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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:25; sunset, 7:08.
Wm. Luthardt, former secretary to
Chief McWeeny, to start duties as
Chief Healey's secretary today. Ver
non Bean, Gleason's sec'y, goes to
board of examining engineers.
County board investigation into
bids for nursing service to County
hospital opens this morning.
Dividend of 12' per cent declared
on approved claims by Prank McKey,
receiver for Chicago Grand Opera
Dis't Att'y Ciyne suing David Bak
er, pres. Chicago Moving Picture Co.,
for $2,500. Says he refused to pay
duty on English films.
David Turk, part owner of turtle
backed auto, arrested in Pittsburgh
for passing bad check on Morrison
Stolen horse ran away twice when
Detective Sergeants Coan and Flan
igan tried to drive it to the barn.
P. A. Murray, 860 Sedgwick, found
dead from gas by 7-year-old daugh
ter. Believed suicide. Cause un
known. Mrs. Wm. Armour, 720 N. Grove
av., suicided with gas. Read old love
letters and became despondent.
Frank Flory, bartender, 700 Van
Buren, arrested. Played joke on
night watchman and said he had
been robbed. To tell joke to judge.
Peter Lahovitz, 645 W. 14th pi.,
robbed by meanest holdup men in
Chicago. They left him bis trousers.
M. Golden, 12th and Homan av.,
discharged. Ada Gordon had him ar
rested. Said she left money in shoes
A brought him. He denied this.
Engine Co. 23, 21st and Paulina,
broke record. Ready to fight fire in
1 minute 39 seconds in test
George Powilouis, 8137 Normal av.,
killed by St Louis special on C. & E. L
railroad at 83d and Vincennes av.
Two men hurt when scaffolding
gave way on 17th floor of Transpor
tation bldg. Fell 2 floors to ledge.
.Were cleaning bldg.
Mrs. Sophia Kilbosa, 502 W. 46th,
and 3 children overcome by gas leak
ing from defective hose. Revived.
Chas. Singer, 3726 Ellis av., fined
$15. Stuffed shirt with rags to look
husky and flirt with nursemaids.
Five-pass, auto ran into Washing
ton park lagoon. Police didn't get
names of occupants.
Alfred Lehmann, 2008 Raymond
ct, suicided. Lost job. Hung self
in bedroom. Found by mother.
Mrs. Antonette Bohlen, 26, 1153 N.
Franklin, swore out warrant for hus
band. He married her and skipped
Mrs. Fred Busse, wife of former
mayor, wants city job.
City council traction committee
voted to have public hearing on pro-'
posal to run car line along Lake av.
from 47th to 55th.
Mrs. Anna Slomski, widow of bank
er slain by robbers, fainted at in
quest. Jury recommended that five
bandits be apprehended.
Mrs. John Young, wife of art deal
er at 19 N. State, granted divorce.
Ordered to return valuable art treas
ures to husband.
Julius Pepper, driver of grocery
wagon, beat up two robbers at Kings
bury st and West Grand av., yester
day. They escaped.
Mayor Thompson left for Spring
field last night to get favorable action
on home rule bill.
Fifteen Chinese commercial com
missioners to be in Chicago today.
To be entertained by business associ
ations. Fifty clubwomen attended the bur
ial services of Bubby creek, sang
songs and threw dirt in water. Want
sanitary district to fill it up.
Chicago Beach Hotel to build ten
story addition on lake front.
Sixteen Detroit aldermen arrived
in Chicago last night to inspect gar
bage plant To build one there.
Shippers of western territory pro
testing to interstate commerce com-