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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:22; sunset, 6:22.
Serg't Orin Johnson, 5th Cavalry,
L N. G., elected cook of fraternity
house when housekeeper went for a
Mrs. Mary Thurston alleges Geo.
Bender was responsible for mental
lapse she suffered. Sued for $10,000.
Judge told jury to return verdict of
Alleged confession of Cnas. and
Jas. Searles and Ralph Rollman,
charged with robbery of St Luke's
hospital, introduced at trial.
Jas. Thompson, 226 E. 43d, sent to
Kankakee by insane court Was the
$8,000 loss by fire in Grand Cross
ing plant of Anheuser-Busch Brew
ing ass'n. Neighboring houses dam
aged. Maurice Tain, 4751 Ingieside av.,
had fainting spell Fell from Cot
tage Grove station to Kenwood "L"
tracks. Will recover.
Clarence Wilson, 13, 6303 Cottage
Grove av., hit by auto, then by street
car. Only bruised.
Three Cudahy, Wis., boys played
cards in freight car. Locked in.
Nearly starved when released in Chi
cago. Peter Johnson, 869 E. 63d, took a
stranger who said he was hungry
home for meal Stranger pulled gun
on him. Johnson fought. Stranger
Grover Grader, Reading, Pa., who
was believed to have jumped into the
lake, claimed coat and vest found on
shore by police. Had been robbed.
Coroner's jury said Harry Hay
ward, bartender, was justied in
ahooting Jens Jensen last Tuesday.
Called it self-defense.
Suit filed asking received for Ma
sonic Fraternalist, weekly publica
tion. Northwestern sophomores and
freshmen, 75 on each side, battled on
Evanston "L" train. Many ruined
Russian agent in Chicago to pur
chase $3,000,000 worth of gold
dredging machinery which will sup
plant convict labor in mining gold in
Wool market exhausted, so cotton
suits will be worn by men next fall,
says United National Clothiers, in
Atlas Brewing Co. watchman fired
at alleged burglar. Police followed
trail of blood to home of Jos. Meyers,
1419 W. 20th. Found him probably
Receivers oVGreat Western Cereal
Co. suing Joy Morton, foraier presi
dent, for $300,000. Say he diverted
funds of company.
Albert Lewis, tl007 S. Marshfield
av., arrested for burglaSy, tried to
hang self to crossbar of cell.
Large busftess houses have pro
mised to employ boys recommended
by Boys' Brotherhood Republic on
next Monday, proclaimed "boys' job
day" by mayor at request of B..B. R.
Proposed amendment to municipal
court act defeated by 2,867 oflicial
Transfor of Patrolman D. F. Kin
ney, Chicago av. station, "to the
woods" after he arrested two women,
being investigated by State's Att'y
Officers Illinois state militia will at
tend special 2-weeks' military cdurse,
Ft Sheridan, this summer.
61 civic, charitable and medical or
ganizations will meet at Auditorium
theater, Sun., to plan memorial to Dr.
T. B. Sachs. '
Mayor Thompson blames defeat on
Two unnamed New Yorkers con
tributed $50,000 toward $10,000,000
fund which Methodists are raising t6
pension retired preachers, according
to announcement by Dr. John T. B.
Smith of board of conference claim
ants of Methodist Episcopal church.
Radical Book Shop dance is on to-
night at 220 W. Oak st
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