votiiig booths for all in crowded pre
cincts. Mrs. Clara Sigert, 4205 Moody av.,
wants divorce from Henry M. Sig
ert. Named Marie Block, Haw
thorne. Reinholt Lamment, who shot and
wounded Adolph Boetcher, former
pres. of lithographers' union, found
guilty. One to fourteen years' sen
tence. Mrs. Fern Espy, mother of. Fern
Roberts, 16, who shot father, Dr.
Grant J. Roberts, in town to comfort
Jimmy Christian, member of alleg.
ed "blackmail gang," gave bond.
Mrs. Fred'k J. Huebner, widow of
policeman slain on duty, sued Po
lice Pension Fund for pension.
Painters' Union, Local 180, en
dorsed Wm. A. Cunnea for state's
Emil Toth, artist, 2733 Fullerton
av., suicide. Gun. ill-health.
Police looking for man.giving name
of "Marcel Most," accused of shak
ing down saloonkeepers by posing as
Chief Healey elected chairman of
finance committeegf Woodlawn Boy
Ralph Oneste, 108 W. Ontario,
asked police to protect him from
mother-in-law, Mrs. Madeline Dol
hce. Geo. J. Lake, First ward sup't, stab
bed in neck by John Ricolle, 2934
Princeton av., street sweeper. Lat
Kenneth Whiteside deposed as 'ed
itor of Syllabus, Northwestern Univ.
student year book, on charge he
"scalped" tickets to dance.
Jacob Tinder and Thos. Really, cfty
paviqg inspectors, suspended on the
charge they permitted Central Pav
ing Co. to use poor material in 33d
School board voted new addition
to Englewood high school.
Halifax, N. S. All lights ordered
'9.ut nere at nignt, ear air raid, J
PRIVATE BANKERS WANT ANY
REGULATION TO BE FROM
STATE, NOT COUNCIL
Private bankers of, Cook county
met at Hotel La Salle yesterday and
went on record with these proposi
tions: City council should keep its hands
off private banking and not pass any
, Supervision and regulation should
come from the state, if at all.
There should be a minimum cap
italization of $25,000 demanded from
private banks in Cook county out
side the loop district
Rep. W. G. Thon showed since
1912 twice as many private banks go
bust in Chicago as downstate. U. G.
Swearingen of St. Joseph, speaking
for downstate bankers, saidTegula
tory state laws should affect Cook
county only. He wants downstate
bankers free from state regulation.
Ten days time to incorporate' into
a state bank was given the private
institution of A. Olszewski by Judge
Landis yesterday. The place was
brought into court when three de
positors said they could not get their
money out; the bank has assets of
$784,000, about $120,000 more than
its liabilities, it is claimed.
Bank owners asked for the time.
BLAMES PETTY POLITICS FOR
OUSTING FROM S. S. C. CLUB
Eugene F. McDonald, Jr., expelled
from South Shore Country club, asks
mandamus to get back as member.
In court petition yesterday he alleges
the doorman at club accused him of
reckless driving and making noise
with muffler cut out.
"An argument followed and the
doorman pulled a blackjack with
which to hit Mr. McDonald," reads
the petition. "My client, to protect
himself, struck the doorman first."
McDonald is head of auto com
pany at 332 Michigan av. He blames
"petty politics" for his dismissal
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