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NEWS OF THE DAY
Miss Estell Hunter, emergency job
bureau head, offered job by Miss Julia
Lathrop, chief of government's chil
dren's welfare bureau. May accept.
A. H. ThurnheeTr.bank clerk, 1625
W. 13th, found dyingn auto road in
Lincoln park this morning. Bleeding
from wound in side. Said he shot self.
No revolver found. To be questioned
William Day, negro, shot when he
attempted to escape officer who had
arrested him as suspect of having
snatched woman's purse.
Two boys arrested by police in gro
cery store of C. Preefan, 418 W. North
av. Said they wanted candy.
County board fixes pay of officials.
Did not raise their own salaries.
Saloon of Thomas Cartin, 630 E.
39th, raided by 5 young auto bandits.
Obtained jewelry and money amount
ing to $250.
Mrs. Barbara Kellner filed suit in
circuit court asking for accounting of
income of father, Kasper Schmidt,
George Rogers arrested by govern
ment detectives for using mails to de
fraud. Alleged to have made spe
;ialty of selling cheap silverware at
Jessie Cope, accuser of Col. Alex
ander of Providence, R. I., as white
slaver, who Is held for attempting
blackmail, demanded lawyer see fed
eral prosecution files. Petition
Stella Beyersdorf, 15, Menominee,
Mich., who escaped from Industrial
school, taken to detective bureau for
examination. Police seeking man.
Will take girl home.
Inquest in death of Emil Emsheim
er, loop hat maker, found-in office in
mysterious death, not resumed Fri
day. City chemist not ready to re
port. Mrs. Myrtle Heinz, 1623 Farragut
av., got separation from husband and
S5 for support. JTi Lb ct , d out
Four men arrested Friday for al
leged thefts in loop department
Forty Zionists held prayer meet
ing at bedside of fellow member of
cult afflicted with small pox. All
' Morals, boys', and court of do
mesticrelations cleaned out by dep
uty baUifs. Professional loiters
Mrs. Emily Jurgaipis sentenced to
year in Bridewell for giving whisky
Auto caravan representing auto
clubs and commercial ass'ns to visit
Judge Goodnow advocates raising
age of compulsory education from 14
to 16 years in talk to parents at Har
rison Technical High school last
Mrs. Mary Savagelo, 2629 W. Su
perior, visited by 3 young men who
introduced selves as husband's nep
hews. Was robbed of $50.
Thos. Cantwell found suffering
with smallpox in detectiye bureau.
To be fumigated by health depart
ment. A nat'l campaign to get cities to
move clocks ahead to be started by
Chicago Ass'n of Commerce.
John McCormack, tenor, bought
the Stradivarius violin owned by
Lyon & Healy yesterday for $10,500.
All charities of Chicago to be list
ed in pamphlet gotten out by Mrs.
Leonora Meder, head of public wel
fare department of city.
Council to consider ordinance on
compelling all vehicles on streets so
liciting passengers to have taxi
Fire, believed caused -by spon
taneous combustion; caused $15,000
loss to 4-story building occupied by
electrical concerns at 523 W. Van '
Buren last night.
William Niblack, received for La
Salle st. bank, ordered to pay pre
mium on $100,000 life insurance pol-