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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Joseph Sharkey, N. Y., arrested
here by agent of the N. Y., N. H. &
H. R. R. Perjury charged in per
sonal damage case. To be returned.
Nine took tests for job as labor
atory director in new municipal tu
berculosis sanitarium. Pays $3,000.
Chicagoans warned not to give
money to Syrian beggars. Part of
gang grafting on city.
Volunteers to sell Red Cross seals
called by Chicago Tuberculosis Insti
tute. Clerks and cashiers preferred.
Supreme court decided that M. J.
Plynn, city treasurer, cannot control,
school funds. Re-hearing denied.
City to get higher rate on money
deposited in banks. Expect $100,000
additional this year.
Bazie Kukerik, 1529 W. 46th, fell
into caustic vat in plant of Sulzberger
& Sons Co. Dead.
Patrick Kearns, jeweler, 1456 W.
56th, held on $5,000 bonds for shoot
ing at Dr. J. T. Binkley, 5476 E. End
av. Quarreled over bill. Case con
tinued. Ernest Pearson, 4221 Berkley av.,
held up by three men at 49th and
Ellis av. Lost $20.75.
Election of officers of Lincoln Park
commissioners to be held today. Tim
othy O'Byrne slated as president.
George Froelich, 2235 N. Hoisted,
held up at Belden and Halsted. Lost
$1.90 and stickpin.
John McCormick, aged recluse,
found dead at 68 W. Washington,
supposed to have had $11,000 in gov
ernment bonds. Coroner investigat
ing. Morris Falk, 1551 S. Central Park
av., messenger for D. S. McComiss
& Co., lost bundle of fur worth $350
to two negro holdup men at 76th and
Stoney Island, av.
J. Ralph, 2532 Lincoln av., to auc
tion off stolen property in hands of
police. Cash to go to benefit fund.
Mrs. Martin Kavanagh suing hus
band, owner of Wbodlawn cafe and
Sheridan inn, ,for separate mainten
Three youths caught ransacking
"flatiron" building at Lake and S.
Water. Locked up as robbers.
Abraham Nussbaum sued for $50,
000 by Sig. Cleofofcte Campanini. Al
leged defamation of character. Both
Largest known shipment of grain
in history, 1,410 cars, arrived in Chi
cago, Tuesday. Part on way to Eu
F. W. Becken, 925 W. 41st, fined
$200 and costs. Carried revolver.
County Treasurer Stuckart plans
branch offices in each ward where
taxes can be paid.
A. J. Clark, 3263 E. 92d, accused of
stealing wooden sidewalk in front of
home of Adolph Green, 3269 E. 92d,
Herd of 736 prize dairy show ani
mals in stockyards cured of hoof and
mouth disease, doctors claim.
Englewood Law and Order league
to ask council for more policemen.
District of 200,000 has only 116 pa
trolmen. Judge Landis to investigate prac
tices of lawyers in bankruptcy cases.
Helen Katuk, runaway girl from
Muskegon, Mich., arrested with Car
roll Kreuger in room at 617 N. Dear
born. Both locked up.
Soloman Snyder, 1654 Potomac
av., swallowed toothache drops in sui
cide 'attempt Out of job. May re
coverr Mrs. Aline Engleman, 5717 Aber
deen, in court because child of Mrs.
Mimi Schilies, neighbor, visited her
flat and refused to come home. Placed
under $500 peace bonds.
Federal grand jury working on
Mann act case against Col. Chas.
Alexander of Providence, R. I. Hear
Visiting Nurses' Ass'n of Chicago
broke. Must get cash or stop work
among needy sick, they claim.
State insurance for workers
plannedby lawmakers at Springfield. ,