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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7',
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Fla., on charge of robbing National
Shawmut bank of $20,000. ,
Gertrude Howe Britton says
'.here's ope divorce to every six mar
riages in Cook county.
Raymond Burgert, 21, salesman,
arrested for kissing Katherine' Borre,
Winnetka, without her permission.
Mrs. Elvina Stiles, wife of Major
Stiles, postofflce, placed on trial for
alleged connection with auto thieves
Burglars who' robbed flat of Mrs.
Ida E., Wright, 6544 Newgard av.,
asked to return G. A. R. emblems.
jChas. Williams, shot while robbing
home of Chas. Pride, Rogers .Park,
A. C. Fros't, Bert Wing. and Oliver
W. Bourke, accused of jury tamper
ing in "Alaska land fraud case," freed
by jury in Judge Gejger's court.
Chas. E. Black, employe III. Trust
& Savings bank, sued Edward L. Pat
terson for $25,000. Charges aliena
tion of wife's affections.
Henry Moure, 526 S. Sangamon,
and Wm. Mack, 915 Lytle, each 12,
runaway Boys, found in barn near
L. L. Harrison, 3'041 Leland av.,
punched street car conductor. Ar
rested. Mrs'. Christine O'Dell, 28 W. 72d,
routed negro burglar who wielded
iron bar on her.
Police raided poker game in flat at
2204 S. State. Twelve men and one
Anna Keating sued Anthony De
Andrea, labor leader, for $10,000. His
auto struck her.
Raymond Thompson wants di
vorce. Says wife, ex-circus girl,
couldn't resist lure of "road."
Five men arrested for theft of
shoes from Cutler Shoe Co.
Albert Lanson, 1501 N. Artesian,
First Cavalry member; arrested on
charge of embezzling from insurance
Mrs. Ceo. L. Richardson, married
since 1900, wants divorce. Says hub
by is married to another.
YOUR LATEST ON
THE COMING ''DOWNTOWN" SUBWAYS
What will the straphanger get out
of the $250,000 traction and subway
report coming out next month?
Whattw4ll the city treasury get? And
what will the men who run the trac
tion lines,- motormen and -conductors,
These are questions some alder
men will seek answers for when the
big report comes along next month.
, The report, at one time expected by
the middle of November, then put off
until the first week in December, Is
not now expected until the middle of
December. It will cover 2,000 sub
jects, slants and angles "of the trou
bles of, Chicago's half-million .daily
Advance dope on the big report
says it will call for four subways.
Whether these; four comprise a
"dinky." system may be Jydgedi frpni1
the information that the tubes to be
recommended will run from Division
st to 19th, 3 miles, (2) from State
st. to Racine av., iy2 miles, (3) from
the loop southwest under Chicago
river, iy2 miles, (4) from the loop
northwest 1 miles.
"This looks like a starter for a
city-wide system of subways,' said
an alderman. "To call it a downtown
subway is inaccurate. Subways in
every city where they have been built
have had a trick of increasing the
very congestion they wefe supposed
to relieve. I shall discuss this mat
ter from the floor of the council
when the big report is handed in. We
might as well face the fact that we
are going in for extensive building of
these insanitary tubes. In NewYork
our visiting aldermen found subways
haven't ended congestion at alL
Straphangers, packed and jammed