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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Th rpp.H Aolr railroad crossing at
79th, on which Rock Island engineer
ing dep't has been working 15
Dean Holgate of North western "U"
asks all girls to snub men who are
able to take part in athletics but re
fuse to do so.
Great Lakes Waterways Confer
ence meeting at Hotel La Salle to dis
cuss ways and means of obtaining
better route to sea.
S. C. Curtis, 79, 1900 W. Jackson
blvd., watchmaker for 63 years, had
pocket picked of old silver timepiece
his 'wife gave him long ago.
Special Examiner Kelly, Interstate
Commerce Com'n, continuing to hear
protests of dealers agaiUBt 25 cents
per ton increase by railroads on coal.
E. P. Ripley, pres. Atchison, To
peka & Banta Fe road, spoke before
Western Ecomomic Society last
night Predicts dire future for rail
roads. Says their epitaph should be
"Killed by government interference."
School board demands refund on
books bought at increased prices
from book concerns.
Traffic League delegates yesterday
inspected Chicago's central manu
Friday, the 13th. wa3 City Comp
troller Traeger's birthday.
Women at Elm and Rush attacked
man who tried to hold her up and
captured his hat. Refused to give po
Marie Harrington, 14 mo., 1374 W.
Randolph, scalded to death when her
sister Ruth, 4, pulled pot of boiling
coffee from stove.
Chicago coal dealers say price of
coal will go up.
Counoil building committee plan
ning ordinance which will prohibit
explosives and oil from being stored
within city limits. Many firms to be
South Chicago to celebrate open
ing of new $150,000 Federal building
Mrs. Edmund J. James, wife of
pres. of "tt" of Illinois, died in health
resort at Kenilworth. Ill for year.
G. W. Wickersham banqueted by
Chicago Bar Ass'n at Hotel Black
stone last night. Says there are too
many laws and that machinery for
enforcing law is inadequate.
Howard Seysarth, 6102 S. Peoria,
arrested for stepping on Serg't Gib
bon's corn and carrying gun. Con
fessed to holdups burglaries, etc
Several pals arrested.
Rev. Johnstone Meyers, pastor of
Immanuel Baptist church, to send
more letters to farmers near Chicago
asking for their surplus crops for
poor of Chicago. United Charities
trying to horn in on plan.
Chicago police have been asked by
sheriff of Carbondale, HI., to assist in
identifying girl found in sack in Big
Harold Fishbein, 15, Indianapolis,
entered Chicago University. Young
est student ever enrolled there.
Congressman Frank Buchanan will
lead the grand march at annual
dance of Bridge & Structural Work
ers' Union to be held at Coliseum an
Charles Frohman, theatrical pro
ducer, coming to Chidago to make
this hiB second producing center.
War put quietus on his London thea
ter. Com'r of Public Works McGann to
inform building committee of council
that room for new administrative
department will have to be made.
City Hall crowded. Municipal courts
take up much space.
John Paiendeok, temporary ap
pointee of ass't com'r Of public wel
fare, failed in civil service examina
tion. $3,600 position to go to E. J.
Blackleaigh or J. J. Place, whose
marks are same
Peter Standis, 600 W. Clark, ,ar
rested on complaint of Mrs. Eva
i Mt-r-o tt "havii induced
her to leave hUBband and 2 children,