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I NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
John M. Hartnett. 1222 Pratt blvd..
appointed receiver for North Shore
News by Judge Sullivan.
Philip Barnett of Barnett Bros., 104
W. Jackson blvd., freed on charge of
taking $1,500 in jewelry. Suing Fred
Abels for false arrest.
Roger Sherman, 126 E. Grand av.,
arrested for stealing auto of J. A.
. Schroeder, 3535 Ellis av.
Mrs. Mary Haverlik, 1632 W. 14th,
found dead by husband. May have
tried suicide with match heads, po
Schools of Gary, Ind., to closfe early
this year. Board unable to raise
Home of David Dangler, 61 E. Oak,
broken into by burglar. About $1,200
in loot taken.
George Washington, negro, failed
to suDnort children, arrested. Told
judge he was truthful and denied
John Kosakavage and Mrs. John
Kileen, who eloped from Luzerne, Pa.,
arrested when they called at express
office to claim suitcase.
Judge Jarecki warned motorists he
will fine chauffeurs who do not have
new 1915 license.
Mrs. William Carey inherited $200,
000 estate of husband.
Property owenrs near W. 63d ct.
and Halsted ask injunction against
Chicago Railways Co. to stop stor
ing and unloading cars there.
J. S. Hotten nominated for presi
dent of River Forest by postal card
Peter Mayer, 6142 Ellis, clothier,
suicide. Poison. Financial troubles.
Suit of Mrs. Statia Brouix, 1142 E.
55th, started against Chas. A. Stan
dish, former landlord. Says she was
John B. Watson, real estate deal
jer, 6310 Kenwood av., arrested for
forfeiting bond on embezzlement
ccharge in December.
Charles Johnston, 1224 Burling St.,
uicide. Gas. Reason unknown.
Six Chinese arrested by police for
smoking opium, turned over to fed
Stephen Vician, 912 Hermitage av.,
suicide. Gun. Quarreledwith wife.
Charles Felston, 1236 Oakdale av.,
suicide. Gas. Out of work.
Dr. R. T. Vaughn, ass't warden
County hospital, opposing use of
John Worthy school for dope fiend
cure. Needed for boys.
Mrs. Blanche Schneider, 6101
Stewart, found unconscious with gas
tube near mouth. Revived. Reason
Mrs. Robert Willis, 2036 Wabash
av., dead from gas taken Tuesday.
Names of 15 successful lieutenants
seeking captains' jobs posted by civil
Illinois State Bank of Chicago to
pass out of control of Lorimer and
Ernest Eichenlaub, 406 Schiller
bldg., freed of fraud charge of Jas.
Haley, 5209 W. Lake. Suing Haley.
John Gionovico, 1643 N. Oakley av.,
cut throat. Out of work.
Christie Sweetman escaped from
Desplaines st police station.
Frank Smith, 2059 W. Lake, found
unconscious from poison. Has made
Police fear disappearance of J. B.
Roberts is work of same gang hold
ing Albert Vasey.
BLDG. COMMITTEE TO PROBE
LUMBER INTERESTS' CHARGE
The council committee on buildings
will meet today to begin an inquiry
into the truth of an affidavit made by
R. H. Pratt, who says that the lumber
interests discussed the raising of a
$1,000,000 fund to defeat the ordi
nance. The open lobbying in the city hall
by both the brick and lumber inter
ests will be looked into thoroughly
by the investigating committee which
Will be appointed.