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BODY OF WOMAN, LONG DEAD, )s
FOUND IN HYDE PARK FLAT
What may have been a murder was
uncovered today when detectives,
summoned by the janitor, broke
down the doorway of an apartment
at 328 E. 51st st and found the body
of Mrs. Stanley Levinsky. The
woman had evidently been dead a
week. Signs of a struggle were seen
in disarranged furniture and brie-a-brac
that had "been tossed around.
Mrs. Levinsky's husband has been
missing for about a week, neighbors
say. A deputy coroner is making an
HOPE FOR UNIVERSAL MILITARY
TRAINING GIVEN UP
'Washington, Feb. 21. Universal
military service legislation will fail
of passage at the present session oi
congress, Senator Chamberlain, fath
er of the measure now before con
gress, admitted today.
"I now have no hope whatever,"
Chamberlain said to the United
Press, "of getting action on my bill.
However, I shall again ask my com
mittee to add it on the pending mili
tary appropriation bill."
$8,200 VERDICT FOR DEATH OF
Jury in Judge Tuthill's court today
returned verdict of $8,200 against
Chicago Surface Railways and Star
Motor Delivery Co. in favor of estate
of Kate Adrowski, 9, killed by" a keg
of nails flung across the street when
a street Car and motor truck collided.
The verdict was of unusual size for
the case of a child so young.
BOY KILLED BY AUTO TRUCK
A fenderless auto truck of the
Ward Baking Co. crushed out the life
of an unidentified boy, about 7, to
day at Loomis sL and Blue Island av.
Frank Kelly, chauffeur, was taken
into custody by the police. The body
was removed to an undertaker'! at
")5i Canalport av.
FIRST AMERICAN LINE VESSEL
LEAVES FOR WAR ZONE
New York, Feb. 21. The first
American Line steamship to leave
this port since the German submarine
warning was issued the Mongolia
today is past Sandy Hook and on her
way to Europe. She was followed
closely by the American freighter Al
gonquin. Both are bound for Lon
don and are the first American ves
sels to sail from here for a British
port since Germany's warning.
BURY FUNSTON AT PRESIDIO
San Francisco, Feb. 21. With all
military honors it is possible for his
country to give, Maj. Gen. Frederick
Funston, who dropped dead at San
Antonio Monday night, will be buried
at the Presidio national cemetery in
this city Saturday morning.
For 18 hours before interment the
body will lie in state in the big rotun
da of the City Hall.
San Antonio, Tex. Body of Gen.
Funston enroute to San Francisco
today for burial in military cemetery
Charley Erbstein showed jurors at
Erbstein-O'Donnell trial how dicto
graph is operated.
Third regiment, I. N.G., mustered
Geo. K. Shaffer, 3057 Jackson
blvd., Tribune reporter, attacked and
beaten by unidentified man in front
of 325 S. Dearborn.
Supreme court upheld conviction
of Det. Serg't Walter O'Brien, who
was found guilty of accepting bribe
from Barney Bertsche.
Jas. Hayes arersted on suspicion of
attempting to rob American Big
Tree, Indian, and wife, Little Pine
1,000 school teachers from various
states will visit Great Lakes naval
training station tomorrow.