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tion of Black Hand letter and put'
$500 in hallway. Arrested Tony Ma
doli, 1156 Sedgwick, who entered the
Fashionable Hyde Park may cease
to worry. Mrs. Birdie Witt says she
has decided not to give her bunga
low, 5407 Hyde Park blvd., rent free
to a negro family, but will use it as
home for crippled children.
Dr. A. L Blunt, Harrison st. physi
cian, will take stand in own defense
today. -Charged with violating Har
rison law by granting dope prescrip
tions in great number.
Cook County Real Estate board
gave "Torrens dinner" at which the
Torrens system of land transfers was
lauded as being best ever enacted.
County Recorder Connery's work for
the system praised.
Frame barn, Wm. Osons, 639 W.
47th, burned. $700.
'Frank Matson, in Joliet almost con
tinuously last 30 of his 58 years, re
leased Saturday. Arrested yester
day, charged with stealing. "Boys'll
be glad to see me back," he said. r
Despondent over illness, Chas.
Clugston, 63, retired broker, 723 Oakr
wood blvd., killed self with favorite
Petition backed by United Societies
filed in Judge Windes' court asks in
junction which would close every
thing but churches on Sunday.
Louis M. Erb, real estate broker,
2922 Michigan av., arrested, charged
with forging name of J. P. Reade to
Bond issue $3,250,000 for Cook and
Lake county roads will be voted on
at Nov., 1916, election.
JUDGES SPEAK AGAINST BAKER
Judges Prindiville and Cooper tes
tified before the grand jury yesterday
regarding the actions of Hadrian
Baker, author of the "Letters of Ju
nius,"" which have caused so many
of the judges to worry recently. Ba
ker is being held on libel charge pre
ferred by Judge Rooney. Baker
charges the judges with inefficiency.
NINETEEN BODIES- RECOVERED
FROM BURNED SCHOOL
PeabodyJ Mass., Oct. 29. The dim
light of a gloomy morgue today
shone down upon a ghastly sight
the half-burned, twisted corpses of
nineteen little victims of yesterday's
fire disaster at St. John's parochial
Bodies of two other children lay
in St. Thomas' hospital, where they
died from burns and the shock of
the mad fight for safety in the
smoke-filled halls. The ashes of an
other little victim were believed to be
mingled with debris inside the fire
swept walls. Though firemen report
ed late yesterday that 27 bodies had
been found, a careful checking to
day put the death total at 22.
MEXICANS SHOOT CATTLEMAN
El Paso, Tex., Oct 29. Charles
Boone, American cattleman, El Paso,
was taken from Mexico Northwest
ern train at Guzman, Chihuahua,
,Mexico, and shot to death. Boone's
partner, James Welch, witnessed the
murder and arrived here with the
story early today.
Welch stated that CoL Hernandez,
head of Villa garrison at Guzman,
had Boone executed by firing squad
without trial and presumably in re
taliation for Carranza's recognition
by U. S. government
KING GEORGE BRUISED IN FALL'
London, Oct. 29. King George is
suffering from severe bruises due to a
fall from his horse. The king is con
fined to his bed. His majesty's acci
dent occurred Thursday morning. He
was inspecting the army in the field
in Northern Prance when his mount,
excited by the troops cheers, fell
Talk about diving in over your"
head ! Geo. Henry, of Hurf ville, N. J.,
marries a widow and gets 18 step
children and 13 grand-step-childreu,
pretty near a corner of the step-
1 father and step-grandfather business