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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCEDING CHICAGO
Business men on Dearborn st, be
tween Lake and Polk, protest to pub
lic service com'n of insufficient trac
tion service. "Fewer people travel
through street than before through
routing of cars is claim.
Wilbur Obear, serving sentence in
Bridewell for attacking women in
home, told cellmate that he taiew all
about "Aurora murder." Being held
Julius Langner held to grand jury
on arson charge in connection with
burning of building owned by wife.
Mrs. Elizabeth Porter, recently held
to grand jury for shooting Mrs.
Kathlyn Spring, husband's alleged af
finity, took out warrant for husband
on charge of wife abandonment.
Woman, who said her name was
Mary Smith, taken to detention hos
pital after telling employes in county
olerk's office that she came after her
reward. Supposed demented.
Louis Herzer, baker, 205 S. Hoi
sted, broke leg in fall on pavement.
Died from complications.
County's finance committee still
making up budget behind closed
doors. Clubwomen fighting for ad
mittance. 17 persons injured in falls on un
J. B. Bunch, restaurant proprietor,
181 N. Wabash av., held up last night
by 2 men; $23.
Fire Chief Iserman and several
firemen badly burned when gasokne
tank exploded in basement of burn
ing building in business section o'f
Armed negro robbed Maynard
Johnson, special delivery messenger,
of 5 letters last night.
Bryan Lathrop, 15 years pres. of
Orchestral ass'n, presented ass'n
with property worth $25,000 to be
used for sick benefits and pensions
Municipal Voters' league consider
ing advisability of giving name of its
promoters to the public.
Fred'k Tillson, salesman, brought
back from Washington, D. C, yes
terday for leaving Stratford hotel ow
ing a bill.
100 extra men put to-Work by sup't
of streets cleaning sewers, intakes
and catch basins. Preparing for
Woman's City club to open cook
ing school to teach poor how to pre
pare pleasant and nourishing dishes
out of food supplied for county.
Edwin Cooley, advocate of dual
educational system, refused invita
tion to banquet of Vocational Educa
tional ass'n of middle west.
Fortune of Edward Tilden, who
died suddenly yesterday, will amqunt
to over $10,000,000. Will be 'buried
in Delavan, Wis.
Henry Strassheim, pres. 'of feed
company, suing Chicago Railways
Co. for $30,000, alleging injuries sus .
tained when he was struck by car.
Postoffice distributing list of farm
ers who wish to sell produce direct
to housewives. Ask your mailman
John Brodgett, being held at de
tective bureau, suspected as member
of band of auto thieves. Police prob
ing. Hugh Barkman shot self in side on
Oak Park station of Oak Park "L."
Louisa Mark tried suicide with gas
in home of brother, 3614 Bosworth
av. Recently came here from Swe
.Man who refused -to eive identity
asked-sheriff's office if there, was legal
way to suicide. TfeamHtea and found
sane. Said ne was put of job and
had nobody to liv for. -
St Vincent's Orphan asylum feed
ing 400 "hungry mda each day. IsTow
have special diniag room for down
Auto driven by Rob'f Anderson,
3210 Sheffield av., hit Indiana ay. car
at 46th st. Three.hart.
William Bowman, arrested for wife ,
abandonment, told judge how wife