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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Prof. Frank Bohm will speak on
"Public Education" before the Sun
day Morning Club at Oak Theater,
Milwaukee and Western av., next
Sunday morning at 10:30.
Prof. George BV -Foster will speak
on "Evolution of Labor" tonight at
Schiller Hall, 4 W. Randolph, before
the Chicago Single Tax Club.
Elmer Halpin, nephew of former
head of Detective Bureau, was fined
$35 for using "billy" in fight with
Fred Possburg, 1073 Jackson blvd.,
on Oct. 2. Said he had been drink
ing. 25 per cent of deaths from cancer
due to inability of physicians to diag
nose disease, according to Dr. J. B.
17 Chicagoans to repersent various
industries of this city at Mississippi
Valley foreign trade conference to
be held in Memphis Nov. 19 and 20.
Joseph Sukdolak, pressman, bat
tered in door of his flat, 1616 S. Pair
field av., yesterday to find his wife
and child dead from gas. On table
was note saying "Dear Joe Good
bye." Cause of suicide unknown.
Mrs. Frank Wilhiem, 209 E. Chest
nut, giving baby airing yesterday.
Placed $400 gold mesh bag in buggy.
State Utilities Commission to grant
bus lines permission to run auto
buses along boulevards. Chicago
only large city in world without them.
All was peace and quietness in an
anarchist meeting held in a hall at
645 N. Clark last night. Emma Gold
man spoke and "Big Bill" Haywood
of-the I. W. W.'s held the chair. When
it was announced that Arthur M.
Lewis was to speak on Socialism he
was hooted from the room.
$50,000 will be sent abroad this
week by German-Austrian-Hungarian
relief society. Collections up to date
amount to $155,000.
Robert Roulston and Michael Col
lins announced candidacy for Board
fo Education presidency.
E. C. Shankland, chairman of har
bor and subway commission, issued
denial of charges brought yesterday
that new municipal pier was not be
ing constructed right.
Statistics read before crime com
mission by Miss Edith Abbott show
and that very small percentage of iJH
rich criminals go to jail.
Telegram from coast yesterday
said Prof. J. R. Angell, dean of facul
ties and prof, of psychology at "U"
of Chicago, will not accept presi
dency of "U" at Washington.
Walter Williams, negro, found
guilty of murder of Rev. Samuel
Johnson, who died on May 23 from
fractured skull received in fight. Jury
recommended Williams be not par
doned till he serves 14 years.
Frank Donecker and Sara Roch
ford elected trustees of teachers' pen
sion and retirement funds in yester
Two women posing as policewom
en arrested. Gave their names as
Mrs. P. W. Cooper, 2446 Wilson av.,
and Mrs. Rothschild, 1030 George.
Both women at home last night de
Two sons to share $240,000 estate
of Francis Morse, killed with third
son motoring through Connecticut,
Otto Runde, son-in-law of Judge
Kersten, up in court on passing bad
cheffks. Held to grand jury. Wife
suing for divorce.
Mrs. Sherman Thompson granted
divorce. Testified mother-in-law
told her she wasn't wanted.
Elmer Challenger filed suit to dis.
solve Garfield Trust Co. Alleges it (4
is nopeiessiy insolvent.
Plea of wife and. child of Michael
Sheehan saved him from year in
Bridewell when Judge Carpenter re
leased him on his own bond. Charged
with stealing money from mail.
48 patrolmen who passed at head
of second-class detective sergeants'
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