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I&nthony BJordan, 10J8 N. LaSaHe ar
rested. Slasher fled.
Brick dealers wants 40 square
miles added to zone in which new
frame buildings cannot be erected.
Lumber dealers opposed. May com
promise on 20-square-mile zone.
-Capt Dennis A. Moss, Lieut Chas.
pfclart and six men assigned to new
fire, company, No. 121, 59th and
Folowing promotion announced by
Fire Marshall O'Connor: Capt. John
Touhy, made battalion chief; Batta
lion Chief Dan"! Carmony assigned
to Battallion No. 8; Lieut Anthony
Dur&fn made captain of No. 28 ; Capt
Tim Dillon transferred from No. 28
to No. 4.
Peter Baker, new policeman, tried
toarrest Chas. Gilbert in Lake For
est Gilbert hit him in tre eye, took
his club and star and marched him to
police station. Gilbert there siezed
and fined $3.
Idle not aided because there are
no funds, says Mayor Harrison.
New police pension bill which wiI
be put up to legislature will require
policeman to be wedded at least six
months hef ore he can retire.
Federal Judge Carpenter appointed
Central Trust Co. receivers for Chi
cago Grand Opera Co. Liabilities,
?300,000; assets, 75,000.
TELLS OF "SCALPERS" TRUST
J. T. Anderson, who formerly
worked for Ernie Young, a ticket
"scalper," yesterday told the city
council judiciary committee some In
side facts concerning the business,
Awhich he declared takes $200,000 a
wyear from Chicagoans' pockets.
Anderson told the aldermen who
are framing an anti-scalping law, how
he attempted to branch out in busi
ness lor himself and how the "trust"
put him out of business.
"There is a fifty-fifty agreement
betweea the ticket brokers and the
theaters-," said Anderson. Brokers
are supplied with tickets four days
before a seat sale is opened. Some; af,
the twenty hrokers now operating'
sell as 'many as 100 tickets a night"
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SUES RAILROADS JUST IN TIME "
Charles Bloomhuff, 5442 S. Mich-'
(gan av., was granted a verdict of
$22,500 against the Pittsburg, Fort, ,
Wayne & Chicago and the Penn. rail-'
roads in Superior Judge Burke's,
court yesterday. ""
Bloomhuff was injured in a collf-,
sion and lost the use of both arms.n
At the time he was toW he cnuld nptr,
sue the railroads because the acci
dent was due to theact ot a fellow
employe. ' j
The federal employes' compensa,-1
tion act which went into effect July, ,7
1910, abolishes the former law anaa
Bloomhuff filed suit two days before
the two-year limit expired. 0
GOSH! SHE'S SATISFIED WITH
MILWAUKEE BRIGHT LIGHTS ,H
Milwaukee, -March 3. "I love those a
pcows and chickens, but this is the
life." .-. p
So sang Goldie JMcFarland, in
spirit, if not in fact n
In police court today she chose -a
30-day sentence for vagrancy in -preference
to returning jto her par-jd
ents' farm home at 'Earlville, IB."
Goldie, who is only 20 years oW, came
to Milwaukee in 1J91, She met Jack' 1
MacFarland."T,hey"have a nameless f
baby, six month? old. McFarland''''
was given a werknouse sentence.
Judge Page tried to persuade the girl
to return to her parents. She em- f
phatically refused. Her sentence
ZOW1F' IT WENT TO HIS HEAD,
AND TO HER STOMACH ' s
New York, March 3, A physiciah
whose wife has long had an obses
sion for finding a pearl in her "on the
half shells" securetl one and had the r
waiter place it in an oyster. Then
he sat and watched her gulp it down. "