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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Mustache contest of ceniors of "U"
of Chicago ended last night Kent
Sykes, former class pres., awarded
palm. False mustache booby prize.
Mrs. Susan Fletcher, wife of Rear
Admiral Frank Fletcher, ill in Presby
terian hospital. Getting better.
Edward Burke,. 1808 W. 22d, killed
by fall into shaft of new Wilson av.
Municipal dance to be held at Doug
las park auditorium, Kedzie and Og
den av., this evening.
Miles Devine re-elected pres. of
Harrison Cook Co. Democracy. Chas.
Fitzmorris, sec'y of mayor, re-elected
Prominent astronomers to lecture
at "U" of Chicago this week.
Roy Shields, arrested on charge of
dynamiting building owned by Andre
Walsh of Kensington, Dec. 1.
Mrs. T. F. Grafton, 2829 Calumet
av., returned home. Found burglar.
He escaped. Small loss.
Wine Sturomski. watchman for
Morris & Co.'s wholesale market at
2602 W. Madison, bound and gagged
by robbers. Took $15 from him and
$500 from safe.
Second installment of squeal book
to be offered to council tonight by
Chief Gleason. Says crime wave is
Flat of Albert Eldridge, 2947 Shef
field av., entered by burglar. Eldridge
awoke and ousted him.
Charles Fussell, 4431 In
found dead under "L" strul
43d st. .ponce believe he leOTwom
station platform. " "
Edward Hurley elected pres. of III.
Franklin Wood, counsel for Nat'l
Jeweler's Board of Trade, said that
Chicago is "jewel fence" of nation.
$200,000 worth of jewelry stolen
every year in Chicago. More than
$2,000,000 worth dispossed of here.
Gary's "lid" put back on with a
bang. Believed1 municipal scandal
will follow as aftermath.
Fifteen daughters of members of
Hamilton club to be beauty chorus
of club's minstrel show tomorrow
Many organizations to be repre
sented at meeting of Board of Edu
cation next Wednesday when super
intendent of schools will be elected.
Other women's clubs to assist Chi
cago Women's club in effort to find
jobs for unemployed women.
Anthony Zaronik, 9463 Ewing av.,
arrested. Alleged to have murdered
Nicholas Rakish, 9398 Kreiter av., on
steps of home Sunday morning.
Judgments aggregating $5,500,000
filed in municipal court; $800,000 in
crease. 66,957 suite filed; increase
Members Illinois Woman's Demo
cratic league entertained by Forum
at Hotel La Salle. Politics discussed.
Federal employes worked yester
day without pay in attempt to
straighten tip war tax matters.
Sam Schwartz being brought back
from N. Y. Charged with embezzle
ment by Weber's dep't store.
John Malone's drug store, 5301 In
diana av., held up by 2 men; $35.
J. B. Klein, grocer, 509 W. 47th,
robbed by 2 men; $10.
$5,000 fire in glue factory of Sulz
berger & Sons. Crossed wires.
Autos collided at 52d and Lake
Park av. Four persons injured.
Mrs. Elizabeth Gorskort, 6330 S.
Throop, dead. Heart disease.
$216 worth of cigars stolen from
drug store of Bruno Bolz, 6500 Went
$25 taken from butcher shop of
Sam Nathan, 1403 W. Grand av.
Nathan and ass't locked in ice box
by 2 robbers.
Max Bauer, 46, 333 Seigel, cut
throat Saturday night. Out of work
and his children crying for food.
Taken to hospital. Told he would
live. Jumped from 4th floor. Dead.
Two boys arrested in Joseph Ste
phen's grocery stor.e 1732 Fulton, '
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