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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:14; sunset, 4:21.
TV Akimato, 1552 E. 63d, fined
$100; disorderly conduct. Jumped
QVer banister at Hyde Park station,
in suicide attempt.
Burglars got $1,200 worth of cop
per when they broke into plant of
Illinois Nail Co., 826 Dix.
1 John Burdinski, 2, 1449 W. 49th,
played with blaze. Burned. May die.
Edward Preston, La Salle, III., se
riously hurt in fight at 17 E. Austin.
All postoffice records broken Mon
day, according to Postmaster Camp
bell. C. ,C. Hungerford, sup't of mail
weight at postoffice sued for divorce.
Says his wife left him.
Lorane Hart, asking divorce, says
he didn't know wife had just been di
vorced when he married her.
Corporation Counsel Ettleson in
opinion says council has no right to
employ special counsel without his
John K. Lyon, cousin of Princess
Chimay, reported dead in Padua;
Italy, says he doesn't believe death
Wm. Deneau, diver, nearly went to
jail; failed to pay alimony. Says
business is bad.
E. J. Ohrenstein, 5300 Woodlawn
av., charged with cruelty in wife's
suit for divorce.
J. J. Smith and Wm. Hawkins,
tars, escaped from jail at Great
Lakes Training station, caught and
Eugene Pike and James Russo
brought baek from Detroit Wanted
in express wagon robbery.
Thief who left old coat and hat
stole brand new apparel of Charles
" Ringer, member board assessors, in
County bldg. , '
Love letters of other women used
by Mrs. Byrde Schulze, 4954 Ken
more av., in suit for divorce.
Relatives and friends of boys of
7th regiment planning Christmas
welcome if Boldiers set home in time.
Eight seriously inuredj by falls to
Crushed body of boy found on the
Northwestern Railroad tracks at Wa
Mrs. Catherine Burns, 334 E. 24th
st, burned when benzine explodeias
she cleaned carpet'
Mayor Charles Smith, Berwyri,
signed 20-year franchise for Chicago
and West Towns Railroad Co.
Lake Forest citizens' committee
employed watchmen to keep crim
Report has it that Edward Morri
son, millionless millionaire, is missing
on eve of court investigation.
Municipal court bailiffs filed writ
to get back pay of $80,000, held up
by city under retrenchment order.
Two dogs caught raiding chicken
coops of Howard Allen, 1155 Wesley
av. Owner must pay for loss of
Charles Doose sued Att'y F. J.
Rathje for $50,000. Says his divorce
case was not well handled.
A new list of disqualified bondsmen
sent to police stations by Judge
Olson, municipal court.
Sam Moist, Chicago Piano Co., ar
rested in clean advertising campaign.
Weather man promises white
Christmas for Chicago. Cold wave
comingr ' (
Sanitary District may have to bor
row , million dollars because city
didn't pay light bills. ,
RAILROAD MEN ASSURED OF
8-HOUR DAY, SAYS STONE
New York, Dec. 20. If the Adam
son 8-hour law is declared unconsti
tutional Pres. Wilson will draft an
other which will insure . railroad
workers an 8-hour day, Warren S
Stone, grand chief of the Brother
hood of Locomotive Engineers, said
in an address here.
"The president intends to seethat
we receive the eight-hour protec
tion," said Stone.