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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO .
City council commission on down
town improvements formulating plan
to build tunnels under streets for con
duits to prevent public utilities com
paniea from tearing up 10 acres of
streets every yean- -
Emergency work room of Chase
House Settlement and another em
ployment agency fcq: women called
"mending shop" located in Edison
building, opened. Hundreds of wom
en turned away.
Fire caused $20,000 damage to
Franklin building, Washington and
John Alheim to be brought back
from Louisiana to face a charge of
Harold Feldman arrested in apart
ment at 3127 S. Michigan av. for
burglary committed in Boston. To
be taken back.
John Strosnider, known to the po
lice as the king of con men, locked
up at the detective bureau for an at
tempt to swindle man by old wire
Matthew Riley, 71, found in vacant
building at 159 W. Kinzie st. Died
from hunger and cold.
Body of frozen man found under
neath sidewalk at 854 Milwaukee av.
Richard Du Brock, who was found
dead from gas in home, 811 Windsor
pi., died accidentally, according to
Mary Sheldon, owner of poolroom
3812 S. State, has discharged her
manager, Michael Rothschild, several
times, but he refuses to leave. She
filed an injunction asking that he
be restrained from interfering with
Central Trust Co. will file a suit of
foreclosure in the superior court
against the Woman's Temple next
Singing of national and war songs
prohibited in plant of Illinois Steel
Co. Irishmaitand Austrian in fight.
Both in hospital. Irishman sang "It's
a Long Way to Tipperary."
Charles Finke filed suit against
Nathan Cohen for $25,000. Suit
charges slander. Men would not dis
R. A; Widdowson protested to city
that civil service board was unfair to
him in recent examination for secre
taryship. Was acting sec'y for 3
years and received lower; average
than men who worked under him.
Louis Jones. Life Saving Devices
Co., 565 Washington blvd., awarded
medal by International Exposition of
Safety and Sanitation held in New
York, for best' lung motor for arti
Charles Eckert sent to Bridewell
by Judge Flanagan for begging old
clothes and selling them to make a
lMng. Couldn't find job.
William Schulte, 9040 Buffalcav.,
fined $10 by judge for annoying Mrs.
J. M. Cutler, 6143 University av., who
testified that Schulte caused disturb
ance by insulting herself and her
friends while, posing as Funkhouser
Unidentified man, poorly dressed,
struck and killed by Burlington en
gine at Canal and Clinton sts.
John Liscusia gave bartender, An
tonio Sculda, instructions how to
tend bar. Sculda drew revolver and
fired 2 shots at boss, seriously wound
ing him. Arrested. -
4,500 men and 500 teams were em
ployed by the city and private cor
porations in cleaning the streets yes
terday. Snowfall cost city $10,000.
Judge Uhlir'asked Capt. banner to
investigate charges made to him by
Charles Miller, 1833 Sedgwick, who
said that policemen withheld $8 from
him when he-was arrested.
Home of Camille von Beissel, 3131
South Park av., entered by burglars;
$350 in jewelry and clothing taken.
Mrs. Francisco, Wife of former
member of American Tobacco Co.,
granted divorce and $35,000 alimony.
Lester Marsh, serving last sen
tence in Bridewell today, will be ar-