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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Robert Elliott fined $25 for posing
as deaf mute and handing out cards
asking for aid.
Jury returned $12,500 against Chi
cago Railways Co. in favor of Rich
ard Devine, 1145 Wells, who lost leg
Frank Heller and Thomas Rennes
being held by Edgewater police as
holdup men suspects.
Albert Boneman, 60, 4418 Prince
ton av., died from the effects of a .
fall on slippery sidewalk in front of
Environment blamed for boys'
downfall in biennal report of Illinois
state reformatory for boys.
3,000 tons of flour distributed
every dgiy to starving Belgians, ac
cording to letter received by W. J.
Chalmers, chairman Belgian reliei
III. State Board of Barbers' Exam
iners and HI. State Free Employment
bureau to co-operate in getting un
employed barbers jobs.
72 robberies, including 5 purse
snatchings, reported to council by
Inquest over body of Emil Emshei
mer, murdered hat manufacturer, to
to be held this afternoon. Police claim
suicide and coroner's office says
Judge Prindiville held night court
open until 11 o'clock. No cases.
Only 2 bonds signed.
U. S. quartermaster wants old
magazines and fiction for soldiers at
U. S. army posts. Address depot
quartermaster, 115 E. Ontario st.
Herbert Lawrence, lockup keeper
S. Chicago police station, paid $9 for
chicken feed last month. Obtained
only 9 eggs.
Sale of Calumet club building, 20th
and Michigan av., approved by Judge
Sullivan. $100,000 to be divided
Charles Kaliher went to superior
court clerk's office to withdraw dec
laration to become American citizen.
R. Matson, owner of Hanover hotel,
109 W. Austin av., fined $200 for al
lowing 2 young couples to register at
4 a. m. Judge said he regretted that
he could not send Matson to prison.
Woman, leaving hat and coat in
Rothschild's restroom, obtained un
known amount of money by collect
ing spare change fr6m girl cashiers
of Siegel-Cooper company.
Louis Fisher fined $100 for flashing
fake police star in restaurant to make
waiters move lively. Had gun in
Three men each fined $100 for
Att'y Henry McAuley took overdose
of veronal in University club. Suffer
er from insomnia. Still sleeping in
Mayor Harrison gave Poles permis
sion to have tag day. Funds to go tc
Town Hall police looking for boy
rifler of mail boxes.
Ella Kincaid, Aurora waitress, left
2 days' pay and customer when she
was told she had inherited $50,000.
Motorcycle policeman Wilcox chas
ing thief when machine skidded.
Caught thief after lengthy fodlrace.
Capt. James Storen and Detective
Sergeant Michael Weisbaum of the
Maxwell st. police station suspended
by Chief Gleason last night.
Frank Dietz, chauffeur, arrested
for peeping into bathroom of Hyde
Park home, discharged by Judge
Trude. Witness not qalled.
20 nationalities and 52 occupations
represented at opening of new flop
at 117 N. Elizabeth st Beds, baths
and breakfasts given to men.
2d infantry armory, Washington
Wvd. and Curtis st , to be sold. Regi
ment to enter new home at Washte
naw av. and Madison.
First issue of bulletin called Public
Welfare, telling of activities by that
department, says $10,000,000 is an
nually spent for charity in Chicago.
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