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loons of neighborhood unatile to sup
First municipal art contest to take
place today in the art institute. Many
etchings, paintings and scuptures
Rugs valued at $800 stolen from
furniture store of M. Rabin, 1132
Jury to try millionaire fire insur
ance adjuster, Joseph Fish, completed
after eight days. 106 veniremen ex
amined. "Charged with arson.
Statistics presented to Chicago
council committee on crime show
that New York's method of probation
superior to Chicago's. Advocate im
provements. Federal Judge Landis dismissed
bankruptcy proceeding against G.
Weinstein & Co., leather goods. Held
proceeding filed in bad faith.
Carlton Hudson refused to state
whether he would fight extradition
proceeding. Referred reporters to
Clarence Darrow, attorney. To be
taken back to N. Y. for forgery.
New Morrison hotel to open for.
business at 4 o'clock Saturday.
Opening banquet Monday evening.
Merton Iron grasped bars of lockup
in Chicago av. court and refused to
come before judge. Fined $50. Says
he has no home.
William Boyer, chauffeur, speeded
up to cut in ahead of street car and
collided head-on with auto truck.
Went head first through windshield.
Face badly cut.
Council streets and alleys commit
tees recommended that South Park
board be given control of South Park
av. between 51st and 60th.
Unidentified woman probably fatal
ly injured by Milwaukee av. car at N.
Robey. Wore dark shawl over head.
Railroad men of Chicago Ass'n of
Commerce, who met yesterday to dis
cuss setting clock Chicago time hour
ahea'd to conform to eastern time,
failed to do so.
Harry Cole, 2927 Indiana av., up
before judge on charge of larceny.
Ethel Konckel, 4309 Lake Park av.,
who charged he failed to return pair
of $400 diamond earrings he took to
get her ring to match, failed to pros
ecute. 500 members of Chicago Federa
tion of Colored Women's club in con
vention at Bethesda Baptist church
Want negro appointed sup't of Prov
William Marshall died from pneu
monia, according to coroner's jury.
Needle found in body near heart. En
tered body after death.
Fire cause $15,000 damage to Gar
den theater bldg., 3310 N. Marshfield
av. Fire attorneys investigating.
Playhouse empty at time.
William Isenberg, released from the
Bridewell yesterday morning, shot
and seriously wounded by 2 police
men who saw him break into freight
car at Ford auto assembling plant,
39th and Wabash av. Companion es
caped. Joseph Kelly crushed to death
when caught in steam shovel while
working for sanitary district on
drainage canal, west of Blue Island.
Oscar Collins, 52, 112th, broke
right leg alighting from Halsted st
Mrs. Anna Schneider, former
school teacher, filed amended declar
ation in her $50,000 suit against Ed
win Cooley, former sup't of schools.
Charged she was dismissed and ma
liciously charged with being insane.
Christmas tree, decorated with 42
dollar bills, stolen from window of L.
F. Howe drug store, 3201 Franklin
blvd. Window breakers overlooked
$57 in bills used for sodding beneath
Involuntary petition in bankruptcy
filed against Phillipsborn Outer Cloth
ing Co., 900 W. Van Buren. Credit
ors allege assets $200,000 and liabil
Abraham Neuman, 74, 3641 W.
12th, found dead from gas. Police
Michael Pigot broke mirror1 and
window of Patrick Diggins'. saloon,
1566 Fulton, when refused free drinkj