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arraigned in court Could not get
Mrs. William Boucher, 11 W. Ohio,
suicided with poison when husband
reproached her for late supper.
H. E. Lewis, broker, charged with
$4,000 con game, under arrest in New
York. May be returned.
Edward Redpath, saloonkeeper,
fined $100 when man told judge he
was paid to beat up enemy of Red
path. Mrs. Mary Ryan, 7, and two others
hurt when building at 1443 Garfield
blvd. collapsed after gas explosion.
J. C. McDonnell, chief of fire pre
. vention bureau, issuped notice
against 4th of July fireworks.
Joseph Jena, 2, 221 Lyndale, killed
, by brewery truck driven by Stanley
. Popelewski, 2312 N. Oakley ay.
Dr. Michael Cailiffe of Newark,
N. J., arrested on suspicion with suit
case full of jewelry and pawntickets.
Lena Schudltz, 2, 2516 N. Ashland
av., killed by truck driven by James
Samonski, 3128 Shields av.
Mrs. Ida Thomas, 4026 Indiana av.,
, and three others hurt when jitney bus
crashed with taxi at 12th and Mich
igan. Calvin W. Demarest, former billiard
champion, 1347 E. 62d, slashed wife,
mother and self in fit of insanity.
Suit to dissolve American Life In
surance Co. filed by Massey Wilson,
Rou Rubin, 17, 124 N. Claremont,
hit by auto while riding bicycle at
La Salle and Washington. Foot
Secret agents brought John von
Tasto from Joliet penitentiary to dig
up counterfeit plates. Dies not found.
Emma Eisenhart, 14, 526 Bunker,
hit by auto of R. J. Ryan, 3734 Shef
field av., at Clark and Randolph.
Morris Ceabich, 18 mo., run over
by Ward Baking Co. truck in front of
home. May die.
Walter Regnier, saloonkeeper, 4200
S. Western av., victim of holdup men.
Joseph Kosman, 5030 W. 25th St.,
killed by gas.
PUZZLED OVER ILLEGAL ACT.'
MIDWIVES MUST REGISTER
A coroner's jury was unable to de
termine yesterday who performed the
illegal operation which caused the
death of Mrs. Nellie Slow in St An
Mrs. Slow, who is 28 years old, and
the mother of two children, told phy
sicians that she had performed the
operation herself. At the inquest doc
tors testified that this was impossible.
Policewomen assigned to the cor
oner's office were unable to discover
anything regarding the case.
Meanwhile the crusade against
abortions and abortionists is contin
uing. Yesterday the senate passed a bill
given the state board of health the
power to revoke licenses of physi
cians and midwives issued before
1899. Hitherto the board has been
powerless to revoke them even when
the holders have been convicted of
performing illegal operations or other
crimes. Sixty per cent of licenses
,were issued before that date.
Yesterday the house passed to the
senate the vital statistics bill, backed
by the state board of health. This
measure provides for the registration
of midwives and further requires
them to keep records of all births and
Another meeting of the council
committee investigating the abortion
evil will be held on Friday.
Next week the state board of
health will hold a meeting to take
action on a resolution passed by the
Cihcago Medical society several days
ago asking the board to prepare a
course of study for a school of mid
wifery to be conducted at the County
BY SIGN LANGUAGE
"So there is a deaf and dumb ward?1
How do you call the inmates to din
ner? I suppose you don't ring a
"No. We have a man who walks
through the hall wringing his hands,"
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