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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Judge Olson in Boys' court warned
professional court loungers that they
would be sent to jail if they didn't
stop filling courtrooms.
When asked whohe would appoint
as morals commissioners Mayor Har
rison said he had not read the ordi
nance yet and that "it may be that no
members will be needed."
Louise Blue, 79, deserted by hus
band, Joseph, 89. In divorce suit pend
ing she says that they eloped and
were married recently.
James Monohan, C. R. & P. R. R.
detective, killed by three car thieves
in Rock Island yards last night. No
Two youths held by police. Armed
and had auto. Believed auto ban
dits. Detective Sergeants Bowers and
Mulvey dismissed from force. Crime
committee investigators testifieHhey
Mayor told that packers do not
need high pressure water system in
stockyards. Have installed sprinklers
in all plants.
Louis J. Behan appointed master
in chancery of circuit court by Judge
Chicago backward in safeguarding
health of school children, according
to Edward Burchard, director of pub
lic health exhibition at City club.
Coroner reports that so far mur
ders of this year amount to 402. Lon
don had less than 100 last year and
all slayers were captured.
United Societies may ask mayor to
appoint representative on newly cre
ated morals commission.
John Weiss, 3, disappeared from
home, 3146 Prairie av.
Montague Ferry, com'r public
service, asked council judiciary com
mittee to allow his department to
take over city library. Committee
filed request and told him to take care
of his own books.
Tomorrow is Illinois' birthday.
May adopt state flag.
Hartford Deposit Co. asking in
junction to restrain tenants from op
ening jewelry store in Hartford bldg.
Home of M. H. Moales, 311 E. 53d.
Clothes and jowelry worth $200 gone.
Zack Rand, negro, identified by
Mrs. Margaret Regan, 4916 S. 5th av.,
as man who stole purse.
Drug store of H. W. Gladville, 300
W. 31st, twice entered by burglars.
Gladville scared them away.
Helen Wagner, 809 E. 43d, arrested
by Michael Vaughn, detective, who
said she tried to flirt with him. She
admitted it, saying handsomest men
in town are on force. ,
George B. Croker, 4516 Vincennes
av., died on operating table in Wes
ley hospital. Heart too weak for an
esthetic. Unidentified man killed by C. & E.
I. train at 16th st. viaduct.
Sealed verdict to be read by Judge
Newcomer this morning in trial of
George Johnson, 812 B. 51st, charged
with annoying Melvina Bell, employ
ed at Hillman's department store.
Two sons and daughter to share
$300,000 estate of E. S. Hart, 2922
Kasimir Wilczysky, 3, 644 Austin
av., burned to death playing with
matches. Mother burned trying to
Louis Seigel, 3132 W. 15th, arrest
ed on warrant from Philadelphia, say
ing he had swindled man there, re
leased on bonds.
Charles Hemstreet, compositor,
held in county jail for wife abandon- '
ment. Wanted in Iowa.
Mrs. John Martin failed to appear
in court to prosecute husband for
contributing to dependency of son.
Judge Baldwin to hear motion of
Edgar Masters to. dissolve injunction
against waitresses Monday.
Irish and Germans protest against
U. S. manufacturing arms for war
ring countries and call Pres. Wilson's
idea of neutrality farce at massmeet-