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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:13; sunset, 4:20.
Jas. McCarthy, 5537 Harper av.,
went to sleep in horse stalL Horse
stepped on head. Skull fractured.
John Bumba, 4347-S.-YVood, slipped
while climbing over freight train.
Both legs cut off.
Hook pulled out of window frame.
R. H. Baker, window washer, fell the
length of safety rope on building, 625
S. Clark. Other hook held. Dangled
on rope until rescued with ladder.
Cleo Williams, negro, 2340 S. Wa
bash av., fined $100 for selling three
Frederick Reimer, 120 S. Halsted,
charged with confidence game in sell
ing Mrs. Hattie Wallace rooming
house apparently full of roomers who
all vanished day after sale.
Mrs. Catherine Kultner, 3439 ,W.
Harrison, hit by street car. Leg
Judge Rafferty's stolen $75 over
coat recovered in pawnshop, 2020 S.
State, where negro had pawned it for
Supreme court made absolute rules
for disbarment of A. C. Barnett and
A. C. Brown, Chicago attorneys.
Brown accused of not giving clients
money collected for them.
"Mercedes," vaudeville performer,
has changed name from Jos. Cohen
to Jos. Mercedes.
Probate court decided Mrs. Sarah
B. Merrill, 79, incompetent to manage
her $100,000 estate.
Mrs. Ceo. Wellington Streeter, in
dicted on charge of assault with a
deadly weapon on Serg't Geo. Cud
more in Streeterville, released on
Michael Urban fired twice at ban
dits who got $20 from cash register
in his saloon, 1672 Elstbn av. They
Building dep't declared People's
institute, Van Buren and Leavitt, un
safe, so Crane Tech play has been
postponed till Saturday, Monday and
Tuesday nights, Steinway halL
Mrs. Tony Cavaletto, 439 Wells,
awakened by hearing husband chok
Body Miss Ida Cook, 4345 Kedvale
av., missing since Monday, found in
drainage canal. Ill health.
While Frank Dante, 928 S. Oak
ley av., was giving police description
of jewelry stolen from home, prisoner
brought in had in pocket jewelry an
swering Dante's description.
Parents of Willie Cozzi, 9, 1011 S.
Paulina, who got $2,000 damages
when he lost leg, said to have bought
$7,000 flat with that and money boy
earned peddling chewing gum.
Marian Walker, 416 Lake, Evans
ton, hit over ear by snowball. May
Geo. P. Moore, 65, 2215 S. Sacra
mento av., fell dead in John Vogel
sang's saloon, 175 W. Madison.
Two robbers bound Arthur Han
sen, druggist, 4085 Armitage av. Got
$40 and $50 worth of cocaine, opium
Walter Lewandowski, 8705 Mar
quette av., killed by B. & O. train.
LORD KITCHENER TO GIVE UP
London, Dec. 17. Lord Kitchener,
stern advocate of bachelor life for the
soldier, is about to desert bachelor
ship, according to rumors current
here today. The bride, it is report
ed, will be Countess of Minto, widow
of former governor general of Can
ade and favorite in Washington and
Newport society during her residence
The countess, a noted beauty in
her younger days, is a daughter of
Gen. Charles Grey and a first cousin
of Earl Grey. She is a lover of out
door sports and in Canada attracted
attention by mastering use of snow
shoes. With her late husband she
was frequently entertained by CoL
and Mrs. Roosevelt
Lord Kitchener is 64 years old.