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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:01; sunset, 4:19.
Mrs. Cecelia Szymankiwicz, 2037
Armitage av., dropped dead on street
car while doing Christmas shopping.
Frank Binz, 2736 W. 26th, Berwyn
mail carrier, sent to asylum; lunatic.
Mrs. A. H. Andrews, Lombard,
fractured shoulder in fall at art store
of Jackson & Semmelmeyer, 42 N.
$3,000,000 worth of worthless
stock Cemetery Securities Co., sub
sidiary of Rosehill Cemetery Co.,
burned by order of Judge FoelL
County building elevator fell one
floor. Caught by safety appliance.
Mrs. Mary Krueger, 4227 Dorchester,
president Republican Women's club,
Policeman F. H. Van West, Town
Hall station, suspended. Charged
with intoxication, neglect of duty
and conduct unbecoming an officer.
Jos. Garfinkel, 919 Lytle, got letter
written in Yiddish demanding $255
Judge La Buy gave Anna Frederics,
actress who attempted suicide be
cause she could not get dope, six
months in Bridewell in hope of ef
fecting a cure.
Two men ordered bartender and
four customers into ice box in Oron
ozio Cozzola's saloon, 1236 W. Austin
av. Locked the min. Got $55.
Methodist Social union at annual
dinner discussed plans for bringing
Methodist Episcopal Church of Amer
ica conference to Chicago m 1920.
Dec. 6, day congress convenes, set
as National Defense day by Navy
league. It wants great display of
flags and letters to congressmen ask
ing bigger navy.
Yellow Cab Co. will run fresh air
taxis through winter. Will have open
tops. Manager says there is big de
mand in Chicago for open cars in
Burglars got $1,000 in silverware
nd $100 cash from home of Att'y
is. C. McShane, 1340 E. 48th.
Kasimir Lego asked two girls to
dine. They ate till the bill was
$36.65. Lego was caught by manager
as he was trying to get out side door.
Didn't have $36.65. Desk sergeant
says he lives at 1648 N. Kolmar av.
Jas. C. Denvir, West Chicago Park
commissioner, operated on for appen
dicitis. Geo. E. Nye, city boiler inspector,
subject of new attack. City council
men say he is inelligible for office be
cause his wife owns half interest in
Nye Steam Pump and Machinery Co.,
of which he was formerly president
Ralph M. Shaw says his investiga
tion disclosed no speculation in Chi
cago Utilities Co. bonds for Antn
Phone Co. holdings.
Chicago Art institute has twice as
many art pieces as the next largest
When the Ford Deaca shin sails for
Europe, four Chicago babies will be
on it with their mothers.
Mrs. Gladys Griffith entered St.
Mary's Episcopal Home for Children,
2822 Jackson blvd., seized her little
daughter whom her husband had put
there and left in auto. Believed on
way to N. Y.
Dozen committees named yester
day to give County hospital inmates
biggest Christmas they ever had.
Seven hundred cheered themselves
hoarse at banquet of all factions in
honor of State's Att'y Maclay Hoyne,
last night at Hotel La Salle. Hoyne
declined to knock his enemies.
Miss Rose L. Abram, 941 Eastwood'
av., asks $10,000 damages of C. L.
Ibsen, president C. L. Isben Co., 2115
Ebton av. Says she was bitten by
Country schools in Washington
state are specializing in warm
lunches. The teachers are trained in
household arts and the school lunch
is used not only to better the nhvs.
ical condition of the pupils, but to
teach domestic science.