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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:28; sunset, 7:04.
Martin Meskouski, Chi. Heights,
hit on head with club in fight. Dead.
Paul Huxley, in wajrant sworn for
David Buckman, 942 " Wells, says
Buckman and companions threw two
. dozen eggs at him.
Law firm of Sheriff, Dent, Dobyns
& Freeman, 1060 The Rookery, dis
solved by agreement Last three start
Forest Reserve com'ri has balance
of $1,021,402 in banks. v
F,, H. Chase who represented self
as English banker locked up"bn con
fidence game charges
Judge Windes authorized (receiver
to take $20,000 for $150,000 worth of
notes which defunct La Salle St
Trust & Savings bank held against
H. W. Hurtig, one of directors.
T. J. McCann, 1408 Washington
blvd., held. Police thing he tried to
kidnap Esther McLaughlin, 9, of
South Chicago. '
Burglars got $285 in valuables
from home of Mable Charlevoix, 4127
- Ellis av.
Nick Julian, 618 S. Jefferson, freed.
Was arrested for playing hurdy
gurdy in front of police station on
Stella Dvone, 6, 2637 W. 23d pi.,
dying from burns received when
dress caught fire from candle.
Jas. Spurney, 1118 W. 17th, sui
cide. Gas. Was dying with cancer.
Louis Hoffman, 2714 Haddon, gar
ment worker, tried suicide. Poison.
Dep. Sheriff Watts, Tuscaloosa,
Ala., left Chicago with three prison
era. Swore in one as second deputy
to take charge of other two.
. John Jalosky, 40, employed in nur
sery .near 111th, found dead in ditch.
Leo Flatoff, 1216 Winnemac av., ar
rested for accosting woman as she
left morals court. Released after
promise to stay away from court.
Mrs. Rose Mustaris, 453 S. Clark,
taken to psychopathic hospital when
she suddenly tried to pall earrings
from daughter's ear. "
Mrs. A. Sartis, 544 Pine, found run
away son, John. 16, at Madison and
Fifth av. Wants him sent to an in
stitution. American Booksellers' ass'n hold-
ing national convention, Congress
hotel. First time this convention
has ever been held outside of N. Y.
Mrs. SaVah Dunkel, 1365 N. Dear
born and three others who have em
ployed Nathalie Herman, 19, accuse
her of passing worthless checks.
' Mrs. John Grace, 9638 Winston
av., asked neighbor, Max Roth, to
shoot hawk which threatened her
chicks. Gun accidentally discharged,.
Mrs. Grac6 instantly killed. .
Coroner's jury censured Sante Fe ,
railroad for not having gates in use
at grade crossing, Brighton Park,
where J. P. Sand and John Schmidt
were killed. ,
Marcus. Walker, Oak Park, killed 1
by folding bed. Bed snapped while
he was sitting on its edge, breaking
Emil Keenan, Arlington hotel,
stabbed 3 times when he refused
dime to panhandler.
GERMANS PLANTO BEGIN SEA
AND'LAND OFFENSIVE ON RIGA
London, May 16. Rumors that
the Germans are about to begin a
great sea andland offensive against
the Russian port of Riga revived to- "
day by 'Copenhagen reports that a
German fleet has left Kiel for Riga.
Copenhagen reported that new su
pefdreadnought Hindenburg and
other fighting monsters were in
cluded in fleet Petrograd dispatch'os-'
recently reported that Field Marshal
van Hindenburg was displaying great
activity on the northern front as if in
preparation for a renewal of drive
on Riga, checked by the Russians