NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:26; sunset, 6:20.
Headless body of man found near
N. Y. Central tracks at 76th.
John Marcucia, 9608 Av. M, killed
and Mike Jokeiov "injured by "run
away" car in Iroquois Iron Co.'s
Wm. Forch wants to get 17-year-old
wife from Chicago Home for
Girls, so she's signed petition asking
him to be her guardian.
Henry Clemens, 6505 S. Peoria,
held by police in attempt holdup of
Joe Lestina, druggist, found in
gangway at 93S Belmont av., told po
lice he fell. Police think he was
beaten. Wasn't robbed.
Rhys Thackwell, student at North
western "U," looking for stage-struck
dog to take part in German comedy.
John Patsck thought April Fool day
applied to all April. Told friend In
diana Harbor bank had gone broke.
Bank had run till joke was explained.
Art Carlile, 15147 Center av., ar
rested for taking mail sack which
had delicious odor. Contained roast
Prof. J. L. Laughlin, head of po
litical economy department of Chi
cago "U," to quit To get pension.
200 members of III. Man. ass'n to
go to Washington to attend prepar
Funeral of Dr. Theo. Sachs, sui
cide, to be held this afternoon at Na
perville. Man cut throat in Hotel Grant
Registered as John Ryan, Collins
ville, Pa. No note.
Lone bandit robbed two stations of
Metropolitan "L" and was shot by
ticket agent at third. Got $7. Es
caped. Police have got somebody's goat
Being held in chicken coop at 76th
and South Chicago av.
New Lake street bridge closed from
midnight until 5 a.m. each morning
until Saturday. Removing old pil
ings. Transfer at Logan square "L."
Owen Thompsin, carpenter for the
L C. railroad, dead. Train.
Police asked to search for Gus
Kronander, 4402 Kerkeley av. De
spondent MILK TROUBLE SPREADING
SUPPLY RUNNING SHORT
The farmers' milk strike is spread
ing, for when the members of the
Milk Producers' Ass'n heard the
creamery dairies were shipping their
milk into Chicago they formed com
mittees and went way up into Wis
consin and down into Indiana to ex
plain their fight against the milk
trust. They enlisted the aid of the
farmers who were unknowingly help
ing to defeat the purpose of the milk
W. J. Kittle, secretary of the ass'n,
says the only 500,000 quarts, less
than one-third of the city's dairy sup
ply, was shipped in yesterday. He
says that even the promise of armed
guards to escort farmers to and from
the bottling plants will not induce
them to sell their milk.
Already the Bowman Co. has in
structed its drivers to deliver only
where there are babies and the Bor
den Co. is expected to take this step
Will Neer, sec'y of the Milk Wagon
Driver's Union, has told his men to
deliver milk only where there are
babies and sick people. He fails to
see how Chicago can escape a milk
Large numbers of armed guards
were sent to the bottling plants last
night The trust is debating whether
or not to ask for state troops. They
say the sheriffs are prejudiced in fa
vor of the farmers.
PIANO MOVERS STRIKE
One hundred piano movers went
on strike yesterday for shorter
hours. They are affiliated with tie
teamsters' union. The question of
wages has been satisfactorily settled,
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