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over child by former marriage. Di
vorce. "Edw. and Ceo. Flebbe, 11 and 13,
arrested on charge of stealing $16
from safe in Pfaff's drug store, 1039
Mrs. Fannie Rebinovitch, 1644 S.
Central Park av., wants divorce from
William. Names "Miss Chappenich"
Robert S. Presnell wants marriage
to Adelaide Millspaugh Bryant Pres
nell annulled. Have child.
Policeman Thos. J. Gibbons, Lloyd
White and Geo. Epplinger indicted on
charge of stealing revolvers from
Bullard & Gormley.
$150 gold watch lost by Mrs. Mar
garet Y. Stewart, 7 S. Dearborn,
three years ago, found in pawn shop.
Mrs. Elizabeth M. Haggerty wants
divorce from Frank W. Haggerty.
Dr. Clarence J. Keysboe on trial
today under Harrison anti-drug law.
Dr. Clarence Mercereau, 4954 Mil
waukee av., indicted on charge of
causing death of Mrs. John Projahn
by illegal operation.
Wm. Clark, chauffeur for Howard
H. Spaulding, Jr., whose car killed
A. T. Tidmars, Evanston, exonerat
ed. John Christie, 9, found wandering
in street. Hyde Park police trying
to find parents. -
Patrick McDonough and S. A. Wil
liams, 4339 S. Halsted, found dead.
Theresa Incandela, 16, 1040 W.
Grand av., and Santos Marcel, 932 W.
Grand av., who disappeared Satur
day, got license to wed.
Mayor Wm. McGrath, West Chi
cago, candidate for re-election,
pleaded guilty to running "blind
pig." Fined $30 and placed on pro
bation. Motorcycle Policeman David Ma
gee, New City station, found uncon
scious in street. Skull may be frac
S. Park Policeman Olaf Anderson
shot and wounded while trying to
disarm Harry Landis. who . was
brandishing revolver in saloon.
Col. Jacob Frank cieuiea pres.
Army and Navy club.
Chas. Rayfield, 517 Madison, por
ter for Chas. Mauch, 2401 W. 12th,
disappeared after cashing employer's
check for $263.
85 detective sergeants reduced in
rank by Chief Schuettler.
Dr. Frank Billings resigned as head
of Red Cross base hospital No. 13
WHY SPUDS ARE SO HIGH YOU
HAVE TO EAT RICE CAKES
St. Paul, March 1. That commis
sion men and speculators are making
$1.25 a bushel in handling potatoes,
which they formerly handled for 25
cents a bushel, was statement made
today by A. M. Dunton, farmer of
Bagley, Minn. Dunton says that
600 bushels of potatoes were bought
from farmer at $900 and sold for
$1,720 in Twin Cities. Deducting
$120 for freight and expense in han
dling, they bring a profit of $700 on
the investment of $900 in three days.
This, Dunton says, is being done
daily. Dunton lives in heart of the
potato-raising country of Minnesota.
PRIVATE" BANKERS SOAKED
State's Att'y Hoyne handed care
less private bankers a little jolt yes
terday when his prosecution of the
Paisleys landed them on the road to
the penitentiary. The father, Wil
liam Paisley, was ordered sent to
Joliet for a year by a jury in Judge
Kersten's court. The sons Oliver
F. and James T. got three years
and a fine of $1,400.
They were accused of having ac
cepted deposits after they knew their
bank was insolvent.
MORE GARDEN LAND OFFERED
A thousand acres of unused school
board land were offered yesterday to
citizens who want to make small gar
dens. Other corporations made sim