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CHILDREN WATCH FATHER
CRUSH MOTHER'S SKULL
While his seven children gazed on
horror-stricken, Martin Banaczek, 42,
648 N. Paulina St., crushed his wife's
skull with a hammer and cut his own
throat this morning.
Neighbors, aroused by the screams,
called the police. Banacztk and his
wife were removed to the County
hospital. They are both in a serious
condition.. The children are now at
the Harrison st. annex.
Neighbors said Banaczek had been
sick recently and unable to hold a job.
PETIT WONT RUN FOR DONKEY
Judge S. Adelor Petit, Republican,
will not run for circuit court bench
on the Dempcratic ticket This deci
sion came last night when after sev
eral hours of wrangling the Demo
crats failed to nominate anyone.
Petit was suggested because he
was supported by Mayor Thompson
and had been left off the Republican
ballot. His name in a Democratic
column would draw Republican votes,
it was believed.
Twenty Republican and nineteen
Democratic candidates were certified
by County Clerk Sweitzer yesterday.
The Democrats will try again today
to name the last candidate.
BITS OF NEWS
William Owens, Post Falls, Idaho,
told police thief had taken his satchel
containing $50,000 worth of unset
gems in Northwestern station. Jew
eler viewed samples. Glass.
. Mayor Thompson called mass meet
ing to be held in Auditorium theater
Thursday night "Boost Chicago."
Citizens in Argyle district have
formed vigilance committee to make
police get after crooks.
TOO MUCH STRETCH
Haverhill, Mass. Failingto squeeze
himself through door and window
bars at jail, Harry Wildes, intoxicated,
tried suicide as means of escape. Too
much rubber in suspenders. ,
H ff m BR BLm tglPB
"Cafe Flinghammer admits there's
money in raisin pigeons ef you kin
git enough ter feed 'em. So far he
has been able ter secure enough
beans, peas and other seeds from his
Springfield. $1,000,000 distributed
in 20 minutes by state of Illinois m
warrants among 740 different individ
ual and firms for losses of cattle in
foot and mouth disease epidemic.
Johnston, Pa. Explosion in mine
of Valley Smokeless Coal Co. caused
St Louis. Count Leon J. Leschin
sky filed suit for divorce, alleging his
wife saturated bed with wood alco
hol and threatened to burn him to
New York. Positive cure of teta
nus by injection of juice of cactus
leaf, claim of Dr. F. D. B. de Waltoff.
London. Cymric, with many
American passengers, arrived safely
frdm New York at Liverpool.
Washington. Through state de
partment and Ambassador Page at
Rome American Red Cross has of
fered its services, including doctors
and supplies, to Italian government
Los Angeles. Gift of $100,000 by
John D. Rockefeller for Baptist Mis
sionary society announced at General
Partly cloudy Tuesday; probably
showers Tuesday night or Wednes
day; moderate temperature light, va
riable -winds. ,