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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mrs. George F. Erk, 1840 N. Hal
sted, struck he rhusband on the head
with stove shaker, in home, killing
him. Says he attacked her with
butcher knife. "- -
"Don't be afraid of 'hoof and
mouth' disease," says Health Com.
Mercury crossed sun today. Strong
field glasses needed to see it.
Frank W. Solon 'will not be re
stored to sup't of streets. Ill health
ofa sfcl cl 6
Home of William Waller, Jr., 335
Belden av., ransacked while family
was away. ?1,500 worth of silver
ware and jewelry taken.
Two men arrested on North Clark
st. car for refusing request of con-
ductor to get off rear platform.
Officials of the health department
will today decide whether or not Wil
bur Glenn Vohva, will be allowed to
continue coming into Chicago to hold
meetings. Afraid of smallpox.
Policeman William Rosenstratter,
shot yesterday by Charles Williams,
506 N. State, died. Williams arrested.
Funeral of Alderman Howard Wagg
to be held today. Aldermen to attend
Otto Rumbe, who says he is a, son-in-law
of Judge Kersten, held at De
tective bureau for passing bad
William Grant, 55, former pres.
Grant Marble Co., 175 W. Jackson
blvd., died early today in Auditorium
Polish Central Relief Society ask
Home of J. P. Weber, 5858 Indiana
av., entered. Burglar scared away.
Richard Hale, suing wife for di
vorce, testified in court yesterday
how motorcycle owned by Clinton
Vail, his friend, broke up his home.
Mrs. Hale denies intimacy with Vail.
George Gregory, 52, disappeared"
from home, 640 B. 39th, Sunday
night under peculiar circumstances.
Lea Ping, Chinese cigarmaker,
jumped out of window of factory at
202 W. Lake when about to be ar
rested for tampering with cigar
labels. Ankle broken. Arrested.
Two richly-dressed women kept W.
H. Schmidt, jeweler, 23 E. Madison,
busy flhowing them bracelets. Later
departed; $200 worth of jewelry miss
ing. Isaac Hofstader, because he could
not read or write, let his wife have
charge of business and money; also
let her have partner. Now she doesn't
want him. Suing for receiver and
Albert Lathey filed suit yesterday
for injunction restraining wife from
disposing of, property. He asserts
she is living in flat at 1091 Eflston
av. and entertaining strange men.
John Goldberg, 11, runaway from
home in Berwyn, HI., found living in
brick hut near Clark and Washington.
Benjamin Gardener, 2702 Clifton
pkwy., walked into police station
yesterday and said he had shot Prank
Sesezski in the hip at 34th and Hal
sted. Chrysanthemum show to open in
Lincoln Park tonight, 3,000 blossoms
Twenty thousand black bass fin
gerlings have been placed in lagoons
at Humboldt and Garfield parks; 10,
000 more to be placed in Lincoln
Four-foot water mocassin snake,
killed on'bank of river opposite Riv
erview Park. Thought to have es
caped from side show last summer.
Bernard Scallon, who was shot by
Policeman Gobel Oct. 15 trying to
escape arerst, held to grand jury.
Mrs. Annie Krenck said he tried to
Three men, Employes of I. C,
killed by feed wire of drainage dis
trict. Broke and fell across steel
rails they were unloading.
Thomas Piatt, 2948 Lowe av., ar
rested on complaint of Mrs. Mary
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