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urday. Ask increase from $6 to $8 a
day for mien -who own teams and
from $2.66 to $4 for men who db not
Cnicago Law and Order league
found only two saloons violating law
New Year's eve. -
Policeman Wm. Bywater found
abandoned baby on steps, 110 N. Car
penter. Sent to St Vincent orphan
Men giving names, Earl Dear and
Jack Almony, partly identified as men
who held up girls in Prudential In
surance Co. office, 2741 W. North av.
W. H. Twiggs, negro, assumed du
ties as head bureau of information,
Evanston city hall. First of race to
hold office in Evanston.
Mrs. Anna Kodat, 62, 2540 Clifton
Park av., facing operation, committed
County hospital addition, figured
two years ago to cost $640,000, will
be built for $527,000, according to
bids just opened.
Police Chief Healey did not keep
his engagement with council ju
diciary committee to tell if activity
of police in listing marchers in wet
parade was caused by written order,
Louis Lewis, broker, 10126 Ewing
av., arrested on warrant of Miss
Mabel Wells, 4355 Lake Park av.,
who says he annoyed her.
Miss Elizabeth Tichacek, 1823
Hasting, asked Edw. Marker to
marry her. Wedded yesterday.
Judge Windes ruled neighborhood
parks must be thrown open to use of
any citizen of city.
Plenty of ventilation in homes is
best ward against grip, says Health
Negroes tore open Mrs. Zora
Winkler's waist and roughly handled
her in getting $6 as she entered.
home, 6620 Perry av.
Policeman J. D. Home, 22d st sta
tion, captured three robbers single
handed. Wounded one.
Bill of 2 -of 23 experts who want
$12,000 from city for services held up
by finance committee yesterday be-,
cause- Aid. Merriam said he had- ln-i
teresting information he wanted to
Robt W. McClaughry, Chicago po
lice chief, 1891-93, made warden An
amosa penitentiary, Iowa.
City Comptroller Pike ordered dif
ferent departments to make x 10 per
cent cut in 1916 expenditures as com
pared with 1915. Must lay off 750 ("t
Little black dog who wouldn't get
off tracks till he was pinched by po
lice held up "L" service 6 minutes at
Nearly $10,000 raised for Palestine
redemption fund for relief of op
pressed Jews at Ashland club ban
quet last night
Burglars stole 500-pouhd bronze
engraved' plate of South America
from Atlas School Supply Co., 531 S. ,
500 cripples, Spaulding and O'Fal
lon schools, guests at annual dinner,
Sportsman's Club of America. Jas.
Pugh arranged feast
Law system of today 'too much be
hind times, Louis D. Brandies said at
Chicago Bar ass'n dinner last night
Pled for "living law."
Jos. P. Griffiths elected president
of Board of Trade, defeating James
A. Patten, "wheat king," after hard
fight Board planning for new I
$5,000,000 building. j
GRIP'S WORK IN NEW YORK
New York, Jan. 4. Grip killed-fif- .
teen times as many this Christmas
season as it did season of 1914. Last
week grip caused three times as ,
many deaths as it caused previous
week. Pneumonia's ravages, though
less serious, show decided increase ,(0)
over previous week and over cor
responding week last year.
OXEN TG "COME BACK"
Sheboygan, Wis., Jan. 4. Return
of oxen as draft animals on middle -west
farms predicted by farmers as
result of high price of horses caused v
by war. - - 4