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'.'UNTIL DEATH DO US PART"
Mrs. Vories G. McCoy, 6025 Kim-'
bark av., given divorce, $8,600 ali
mony and custody of 16-year-old
daughter, from Herbert N. McCoy,
professor of chemistry, Univ. of Chi
cago. Cruelty charged.
Ensign R. M. Parkinson, U. S. N.,
son of A. E. Parkinson, Rogers Park,
told Judge Foell how he made an
unexpected trip to Atlantic City and
found his bride of six months, Ruth
Prentiss Parkinson, in a hotel room
with Louis Corsaut. Divorce.
Wm. Cooley, 22 Honore st., was
divorced by Mrs. Steela Cooley in
1915." They were remarried in 1916.
Now she wants freedom again.
Charges infidelity. Named May Wil
.liams. Joseph Lapinskas wants annul
ment of marriage to Mrs. Vera'So
biski Lapinskas. Saysv he was too
drunk" to know what lie was doing
Willis S. Gray, physical culture di
rector, 5 N. La Salle, ordered to pay
$10 a week to Mrs. Margaret Gray
pending her divorce suit
Livingston Roe, Jr., said to be son
of Standard Oil director, ordered to
pay $5 a week to Mrs. Pearl Butts
Roe. She says she is his second wife;
that he married her after leaving his
first wife and is now living with
Henry Schroeder fined $600 and
costs and given year in Bridewell for
violating probation and failing to
support Mrs. Sophia Schroeder, 1721
JVIatthew Boucek, 3048 Clifton
Park av., threatened with jail sen
tence by Judge Scully for failing to
pay $250 for support of divorced
wife and two children.
Washington. Postoffice appro
priation bill provides immediate in
crease from 1 to iy-2 cents a pound
postage rates on newspapers and
magazines and to 2 cents next year.
CHICAGO AND THE WAR v
Chicago physicians and surgeons
organized base hospital unit, con
sisting of 173 men and 46 women.
Many local people received letters
from W. J. Bryan, urging them to
write protest against war to Wilson.
Consul General Ohrt, German rep
resentative in Seattle, to arrive here
today to accompany Bdron Kurt Von
Reiswitz, Chicago consul, to Ger
many. Polish-American Alliance offered
several thousand trained men to the
Lieut. L. M. Stevens, U. S. N., re
ceived ordefs from navy dep't to
rush recruiting. Will start big cam
Ursula C. Noyes, Boston, arrives
today to take charge of Red Cross
volunteer class. 1,000 women will
take instructions from her.
COUNCIL BODY INVESTIGATES
A half dozen "baby farms" 'were
visited by the council health commit
tee yesterday in an effort to get facts
on conditions in these institutions.
Things were found to be in a bad
Health ordinances were violated,
places were dirty, squalid and dark,
women who had children in charge
were ignorant and careless, and in
some of the "homes" babies seemed
to be starving to death.
A baby farm is a boarding placa
for children not wanted by their
FIRE ROUTS WORKERS
200 employes driven to street when
fire broke out in Appleton Mfg. Co.,
Fulton and Jefferson sts., thfs morn
ing. Fire started in basement. Cause
Paris. Paris newspapers have
doubled their circulation since war