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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:27; sunset, 5:30.
Paul Melcovich, 4, 718 W. 21st, hit
by street car. Skull fractured.
Robbers beat Bernard Bucholz,
2130 Hastings, when they only got
knife and 5 cents fronThim.
John Madden, 334 S. Morgan, fell 4
stories down elevator shaft, Conti
nental warehouse, 12th and CanaL
Burglars' stole 2 barrels of alcohol
and half barrel of gin from Dominick
Marubio, 322 W. Austin av.
Screams of Mrs. Fred Baer, 5808
Erie, frightened man who jimmied
door. Captured after chase. Gave
name Nathan Harris, 2042 W. Mon
roe. Bonnie cafeteria, 110 N. Dearborn,
Chi. Telephone Co. paid city $246,
475, semi-annual payment for fran
chiserights. Owner Trocadero theater, 414 S.
State, filed injunction suit to restrain
mayor from keeping theater closed.
Police shut it up on immoral show
Advertising ass'n holding "leap
year" membership today in effort to
add 150 members to its 650.
Million-dollar payroll passed by the
county board. So big because it in
cludes 20 per cent of two months'
back salaries. Held up pending pas
sage of 1916 budget
25 Univ. of Chi. students to be sus
pended for not attending physical cul
$1,000,000 bond issue for preserva
tion of Cook county forests author
ized by passage of ordinance by forest
preserve district commissioners.
Tomorrow last day to file income
Barring accidents, Oak Park "L"
trains will run over new Lake st
bridge at 4:30 p. m., today.
A. C. Spalding & Bros., manufac
turers and dealers in sporting goods,
have leased 4-story building, 211-15
S. State for store. t
Horse stolen from barn of J.
Thompson, 3160 "Rilia av., came back
with costly new saddle on its back.
Vapor in bathhouse, 960 Milwau
kee av., made Jan Maday, 4417 S.
Wood, delirious. Ran 3 blocks, only
partly clad, to Chicago av. police sta
tion. Pneumonia from exposure.
Smallpox crisis at County hospital
passed. No further fear of disease
Mrs. Crystal Eastman Benedict
wife of Wallace Benedict and sister
of Max Eastman, editor of "The
Masses," suing for divorce. Wants
no alimony. Says real feminists
won't take alimony.
Capt Teo. Knoll and Frank Palsch,
Cicero fire dep't, injured when racing
hose care overturned.
Frances Madigan, 12, 825 W. 56th,
saved in nick of time by Policeman
Jas. Martin" when she broke through
ice in 12 feet of water in Sherman
park. Policeman hauled out by rope
with girl in arms.
Wife complained John Dornbus,
coal wagon driver, would not wash
before meals and would not bathe.
Judge gave him six months at the
Bridewell and instructed warden to
make him take daily bath.
Rowena Maloney, 14, left home,
6528 Bishop, Friday, to go to 'school.
Not seen since.
Judge Windes refused to grant in
junction to prevent raising pay of
election judges from $5 to $7 a day.
Burt Canz, Wyoming, pulled gun
when gateman would not let him en
ter plant of HI. Steel Co. Fined $100.
Mrs. Anna McKeag suing Frank
Shorn, grocer, 509 E. 56th, $25,000.
Charges false arrest
John Brat, 12011 Indiana av.. told
"Judge he stole $94 to pay loss in poker
game m which winner held 5 kings.
F. E. J. Lloyd, 3542 Grand blvd. and
Rob't Mulcahy, 3243 Archer av., ap
pointed deputy collectors of internal