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fatally shooting Timothy O'Connor,
3937 S. Paulina.
Cong.-elect Wm. E. Mason told
German club that munition makers
are responsible for present crisis with
Capt Miles E. Barry, ex-alderman
21st ward, died at 404 S. Kildare av.
Judge Scully planning further elec
tion reforms; wants 6ne election a
Sixteen robbers, from 15 to 22
years old, sent to' prison, for indeter
minate sentences by Judge Pam
within one week.
Rumordd that Harrison politicians
are trying to stop appointment of
Wm. Ruford Carlile as postmaster.
J. Ogden Armour loaned $500,000
to Great Britain.
Louise Burns, 22, 3923 Clarendon
av., offered services to U. S.
Freight car shortage threatens to
Riley Circle, parent organization of
Drama league, wants city to enaow
Billy Skidmore is in County jail;
must stay there until Charley Erb
stein can get habeas corpus writ
from supreme court.
Oak Park residents will consult
with State's Att'y Hoyne on legality
of establishing municipal coal yard.
First Deputy Westbrook told of
temptations- of police in address in
Trinity M. E. church, 30th and
Third girls' dormitory at North
western univ. quarantined. Co-ed
found suffering with scarlet fever.
Libby Martin, notorious resort
owner and daughter of Cong.-elect
Chas. Martin, has left Chicago.
Rep. A. J. Carter to introduce bill
to prohibit dancing in places where
drinks are sold.
Several men in passing auto
threw champagne bottles through
Bismarck hotel windows. Escaped.
W. H. Healy, 1246 Draper, held up.
Watch and stickpin valued at $90.
Chief Schuettler ordered inquiry
into death of Mrs. Emma Matthews,
4850 State, in cell at Hyde Park sta
tion. "J. E. Crane," who committed sui
cide in Saratoga hotel, now believed
to be S. D. Francis, St. Joseph, Mo.
Ralph Neumuller, ass't adv. mgr.
New York Edison Co., sued father-in-law,
Silas H. Jenkins, for $75,000.
Changes alienation of wife's affections.
YOU WONT EAT BREAD UNLESS
MINNIE GETS THE CARS
Minneapolis, Feb. 16. The whole
country may suffer for want of
bread. While no embargo has been
placed on shipment of flour, there is
such a shortage of cars that situa
tion is serious.
Kansas City. With middle west
facing worst freight tieup and car
shortage in history, commission men,
retailers and railroad men did not ex
press alarm over situation. Yester
day five western stock markets re
ceived only two-third as many hogs
as week ago.
St. .-Louis. St. Louis is not feeling
sting of freight congestion. Shipments-
in less than carload lots mov
ing rapidly. Also relief in carload
NO EXTRA CONGRESS SESSION,
Washington, Feb. 16. Congress
will adjourn on time, March 5. Ma
jority Leader Kitchin insisted today,
despite the big program of legislation
in both houses and senate and threat
of war with Germany in the air.
"We will finish all appropriation
bills and any other necessary meas
ures, including the Webb bill," Kit
chin said. "If there is war the presi
dent does not want us here."
PARKER NAMES BOND
"Frank Parker, brought back from
Minneapolis yesterday with Ira Bond
for alleged connections with the auto
thief trust, confessed yesterday. He
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