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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO-
Charles Erbstein. criminal lawyer,
advised students of Kent Law school
to stay away from criminal law. Says
criminal lawyers unjustly suspected.
Francis Singer, 1842 N. Park av.,
shot and killed by Policeman, Charles
Sweeney, North Halsted station,
when he resisted arrest. Accused by
woman of improper conduct
Coroner Hoffman dropped poison
theory in death of Emil Emsheimer,
manufacturer, found dead in office
Nov. 28. Inquest to be resumed next
Board of education pledged their
aid in improving west side schools
to delegations and committees who
asked for new schools.
Mass meeting to be held at Hull
house tonight to protest against lit
eracy test in immigration law.
Safety first crusade instituted by
Coroner Hoffman saved 464 lives in
past year, according to figures com
piled. Thomas Pow, carpenter contrac
tor, suing Leo Biagitoti for $10,000.
Alienating wife's affections.
Rev. Hugh Smith, held in county
jail pending trial. Mrs. Margaret
Reed, widow, 2802 Michigan av., ac
cuses him of swindling her of $1,000
on orchard company scheme.
Otto Schwartz died at home, 431
N. Clark. Struck by auto Monday.
Patrick Kerns, charged with as
sault to kill Dr. John Binkley, dis
missed m Hyde Park court.
Arthur Olson died from natural
causes, says coroner. Brown fluid
found in stomach thought poison.
Mrs. Julia Ryan, 85, 1314 W. 13th,
found dead in chair. Heart disease.
All sorts of pets to be exhibited at
4th annual show of Washington
Heights Fanciers' ass'n, Jan. 27 to
30, at 103d and Charles sts.
John Hager, Jr., disappeared. Fa
ther offers reward.
Will of Elizabeth Neubarthm, 3834
Alta Vista terrace, who suicided with
-as Thursday, filed. $35,000 estate.
Northwestern "U" students held
mass meeting to endorse "honor sys
tem" in examinations. Plan may be
Capt Henry Gorman, New City,
"back o' the yards" police station,
asked for cleanup. Says station was
cleaned twice in 20 years. Request
denied. No money.
Ass'n of Commerce smoke abate
ment committee not to report until
American Poultry Breeders, exhib
itors at poultry show, Coliseum,
broke all eggs, some worth $10 each.
Fear of theft
Postmaster general to enforce law
against placing advertising matter in
James Hunt, escaped chicken pox
patient in contagious hospital, ar
rested after city-wide hunt. Deliri
ous. Attempted to buy diamonds on
Dr. C. Lydston got injunction
against W. J. Jackman, publisher.
Charges misuse of name in connect
tion with medical book.
$6,000 claims filed against estate
of Alderman Wagg. Estate worth
Forty youths took examination for
amateur wireless operator license in
Judge Windes ordered $1,700 in
surance of Charles Eckhardt to be
paid 2d wife. First wife to appeal.
Frank Owens, city commissioner of
track elevation, resigned to enter
Thomas Cummings, 325 S. La
Rnlle picnr stand, arrested. Alleged
'he took bets on races.
H. J. Ceissler, 6001 S. Carpenter,
told police 3 boys robbed him of $10
in his grocery.
Second-class detective sergeants
to meet in drill hall of Masonic Tem
ple to form ass'n of all members of
"Edward Gates, field sec'y of III.
Christian Endeavor union, to sit ""