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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:15; sunset, 4:22.
Thos. Graves, comedian in "No
body Home" company, died in dress
ing room, Princess theater.
Chas. Standiford;-321, N. Central
Park av., saved wife's life. She tried
to suicide with gas by dead baby.
Mrs. Frank Marrietta, common
law wife, cast off by husband. Now
sues for wages as housekeeper.
Abraham Tannanbaum, 1330 Wick
er Park, held up. $17. Two men.
Judge Kersten gave out 40 divorces
as Christmas presents yesterday.
Terminals commission asked for
report on electrification in 30 days
by council terminals committee.
To join electrician's union LeRoy
Body will be adopted by his sister.
Union won't allow anybody but sons
of members to join.
Fishing boat Uncle Sam caught in
ice. Police boat also. Fire boat res
cued both of them.
Board of education plans to make
Ella Flagg Young sup't emeritus of
Nicholas Taber, 14 years postal
clerk, sentenced to two years in pen
for stealing from mails.
Authors of $500,000 report of Ass'n
of Commerce whitewashing railroads
of blame of dirtying city with smoke
to appear before council committee.
86 bottles of Ziratol, "7 times less
dangerous and 10 times as efficient
as carbolic acid," confiscated by gov
ernment Say it is misbranded.
50 out of 55 delinquent bondsmen
appeared at municipal court clerk's
. office to settle claims against them.
Witnesses before grand jury on
garment workers' strike reluctant
about testifying. Guarded by pri
W. G. Anderson, negro att'y, failed
for fourth time to get injunction
igainst enforcement of Sunday clos
Clifford Daily, head of Pure Gold
Tobacco Co., sued for alienation of
Hrs, W. H. Davis' affections.
Donald Vail became ass't corp.
counsel without pay. Is second col
lege graduate in office for experience.
Three pickpockets arrested in Polk
st station after chase.
Chas. Johnson, brother of "Jack",
found guilty of perjury when he filed
schedule of property to cover bond.
John Pister promoted to head of
foreign mails dep't Last night ar
rested for stealing stamps. Worked
there 28 years.
Layman in Congregational church
back east has given $50,000 fund to
Council finance committee arbi
trating with Comptroller Pike and
Corp. Counsel Ettelson over differ
ences in budget making.
Alice Thompson, att'y for two boy
horsethieves, pleaded in vain for len
iency with Judge Barrett
Cases against Ed Taylor and Sadie
Seymour, alleged shoplifters, con
tinued. Both out on bonds.
Coroner Hoffman probing death of
Mrs. Martha Hunt, 4603 S. Fairfield,
supposed to have died of illegal od
eration. Alex Marzinski, 4739 S. Hoyne av.,
killed by engine on Grand Trunk,
Kedzie and 49th. Wagon wrecked.
Panic narrowly averted when fire
damaged pastorate next to Immanuel
Evangelical church's parochial school
9027 Hudson av.
Police looking for four men who
stole and wrecked auto of J. Rior
dan, 3254 W. Lake.
After 3-year controversy counc'l
decided Harrison street extension
must not ran straight west through
Evanstoh poor kids guests of
Men's club of St Luke Episcopal
church. Big eats and candy toys and
mittens made them happy.
Dominick Kovalick showed judge
poker, knife and gun wife threatened
him with. Got divorce.
Helen Haven told judge she didn't
mind when Adolph Steiner held her