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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:33; sunset, 5:34.
Richard Serafin, 5743 W. Grand av.,
held for murder at inquest on John
Tarpinian, shot in light over woman.
John W. De Lisle, 1522 Norwood,
sent to prison from one to ten years.
Charles Becker, 1836 W. 47th, gro
cer, fined $300 for selling oleomargar
ine. Witnesses failed to identify Mrs.
Frank Marvin, 3850 Cottage Grove
.av., as "blonde woman" of Bror
Edward Weber, 64 W. Ohio, arrest
ed. Cohen & Co., 108 W. South Wa
ter, say he is short in accounts.
George Mota, 1156 Milton, fined
$200 and costs when revolver was
found on him.
Robert Fabera, 14, Caro, Mich.,
picked up by police. Held at S. Clark
st. station for parents.
Max Wagner, arrested for passing
counterfeit dimes, waived examina
tion. Held in $1,000 bonds.
Patrolman J. J. Ivers, W. Lake st.
station, fined by police board for in
toxication. Albert Manasso, 1248 S. Central
Park av., killed by Northwestern train
at Elston av.
Nine members of the Phi Kappa
Sigma fraternity, Northwestern "U,"
quarantined, following outbreak of
Three robbers got $50 from home
of Mrs. Catherine Lee, 1939 W. Lake.
Threatened to cut throat with pen
knife. Elias Johansen, burglar, caught af
ter he robbed home of Mrs. Mary Gar
rity, 2013 Lincoln av.
Sam Steger, 490 W. Austin av., hit
by auto at Halsted and Austin av.
Stonewall Wiggin, ward superin
tendent, sued for divorce. Habitual
Frank Cithanski, 1843 Thomas,
shot in thigh by robbers whom he re
sisted as they were searching htm. 1
Marcus Looney, labor union busi
ness agent, shot by drunken friend
at 184 W. Washington. Will recover.
Elizabeth Wilbert, maid at 637 N.
East av., Oak Park, tried suicide. Gas.
Charles Hall and sister Clara ar
rested as burglars in home at 2453
Clybourn av. Loot identified.
Henry Schonberg, theatrical pro
ducer, suing wife for divorce. Says
Bids opened for Gage Park school
at 55th and Rockwell sts. Work to
MRS. ROWE'S MAGIC WOODPILE
BASIS FOR PROSPERITY -
Mayor Thompson told the reporters
for the third time, and the public for
the steenth time, of the great good
Mrs. Rowe has done as commissioner
of public welfare.
The mayor considers her greatest
achievement the saving of the city of
$22,000 in handling the down-and-outs
this year Mrs. Rowe calls them
Co-operating with the railroads,
she advertised from one end of the
country to the other of the nice little
woodpile Chicago had waiting its an
nual visitors who dropped in here to
sleep in hallways and go to the ice
fields, lumber and railroad camps.
A year ago the employment offices
were all closed. Everybody howled
"hard times. There was no work and
hundreds of thousands of men were
out of jobs in every portion of the
Now big firms are giving wage in
creases and everybody .is calling for
labor, men and still more men, to
increase the output of their factories.
The employment offices are all open
now and railroad camps are increas
ing in number.
The mayor thinks it is Mrs. Rowe's
magic woodpile which has driven the
down-and-outa away from Chicago