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Chief Healey summoned by State's
Att'y Hoyne to appear before April
grand jury which has.taken up in
vestigation of alleged domination of
21st ward by graft ring.
Mrs. Anna Godfrey, 2326 W. Van
Buren, carried flask m stocking. FelL
Flask broke. Glass cut artery. Bled
to death on sidewalk while daugh
ter screamed for help.
Man wit htwo guns held up Glad
stone hotel office. Stuck gun in the
face of watchman, knocked clerk un
drawer and 65 cents from pockets of
Health Com'r Robertson says leaks
in Lake View pumping station wells
have been repaired, but that it will be
week before people north of Center
and east of Kedzie should stop boil
Coat and vest found on beach, foot
of Illinois st Police believe Grover
Grader, Reading, Pa., vaudeville
Pressed Steel Car Co. will move its
St Louis plant to Hammond, Ind.
Will employ 1,000.
Chairman Webb of house judiciary
committee received telegram from
Women's Wilson-Marshall league of
Seattle endorsing postponement of
consideration of suffrage constitu
Report comes from Germany that
the town of Mittenwald, whose in
habitants are renowned all over the
world as makers of violins, is suffer
ing greatly from the war. In times
of peace fully four-fifths of the out
put of instruments went to the U. S.,
but the difficulties of export nowa
days have almost entirely cut off
this trade. Nevertheless, the violin
makers continue to produce the in
struments and store them away in
expectation of better days.
The Chinese cultivated tobacco
and potatoes and had cotton gins
thousands of years ago.
Washington. Jos. Shea, recently
appointed ambassador to Chile, con
ferred with Pres. Wilson for the first
time since his appointment.
Washington. Lieut Gov. Barratt
O'Hara of Illinois and Adj't Gen. Jere
Costello of United Spanish war vet- f )
erans invited Pres. Wilson to attend
encampment to be held in Chicago,
London. One of three zeppelins
that raided northeast counties of
England last night reported hit.
Newark, N. J. Charging among
other things that her spouse tried to
make her eat an electric light bulb,
Mrs. Ella Smith of Boonton is suing
Watertown, S. D. State prohibi
tion committee has asked women of
state to give all eggs their hens lay
during last week in May to prohibi
tion campaign fund.
New York. In reply to query "was
he on spree," Mrs. Lotta Stanton re
plied: "Yes, a club gentleman's ill
ness or spree." Defendant was Craig
Colt of firearm family.
Bridgeport, Conn. Dust-laden
streets in Bridgeport have resulted
in nine cases of spotted fever; one
"Cleveland. Martin Cooney's sys-'
tem of sharing his bibulous refresh
ments with his 4 children, aged 6
months to 5 years, didn't appeal to
Judge Addams, who ordered it stop
ped. Bedford, Ind. Two trainmen se
riously injured when engine boiler of
Chicago to Louisville Monon train .-
No. 3 exploded. LI
Jersey City, N. J. Because he in
sisted that their family be increased ,
from nine to twelve children and
thus uphold family tradition, Mrs. '
Christine Dippel filed suit for sep
arate maintenance against her husband.
Whooping cough annually
over 10,000 Americans.