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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 05, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Auto of Levant Richardson. 803
Kenesaw av., collided with that of
Theo. Thompson, 6515 W- Leland av.
Thompson hurt.
Andrew Granger, "king of the Kan
kakee," wanted as auto thief, releas
ed from custody in Hammond on
habeas corpus. Fighting extradi
tion. County Judge-Elect Thomas Scully
guest of honor at banquet of friends
tonight at Ashland Club, 639 S. Ash
land blvd. Mayor to speak.
Volunteerse of America opened new
mission at 29 N. Desplaines. To dis
tribute free lunch.
August Wernicke. 1523 13th, killed
by auto driven by Leslie Olsen,
4830 Kimbark av. Unavoidable ac-
Treasury out of cashgfccident, Olsen says.
opeciai warg in nouse ot correc-
Enriple Eszarras, 6912 Indiana av.,
quarreled with wife. Tried suicide
with gas. Rescued by mother-in-law.
Peace reigns. .
Well-dressed woman fell to street
unconscious at 33rd and Indiana av.
Taken to Provident hospital.
Four men attacked and took pocket
book from Martha Langham, 6531
Minerva av. Sow her draw $2,000
from bank for payroll. Had disposed
of money. Two men captured.
Women collecting funds on South
Side for working girls' home. Police
probing.
Finance committee of council con
sidering plan to emulate Pittsburg
aldermen and reduce salaries of city
officials and selves in effort to reduce
expenses,
again.
Plans for raising level of down
town streets submitted to council
committee. Changes to cost $2,000,
000. Chas. Armstrong, board of trade
member, got $2,500 verdict against
Penn. R. R. for pergonal injuries
Asked $50,000.
Hong Eng Hong, accused of mur
der in "tong" war, on way here from
Boston. Fought extradition for
months.
"Is a constitutional convention de
sirable?" question to be debated &$
fore Iroquois Club, today.
'Supply of 1-cent war tax stamps
run out Users asked to prepare af
fidavit of number used and pay tax
later.
Ernest R. Erickson, furniture deal
er, and three others indicted for ?60,
000 bankruptcy swindles.
Frank Thomas, owner of cigar
store at 225 N. 6th av., arrested for
running gambling house. Handbook,
. '"lice say.
Jacob Shapiro, 2056 Kendall, rob
bed and beaten. Four boys suspected
arrested. Two identified.
Mrs. Julia Massini, 7 W. 23rd st,
died suddenly. Heart disease.
tion established for mental defectives.
Boys to be given occupations to as
sist them in overcoming 'defects.
Jury in Judge Newcomer's court to
hear case of assault against Peter
Kresse, street car conductor. Is al
leged to have thrown Alderman Gei
ger from car.
Judge Baldwin denied motion for
change in venue in waitresses' suit
against George Knab. Held evidence
was insufficient.
Mrs. Helen Haynes suing for an
nument of marriage. Alleges she was
iriarried at 15. Said fright prevented
her from telling true age.
Mrs. Abner best asking for tempo
rary alimony in divorce sujt Hus
band files affidavit alleging wife
made him bankrupt.
Pres. Wilson has promised to open
negro exhibit in Coliseum next Aug.
15, according to letter read at semi-.
centennial celebration, of negro free
dom at Hotel Sherman.
J. P. Agnew Construction Co. pre
sented city with check for $83,479.
Failed to complete work on Lawrence
av. sewer.
Fred Adams, member of Girls of
Moulin Rouge cpmpany, up for non- .
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