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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO .
17-story building to be erected for
use of state offices at Randolph st.
and 5th av. To cost $484,000.
Further payments on municipal
pier to Greatjjakes Dredge and Dock
Co. to be stopped-until charges of ir
regularities' are dropped.
Wallace Popkins, 608 W. Madison,
cut wrist with tin cup in Desplaines
st police station. Had been arrested
for intoxication. Bridewell hospital.
Will get better.
Belgian Food Relief Committee ap
pealed to people of Chicago to re
member relief given by Europe at
time of fire. Urgent plea for food.
$1,800 bathroom in Raymond
school closed because $60 month at
tendant is lacking. To be protested
to school board.
James Meneno, 850 S. State, found
dead in bed. Supposed heart dis
ease. Mrs. Mary Klima, suicided with gas
in home 2351 S. Turner av. Reason
E. C. Walker, negro janitor of
apartment building at N. Kedzie av.
and Franklin blvd., pinched after re
volver duel with police. Found in
sane. Murder case of Mrs. Pasqualina
Forte, daughter Anna and son Pas
quale, charged with killing Antonio
Morasco, given to jury today. Sec
ond trial. Jury disagreed at first.
Judge Walker refused to grant di
vorce to Richard A. Hale. Said, "It
is hard to believe testimony on either
Leroy Peterson, actor, pinched for
nonsupport. Says his company was
stranded in North Dakota and he
worked way back as painter. Prom
ised to support family. Released.
Charles Houstpn, who fled Chicago
when alleged confederate, Roy Fow
ler, was pinched for counterfeiting,
captured at Ludlow, Ky.
Perry Smith, sup't registry division
of Chicago postofflce for 20 years,
died on farm near Milwaukee.
James Bruce defended "Big Busi
ness" in address before Rotary Club.
Says without it U. 8. would never
have attained commercial import
ance. Case of Ernest Catewood, negro
watchman for DeLuxe Theater, who
was arrested after Mrs. Eva Stein
haus complained she had been
robbed, continued again. Woman
not in court.
Ross Wrath, 1527 Schilling, killed,
and 2 other men in serious condition.
Result of trying to clean out acid vat
thought empty, in Victor Chemical
Works, Chicago Heights, yesterday.
Nursemaid at 3152 Prairie av.
called police on phone to make little
boy be good. Police came. Said
she didn't know operator heard her.
John Garrett, circus promoter, dis
charged from court on charge of lar
Att'y Ranson Walker fined $25 for
contempt of court for asking Ass't
State's Att'y McKay if he had been
Emil Oschman, baker, 452 W. 26th,
robbed of $5 by 3 men.
Fred Eklund, Evanston policeman
for more than 20 years, retiring
from force. Gets pension.
Andrew Nelson, in will made 20
years ago, bequeaths property worth
$26,000 to -widow living at 5225 N.
Walter Fischer, former sec'of In
terior, In talk before Nat'l Industrial
Traffic League convention, advocates
union freight yard to stop waste of
Saloon of Michael Duggan, 1686
Austin av., robbed by 5 men. $300
total of loot,
James Smith, floor manager of
Hanan & Sons, 3ued for separate
maintenance by wife who cnarges
Water pipes dug up and cut near
home of Mrs. Hattie Sattler, 9104
Green Bay av., yesterday. Miss Satt
ler foe to South' Chicago vice inter-
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