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berships for $1,000 each to raise
Mayor Thompson and other offi
cials who went to Springfield to pull
for home rule came back last night
"Walter Kita, 3827 ,S. Wood, arrest
ed on serious charge 2-4iours after
marriage. Case continued.
Karolina Svaoboda suing Joseph
Solfronk for $5,000 for slander. Says
he called her "pig" and "cow."
Mrs. Esther Falkenstein, noted set
tlement worker, to be buried tomor
row. Funeral to be largest ever held
on Northwest Side.
Henry Blair, pres. of Chicago Rail
ways Co., back from California.
Wants elevated and surface lines,
Carelessness on part of Northwest
ern railroad blamed for death of
Louis Lauer, killed when switch en
gine struck auto he was driving.
Gates not lowered.
Judge Landis discharged jury in
serviceNsince July, 1914. Probed La
Salle St. bank crash, high cost of
food and labor.cases.
Chief Healey has approved wrist
watch for uniformed coppers. One
patrolman recently put on special
duty for wearing one.
Elephants, acrobats and clowns
visited Home for Destitute Crippled
Children, Park av. and Paulina, so
invalid kiddies could see show.
$270 judgment entered against Dr.
Louis Rogers and his "Nat'l Emer
gency hospital" in favor of nurse who
didn't get pay.
Work done by employment bureau
of Chicago Woman's club reported.
Obtained jobs for 1,500 women and
food for many others.
Kerosene gangs of North Shore
towns busy exterminating mosquitos
and their breeding places.
Verdict for "substantial sum" re
turned against Ottoman Hanish, cult
leader, who was sued for $5,750 by
Mrs. Ellen Marx.
Franz Labordi entered office of
Pathephone Co., 17 S. Wabash av.,
and threatened manager. Calmed by
1 record of sister's voice, which was
played. Arrested. Sister operatic
Well-dressed woman, about 5,
died suddenly on Indiana av. car at
31st st. '
Rev. Elmer L. Williams, North Side
pastor-reformer, had Dwight Porter
arersted. Accused him of stealing
hat from church.
Mrs. Julia Webster, 75, 4641 N.
Hermitage av.,. died of burns re
ceived when she attempted to light
Two 'autos" wrecked when they col
lided at Barry av. and Sheridan rd.
last night Nobody hurt.
Joseph Boginski, 4719 S. Wood, ar
rested for lying down on car track.
Said he didn't want to live.
Dorothy Forbis, 3, 3817 Clarendon
av., fell from window on second flod'r
of home. May die.
$200 fine suspended when Russell
Armstrong promised not to annoy his
GIRL'S STORY STARTS WHITE
A girl's tale of the inside workings
of a white slave gang may make
things hard for those who she says
took her from her home" and forced
her out on the streets. One member
of the alleged slaving gang is under
arrest Two others, women of Mil
waukee, are being sought ,by federal
Grace Davis, just 20, was picked up
with Herman Franks, a flashily
dressed young man, as they were
entering a saloon at 500 N. State st.
After -considerable questioning the
girl broke down and told the follow
"I was approached by a 'Mrs. Man
ning in Milwaukee and offered a
good job in Rockford, 111. She took
me to Rockford and there turned me
over to 'Ruth,' who told me that the
position was in Chicago. When I got
here they-gave me to Franks and he
forced,me to solicit on the streets and
threatened to kill me if I refused."