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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
W. Petchaft gave self up to Omaha
police, telling he had forged check on
John Kemp, 4818 Evans av., Chicago.
Comptroller Pike will recommend
city ordinance providing tor purchase
by city of $1,000,000 worth of ita own
municipal pier bonds.
2,500 men laid off in city water pipe
extension dep't account approach of
John Laux, treasurer Oelerich &
Berry Co., 864 Larrabee, left $120,000
to three cihldren, 1056 Loyola av. x
Vincenzo Megaro sued Sawyer Bis
cuit Co., 1029 WV Harrison, $20,000.
Hit head on beam projecting over the
street, he says.
Enos Edmonds, arrested on charge
of landlady, Mrs. E. Edmonds, 4420
Vincennes av., for "making a racket,"
proved deaf and dumb. Discharged.
Lee Flan agin, 54 E. 32d, negro,
charged with violating Mann act by
transporting Mrs. Edna Johnson to
Gary, Ind., for immoral purposes.
Al Tucker, 2512 Cottage Crove av.,
fined $100 for impersonating police
man. Leonard Kaminski, W. Hammond
saloonkeeper, fined $3 for shooting
decorations off furniture to entertain
Federal grand jury may bring ad
ditional indictments against accused
guilty of Eastland disaster.
Postal employes raise $760 for Mrs.
Walter Ray, widow of postal clerk
shot in mistake for highwayman.
Penniless; six children, oldest 10.
Louis F. Swift consents to killing
of deer, hogs and cattle at Lake For
est farm. Hoof and mouth disease.
$1,000,000 of County hospital bonds
sold to Harris Trust & Savings bank
at equal to par.
Aurora horrified that hdotchie show
was running at fair. Wriggly "Turk
ish" dancer turned out to' be 16-year-old
son of show owner.
Mayor Thompson will leave Mon
day to assist celebration of Chicago
day "at-San FrancisCo'falr. Last Chi-
Sunrise,.5:44; sunset, 5:37.
Judge Henry Horner, probate court,
disposed of l.OO claims against 400
estates in less than 3 hours. Court
Tecord for speed. .
Geo. C. Sikes, sec'yChi. bureau
public efficiency, resigned to do news
City Collector Forsberg has raked
in $16,589,514 the 8 months of this
year, $1,700,000 more than same pe:
ried las year.
Yellow Cab Co. filed, two new in
junctions to keep others from run
ning yellow-colored taxis.
Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Hamilton offer
ed Blackstohe hotel $100 to let them
keep dog given them by king of
Greece In room. Refused. They left
Prosperity exposition went into the
hands of receivers.
Judge Smith 'fined Natalby's res
taurant, 23 W. Randolph, $300. Con
tempt of court
Det Serg't Jas. "Skip" Monaghan,
former partner Serg't "Big- Bill"
Egan, granted $750 yearly pension.
Evanston police dn campaign
against .those who spit on car floors.
Mrs. Elizabeth Geiger, 2030 Day
ton, slugged by "coffee salesman."
Mrs. John McMahon, 2536 Shields
av., met negroieavlng flat Lace cur
tains and $25 in jewelry missing.
After being scolded by father, Els
Martin, 20, 4944 S. Western av., at
tempted suicide by gas. Revived.
Church Fed. Council and Swedish
Church Temperance Fed. of N. Side
demand mayor enforce Sunday sa
English and French financial no
tables in Chicago to boost sentiment
for $500,000 war loan.
Alice Joyce Borden, becoming 18,
comes into $1,000,000 fortune.
' Edw. Janis, 12228 Emerald av., who
escaped Detention hospital by chang
ing clothes with brother, his double
U looks, recaptured. Both now held.
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