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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:28; sunset, 6:18.
C. J. Chovarn, 1547 Cleveland av.,
suicide. Gas. " -
G. A. Ortmayer, 3332 N. Whipple,
arrested. Forgery charge.
Jos. Fortner, 5708 Addison, sui
cided. Gun. Feared poorhouse.
' Jos. Zono, 5, 918 S. Canal, fell in
hot water. Serious.
Sam Wexler, 1444 W. Harrison, ar
rested. Had stolen lead pipe.
Mrs. Mary Kraemer, 2345 Argyle,
suicide, gas. 111.
F. D. Ayers, 4500 Grand blvd, made
ass't corporation counsel. $4,000 a
Fire Dearborn Typewriter Co.,
Rand McNally bldg. Loss $1,000.
W. W. Selau, Fox Lake, dead from
burns. Gasoline stove. Bang!
Policeman High Reilly will pay
doctor bill of J. J. Murphy, 6346
Greenwood av., whom he shot in sa
loon quarrel. v
Man snatched stack of bills through
window cage, Kinzie st "L" station.
16th ward Hebrew Democratic Or
ganization launched. Officers: Abe
FeWinger, pres.; Karl Herr, Max Brin
and M. J. Hoffman, vice presidents;
Louis Stern and A. F. Lewis, sec'ys;
Max Rudoy, treas.; Louis Rosenblum,
Jos. Tomanek and Arthur Swan
son identified as robbers who held up
Sam Cohen's saloon, 537 W. 26th.
Policeman Simon Hicks, 7148 S
Chicago av., said good-night to wife
and children. Went to bathroom and
killed self. Revolver.
Six fishermen rescued, nearly
frozen, after drifting 30 hours in
rough lake with launch engine
Mrs. Sam Wilder accused by hus
band of immoral conduct with Cal
ixto Garcia, Cuban consul in Chicago,
whose housekeeper she is. Suing for
Wine of Cardui used in dry states
o get drunk on, witnesses testified in
ldge Carpenter's court, 1
Adam Freedus buried by tons of
coal, Public Service Co. plant, North
blvd. and Euclid av. Rescued before
I. C. railroad will build $5,000,000
office building on 63d st near its sta
tion. Mrs. Cora Maddox released from
insane asylum by order of Sec'y of
State Bowen. She charges plot by
brother to defraud her of property.
Dr. A. J. Stokes, health dep't food
inspector, thinks municipal tuber
culosis sanitarium poisoned food
scare may have been result of some
one putting croton oil in soup.
Former President Taft has invited
Chi. Ass'n of Commerce to send dele
gates to first national meeting of
League to Enforce Peace, Washing
ton. May 26.
J. W. Eckhart, vice pres. school
board, refuses to f ollow Health Com'r .
Robertson's warning to shut off hy
drants at schools and furnish boiled
water to pupils to prevent typhoid.
Man undressed, used clothes for
pillow, newspaper for comfort and
went to sleep on S. Clark st side
walk. Police could not waken him.
Carried to station still asleep.
Bandit robbed five South Side sa-,
loons. Proceeds $130.
State starts suit to reclaim Wolf
lake, 100 acres. Corporations are
filling it in to use land.
"WET" AND "DRY" QUESTION
ISSUE IN STATE ELECTION
Springfield, III., April 4. The
"wet" and "dry" question was de
cided in 168 townships in Illinois to
day and women played a prominent
part in these decisions.
In the 165 townships in the state
where the wet and dry issue is at
stake there are 214 villages, cities
and settlements. Of the larger cities
voting today on the question are
Danville, Rock Island, Galena, Alton,
Aurora, Dixon, Moline, Waukegan,
Lincoln and 'Elgin.