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Ings held at North Side Turner -Hall
and Bush Temple.
Harry Lauder, 625 S. Halsted, ar
rested with 22 men for "shooting
craps." When asked if he was singer
he asked sergeant if namesake was
ever known to gamble.
Bicycle thieves robbed four Evans
ton homes and one Morton Grove.
Abandoned wheels in Evanston. All
Calvin Kune arrested for alleged
attempt to steal car of John Ryland
from front of home at 5205 W. 25th.
Said he wanted to test it.
Judge Foell to call more witnesses
to tell difference between residence
and flat building. Residents of Al
bion av. trying to keep Mrs. B. M.
Graham from erecting flat building.
C. W. Rudderham chosen tempo
rary mayor of Berwyn. Successor to
Mayor Rich, who died from burns re
ceived in Burlington train fire week
Women of Civil Service club of
Gary wrote to mayor protesting
M. F. Poultney, salesman of Ber
wyn, second to die from burns re
ceived in exlosion on Burlington
Members of Emanuel Evangelical
church to celebrate 50th anniversary
from tonight to Sunday.
"Peg o' My Heart" company to give
performance in Joliet penitentiary.
Two women arrested when they
tried to pawn $1,200 diamond ring
for $100. Was stolen. -To be ques
Officials of C. & E. I. R. R. said to
be considering enlargement of Polk
Shortage in war tax stamps causes
many to fear penalty. Time extend
John BYoss Lloyd won suit for an
nulment of his second marriage to
Hazel Carlisle because it occurred
within year of divorce. She may sue
for breach of promise.
Girl ushers oreaniziner to Drotest
against Fire Chief McDonnell's ask-1
ing council to compel theaters to
Oliver Ashe, 612 N. Clark, accused
S. R. Simpson, deputy city sealer, of
being head of gang of men who are
Opera stars of Century Company
ask to have wages cut. Company
Unidentified man suicided in room
ing house at 1521 Ogden av. Poorly
City map department ordered to
survey Randolph st. from Halsted to
Union Park. To widen street and
Walter Hedrich, director of public
works, Evanston, tells citizens not to
give aid to beggars. Pears coming of
criminals and tramps.
TONIGHT IS THE BIG DANCE
NIGTH MUNICIPAL AFFAIR
"The city of Chicago invites you to
attend the first municipal dance given
under the auspices of the Department
of Public Welfare at Dreamland hall,
West Van Buren and South Paulina
Streets, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1914, at
8 p. m. Grand march at 9 p. m.
Carter H. Harrison, Mayor."
Engraved invitations of the above
were sent yesterday to officials in the
city hall, persons whose names ap
pear in the social register and dis
tributed in the neighborhood of
Dreamland hall and to girls in stores
and offices asking them all to mingle
like one family in an evening of
Mrs. Leonore Z. Meder, commis
sioner of public welfare, who planned
municipal dance halls as places of
amusement where boys and girls may
have an evening's pleasure at the
small cost of 15 cents for one and 25
cents for two, declared that though
quite a number of society people will
attend the opening tonight, they will
be really the guests of the boys and
girls for whom the dances were
"It is going to be a good old-fashioned
time," said Mrs. Meder, "and