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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:15; sunset, 7:29.
Case of Alfred Holland, 4940 Fed
eral, negro who killed Policeman Jas.
Mitchell, was to go to jury today,
Judge Barrett's court.
Body of man clad in undershirt
taken from lake foot of 25th.
Body of negress found dead across
grave m Mt Olivet identified as Mrs.
Ida Higgans, 4737 Federal.
Mrs. Clara Wegman, 627 Alaska
av., suicide. Gas.
Woman crushed to death by auto
Tues. night at 22d and Crawford
identified as Mrs. Helen Holmes, 70,
3921 Gladys av.
Will of Mrs. Emily MacVeagh,
wife of Franklin MacVeagh, former
sec'y of treasury, leaves bulk of
estate to husband and son. Value
Mayor Thompson's personal prop
erty, according to tax schedule he
filed, is valued at $20,000. Aids. Ken
na, Coughlin, Richert, Capitain and
Pegram filed no schedules.
Judge Landis sentenced eight to
imprisonment for five minutes each.
They served their time on chairs in
front of court with Judge Landis
acting as jailer.
Hughes and Fairbanks will be rati
fied as Republican national nominees
at rally of I1L Republicans, Coliseum,
Pres. Edmund James of III. "U" has
not yet decided whether he will be
Republican candidate for governor.
Scammon school, Morgan and
Monroe, abandoned by school board
because of lack of attendance. Pu
pils will be distributed to Dore, Tilden
and Skinner schools.
Mrs. Elizabeth Busnik, 3358 S. Irv
ing av., said to be demented, set 'fire
to clothing. Dead.
Mrs. Christiana Peterson, 1923 N.
Kedzie, injured in auto collision.
Mrs. Alice Gill, Rocky Ford, Colo.,
asked police to find brother Geo.
White, whom she heard made $100,
000 in Chi. corn deal j
190 Chi. "U" students employed to
count autos entering loop from 7 a
m. till 7 p. m. and autos standing in
loop. Data to be used in Michigan!
av. widening litigation.
"Chicago, the Medical Center of
the World," was toast offered by J)r
Wm. Cooley, Danville, at banquet ofj
Chi. Medical society, Auditorium'
Heavily-charged wire fell on El
ston av. car, Lake and Dearborn.
Passengers warned to leave without
touching any metal of car. Police
line formed to keep curious away
Steam shovel excavating at Clark
and S. Water broke cable and put
half of fire alarm system out of bus
iness for several hours.
Wine of Carcfuit jury put under1
lock and key.. Will be held until July
4 unless it reaches decision.
Henry Gielow, 650 Dewey pi., cut
throat with razor. Then walked nine
miles. Will recover.
Mayor made public report of En
glewood police saying saloons in
Englewood have been closed on Sun
days and termed J. H. Lyle, att'y for
Englewood Law and Order league,
P. Siss, 6628 S. Halsted, knocked
down two boys with his auto in ten
minutes at same corner. Took both
home. Neither badly hurt.
MAN HIT BY TRIBUNE WAGON-
DRIVER HELD? NOTHIN' DOIN'
A circulation wagon for the Chica
go Tribune, according to police rec
ords, ran over Geo. Davis as he stood '
at Van Buren and State St., waiting
to board a car.
He was bruised about the head and
on the body. Some of his injuries
may prove serious. After being treat
ed in the South Clark street station
hospital he was removed to his room
at 66 W. Van Buren st.
The Tribune driver, of course, was
not held by the police.