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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Eugenia Griswold, postal employe,
for 44 years, ill. Feared loss of job.
Unknown woman tried poison in
suicide attempt on steps of home of
Wm. Knott, 1551 Granville av. May
live. Mrs. Beatrice-Sours, 2226 Garfield
av., dashed to stagewhen rope broke
in trapeze act at Yale Theater, 336 W.
G3d. Severely hurt.
New building owned by Andrew
Walsh at 11760 Indiana av., partly de
stroyed by explosion. Union trobules
Austin Casey, employe of sheriffs
office, fined $25 and costs for coming
to court late -with prisoners.
The Citizens' Non-Partisan Com
mittee will hold its second conference
in the Stratford Hotel on Dec. 15, to
discuss non-partisan elections.
About $200,000 in war tax stamps
sold from office of revenue collector.
Pickpockets working among crowd.
Judge Olson sitting in all courts in
turn. Police complain judges are too
Two men with knives held up Wal
ter Dixon in his saloon at 1022 W.
Madison. Got $28.
Frank Lavindowski, bartender at
4713 S. Ashland av., dropped bottle
of beer on stove. Exploded. Hands
burned. $2,000 fire loss.
Safeblowers got $500 from Avon
theater, 3325 Fullerton av. Used
"nitro" and electric drills.
Eugene Geary, 3024 Groveland av.,
to grand jury. Sam Foos, att'y, said
Geary robbed him in saloon.
Case against Geo. Vogel, alleged
"dip," continued for seventh time.
Illness reason. Judge Torrison start
Seeking body of Jos. Szymanski,
suitor to Mrs. Weilgorecki, "pretty
widow" of Burr Oak. Her sons sus
pected of murder.
Manufacturers, labor men and coal
operators met in State Industrial
Board offices. Want flaws in com
pensation act eradicated.
No progress in trial of Jos. Fish,
public- fire insurance adjuster, on
trial for arson. Selecting jurors.
Seven clerks, four bailiffs and a
messenger to be added to employes
of the municipal court clerk's office
Morris Mossier, former head of
Mossier Co., clothiers, 19 E, Jackson
blvd., filed bankruptcy petition. Lia
bilities, $72,047.03; assets, $43,188.
Zones of quiet for buildings where
dangerously sick people are being
treated recommended by mayor to
the health committee.
About 200 people admitted to cit
"Women of 20 correct examina
tion papers in Page-Davis ad school,"
says J. P. Shaddock, 4859 Winthrop
av., sued for tuition.
Taoreda Deluca, 475 W. Division,
pinched for flirting with Mamie Hinz
man, 18, on "L" train. Told judge
he winked as he coughed. $25 and
E. J. Ross, 223 S. Morgan, applied
to county for charity. Went broke
Helen Hanson, 16, Cicero, dead.
Gas. Probably suicide. No reason
James Amirant, 1036 W. Taylor,
and brother Sam burned when gas
exploded in basement of house.
Sought leak with candle.
Claude Ellen, Indianapolis, Ind.,
farmer, told police he was robbed by
fake gypsy while having palm read.
George Ritchie, 1742 Hastings, and
Jos. Weiss hurt when team fright
ened by steam roller hit street car.
Michael Clamchuk, 824 Maxwell,
accosted by five men. Threw bag
over his head and robbed him. $50.
Katherine Russell, 62, 1437 Elburn
av., hit by auto driven by Morris
Greenwall, 1311 S. Troy. Bruised.
Douglas Jarmath, 9118 Commer
cial av., suing M. Weinberg, tailor,