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limits before council building com
mittee. Said "brick trust" had influ
ence. Aldermen objected to state
ment and adjourned.
Mrs. J. J. Bdwler, wife of county
clerk paymaster, died when Western
Union Telegraph Co. telephoned he
that her father died
William Lorimer, alleged bank
wrecker, has trial postponed until
April 7. Left New York for 'Frisco
via Panama canal.
Four robbers held up grocery store
of C. Wennerstrand, 6742 Yale av.
last night; $81 gone.
Kenosha public schools to have
new department to teach girls do
Fire in garage of St. Xavier Acad-,
emy, 49th and Evans av; $500 dam
ages. Leslie Sherwood, 13, 5601 Grove
av., left iome with $20 he found in
bureau drawer. Mother asks police
to search for him. ,
Walter Proby, bookkeeper, 1230 E.
47th, found dead in bed; heart dis
ease. Mrs. Anna Ccunta, 3857 S. Kedzie'
av., accidentally shot by son, who
was cleaning revolver. Son not ar
rested. Lewis Colvans, hotel owner, 722
Blue Island av.. fined $25 for keeping
gambling house; 24 men arrested,
Coroner's jury returned open ver
dict in, death of Policeman Patrick
Payton, killed when he was pushed
from Madison st car.
Edward Lapp, 15, Evanston, had
leg broken when he tried to hitch on
wagon with bobsled.
Mayor Harrison's special commit
tee on unemployment urges shorter
working days so more can work.
Wages not discussed.
Frank Marhoefer, said by Federal
authorities to be the biggest "oleo
moonshiner" in Chicago, arrested for
evading oleomargerine tax. Factory
found in basement at 2036 Lincoln av.
Nineteen children patients in St.
Luke's hospital discovered to have
diphtheria germs in throat but no
other trace of disease. Epidemic
started by free patient.
Joseph Przelawski, 3043 Parnell
av., held to grand jury charged with
bigamy and burglary. Married two
sisters and stole their jewelry.
Advocates of engsnic marriage
condemn proposed bill. Say $10 is
too much to give for physicians' fee
for examination and certificate.
Louis Roth, 644 W. North av., ar
rested when he told Mrs. Myrtle An
derson, 3845 N. Paulina, he could get
her job as movie actress with Es
Charles Brown, Aurora, is mysteri
ous patient in Lake Shore hospital.
Said to have been struck by auto of
David Frank, vice pres. of Albert Pick
& Co. Hospital to employ attorneys
to investigate case.
FOREIGN NATION WANTS FORDS
New York, Jan. 23 Pres. Henry
Ford of the Ford Motor Car Co. an
nounced that a European nation, the
identity of which he kept secret, had
ordered 40,000 cars for immediate
shipment, to be used in military op
erations. Ford admitted that despite the
money utilized in the profit-sharing
plan in force in his factory, his an
nual profits last year were 'either
$25,000,000 or $28,000,000. The Ford
concern, he said, is a close corpora
tion, controlled by eight people, with
a nominal capitalization of $2,000,-000.
SIGNS OF PROSPERITY
Owing to the fact that we raised
about 400 fine squashes in our own
garden this year we will discontinue
the practice of taking them on sub
scription and reverse the order giv
ing every person who subscribes to
our paper a squash with a year's sub
scription. Colony (Kan.) Free Press.
The promise to love, honor and
obey evidently does not include vot
ing the old man's ticket straight,
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