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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:04; sunset, 4:19.
Edward Marsike, 33, 1718 N. Pau
lina, dead. Kettle of boiling water.
Fred Healey.746 N. Parkside av.,
tried to flip car at Chicago and Ked
zie av. Hospital.
Rob't M. Sommer, 606 E. 50th pi.,
arrested on complaint of wife.
Louis Simon, printer, St Louis,
caught in alleged burglary at 36 S.
Mrs. James Kendall, 54, Lombard,
111., dead. Broke leg. Blood poison.
Joseph Scathette, section hand,
Chi. Heights, ran handcar into C. &
E. I. passenger train.
Auto of David Schnell, 1302 Ran
dolph, stolen. Found wrecked at
Kinzie and Armour av.
Joseph Sandel, 311 N. Ashland av.,
locked in ice chest of saloon. Robber
Frank Lloyd's cigar store at 2041
W. 35th, robbed. Second time in
Five arrested in raid on Strollers
club, 14 N. Dearborn. Gambling al
leged. Crosed wires in saloon of Mornsey
and Manny, Kedzie and Colorado
avs., caused $15,000 damage.
George Smith, colored, confessed
robbing home of D. A. Stillman, 4544
Greenwood av., of $1,000.
Sneak thief In home of Dr. Wm. E.
Cassalberry, 1830 Calumet av., got
suit of clothes.
Grover Edwards, 1321 E. 64th,
dragged behind auto for block and
then dropped by occupant with whom
Stanton av. police arrested 117 in
cleanup of black belt Alleged disor
derly and gambling houses raided.
Thos. Lackem, teamster, 508 Cass,
found dead from gas. Believed ac
cidental Twenty saloons reported as vio
lators of Sunday closing law. Expect
to revoke dozen licenses as result
John Gorman, 60, 4620 S. Union
av., dead. Gas. Separated from wife.
F. C. Currens and James Ryan of
Manteno, 111., told police women stole
shoes and overcoat in rooming house.
Mrs. Elizabeth Alexander, 1701
Fulton, lost $L71 to negro robber.
Searched her stockings.
Claude McGillicuddy, 17, 6600
Bishop, arrested for several alleged
holdups in Hyde Park district
Mrs. Oscar Carlson, grocer, 4162
Lincoln av., suicide. No reason
Wm. Mathews, 63, 511 E. 35th,
suicide. Gas. Out of work.
Fred Schmidt, 18, 4037 N. Irving
av., killed by gas. No reason known.
Jacob Gordon and David Rinson,
1803 Taylor, arrested when police
entered Gordon's store in search of
Auto of Hugo Pitte, secretary of
county civil service com'n, hit curb
at Washington blvd. and Kedzie av.
NATIONAL DEFENSE PROGRAM
THE BIG ISSUE
Washington, Dec. 6. Certainty of
determined and serious opposition to
administration national defense pro
gram hung over opening of history
making sixty-fourth congress today.
Battle lines were drawn with opening
Tomorrow prepareaness program
will be formally launched by Presi
dent Wilson in his opening address.
Bowing to necessity for Repub
lican support for administration pre
paredness measures, agreement was
reached today for nonpartisan pro
cedure on those measures. Chair
men Hay and Padgett of the house
miiltary and naval committees have
agreed to take Republican members
into fullest confidence in framing of
Present plans are for open, public
hearings, except when high officials
may disclose diplomatic or defense
secrets which would be valuable to