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keepers. Charged with selling drinks
to LeoQuimit, minor.
Victor Lowitzke, 1540 Emma, em
ploye Chicago Rawhide Mfg. Co.,
stepped on wet floor while carrying
electric light extension cord. Elec
trocuted. Wm. Hanley, struck landlady, Mrs.
Golga, Evanston, with icepick. Se
rious condition. He was going to
jump in canal, but water was too
cold. Arrested. '
Chicago Heights Bottle Co. hit
with fines totaling $465 by Justices
of Peace Schultz and Carroll on
charges of employing children, under
16 after 7 p. m.
Jos. W. Lee, pres. Consolidated
Gas & Electric Co. filed $10,000 false
arrest suit against Emile G. Bennett
and, Det-Serg'ts John P. Leahey and
Thos. F. McNurney.
While 2 auto bandits were lining
up J. P. Davis, saloonkeeper, 1241
Wabash av., his wife and eight cus
tomers, Ralph Adamson, bartender,
"saved the bacon" by sneaking out
with $1,500. Robbers only got $S0.
WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE '
Washington. 3,000 Germans in
U. S. under closest surveillance.
New York Col. Roosevelt's divi
sion haS 130,000 names on its volun
' teer rolL
Winnipeg. Winnipeg grain ex
change considering discontinuance
of futures trading. "
London. Every doctor and every
man with ' medical training to be
called for service immediately.
Boston, Mass. "Firing" heard "off
the coast" a few days ago has Jurned
out to be blasting in Scituate, Mass.
Petrograd. Workmen and sol
diers' councils confer and renounce
any idea of separate peace with Ger
many. New York. Four chorus girls, pi
loted by press agent, offered to kiss
men enlisting at recruiting station.
None enlisted. Crowd couldn't see
girlsgo kissless and nearly mobbed
them. They fled.
Ottawa; Can. Sir George Foster,
acting premier, will represent Can
ada at Washington war conference.
Lisbon. Portuguese cabinet has
resigned because chamber rejected
its decree instituting national eco
Amsterdam. 500 German fusilers
attemflted to desert across Holland
border, but were prevented by Ger
man machine gun fire.
London. Fall of former Premier
Rtomanones' cabinet and rise to his
place of Marquis de Alhucemas a vic
tory for German party in Spain.
Washington. Carnegie endow
ment gives $500,000 toward rebuild
ing war-wTecked homes in portions
of France, Belgium, Serbia and Rus
Carson, " Nev. Gov. Emmet D.
Boyle of Nevada declared himself
strongly in favor o"f prohibition as a
war measure to conserve grain re
sources. Washington. Bill authorizing en
tente powers to recruit their citizens
in America for army service does not
give them liberty of conscripting
Washington. British government
has granted safe conduct to Aus
trian Minister Tarnowski and- his
party, who are expected to depart
next weeTc for Vienna.
Stockholm. Danish Socialist Min
ister Stauning announced Socialist
peace conference will open Here early
in May. He expressed hope Amer
ican Socialists would participate
Louisville. T. M. Gilmore, head of
National Model License league, says
breweries and distilleries use 100,
000,000 bushels of grain a year, not
6130,0007000 bushels, as was said in
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Jacob Lischlig, 3747 Oiho, caused
arrest of Hugo Ockermann, 3759'
Ohio, and Walter Zobjecek, 414 N.
Hamlin. Says they falsely said he
insulted American flag.