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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Elmer Johnson, "taxpayer," suing
county board. Alleges fraud in
awarding contracts to furnish nurses.
Allen Thomson got indefinite sen
tence to pen for- stealing $2,000 in
jewelry in the Chicago Beach Hotel.
J. Alvardo, 631 W. Adams, lost $33
to holdup men near Polk and CanaL
May name receiver for Rosehill
cemetery today. Matter before
Two men robbed saloon of Szymon
Cichon, 1659 W. Huron. $16.
Dr. Rob't Foster, 900 W. Madison,
missing since Nov. 14. Left home
La Salle "Lorimer bank" split in
terest deal in court Tuesday. -Continued
Five men who shbt Andrew Temple
while robbing saloon at 36th and
Archer Sat. night, captured in Louis
Persons who allow autos to stand
unattended in loop for more than
hour must appear in court or be
fined, new order.
James Blair, waiter, 11 W. Erie,
robbed by two men in movie show.
Edward Ludlow shot in taxi while
crossing Rush st. bridge, admits at
tempt at suicide. Despondent May
.Stewart Bittels, 90, Lemont, who
stabbed himself Thursday, dead. Old
age caused despondency.
Henry Rentz, 843 W. Lake, dead
from gash in neck. Tried suicide
Nov. 16. Despondent.
Unidentified woman fainted on
Northwestern' "L" train. Paralyzed.
Police seeking family.
V. H. Superpczinski, 3156 Wells,
held up in his drug store. Shot rob
ber, who escaped with two compan
ions. Judge Walker issued writ of ha
beas corpus to Herbert Cedar, who
said he left child with friends when
he went to look for work in Mich.
Claims friends will not return child.
All citizens may compete for civil
service position'paying $5,000 for di
rector of children study dep't of ju
Joseph Holbrook, Minn., in jail here
for perjury, made another unsuccess
ful attempt to get out on bonds.
Chin Kee, who recently paid $10,
000 fine for selling opium, released
after month in jail.
Patrol wagon of S. Clark st. sta
tion struck by car. Wrecked. Po
Motion to dismiss arson to defraud
charge against Joseph Fish, million
aire fire insurance adjuster, over
rulled in Judge O'Connor's court.
Miss Alice Nielsen, soprano, made
big hit in Orchestra Hall, singing
with Irish Choral Society. First of
series of concerts. Sang Gaelic.
Chief Cleason transferred 21 cops.
Among them John Dempsey, detec
tive in chief's office for last 20 years.
Mary Buchonich. 6, 9046 Brandon
av., missing from house of grandmo
ther. Police blame divorced parents.
Policeman Leslie Fisher left
Thanksgiving duck in basement of
South Chicago station. Foul missing.
Sleuths on job.
E. D. Baker, 122 E. Schiller, exon
erated from blame in death of Jo
seph Lanartz, 1444 N. Clark. Hit boy
Frank E. Thoman, pres. board of
business agents Building Trades
Council, seriously ill. Abscesses.
First Deputy Schuettler announced
arrival of another grandson. Mrs.
Ella White, 1517 Cornelia, mother.
Two fake phone men entered home
of Otto Osthoff, 2922 Prairie av.
Bound and gagged wife and maid.
Ransacked place. $1,000 loot.
Police have suspect in $2,000 burg
lary of home of Sterling Morton, 1411
N. State. Man with record.
Mrs. Louis J. Kahnweiler, 420 E.
50th, too 111 to appear in court to
prosecute John "Fogarty, 6626 Ken-