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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:47; sunset, 7:05.
Yesterday's heat wave, repulsed by
storm, back on job again today.
A. V. Peterson, Evanston, suing
for divorce because bride would not
live with him at his mother's home
till he had means to found their own
Mayor approves contract between
city and E. W. Bemis, making inves
tigation on which new gas rate or
dinance will be based.
County board awarded contract
for building $56,209 stretch of Bal
lard road, 3y2 miles, Desplaines to
Hawkins Holmes, 1627 N. Lawn
dale av., dying from injuries received
in falling out third floor window he
First suit to condemn land for for
est preserve district brought in Su
perior court. About 1,000 acres in
Case against Jules Raymond, ac
cused by Dr. F. J. Hobbs of being
with his wife in hotel, set for Aug.
10. All from Highland Park.
Del Plummer, barber, Hammond,
Ind., suicide. Gas.
Municipal court charge against J.
H. McKee, 3343 Polk, charged with
steahng $1,049 from Typographical
Union, No. 16, dropped when grand
jury indicted him.
Nearly 40 boys living in three
rooms, delinquent home for boys,
771 Gilpin pi., because city has not
finished building work.
Coroner's jury recommends that
Thorndale beach be equipped with
lifeboats, lifelines and guard.
Wm. Keller, 14, 513o v. orth, only
bruised when he fell in front of Chi
cago and Joliet interurban car. Car
rolled him a piece.
Ethel Corwin, 8, 123 W. Erie,
killed by ice wagon.
W. S. Evans, 3401 Lexington av.,
$ostoffice clerk, charged with con
spiracy in auto thefts, dismissed for
testimony against others accused, j
Negro robber got $30 from stock
ing of Mrs. Mary McAllister, 4400
Wentworth av., after finding cash
register of her delicatessen shop
Deputy Schuettler orders all evi
dence against Policemen J. A. Mur
phy and G. T. Purtell, charged with
attempted murder of Chinaman,
Chas. Jung, sent to state's att'y.
Lutherans get injunction to stop
Rev. E. Bethard, Lemont Methodist
Episcopal church, from holding bur
ial services ior jonn Tnomelen in
Mrs. Pattie Price, Memphis, suing
Hayes hotel, 6345 University pi., for
$2,500, value of property she says
was stolen from her room.
Health dep't made mistake, diag
nosed slight rash as scarlet fever and
family of Wm. Quaiver, 1619 N. Ash
land av., was kept quarantined in
doors during all hot spell.
Miss May Davis, 16, 2843 W. Van
Buren, handy with her fists, held
bailiff's and juvenile court attendants
at bay for six minutes when ordered
sent to Geneva Home for Girls.
Family of Henry Tow, 4128 N. Her
mitage av.. faces eviction.' Bread
winner a soldier on the border.
Policeman J. F. Healey risked life
to stop runaway horse in front of thp.
Board of Trade bldg.
Squall on lake last nietit over.
turned many boats. Nine rescued
Police want to know how Mrs. Jos.
Miller came to be in gas-filled room,
1436 W. Adams, with feet bound and
door locked from outside. Woman
Miss Anna Vosburgh, 5603 Dor
chester av., burned. Struck by
lightning while in Colorado on vaca
tion. Is public school teacher.
Chief Healey has moved CaptDvi.
J. Gallery from Desplaines station to
W. Chicago av. station and CapL M.
L. Danner from W. Chi. av. to Desplaines.