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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:49; sunset, 7:02.
F. C. Compton, Chicago publisher,
brands untrue report that he is to
wed Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter
Wm. Monday, 19, taken back to
Kalamazoo to face churge of steal
ing $1,600 worth of diamonds from
Jos. Sternberg, 1111 W. 12th, died
after fall from scaffold, 1215 W. Mad
Chicago garment manufacturers
met at Midway Gardens today.
Mrs. Ida Meinfelter, arrested in Cin
cinnati swindling charge, discharged.
Fourteen Somali negroes, who
raised cain when they didn't get pay
for being wild men at S. State sL the
ater, will be deported to Africa. Were
in Judge Prindlville's court garbed
only in sheets and blankets.
Two windows Hugo Schwantes
sporting goods store, 3056 Lincoln
av., broken by people in auto.
John Connell, 3809 Emerald av.,
one of five in car which injured Pa
trolmen Herron and Christy, held.
Tony Codronez, Cincinnati, swin
dled out of $200 on old found-pocket-book
Andrew Bortson, negro, proprietor
Bortson hotel, 1148 E. 75th, fined $25
for keeping dive.
Six firemen hurled to street when
fire auto overturned, Michigan av.
and 47th. Fireman Jas. Gunner, leg
Police renew search for Pearl
Riley, 16, 4055 S. LaSalle, missing
since June 5. Seen Aug. 2, 39th and
State, wearing Salvation Army uni
form. Louis Weintraul, 1049 W. 14th,
proposed to Miss Pearl Ralipstein,
1401 Solon. Rejected. Swallowed
poison. Conditions serious. "I don't
care," said girL
Detective Serg't C. E. Anderson,
5112 S. Union av., Maxwell st station,
pushed off Halsted st car. Bruised.
Coroner's inquest over Agatha
Maslawski, killed by auto driven by
John Novak, continued till Aug. 17.
Witnesses said Novak was going 40
miles an hour.
John Gallagher, 6438 Justine,
watchman of building, 1911 Milwau
kee av., beaten by 3 men.
Transient laborers who solicit odd
jobs in Oak Park will hereafter have
to go to city hall for quiz and permit
Julius Habitzreiter, 60, 1844
George, shot self rather than die lin
gering death of consumptive.
Edw. Hodges, 1052 W. Madison,
held to grand jury. Wm. Leesburg,
County hospital, says he was robbed.
Young English girl fleeing from
war to Santa Barbara, CaL, disap
peared in Chicago.
Dr. J. H. Ballard, found with Miss
Mary Mulner, assistant, unconscious
in office, 4001 W. 12th, and released
when he protested it was no suicide
pact, shot Hugo Schmidt,, barber,
shortly after release, is report to po
lice. Sam Lee, 457 W. 26th, laundryman,
fined $100 for carrying pistoL
Coroner finds Mrs. Stella Sams
died of illegal operation, not of pneu
monia, as doctor's certificate read.
MAKE HANGING A PICNIC
LYNCHING IN OKLAHOMA
Starkville, Miss., Aug. 7. Two ne
groes were hanged here yesterday be-.
fore 8,000 spectators, who sang
hymns at the negroes' request 1,500
women, white and darkies, in gay-colored
clothes, were among the spec
tators. Pop, lemonade and sand
wiches were sold, the scene resem
bling a circus ground.
Shawnee, Okla. After, it is said,
he had confessed to .killing two
women and attacking many others,
Ed Berry, negro, was lynched here by
mob which took him away from of
ficers. Lynching occurred at ecene
of one of his crimes.
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