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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:17; sunset, 4:39.
Ida Sapiro, 15, 2317 W. Taylor,
overcome by gas. Draft had extin
guished lighted jet. Revived.
Two boys held up Mrs. H. Pennow
in her store, 1934 Wabansia av. She
screamed. Bandits fled.
Chief Okallalla Fire, 90, last of the
great Sioux chieftians, survivor of
Custer's charge, will be buried to
morrow from Immaculate Conception
Judge Stelk threw out of court suit
of Barnard & Miller, lawyers, to col
lect $46 from Capt Geo. Wellington
Geo. H. Boyd, 222 E. 44th, con
tractor, arrested, charged with get
ting $3,500 from Chi. City Bank and
Trust Co. on mortgage on property
he did not own.
Anderson Hayes, 86, got marriage
license for third wife, who will be
Enflly Holland, 69. Both negroes liv
ing at 2219 S. Dearborn.
John Fiala, 2304 S. Clifton Park
av., fined $100 and costs for beating
1916 public library budget totals
Mrs. Emma B. Francis, divorced
widow, preferring name of dead first
hatband, has asked court to change
last name to Brookman.
Chief Healey issued special order
against unnecessary auto and motor
cycle noises, especially unnecessary
Josephine Giaconi, 9, 871 Milton
av., poured gasoline on stove fire.
Explosion of can wrecked kitchen.
Child burned to death.
Mrs. Harry Moss, 2429 Prairie av.,
bride, held with husband and two oth
ers on charging of breaking into the
home of Mrs. Henrietta Weinfeld,
6837 Bennett av.
Ab Matson, 312 S. Washtenaw av.,
after four days in cell, decided he
would rather remarry his wife than
go to jail for year. At first he decided
in favor of jail, but changed niind.
Mrs. Bessie White, 7058 N. Clark,
bent over casket in church to take
last look at dead boy. Found body in
coffin was not that of her boy. Body
had come from Kankakee asylum,
where son had been inmate for sis
Geo. W. Perkins, steel magnate,
prime backer of 1912 Progressive g
party, flayed both old parties in ad- J
dress to Progressive party national
committeemen. Perkins now chair
man national committee.
Mrs. Josie Clark, actress and cab
aret singer, found dead in her room,
508 S. Winchester av.
Jos. Tessner, 1639 W. 19th, serious
ly injured when hit by auto driven by
Jas. Ward, Oak Park. Ward held by
Gail Borden, millionaire milk man,
recently sensationally divorced, re
ported to have wedded Mrs. Margaret
Coutant, 40, 4900 Michigan av.
Judge Stelk advocates sterilization
of men unfit to become fathers. ;
WOMAN'S PEACE PARTY KICKS
ON PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM ',
Washington, Jan. 11. Vigorous,
protest against adfinistration's pre
paredness prograf was formally pre
sented to congress today by Woman's
Peace party, holding its second 'con
Miss Jane Addams, chairman, and
delegation of party appeared before
house and senate foreign affairs com
mittee. Their peace and anti-preparedness
A congressional joint committee
investigate within six months condi
tion of national defense, probability
of hostile action by any foreign power v'"
and plans to reduce international '-
friction by legislation and diplomacy?
peace conference of- neutral nations
be called at once; third Hague peace
conference; government ownership
of munition plants; joint commission:
of Americans, Japanese and Chinese'
to study oriental questions. z