NEWS- OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:33; sunset, 6:59.
Mayor Thompson's plan to put po
lice department on merit basis to be
discussed May 26.
Geo. Cantwell arrested in office of
Att'y H. R. Rathbone,S9 W. Wash
ington, for impersonating govern
Lawyeys finished examining
800th man in labor cases to be tried
before Judge Scanlan. Four, accept
ed in 14 days.
Answer in federal court to claims
of Eastland victims "declared com
pany had no reason to believe boat
Police and coroney probing death
of Mrs. Veronica Chockolzki, 2308
S. Whipple. Alleged criminal ipera
tion. Government case against Elgin,
Joliet and Eastern rd. rested. Charged
$3,100 "damages awarded Frank
Williams against E. L. Stratton,
whom he said defrauded him in real
John Collins sent to Bridewell (or
taking machine without owner's
Grant Curtis, working for Adams
Express Co. since 1877-, appointed
vice pres. and gen. mgr.
Chi. Telegraphers'Aid society to
give May party and-dance in Hotel
Sherman Fri. eve.
Leon Temmier, 5532 Everett av.,
fined $5. Rode bicycle without
Capt Meagher, Shakespeare, av.,
testified before grand jury. , After
murder indictment against Ed Het
tinger for murder of Mrs. Agnes
O. D. Holsteln, ticket seller 18th
st station Douglas Park "L," told by
boy something wrong with lavatory.
Went to loik. Boy and money gone.
Ed Lang, com'n merchant 27 S.
Water, badly hurt when freight ele
vator he was riding in fell twi floors,
Family of Chas. Brown returned
to find Oriental rugs had been sikl
Faculty of Northwestern "U" re
fused to grant petition of Senior stu
dents for graduation - of Bmmett
Bradley, barbed for taking magazines
from library without permission. ,
$35 and stamps taken from Kolb'a
drug store, 2401 Clybourn av. .
Three men held up Herman
Teichner's saloon at 1200 E. 93d.
Escaped. when customers beat it.
Elevator buzzer out of order in
Harrisin st station. Passengers have
to whistle for lift
Two witnesses heard in charges of
conspiracy against Mrs. D. L:
ters, who failed in attempt to get
66tate by claiming she was mother.
"From Chicago" is new commer
cial slogan urged on manufacturers j
Josephine Young took poison, in
St Edmund's church, Oak Park.
Recovery doubeful. - s
Plans pushed' to establish four
year course for bakers at' 111. "XL",
Warrant for James Wallace, weal
thy manufacturer, "issued. Charged
with neglecting son by sister-in-law.'
Ed Stober, 4736 S. Robey, held for
inquest over Geo. Liskoski, 4, 4617
S. Winchester, who was killed by
Ida Week, blind inmate of III. In
dustrial home, 1900 Marshall -blvd.,
beaten and robbed of $3 by -three , ,
Hamilton dub, of ChrcagOxand the
Union League plub of San FranoiscO'
hekl joint 'telephonic banquet last
Private cars and big lake boats to
be used as sleeping quarters during
$50,000 fire caused by crossed
wire in hairpicking machine of Chi-
cago Culled Hair Co. John Scan- ' -nell
Soap Co. also damaged.
Chi. Ass'n of Dancing, Masters to
hold dance in Hotel Sherman May 19,"
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