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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:11; sunset, 6:30.
Cold weather may delay opening of
lake traffic until May. 1.
Saloons on N. Clark st.,-from Chi
cago av. to river, dropped free lunch.
Twenty-one persons sued Peoples
Gas Light & Coke Co., charging poor
Walter Perkins, 16, 2639 16th, died
from burns received playing near a
Mrs. Frieda Erickson, 2162 War
ner av., said David pointed gun at
Walter Griffith, bellboy Virginia
hotel, sought for stabbing of John
Theo. and Hyppolite Appell, 1605
Milwaukee av., arrested for' anar
A. A. Morris, 3837 N. Keeler av.,
stock salesman, "missing. Friends
fear he has lost memory.
'Late David N. Hanson, woolen
goods dealer, left $1,500,000 estate
to widow and two children.
Buria Lewis, 11, and Roy Wagner,
16, missing since Wednesday, found.
Won't tell where they were.
City Prosecutor Miller's report
shows 129,000 cases handled in 1916.
Wants crime prevention bureau.
John Busch, rag dealer, 1241 Lake,
shot and killed during fight with
brother, Joseph. Latter arrested.
Herman Lewis, 7353 Vincennes av.,
suicide. Leaped into river from Ad
ams street bridge. Body recovered.
Jacob Cohen, ladies' tailor, wants
divorce from Beckie. Charges infi
delity. Named Nathan Unlass, N. Y.
Chas. Johnson, negro paroled con
vict, arrested on charge of robbing
home of E. J. Burns, 4344 Prairie av.
Plan to enlarge United Societies -to
state organization will be discussed
May 27 in American hall, 18th and
Louis Opizzi, 3022 Christiana av.,
chauffeur, probably fatally hurt when
auto truck was iammed between two
street cars. '
Mrs. Margaret Sanger coming here
to lecture on birth control.
Lincoln Bartlett, ladies' tailor, de
nied charges of cruelty made by wife
in divorce trial.
Ethel Engstrom, employed in home s
of Frank D. Pearce, 3627 Grand blvd.,fc
and valuable jewels disappeared si
Mrs. Mary Leader Zenner, 2322 S
State, wants freedom from Geo. Zen
ner. Says he married her while she .
Wilmette citizens protested against
granting of 20 years' franchise right
to Chicago, North Shore & Milwau
kee electric road.
Corp. Counsel Ettelson upheld Mrs.
Louise Osborne Rowe in argument
with Health Com'r Robertson over
discharge of 7 employes.
Twenty-five motorists arrested for
violating new ordinance that requires
vehicles to stop before crossing
Robert C. Cehrke, named as co
respondent by Fred'k Bray in divorce
suit against Elizabeth Bray, will be
given chance during trial to clear his
Frank W. Race, arrested on Jan.
16 and sentenced to two years in Mis
souri prison for alleged robbery, sued
for divorce by Mrs. Pearl Pace. Cru
elty charged. ' '
Mrs. Arthur Frazier, 6226 Broad
way, and two children, Eman,uel, 8,
and Dorothy, 11, burned by explosion
when boy tried to burn fulminate of
mercury found in street.
WILL WARBLE FOR CHICAGO
Francis Maclennan and Madame 9
Florence Easton, a couple of the best
songbirds of the Chicago Opera
ass'n, are going to warble tonight at
the Auditorium in a program under
auspices of the Chicago Teachers'
Federation. Proceeds go-to federa
tion's fight to establish the merit sys
tem in the public schools.