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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:59; sunset, 5:10.
Time for filing claims against East
land, -which overturned last July, ex
tended 60 days by JudgeLandis.
State public utilities com'n en
gineers investigating methods of en
gineers taking inventory of gas com
Custody of Floyd Girlie, 5, to be
decided when mother faces larceny
charge with her second husband.
The council buildings committee
amended building code to allow six
foot cornices to be put on buildings.
Involuntary petition of bankruptcy
against Walker-Edmund Jewelry Co.
Assets exceed liabilities. Petition
filed to get judgments.
12th ward Women's Democratic
league endorsed Joseph Novak for al
derman. Ed Miller, 18, pronounced moron
and sent to Bridewell for six months.
Confessed planning to rob home of
Rev. Edward Raycraft Brother ex
onerated. Tony Bortony, 21 W. Austin, sur
rendered self as assailant of Rob
Gordon, chauffeur . found stabbed.
Mrs. Zella Rafferty, who started
out with $1,500 to celebrate recovery
from pneumonia, unable to leave hos
pital for courtroom. Caught in cab
Michael and John McCarthy and
twenty other suspects held at Grand
Crossing station in connection with
shooting of Policeman Aylward.
Civil service com'n made little
progress in probing Wilson tunnel
scandal. Some laborers says they
paid to keep jobs; others didn't
Alfred Bachler, former sup't mu
nicipal tuberculosis sanitarium, ar
rested for alleged embezzlement from
Wisconsin. To fight extradition.
Track elevation committee of the
council asked by 50 residents of
South Chicago to make I. C. elevate,
r laim seven deaths in 15 months due
.o ground level No action taken.
Mrs. Carrie Blattner, restaurant
owner, 4610 Sheridan road, run down
by car. Hospital
Mrs. Dorothy Hansen, who killed
her baby Christmas eve, insane at
time, according to coroner's jury.
Wm. Kessell's saloon, 138 S. Aber
deen, held up by three men. $10 and
Isadore and Martin Marks and their
wives held under bonds as material
witnesses in white slave case by gov
ernment One of portable bldgs at Wm. Penn
school, 16th and Avers, caught on
fire. Bertha Bensen, principal,
marched children out. No one hurt
Jas. Dravis, confectioner, Belmont
and Halsted, arrested for alleged vio
lation of international revenue stamp
act. Refilled 180 cigar boxes is the
Chas. Smith, Berwyn's mayor, won
libel and slander suit against W. A.
Messmer and his lumber company.
Sued for $10,000, granted $3,000.
Lieut-Col. Leo Wampold, quarter
master 111. nat'l guard, dropped dead
of heart disease on Quincy av. "L"
John Avery of Chicago Embroidery
Co., who disappeared, wrote wife
from North' Carolina sanitarium.
Wenfr temporarily insane when 5-year-old
Capt Smith, South Chicago sta
tion, received second delegation of
citizens who protest against snoring
Persons who crawled through space
16 inches wide got $45 from John
Callaghan's saloon, 229 N. Clark,
Village of Clyde saw mysterious
blue, white and orange light floating
over town. Believe it was airship.
North Coast limited, due in Chi
cago on Northwestern tracks at 9 last
night, lost in storm. Many trains
Mayor Thompson scorned Aid.
Merriam's proposal to abolish office