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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Large orders for auto trucks placed
here by allies.
Illinois 96 years old today. Many
Joseph Di Salvo, Jabor agent, fined
$50 by Judge Dolanfor giving false
information to applicants for jobs.
Rosehill cemetery for sale. Space in
mausoleum was advertised "for sale
for all time."
Samuel Johnson, Waterloo, 111.,
badly crushed between 2 street cars.
Frank Gaertner, druggist, 5659
Wentworth av., held up by 2 men. He
caught both and turned them over to
Relatives of Norris Bokum, broker,
deny his marriage to Ethel Kelly,
Ass't State's Att'y Higgins, Des
plaines st court, accused 3 men, sen
tenced to jail for picking pockets, of
stealing watch. Some one else got it
Alderman and motorists approve of
night court for speeders.
Charles Law, former jockey, warn
ed that he could not ride "whisky,"
the fastest horse on earth, by judge
in court. Told judge he was a w. k.
citizen in Glencoe.
Tax reform discussed by property
owners and real estate men at meet
ing in Hotel La Salle.
James Felvey, 31 W. Chicago av.,
had suitcase and gold watch stolen
by negro. Didn't think police could
get it, so didn't report robbery. Prop
erty recovered. Was surprised.
Edgewater citizens report electric
auto runriing with no visible driver.
Lights not lit. Police notified of mys
tery. Dr. Young, health com'r, attacked
board of supervising engineers. Said
they didn't know what they were do
ing when they approved street car
companies' plans for heating cars in
C. C. Crabb will know today
whether he will get the $10,000 left
him by Mrs. M. Spiegel. Heirs at law
rre suing to have will set aside.
Occupants of Mailers' building ask
police for better protection. 3 rob
beries in same building in week.
Schooner Ardale, "Christmas tree
ship," tied up at Clark st. bridge.
Capt. Healy, traffic squad, asks for
90 more policemen to control traffic.
Conditions in loop worst in world.
Chicago Ass'n of Commerce to
hold meeting Monday oiTproposal to
change clocks to conform to eastern
time, one hour earlier. Adopted by
Police magistrate magistrate
Northwestern "U" is exempt from
ten-hour day law for women. Dis
Harry Hirsch suing Hugo DuBrock
for $10,000 damages. Autos of both
collided last July. Mrs. DuBrock ac
cused of striking man with car yes
terday. Joseph Di Salvo, former labor agent
at 10 S. Canal st, fined $50 for giv
ing false promises to job seekers.
Failed to appear. $2,000 bpnd in dan
ger. Fred Van West, cop, fined twenty
days' pay and given 10 hours' ex
tra work by civil service board.
Drunk and disorderly charged.
Over a thousand members of Car
den City lodge of Masons attended
dance and card party at Hotel La
Eight jurors sworn in trial of Jo
seph Fish, fire insurance adjuster,
indicted for arson.
John Rowley stabbed in arm by
Jas. Fitzmorris when he tried to pac
ify quarreling men. Fitzmorris un
der peace bond. All Western Union
Anna Filstrup, 3146 Sheridan rd.,
got $251,600 estate of late husband,
P. A. Mandabach pleaded for ac
tion to get nine-hour day for drug
clerks before members of the Chi
cago Drug Clerks Ass'n.
Julius Heilner, pres. Princess Cor
set Co., to be tried Jan. 5" under
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