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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Elizabeth Stanton won verdict of
$6,700 against Chicago Surface Lines
for injuries received when she at
tempted to board street car.
Municipal courts 4iD0O.cases behind
in civil suits.
Empty coach of south side "L"
caught fire in Kenwood yards. Heater
Judge Walker dismissed divorce
suit of Mrs. John Enderlin. Charges
Mrs. Robert Fitzsimmons, wife of
former heavy weight champion,
Michael Campion handed drug
clerk letter saying he had taken pois
on. Refuses to answer question of
physicians. Condition serious.
Mrs. Emma Ohlendorf obtained di
vorce and right to resume her maiden
name. Charged husband, a druggist,
Charles Dering, pres. Chicago
Ass'n of Commerce, says ass'n will
be occupants of its own building
Boy pupils in James Thorpe public
school, 89th and Burley av., found
developing habit of chewing snuff
when teachers investigated habitual
sleepiness of certain pupils.
DeWitt Creiger, city custodian,
saved lives of 20 people when he
awoke and discovered a fire in apart
ment building in which he lives at
Fullerton av. and Clark this morn
ing. Virginia Brooks Washburne passed
up $15,000 lecture contract to become
Monroe St. Improvement ass'n
wants installation of high tension
Fire damaged home of Mrs. Daniel
Trench. Oak Park suffragist, to ex
tent of $10,000. Mrs. Trench talked
suffrage to crowd that gathered and
berated firemen for spoiling rugs.
Chicagoans to be tagged on Jan.
23 anl 24 by Polish reliet societies for
Chicago Motor club to start inves
tigation into affairs of Speedway
Park ass'n, which proposes to build
a $1,000,000 motor speedway and
athletic aerodrome at 12th st. and
Desplaines river. Charge insolvency.
John Bennet, Abraham Kaplan,
Frank Morrison and Harry Gerber,
bondsmen, blacklisted in Maxwell st.
court. Inquiry being conducted by
state's attorney's office.
Twenty-four people hurt by slip
ping on uncleaned sidewalks.
George Tellup, chauffeur, placed on
trial for murder. Charged with kill
ing Detective John Prendergast with
Evanston Y. M. C. A., called bach
elors' club, deserted. All occupants
Delegation of women stockholders
of Chicago Railways Co. called on
mayor and comptroller and accused
both of withholding $472,000 belong
ing to street car company. City of
ficials denied accusation.
Coroner's jury commended Police
man Langan, Cottage Grove station,
for shooting John Dutton, holdup
man. Chief Gleason says he is going
to introduce bill to legislature re
warding each policeman who shoots
$2,090,000 will of Mrs. Adeline
Sharpe filed in probate. Left all to
relatives. Charity forgotten.
Rev. S. I. Hanford, sup't of Nebras
ka mission field, praises auto for
country folks before Congregational
Home Missionary society. Says more
f3rrners kp to church.
George M. Hannah fined $1 and
costs by Judge Jarecki for begging.
Couldn't pay. Bridewell.
Police seeking Harry Meyer, 120
B. 16th, accused of decamping with
$1,200 in jewelry from shop of Jacob
Edelson, 464 S. State.
Oldtime Chicagoans deny that
Mrs. Maggie O'Leary, who died in
Escanaba, Mich., yesterday, was the
owner of famous cow that caused