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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Lee Sen Dq, accused of operating
opium joint, discharged. Federal
agents arrested wrong man.
Mrs. William JJavis, trailing hus
band lor evidence Tor divorce, had
him arrested with Marion Johnson,
4416 Calumet av., on serious charge.
44-story building to be erected by
Efger Bros., hat makers, at Dear
born and Randolph sts.
Pres. Busby of traction company
says he's for subways, "L" to surface
transfers and trailers to relieve con
gestion. Mrs. Frances Trude, wife of Form
er, Judge Trude, granted divorce, id
not want alimony.
' Mayor Harrison turned first spade
ful of earth in erection of new $150,
Odfr municipal bathing beach at Clar
" Detective Sergeant Stephen Barry
testified in Judge Dover's court that
Barney Melnick, alleged member of
"million dollar burglar band," offered
him $500 bribe when he wp ar
rested. H. J. Scott made attempt to take
out warrant for Bernice Major, say
ing he had taken $200 from him in
hotel. Police refused warrant and
she swore out one for him. Says she
took, money for safekeeping.
jitbert Robinson, negro inventor,
arrested for conldence game. Claims
to have $5,000,000 car wheel patent
wliich all traction companies have in
fringed. Borrows money to sue.
Dry goods store of Mack Walkon,
23jf iRoot st, held up by 2 men and
rbpbed of $15.
Virginia Smith, telephone operator
of Hamilton club, fell down stairs.
Badly cut and bruised.
Judge Setlk summoned Joseph
Cohen, bailiff, for contempt Cohen
alleged to have said he could get any
thing he wanted in Stelk's court
City council health committee
urges council to pass ordinance re
garding sanitation in dispensation of
Walter Zackrisson, 3, 951 Fletcher
st, played with matches. Rescued
from fire with mother and sister' by
A. E. Holmes elected president of
Argyle Improvement ass'n.
Aork started on Clarendon av. mu
nicipal beach. Hfcpe to have ready
Sixty juniors of Northwestern law
school attended banquet at New Mor
Wm. Richardson, stationary engin
eer, held to grand jury for shooting
Jacob Bruener at 119 S. Dearborn.
Illness of Judge S&bath prevented
opening of proposed night domestic
relations court. ,
Eleven beggars in night court-Six
fined; five freed.
R. R. Ricketts, bankrupt art dealer,
held in contempt of coijrt by Judge
Carpenter for refuging, to give over
Last appeal being made to Gov.
Dunne to save life of Roswell C.
Smith, sentenced to hang in county
Members of volunteer fire dep't of
Maywood want pay raised from $4 to
$5 a month. Threaten strike,.
Academy theater, Halsted and
Madison sts., burned.. $75,000 loss.
Fire started in shoe store.
jQseph Sorenson, 8, 5737 S. Lin
coln, killed by auto of Dr. E. A.
Streich in front of Earle school, 61st
and Hermitage av. Doctor held.
Judge Goodnow, morals court, or
dered arrest of Karl BaUm and
Laura Fritz, who were arrested m
serious charges by Baum's wife.
Bill in house of representatives
asks for $25,000 buMteg at Hush and
River sts., to be used e auetoms of
fice. Henry Witt, 73, 1 Vtns, found
dead from bullet in bead. Believed to
have suicided while despondent
Percentage of college men enlist
ing in army is increasing, according,
to report of Lieut George genney,,