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country will try for world's records
in the two-day program of junior na
tional championships and invitation
events at the Illinois A. C. tomorrow
and Thursday. The first out of town
entrant to arrive wjas Ted Cann of
the New York A. C, wh worked out
in the tricolor tank yesterday.
A rule of the National A. A. U. pre
vents the staging of two free-style
championships in one night, so the
five titular events awarded the I. A.
C. had to be spread over two night.
CAVALRY OFFICER ON BORDER
COL. FREDERICK. SlBL.E,Y.
The commander of the 14th U. S.
cavalry on the Mexican border, re
ported to have been in conference
with Gen. Rojas, a constitutional
COUNCIL MEETING PEACEFUL
Passing the customary orders for
barber poles and electric signs, the
council transacted its business last
night with scarcely a word of debate.
The mayor, after the session was
over, called it the most peaceful one
he had ever attended and said he
prayed for more of the same kind.
WHY THE WEDDING BELLS GOT
OUT OF HARMONY
Mrs. Walter Fisher, wife of former
manager of Cadillac Motor Car Co.,
suing husband fifth time for divorce.
Arthur Bailey, chief clerk contract
accounting dep't, charged with cruel
ty and taking daughter to "notorious
loop saloon" in wife's bill for sep
Mrs. Ida May Webster suing hus
band for separate maintenance. He's
going to inherit money.
Jesse Hawkin, local manager of
Standard Rubber Shoe Co., charges
wife with drunkeness. Wants divorce.
Henry Roller sued for divorce. Wife
says he has $25,000. He files answer
denying he has 25,000 cents.
Herbert Mathes' wife had him ar
rested for non-support They eloped
three years ago. Ordered to pay her
$4 a week.
FENDER PROPOSAL GOES TO
ETTELSON FOR APPROVAL
The new fender ordinance intro
duced into the council by Aid. Otto
Kerner passed through the. hands of
the judiciary committee to the cor
poration counsel's office for an opin
Ettelson declared the last fender
law invalid. Chief of Police C. C
Healey refused to enforce the law
and give it a chance in the courts
because of Ettelson's decree.
This time Kerner is going to get
an opinion from the city's attorneys
in advance, before the law is passed.
The measure is expected before
the council at the next or following
meeting. Sentiment is favorable
among the aldermen.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 28, 1742 The governor of
Louisiana strongly urged the French
ministry to establish a post on the
Wabash river and to induce some
friendly Indian tribe to settle near it
so as to help protect it,