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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO :
Sunrise, 4:19; sunset, 7:29.
Elkhart, Ind., citizens want Mayor
Thompson to open their Chautauqua
on July 30. Mayor unable to fill date.
Will be in 'Frisco.
Jury returned Andrew Kutlik ver
dict of $10,000 against the Rock
Island road. Injured working beneath
Sale of $500,000 worth of baby
bonds opened yesterday. Money to
be used by city for construction
John Bushman arrested for living
with sister-in-law. "Merely board
ing. I cannot live with my wife,"
Judge Landis refused to remit two
fines of $200 each against Burks
Medicine Co., 115 W. Lake.
City civil service receiving hun
dreds of applications because of new
law giving Spanish-American war
veterans preference. Applicants are
told that law does not apply to city;
only to state.
Four postoffice inspectors working
from Chicago district dismissed upon
order from Washington.
Dep't of public service to have
honor system instead of time clock.
System installed by Com'r Harner.
L. P. Friestedt Co. sued for $45,000
by three plaintiffs. Result auto ac
cident Saloon license Steven Soltes, 956
W. 119th, revoked. Near riot at
church dance in hall above.
Adolph Nelson, 5840 S. Wentworth,
ice man, ordered by Judge Wade to
pay Catherine Dillenburg, 12, 5940
Princeton av., $5. Accused of short
Judge Cemmill fined youths who
stole railroad torpedoes to use in 4th
of July celebration.
John Starkey, 414 N. Marshfield,
elevated road shop man, internally in
jured and foot crushed in wreck of
emtpy train, Kinzie and Ada.
Gertrude Beel, 6929 Eggleston av.,
struck by car. Badly bruised.
Eugene McMullin, 2134 Washburne
av., and John McCarthy, 1426 S. See-r
ley av., believed to have rabies. Bit-J
ten by McMullin's dog.
Mrs. Catharine Fields, dying in Mill
vale, Pa., wants Chicago police to
look for son.
Defense of billposters in govern-
ment suit closed yesterday. 7th week W
of trial. Government says ass'n is
County Treas. Stuckard filed peti
tion in circuit court for taxes against
Ashland-Twelf th bank.
Judge Landis refused Pinkerton &
Co., detective agency, injunction re
straining government from fraud or
der barring firm from mails.
Stanley Stack and Harold Mortell
held to grand jury, charged with the
murder of John Slomski, who resist
ed being held up. Stack admitted he
drove auto in which bandits escaped.
Wm. Redmond drowned in lake at
foot of Grand av. John King, swim
ming with Redmond, told confusing
Jos. Hindebrandt. 2056 Augusta,
electrocuted. Climbed pole to see
why arc was not burning.
John Cohrt, 9, 727 Carpenter, hit
by auto at Larrabee and Blackhawk.
Internal injuries. Fred Hunt 1922
Cornelia, driver, arrested.
A. R. Small, 401 Melrose, lost $500
silverware when burglar entered
License of John F. Collins, saloon
keeper at 670 W. Madison, restored.
Revoked three times for disorder.
Mrs. Mary Leveen, 1101 S. Win
chester av., reported missing to po
lice, returned. Just visiting.
Five $1 bills found by Erick w
Engstrand, 942 N. LaSalle St., in front
of home, turned in to police station.
Stanislaus Norwitz, 1006 22d av.,
Melrose Park, dead. Shot by watch
man of Belt R. R. while trying to es
cape. Dessa Reubens, 22, Aurora, killed.
Auto turned turtle at Five Comers,