NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Belgium food relief committee no
tified that $100,000 would be wel
comed by their country. Contribu
Five ships imprisofiedjjy ice packs
between Chicago and Milwaukee ex
pected to be released by change of
L. C. Prior, formerly connected
with Blackstone hotel, to go to Bos
ton to manage hotel there.
R. F. Kelker, public service dep't
traction supervisor, suggested that
North av. cars be looped back
through Lincoln park. Park com
missioners opposed to plan.
Charles Holstein and James Wood
worth being held in county jail for
robberies which they did not com
mit. Real robbers confessed.
Five-story building of Western
Lamp & Brass Works, 156 W. Lake,
destroyed by fire. Loss $100,000.
Coroner Hoffman to ask legisla
ture to pass bill restricting release of
supposedly cured lunatics from asy
lums or hospitals before thorough ex
amination has been made.
Gas company has theater poster of
1884 discovered in gas main near
Chicago opera house. Advertised
drama of Abraham Lincoln, whiah
was produced that year.
Motion pictures depicting indus
trial, penmanship and gymnastic de
partments of Chicago public schools
to be shown at Panama exposition
exhibited, before schoolboard.
Auto of George Lurie, 115 W. Mon
roe, stolen 4 times in a year. Recov
ered. Nine persons injured by falls on
Chicago's advance into field of art
to be told at annual artists' dinner of
Press club tomorrow night.
$30,000 of $160,000 estate left by
Mrs. Julia Lamed, Hubbard Woods,
left to charity.
Joseph Fish to be tried on 17 in
dictments charging arson before
Jadge O'Connor next Monday.
Health Commissioner Young to
hold public hearing today on ordin
ance which compels births to be re
corded within 24 hours.
Employes of Blackstone hotel ex
changing their gold rings for iron
ones made from captured French
cannon. Money to go to German
Red Cross fund.
Mrs. Mary McGinnis, 50, 2131
Douglas blvd., acting queerly since
she has had young admirer calling
on her. To be examined for sanity.
Dr. W. F. Huddel, Los Angeles den
tist, found wandering near Dearborn
station. Told policeman he had but
few hours to live. To be examined.
Mrs. James Dillon, wife of interior
decorator, suing for divorce. Says
husband made $100 a week and gave
her $80 a year.
William Schmittger, 4642 Evans,
suicided. Gas. Money troubles.
Aid. Merriam compiles figures on
holdups showing that odds are 32 to
1 that holdup man escapes.
Mrs. Rae Valentine, 28, 6417 S.
Halsted, being held by police for pass
ing bad checks on grocer.
Lewis Kopp fined $25 by Judge
Prindiville for attempting to pick
pocket of women street car passen
ger. Fred Schram, 2021 W. 22d pL,
bricklayer, fell from 5th floor scaf
fold of new building at International
Harvester Co., S. Leavitt and Blue
Will of Michael Fewer, west side
politician and saloonkeeper, affirmed
by jury. Estate given to widow. Con
tested by sons.
Mrs. Harry Brooke granted divorce.
Showed judge letter? of husband say
ing although he had lived with her
20 years he loved another.
Israel Sandack, clothing merchant,
filed voluntary bankruptcy petition In
TJ. S. district court.
Pellegrine Di Giovanni, recently ac
quitted on charge of murder of two
Migliccio brothers, assassinated with
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