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otuv. settlement When she heard of
11,000,000 bequest of Michigan wo
man to train woman for motherhood.
Some Cicero citizens raising pro
test against proposition to increase
1 tax assessments by $48,000 to ex
tend school term from seven tp ten
Wife of Conrad Trier, 2204 Ros
coe, missing since yesterday. Con
rad thinks she will come back to
him and the baby.
Village ordinance proposed for
, Winnetka gives board of censor
ship of movie films an iron handand
F. L. White, Buckhead, Ga., elect
ed pres. National Rural Carriers'
ass'n at convention here.
Chicago & Milwaukee Electric line
changed name to North Shore &
Scotch collie dog of Col. Dan
Moriarty of the "Fighting Seventh,"
now on border, taken to pound after
biting neighbor boy, Henry Obers,
11541 Longwood dr..
Mrs. Mary Ward, 305 N. Kilbourn
av., run down and .killed by Lake st
When a little girl, Mrs. C. S.
Boothby, La Grange, threw rose at
feet of a woman. Woman died and
left her $10,000.
HOOPS IN AGAIN
Harold Hoops, who has spent time
in the Bridewell and sanitariums and
has caused his millionaire father
loads of trouble, is active again. He
filed suit yesterday to get a divorce
from Mrs. Hortense Hoops.
He escaped from an Elgin asylum
in 1914 and came direct to Chicago
The same day he reached home he
met Hortense Carson in a loop flir
tation. They were married two
New York. Irene Wiesner lost her
father's dog. He sent her out to
look for purp and now Irene is miss- j
ing. In meantime dog has come
DR. JOHN B. MURPHY DIES AT
The body of the late Dr. John B.
Murphy is expected in Chicago by
noon today. Relatives hastened to
Mackinac Island last night to make
arrangements for the removal.
Dr. Murphy, one of the world's
greatest physicians, died yesterday
afternoon. His career, which started
thirty-two years ago in a shanty at $
Harrison and Halsted sts., was a re
Beginning with the poor, whom he
charged $1 a treatment, Dr. Murphy
worked himself into a valuable prac
tice and married into the Plamondon
family, one 61 the richest in Chi-
uf later years Dr. Murphy charged
as much as $100 for an examination.
During the past six months his health
has been so poor that he retired from
active work, only prescribing for
friends of an occasional poverty
stricken sufferer who hadsought him
Death came-yesterday from angina
pectoris, which is neuralgia of the
heart, akin to heart disease. The
heat wave in Chicago brought on his
end and Dr. Murphy realized for
weeks that his health was failing.
On advice of associates, he hast
ened to Mackanic in hope that the
cooler weather would bring relief.
His death was a surprise to relatives
and friends. Only Dr. Murphy saw
how near the end was.
He leaves a widow and three girls.
The doctor's estate is estimated at
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v HUGHES TO SPEAK IN MINE '
Helena, Mont, Aug. 12. Gov.
Hughes expects to try new cam
paigning stunt t,his afternoon. He A
will descend 2,800 feet into depths pf W
Lombard copper mine at Butte.
Mrs. Hughes, who has not left her
husband's side during trans-continental
trip, will not accompany him.
The governor will be furnished with
jumpers and overalls.