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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO '
Sunrise, 7:10; sunset, 4:19.
Lepman & Heggie, butter and egg
dealers, fined $200 for violating pure
Albert Lehman, Jas. Evans and
Harry Hart, alleged To-have been im
plicated in $5,000 drug robbery from
Parke, Davis & Co. last June, plead
ed guilty to violating Harrison anti
Wm. H. Codair left two-thirds of
8134,834 estate to Cook county for
old people's home. Heirs contesting
Andy Tomaskovic, 1031 W. 19th,
fined $20 and $15 costs for sending
threatening letters through mail
Wife paid costs. Andy given until
after Christmas to pay fine.
Swindler getting coin on South
Side through fake collection for fund
for sick policemen.
Wife of Capt Streeter indicted by
.-grand jury for assault with deadly
weapon with intent to kill policemen
Ed Berry, his wife and unidentified
man killed this morning in fire which
gutted rooming house, 55 B. Grand
av., opposite the Bradley hotel.
Jas. Soupos, 3735 Fullerton av.,
lost $82 of his father's, then told po
lice robbers got it, according to his
last story to police.
Miss Amelia Sears, sup't Juvenile
Protective ass'n, found men prisoners
in Desplaines st police station mak
ing dates with women prisoners aftei
they got out
Mrs. Chas. Gentry, Clencoe ne
gress, believed demented, tried to
throw self in front of Northwestern
train. Geo. Emerson, negro, rescued
"Grandpa" John Muir, 75, found
stricken Saturday by dead body of
wife, 4230 Cottage Grove av., died
"Courtesy first is safety first Don't
hog middle of road. It's not sport to
drive fast," Chas. M. Hays, pres. Chi
Motor club, tells auto drivers.
Fred Shea, 1624 Kenyon, turned
over to Oak Park police. Wanted in
connection with killing of Wm. J. Ve
nus in his Oak Park drug store.
T. E. Marshall, Alaska gold miner,
told police he was drugged and
robbed of $21,800 draft and $200 cash
by man and blond girl in auto, then
thrown from machine.
Presbyterian ministers of U. S.
through Chicago church publication,
vote 275 for 50 for preparedness.
Ma.' Ben Wood, U. S. army, speak
ing before Commercial club, boosted
summer camp plan of training men
for military use.
Mrs. Hetty R. Green, richest wom
an in world, leased property at 218
W. Monroe to company for $9,590 a
Geo. B. Glos, Forest Park, found
dying in home, bullet hole in head,
Judge Landis ordered Milwaukee
electric road to reduce speed through
Glencoe from 40 to 8 miles an hour.
SEEK TO RELIEVE TENSION
OVER ANCONA NOTE
Washington, Dec. 14. Informal,
confidential negotiations between
Austria and TJ. S. to reach settlement
regarding Ancona incident are being
Both in Washington and Vienna
unofficial and personal "conversa
tions" were proceeding, supplement
ing note sent by this government By
this method both governments hope
an avenue of amiable adjustment
may be found.
Baron Zwiedinck's conference with
Sec'y Lansing was first of several pri
vate conferences planned. American
Ambassador Penfield is also confer
ring with Austrian Foreign Minister
While tension is not decreasing re
garding possibility of rupture be-'
tween two nations, officials- do not
expect definite and final reply from
Austria within fortnight