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auto. Divorce and $150 month ali
mony. Chester E. Cleveland appointed
first ass't corporation counsel. $7,500
. Mrs. Harry C. Lichtenhahn says
t she left hubby when she saw him
choke 6 kittens to death. Divorce.
Leopold Hartman, 74, 841 Cass st,
died after fall on sidewalk. Skull
Franklin S. Umsted, bond promo
ter, 4155 Sheridan rd., arrested on
charge of embezzling $3,600 and
stealing valuable papers of Electric
Steel Casting Co., Milwaukee.
Jos. Gordel, 62, 807 S. State, hurt
by State st car.
Martha Juzsius, 16, and Jos. Mo
hissen, 19, 10751 Perry av., missing.
Believed to have eloped.
Mrs. Anna Small and 3 children,
1951 W. Erie, overcome by gas. Will
Mary Caspar, 17, 5129 S. Elizabeth,
t missing since Tuesday.
Wm. Chipones, 30, 3321 Love av.,
suicide. Cut throat Out of work.
Harry Rowan accidently sjjot in
cheek while standing on boat deck
in Calumet river. 3 boys on shore
playing with gun.
Emil Paurat, 1023 Madison, arrest
ed on charge of conspiring with Min
nie Brockman to transport Clara
IGraser and Florence Ahem to Terre
Haute for immoral purposes.
Peter Ligortis, 15, 1519 W. Harri
son, hit by auto.
Fred Owen, in Joliet for robbery
since Nov., 1914, freed so he might
Jas. Boyle, laborer, 331 S. Turner
av., saved from drowning when he
) fell into lake from Chicago Yacht
, club pier.
Arthur Dare, financial expert, on
8 trial on charge of defrauding Ft
I Dearborn bank of $572.
r. Jesse Nichols, 7954 S. Loomis, hurt
l when street car struck auto,
i Michael Scarletta, 7935 S. Robey,
said to have shot gun in home of
; parents, 267 Alexander st, when
they refused him money. No one
James Bernard, Evanston, missing
with $3,000. Wife in want
$4,000,000 will of Mrs. Anna An
heuser Busch, daughter of brewer,
arrived from Germany.
5,000 students enrolled in U. of
Chicago summer school ()
M. C. Friel was elected business
agent of Local No. 7, Brotherhood of
SAY CITY TEAMS ARE HIRED
FOR POLITICAL REASONS
Subcommittee of council finance
committee last night reported that:
City teams are hired and dismissed
for political reasons rather than for
good of service.
Teams in general are hired at re
quest of aldermen or ward commit
teemen as system of pay for political
In many instances team owners
appear toibe assessed 50 cents to $1
a day for having their teams hired.
Believed this graft totals $150,000 to
$300,000 a year.
Present system of team owning
helps to build up spoils system.
The recommendations of the sub
committee were adopted by the
whole committee, which hopes to
standardize Jhe city team work and
eliminate the spoils politics.
SOME OF THE RICH SOLDIERS
WHO CAME BACK HOME
Here are some of the eighteen of
"millionaire Battery C" who quit and
came back home when it came time
for the company to be mustered in
as regular soldiers: Hopewell Rog
ers, publisher of the Daily News; O
Lawrence Howe, E. W. Ellis, Louis
Seaverns, I. Newton Perry, Edw. F. -Ellis
and Martyn Johnson. One of the
number, E. W. Ellis, was married two
The U. S. public health service has
reduced malaria 60 per cent in some