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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:12; sunset, 4:51.
Joseph Popps, janitor, 5435 Cornell
av., suicide. Gun. No reason
Charles Stein, former store owner
at 12th and Jefferson, held to federal
grand jury. Charged with conceal
ing assets in bankruptcy.
James Hennessy, clerk in haber
dashery, 4121 W. Madison, bound and
gagged by two bandits who got $20
and $200 in silk shirts.
Marie Hanynie, Presbyterian hos
pital nurse who took poison, dead.
Mistook mercury for aspirin.
Det Serg't Sidney Sullivan, Chi
cago av. police station, fell on side
walk. Bit big hole in tongue.
Morris Koop, 1653 W. Chicago av.,
hit on head with gun in struggle with
bandit Will recover.
Citizens of 33d ward to ask council
to stop halting of cattle cars on the
Northwestern Ry. in ward. Smell
and noise. ,
Alexander Kobus fined $100 and
costs. M. Malanovsky, 1710 S. Mor
gan, told judge Kobus stole wife four
M. A. Sturges, naturalization ex
aminer, objected to J. C. Cassman,
half owner of Loyal Hotel, 214 S.
Clark, being naturalized because he
said he was keeper of disorderly
house. Judge Torrison will investi
gate. Health Com'n Robertson called
conference to decide on steps to be
taken to prosecute druggists who
sold fake aspirin.
Council license committee to hold
meeting on question of reducing sa
loon license fee one-seventh, account
of Sunday closing.
Prof. J. L. Laughlin, head of U. of
C. aepartment of political economy,
predicts allies will win war after 3
W. P. Hypes elected pres. Chicago
Y. M. C. A. ; E. M. Bowman, vice pres. ;
J. B. Chapman, treas.; C. T. B. Good
speed, rec. sec'y.
Jury exonerated Rob't Littler, 1949
E. 72d, whose auto killed Jeanette
Adams, 9, 9114 Brandon av.
C. M. Todd, head of Todd Detective
Agency, St. Paul, took poison after
being arrested and charged with lar
ceny and forgery. Infatuated with
young married woman. Condition A
Mayor Thompson took stump last
night in 3d ward against Aid. N. A.
Stern, who is foe of administration
and is candidate for re-election.
Nathan Whitman, 85, 1012 Wells,
former president Carter Ink Co., is
John J. Halpin, former police cap
tain, sentenced to from one to five
years, accuses State's Att'y Hoyne of
stacking jury to get conviction.
Mrs. Eva Johnson, 76, 1731 Wash
tenaw av., tired of life, turned on
For first time in history of Ancient
Order of United Workmen in Illinois,
woman last night installed as pre
siding officer. Is Miss Josephine So
dowski. Was admitted to Peabody
lodge under amendment to constitution.
MAY INVOLVE NEW NAME IN
.With the Updike case out of the
hands of the Oak Park police and in
the office of State's Att'y Hoyne the
mystery is being cleared up.
Nellye De Onsonne, cabaret girl,
wife of Herbert, younger of the plot
ting Updikes, went through a stiff
quiz by men from the state's atf y's
She denied she knew of the boys' )
plot to kill their aged parents and
sister, so that the Updike fortune
might be theirs. She admitted that
she had married Herbert while her '
husband, Louis Hinckley, was still
alive and undivorced.
State's att'y's men believe that
there are several yet unnamed in the