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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
City Hall closed July 4, but city
employes "must work Monday.
Action on proposed Carroll av.
switchtrack, which would benefit
mayor's property, delayed one week.
14. Two men stole $1,350 ring from
Chas. E. Graves & Co.
Dr. Lewis Schultz, 1548 Belmont
av., sued Mrs. Edna Collier, Racine,
Wis., for $10,000. Said she alienated
, August F. Warneke, 5412 Black
stone, died at Psychopathic hospital.
Police investigating. Had money.
Chas. S. Smith, mayor of Berwyn,
Candidate for congress, says he beat
up Chris Wiehe, Hines Lumber Co.
.Chris denies it
Mrs. Geo. M. Pullman gave $100,
000 to St Luke's hospital building
Frank Kurr, 65, 2141 N. Wood,
overcome by heat Taken home.
Mrs. Patrick Connelly, 321 S. Al
bany, fired upon by two men who
tried to hold up candy store. Unin
jured. Men fled.
Illinois Children's Home and Aid
society has 60 children for adoption.
Infancy to 15 years old.
Druggists fighting Aid. Buck's pro
posal to bar sale of liquor in drug
S. G. Jucan Contreras, Mexican la
borer, arrested after he said he
"could whip 100 gringoes" in saloon
at Clark and Kinzie.
Jas. C. McKeown sentenced to two
years after confessing stealing blank
money orders, filling them in and
, Orr & Lockett hardware firm dis
.'solved after Kenneth and Harold
Lockett joined militia.
Basements in South Side police
station, flooded when sewers backed
during last night's storm.
State's Att'y Hoyne helping plan
,to have five judges of criminal court
sit during summer months.
Meta Borngraber, 18, 9018 Balti
more, av., missing since Tuesday.
Mrs. Walter Granzek sued David
Breliant, 8459 Buffalo av., and Mc
Avoy Brewing Co. for $20,000. Hus
band died after betting he could
drink eleven whiskies, in Breliant's
Judge Rob't E. Turney succeeds
Judge C. A. McDonald as chief jus
tice of superior court.
Judge Landis to present monkey
mascot to son's troop, First cavalry.
Mrs. Mary Thompson, 4603 S. 5th
av., injured by runaway horse.
Rev. Thos. F. Dornblaser resigned
as pastor of Grace English Lutheran
church and offered services to Gov.
Dunne as army chaplain.
Chicago & Northwestern road fined
$3,200 on charges of violating cattle
Olaf E. Olsen held to grand jury
on charge of embezzling $6,500
from A. C. McClurg & Co., where he
worked .as,, cashier.
Harold Echmann, 3764 Maple Sq.
av., fell. from roof. Died later.
Body of unidenitfied man found in
lake near Lincoln Park. Card in
pocket bore name of Alvis Karsch
nicht, 1235 WeHs st
Mrs. Mary O'Connell, 2937 Wallace
st., inmate of Elgin asylum, suicide.
Strangled self with towel.
Anton Aborska, 446 S. Hermitage
av., fined $100 for carrying gun.
E. J. Gardner, arrested in Alabama
club, 1411 Randolph, on charge of
selling liquor without license, ac
quitted. Edw. Kettinger, under arrest on a
charge of murdering Mrs. Agnes Mid
dleton, may be freed. Police can't
support confession which he later re
pudiated. Belgians will march to anti-hyphen
meeting at Coliseum, July 4.
Dr. Walter C. Swartout and Mrs.
Ruby Swartout, divorced in 1913, still
fighting over alimony.
Orville P. Powell, official of Pull
man Co., sued wife for divorce. Mar
ried 16 years. Says wife admitted in,