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derlng two sons to each pay her $4 a 1
week for her support
Dr. August Zellhuber, Ravenswood,
suing for divorce. Sent wife money
to leave Germany and she refused, i
Unconscious man at County hos
pital. Struck by auto on Adams st.
bridge last night Chas. Walker,
Joseph Collins, 1233 W. Congress,
died of injuries received when struck ;
by auto Oct 24.
Bessie Arbor, left seminary at Val
paraiso, Ind., to come to Chicago. (
Disappeared on train.
Police probing story of Mrs. Mary
Kruger, suffering from illegal opera
tion. Says Dr. A. L. Blunt did it i
Denied by him.
Nan Cagin suing E. T. Lovelette for
$1,000. Charges store was "salted"
with empty cans and boxes.
James Ryan, 16, 4144 Berkeley av.,
electrocuted. Climbed light pole.
Chas. Herman, butler in home of
Wni. Countiss, fined $35 for stealing
Att'y Wm. Moore arrested by wife
for disorderly conduct He wants'
her to turn out roomers.
MEMORIAL MEET FOR KAPPER
Amalgamated strike relief commit
tee to give memorial meeting in hon
or of Sam Kapper, slain clothing
worker, Sunday, Oct 31, 2 p. m., in
the West Side auditorium, Taylor and
Jane Addams, Mme. Kalentey, Aid.
Wm. E. Rodriguez and Sidney Hill
man are the best known among the
MAY USE POWDERED COAL
Powdered coal for locomotive fuel
may come into general use as a re
sult of a test being made by the Chi.
& Northwestern road. The coal Is
pulverized and forced into the fire box
by compressed air. It is said that the
test has proven that this fuel is al
most as smokeless as petroleum fuel
and as effective and cheap as straight
'TWOULD PULL TOO MUCH COIN
AWAY FROM THE CITY
Saloons in vicinity of Broadway
and Devon av. need not quake in fear
of annihilation. The city law depart
ment asked council finance commit
tee for an appropriation of $250 for
a survey to find out if these saloons
are not in prohibited territory, that is
within 4 miles of Northwestern uni
versity, but the finance committee
"If the survey proves the saloons
within the 4-mile limit, it will take
$32,000 a year from city revenue,"
said Aid. Richert, and all but Aids.
Capitain and Merriam agreed.
E. J. Davis, sup't Anti-Saloon
league, answering State's Att'y
Hoyne's charge that he tampered
with jury, said he did seek to have
Mayor Thompson and Chief Healey
indicted, but declared he acted only
within his rights.
ELECTRIC BATHTUB MACHINE
Electric vibrators and massage in
struments used in a bathtub filled
with water are dangerous. v The sec
ond bathroom electrocution within a
year was passed on yesterday by a
coroner's jury which found that Mrs.
Eleanor Lakens, 7437 Eggleston av.,
died while in a bathtub massaging
with an electric machine. Verdict
stated water became charged with
City electrical employes said there
wasn't anything faulty about ma
chine so manufacturers could be
blamed and the verdict fixed no
blame. Lazarus Silverman, wealthy
manufacturer, was killed in a like
manner last year. City electrical men
at that time told Day Book reporter
wires may cross and more current
escape into one wire than is expected,
which might result in more eldctric
current running to a bathroom one
day than another.
The star of Bethlehem is shining
brightly but it must be Mars.