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November, thought officer was rob
ber. Jury disagreed.
Burglar got $3,000 in valuables in
visit to home of Mrs. Louis Mintz, 903
Fifteen citizens have been recom
mended to MayorThompson as fit
for job as special park commissioner.
Mysterious man chased miles in
Oak Park as one who set off several
incendiary fires lately. Escaped.
Pretty young woman found wan
dering at Addison and Sheffield av.,
reading book. Forgot name.
"Police department free from poli
tics." Chief Healey at Advertisers'
National committee, Socialist party,
put ban on members who vote for
Mrs. Mary Brockington, recently
acquitted after insanity test, on trial
on "con game" charge.
Mrs. Edward F. Lawrence, 1224
Lake Shore drive, hurt when she
stepped on rope dangling from mov
Bodies of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Pla
mondon, Mrs. Catherine Willey and
Pat Callan, Lusitania victims, to leave
Liverpool for New York tomorrow.
Stanislaw Gabriz, 4502. S. Laflin
av., fell from chair. Died of fractur- i
Harry Wittenberg, druggist, 3022 S.
State, and two others arrested for
conspiracy to violate Harrison drug
Mrs. Charles Summy elested presi
dent of Protestant Women's National
Supposed incendiary fire caused
$12,000 loss in burning of frame
building at 10142 Vincennes road.
Home of Harry Gordon, 3837 N. Irv
ing av., looted of silver and jewelry
valued at $700.
Max Roth, New York, arrested for
alleged attempt to "beat" $10 hotel
bill at Fort Dearborn.
Raymond Konteny, 8, dead from
fall in barn at 991 W. 54th pi.
Several passengers in crowded
Bowmanville car "bruised when fuse
1 blew out at Lincoln av. and Center
st, causing panic.
Clara Pabloski, 20, 1746 Cornell
av.. tried suicide. Revived. Glad to
Alex Tarczali, 851 Milwaukee av..
fined $100 and costs for practicing
medicine without license.
Homer Huston, 8. negro, 3338 Wa
bash av., killed by auto of Battalion
Chief Mahoney at 34th and State.
Mrs. Herman Schmidt, 517 Normal
Parkway, suing for divorce. Cruelty
SCHURZ SCHOOL GIRLS KICK
The health of girl students of
Schurz high school, Milwaukee av.
and Addison, is being ruined by the
steps the girls are daily forced to
climb. With the dining room "on the
fifth floor, girls have to mount at
least 180 steps a day.
Dr. F. E. Thornton, 2524 Kimball,
av., says he has in the last 60 days
treated 10 cases of nervous break
down caused, he believes, by the
steps. Miss Eulalia Kane, 4159 N.
Tripp av., has been in a serious con
dition. W. F. Slocum, principal of
the school, also blames the steps for
causing illness to girls.
NEW PRIMARY BILL
A bill changing the date of nation
al, state and county primaries from
September to April has reached its
second reading in the senate at
Springfield. It Avill be opposed by
most 1916 office seekers, who already
had planned their campaign to run
till September. The presidential
preferential primaries will be held in
April, regardless of the fate of this
ARTISTS' WIFE DIVORCED
Because her husband mixed cock
tails with his painting Mrs. Robert
Campbell obtained a divorce yester
day. Her husband, who is an artist,
came home intoxicated every night,
according to Her testimony. She grew
tired of putting him to bed.