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NEWS OF' THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Man fired shot at John Robertson,
motonnan of Cottage Grove av. car
at 14th st, last night. Escaped. Rob
ertson grazed by-bullet
Pojice investigating death of Paul
Buxton, chauffeur, 12 N.- Curtis. Died
suddenly after eating supper last
Dr. William Walker, pres. of Sover
eign Bros. Dental Co., killed self in
Planters Hotel Sunday night Body
found yesterday. Reason unknown.
Mayor Harrison's committee to
meet again Thursday to make final
selection of paintings for municipal
Residents of North Side still seeing
unlighted electric auto which runs an
eccentric course every night in vi
cinity of Sheridan Road and Lincoln
Alfred Tyson, 17, to be sent home
to brother in Jonesville, Ala., by "Big
Brother" Harry Beilin, a druggist, 563
N. Laramie, from whom Tyson stole
Reynolds Club, U of C, raided by
Hyde Park police. ' Gambling para
phernalia taken and nobody arrest
ed. Stage money. Police joined
Abe Attell announced his intention
of fighting wife's divorce suit.
Pojice failed to find Frank Navano,
wealthy young Cuban, who was to be
in Chicago yesterday on way to Ce
dar Rapids, la., to elope, it is claimed
Suit for annulment of marriage of
Prances Hamblem, 15-year-old wife
of William Stewart, filed in circuit
Christabel Pankhurst, English suf
frage leader, in Chicago on first visit
Says militant tactics will begin again
after war unless women are granted
Policeman Peter Lynaugh arrested
2 men for remarks about his set of
teeth. Judge discharged them.
Two men held up ahd'robbed Eaw.
Crane, ticket agent Oak st station,
Northwestern "L," of 10.50.
Members of Paulist Choir Ass'n
gave farewell banquet to Father
Finn, their director for 10 years, who
leaves tonight for St. Louis.
Alexander Erlick, Cherokee, la.,
fanner, held to grand jury for accept
ing $10 from 3 men on promise to
give them jobs on farm.
James C alley, sup't Chicago bureau
of employment, received requests
from farmers near Chicago, saying
they havework for 30 men.
John Reed, negro cook on steamer
Alabama, before court for engaging
in razor battle with another negro
who criticized his soup. Judge sen
tenced him to jail till 10 o'clock this
morning. Held in jail since Aug. 15.
Journal of Amercan Medical Ass'n,
issued yesterday, says there is no
hope for baldheaded men or those be
Chicago River Protective Ass'n
adopted resolutions at meeting de
claring itself opposed to extension of
sec'y of war's permit to allow Metro
politan West Side Elevated Cp. to
build bridge across river'between Van
Buren and Jackson. Permit expires
on Dec. 31.
Three men fined $10 in Hyde Park'
court for posing as Funkhouser
sleuths. Tried to raid home of Na
than Goodman, 115 E. 49th st
Louis Olaf, pawnbroker, 32 N. Hal
sted, compeleld by judge to give man
back suit of clothes. Had refused to
give customer ticket.
John Tibbetts fined $10 by judge
for raising disturbance in home of
MrsLouis Owens, 4154 Lake Pk. av.
Circuit court judges ask for $15,000
appropriation to be devoted to new
Terrence Murphy, stationary fire
man, found dead in gas-filled room at"
5359 Aberdeen. Out of work.
Rich.ard Niemann found dead from
anesthetic in hotel at 1219 N. Clark.
New municipal lodging house, ac
commodating' from600 to 800 men,
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