Newspaper Page Text
NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:18; sunset, 4:36.
An alley cat belonging to Ray Mc
Kay won special prize at the Beres
f ord cat show last nighty Entered for
Analysis showed arsenic in sto
mach of Mrs. Effie Palombo, 17, who
died from drinking poisoned coffee.
Patients in ward of West Side hos
pital saw Wm. Dargis leap from win
dow. Policeman Mouise, Sounl Clark, hit
on head by men he was questioning.
Skull fractured. Both men captured.
Wm. Grenfell, 1134 Chicago av.,
Oak Park, saw robin. Got four wit
nesses. Mrs. Chas. Lee sued for separate
maintenance. Then sued Edyth
Weeks, who she says alienated hus
band's affections, for $30,000.
Chicago oil dealers scared by
Texas dispatch predicting 40-cent
Special meeting council police com
mittee to be hell today on chief's re
quest for 1,292 more patrolmen.
Patrolmen notified by chief that
exam, for sergeant would take place
Jan. 24. t
J. J. Anderson, 3626 West End av.,
struck by auto of John Sullivan, 30
Lyman. Went home. Bruised.
Judge Pinckney, juvenile court,
and Judge Fisher, boys' court, to con
fer on plan of handling boys so they
won't come in contact with criminals
Eugene Lies, sup't United Charities,
to speak on "Tag Days and Charity"
before Jewish Young Men's Charity
Surgeon Gen. Wm. Gorgas to be
presented with medal of Chicago
Geographic society tonight
$470,000 estate of Ed Valentine
goes to relatives.
Coroner's chemist analyzing medi
cine taken by Mrs. Theresa Garritano
before her death. Prescribed by hos
Lieut Ben Enright and W. F. Rus
sell to be transferred from detective
bureau with 25 detectives tonight
Fritz Albers hired to clean up sa
loon of Harvey Baskin, 412 N. Clark.
Tried to clean it out instead. Arrest
ed carrying whisky and cigars.
Chief of Police Pullman of Wash- tf
ington, D. C, asked Capt. Hunt to '
look for Prescott Torrell. Disap
peared Jan. 3.
Death of Matt Pinkerton of Pinker
ton" & Co. U. S. Detective Agency not
to hinder U. S. government probe into
company. Denied use of mails.
76 mail trucks to be in use in Chi
cago postoffice on Feb. 1.
Owen Lovett, 4121 Ellis av., met
two boys with guns. Ran.
Purse snatcher got $5 from Mrs.
Mary Ransom. 61 52 Riiis v
j Policewoman Georggia Ravidson,
nyue rant, ten in alley responding to
burglar call. Taken home.
U. S. dist court asked whether or
not $3,000 insurance should be paid
to Dr. Amanda Wagoner, beneficiary
of Carl Meiling, contractor, unknown
to his wife. Wife objects.
Police holding four boys for rob
bing Mrs. Katherine Lesiak. snnih-
woman, 936 W. Austin av.
Mrs. Leonora Z. Meder and Miss
Nellie Carlin, both attorneys, to run
for judgeship in municipal court.
Frank Green, bald-headed manu
facturer of Highland Park, wore cap
for eighth time in eight years yes
terday. County, state and federal authori
ties probing wreck on Chicago-Milwaukee
Budget system urged for Illinois by v
Dorothy Clifford, whose father
and mother suicided recently, given
to custody of grandmother, Mrs. El
len Fay of Roundhead, O.
Omaha. Rt Rev. Richard Scan
nell, 71, bishop of Omaha, dead.