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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Geo. K. Wentworth, Chicago lum
ber dealer, adjudged incompetent in
California, resisting bankruptcy. In
sists he has $4,250,000 to pay $1,500,
'Anna Urwanawich, gypsy, held to
grand jury on larceny charge.
Ed,w. Kubat, 20, held. Robbery
charge. .When he broke former prom
ise to reform Elizabeth Clohesy, his
sweetheart, committed suicide.
John Ryberg and Louis Walzien
placed on trial after being in jail
since March. Charge stealing Sears
Roebuck goods from freight car.
Mrs. B. S. Striblem suing Wm. S.
McCrea, treasurer People's Gas Co.,
and C. K. G Billings for $25,000
Minnie Seltenreich, telephone girl,
granted $20,000 verdict against Chi
cago Telephone Co. Shocked by
McCillen, driver, exonerated
in death of Marina Edwards," 5, who
fell under wheels.
Warren Orne suing Wm. H. Cotter.
Claims injury by Cotter's auto.
C. T. Davies, former state factory
inspector, employed as special exam
iner by civil service commission.
Jas. Abbott, 73, 500 S. Clark, found
dead in room. Heart disease
Policeman James ToJIen, 50th st.
station, about to go to New York,
given cigarette case and bathing suit
by comrades. Doesn't smoke. Suit
way too small.
. John Kaptarski, 4835 Loomis, fined
$100 for carrying revolver.
Mrs. Valeria Havlih, accused by
Mrs. Angelina Strong, 3863 Ellis av.,
of stealing $25,000 worth of jewelry
and $125, in custody in St Louis.
.Miss Chyra Hindol, waitress; Jack
Butts, chef, burned. Building dam
aged. Birchmont hotel, 1456 Fargo
av., gas range exploded.
Jos. Beloha, 2953 S. Avers av or
dered to return canaries taken when
he says Mrs S Gettle, 3131 Arthing
ton, did not pay milk bill "Couldn't
sing, anyway," said Beloha.
Emil Kisch ran amuck in Des
plaines station. Smashed chair over
policeman's head; cut Dr. Henry Stei
ble with knife. Now in sraight jacket.
Wm. Saklson, 1034 W. Harrison, 18
months, dead. Fell from stepladder.
Mrs. Celia Seiner, 2117 Warren av.,
injured. Hit by car, Madison and
Michael Carnecki freed by coro
ner's jury for killing Jos. Salapatek
in Phoenix, 111.! saloon, Saturday. Self
Helen Schoeniger, 8, 7510 Malvern
av.. lost in Lincoln park Found at W.
12th and 42d av. Walked there.
July grand jury returned indict
ments against owners of 6 blind pigs.
Harry Piper, named in suppressed
indictment, arrested. Advertised for
partner with $750.
Matthew Egreshetz and wife, pro
prietors of saloon at Webster and
Lewis, fined $50 for refusing to close
New survey to be made to discover
whether saloons on Devon av. are en
croaching on dry territory, 4-mile ra
dius surrounding Northwestern U.
Capt. O'Brien of Cottage Grove av.
station ordered saloonkeepers and
cafe owners to stop using red lights.
They attract undesirables.
Lady Duff Gordon arrived in Chi
cago to superintend the opening of
dress shop in former residence of
Franklin McVeagh, 1400 Lake Shore
Mike Magersk, 8, found lost by
Desplames st. police. Bathed in
prisoners' drinking water. Later par
ents claimed him.
Gallows shipped from Cook county
jail to Joliet for execution of Frank
D. C. Pendry, Cincinnati, arrested
for mashing. Attempted to suicide by
butting iron bars of call. Fined $100
Head of Florida Everglades Land
Co. says company is open for probe.
Blames federal politics for investiga-