrown through window by thief who
obtained $35 worth of cigars.
C. E. Kellogg, prop. Hotel Reed,
Lake and Clark sts., booked as keep
er of disorderly house. Two couples
Maclay Hoyne gave dinner to as
sistants in Vogelsang's restaurant.
Told them to prepare for lots of work.
Thomas Nelson, 4647 Prafrie av.,
formerly pres. of Home Mfg. and
Supply Co., freed by judge on charge
of misappropriating $800. Insufficient
Michael Crevoks, 601 E. 88th pi.,
held to grand jury on charge of bur
glary. Caught stealing chickens.
George Herbert, animal trainer, in
court on charge of keeping menag
erie in barn next to home of Steven
Burg, 4345 S. State st. Promised to
move out. Discharged.
Harry K. Thaw petitions addressed
to President Wilson circulated around
Chicago, asking to let Thaw return
home to his mother.
Graft charges against Patrick Mc
Carthy, employe of bureau of streets,
dropped by civil service commission.
Mayor Harrison says he's in favor
of dancing in cafes that conform to
Mrs. Helen Newbold, owner of
Yorkshire Hotel, 2505 S. Michigan
av., and M. M. Blake; former clerk,
freed on- charge of keeping dive.
Bohemian Settlement House open
ed boys' clubhouse last night at 1832
S. Racine av. 350 present.
Frank Post, 15, 931 W. 18th st.,
and William Freiel, 16, 5204 S.
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