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son, Pirie, Scott & Co., committed
suicide yesterday. Illness. Used re
volver. Peanut stand at 18th and Michi
gan -av. caught fire. Firemen saved
tin can containing. $116, "which was
hidden in corner of stand.
Mrs. Sylvester Wilcox filed suit
against Mrs. Jeanette Smith for $50,
000 for alienating husband's affec
tions. Frank Blacklidge, locomotive en
gineer, started suit against Federal
Judge Landis for $25,000 damages,
charging false imprisonment and ar
rest. Judge holding court in Spring
field. Michael Moore arrested after he
had stolen 2 overcoats from check
room of Casino club. Checkroom
window left open for air.
. Woman who said she was divorced
wife of Ernest Linsner, 6018 South
Park av., took poison in Commercial
hotel. Said she was despondent
since husband had obtained divorce.
B. F. Stone, telegraph operator for
34 years, retired yesterday on pen
sion. Was managef of Palmer house
Chicago Political Equality league
women to watch city officials to see
if they attend to business.
Thomas Cronin, 11, 2812 S. 5th
av., killed, and 2 playmates hurt.
Bobsled crashed into auto truck. H.
Breternitz, driver, held .
Mrs. Harry Rawlings, wife of wall
paper man, suing for divorce. Al
leges cruelty. Asks custody of son.
Says husband spends money on new
auto and gives her none for house.
Wlllard Travis, 12, 591 Maple av.,
sent home by teacher with note to
father. Later seen leaving town on
Charles Pellicia, 8, 329 W. Oak,
given ride on grocery wagon by
driver. Delivered packages. Was
then deserted. Found by police.
Harry Thomas, promoter of get-rich-quick
enterprises, jumped $10,
000 bond to. go to South America.
Several associates held by federal
State's Att'y Hoyne not at office
yesterday. Mysterious witness testi
fied before grand jury.
George Goodwin, roofer, injured
when he fell from roof at 5301 Green
wood av. .
Mary Stagnardi, 14 month's, 602 W.
Taylor, pulled pot of boiling coffee
from stove. Died from burns.
Mayor received petition from
Woman's Federated Church club to
appoint Miss Lucy Hall member of
new morals commission.
Mrs. Pearl Libby Clow, Lake For
est, to receive $125,000 estate left to
her in will of husband made 13 years '
Stanley Yonanier, 136 Fulton, kill
ed when clothing caught in machin
ery at Gilbert & Bennett Manf. Co.'s
plant at Blue Island.
Emil Gregorre, Mexican, found
dead in gas-filled room at 690 N.
Clark. Police found ticket in pocket
from Chicago to Villa, Mexico.
Baby boy, about 6 months old,
found in hallway at 2730 N. Clark by
Michael Favish, janitor. Taken to
St. Vincent's orphan asylum.
Fund being collected among friends
of Simeon King, aged TJ. S. commis
sioner of deeds, to place him in James
C. King home for old men.
Chicago police asked to search for
Wesley D. Patty, re-elected to posi
tion of cashier in Oneida State bank,
Oneida, 111., for 21st time. Disap
peared on New Year's day.
Mrs. Julia von Zinner, 3532 Ellis
av., roominghouse keeper, told police
jewelry valued at $30 was stolqa from
her home by 2 young men who look
ed at rooms. .
Dr. Arthur Blunt, arrested, charg
ed with having performed illegal op
eration oil Mrs. Bonnie Rahm, 4709.
Broadway, denied charge.
George James, 1031 E. 42d pi., rob
bed of $7 by negro near home.
Mrs. Mollie Weinstein, 944 E. 55th,
I missing. Police searching.