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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Jury upheld will of Mrs. Mary
Spiegel. C. C. Crabb to inherit $100,
000. Addresses of members of the Nat'l
Civil Service Reform Ass'n attacked
Pres. Wilson in addresses before the
ass'n for attacks on civil service.
Cited specific cases.
Boy scouts to seil Red Cross
Quarantine raised on another part
of the stockyards.
Perpetual care endowment fund of
Rosehill cemetery $150,000 short.
Discovered by Chicago Title & Trust
Health committee adopted ordi
nance which prohibits saloons near
churches. Mayor says its illegal.
Council judiciary committee filed
ordinance permitting dancing in
cafes. The files are never opened.
Crate of chickens stolen from Ja
cob Levenson's butcher shop, 1259
W. 13th. Detectives followed trail of
corn. Captured two thieves.
Evangeline Unger, Lagrange, had
2 men arrested for accosting her at
5th av. and Adams last night.
Husbands shun Casino club be
cause they think it's pink tea club,
said husband whose wives were
Lucy Page Gaston asked board of
education to assist her in stamping
out cigarette evil among high
school boys. Accused boys of smok
ing in lunchrooms. Mrs. Young to
David Vollrath, former treas. of St.
Mark's Lutheran church, still being
sought by police. Shortage may
amount to $32,000.
Three men arrested for conducting
"wiretapping game" in Hotel Sher
man. Detectives heard victim tell
how he just lost $500. Men claimed
to be legitimate poolroom keepers.
Tomorrow night is "get acquainted
night" at Northwestern "U." Girls
play basket ball. To have official introducers.
Charged with robbing four pas
sengers of Santa Fe road, Chas.
Howell, 1169 E. 69th, and John Cog
ger, 3651 S. Hoyne av., held to grand
First examination ever held for
sec'y of city ycivil service commis
sion taken by 42 candidates, includ
ing 3 women. R. A. Widdowson,
present sec'y incumbent, among
them. $3,000 a year job.
H. G. Foelich, arrested. Wanted
in St. Louis on charge of complicity
in misapplication of $138,000 funds
of First National Bank of Johnson
Federal Judge Carpenter sentenced
Theodore Swanson to year and day
in prison. Swanson pleaded guilty
to having colored' oleo without pay
After a separation of 35 years
John H. Graham of Chicago and Ol
iver F. Graham of Muncie, Ind.,
Umbito Raines, 383 Kensington
ay., and Charles Gaspari, 744 B.
104th st, fined $10 and costs for bit
ing each other in argument over
who should pay for drinks.
County civil service board to re
scind old rule that employes should
be docked time sick from vacation.
Flat of A. J. Armstrong, 5058 St.
Lawrence av., robbed of jewelry
worth $500. Third theft in month
at that flat building.
J. Chamberlain, 716 W. Quincy,
street cleaner, wrote immigration
com'r of South Dakota asking for
assitance in obtaining,. Indian bride.
Burglars entered offices of Good-hart-Hartman
Co., liquor dealers. 225
W. Randolph, by means of fire es
cape. Took jewelry worth $1,500.
Mrs. Mary Zenn, 3251 S. Canal,
struck on head with pipe by 2 burg
Frank Seibert, 1424 W. Austin av.f
entered home of friend, Lorina Mur-
ray, 3543 w. Hermitage av., ana
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