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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:54; sunset, 6:42.
Jas. Fort, 44 years on Board of
City Clerk Igoe issued 373 saloon
Mabel Backus, 18, 5857 Winthrop
av., reported missing, is home.
Att'y F. J. Petru named receiver
for part of realty of late Judge Arba
Hyman Levin, .owner of defunct
Atlas Cloak & Fur Co., indicted by
federal grand jury.
Simon O'Donnell, now in Washing
ton, -pledged Wilson support of Build
ing Trades Council.
W. C. Burkes, 5453 Kenwood av.,
stabbed and wounded by A. Glenn,
6308 Drexel av., waiter.
J. A. Pryor, 5212 Wayne av., and
five others arrested on charge of run
ning city-wide lottery game.
Richard East, Evanston chauffeur,
fell from second-story window. Land
ed on head. Never hurt him.
Agents of New York laundry syn
dicate said to be negotiating for pur
chase of several local laundries.
Chicago Bar ass'n recommended
disbarment proceedings against Jas.
R. Ward, att'y for Sdw. W. Morrison.
State public utilities com'n will
hear charges that North Shore elec
tric road violates Wilmette city ordi
nance. Con men got $814, his life's sav
ings, from Mohammed Abed, Persian
peddler, 24 E. 18th. Switching pock
Mrs. Stella Thompson, 1251 N.
Dearborn, indicted on perjury
charge. Accused of swindling pros
pective real estate buyers.
Two men robbed G. Weston, night
watchman, Halsted and Lake, of mo
ney and revolver. Fired gun at Po
liceman Wm. Martin and escaped.
John Kulczyk, 847 N. Carpenter,
who weighed 560 pounds, ,and Jos.
Roulla, 6517 S. Halsted, who
weighed 400, two of Chicago's "big
gest men," died yesterday,
Gasoline went up to 20 cents.
Louis Muller, 22 E. 26th, 65 yester
day, suicide. Cut throat.
400 hoboes arrested in Chief
Schuettler's clean-up crusade.
Paul J. Kaehler, Evanston, fined
$40 and costs for shooting song birds
in Turner's woods.
Frank Suppanco, Wisconsin farm
er, lodging at 317 S. Desplaines, lost
$60 to two con men.
Bronze statue, "Butensky's Exile,"
valued at $800, stolen from Hebrew
Institute, 1258 Taylor.
Presbyterian board of temperance
of Pittsburgh offered aid in making
Chicago a prohibition city.
Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Glaser to culti
vate 20 acres of potatoes on Glencoe
farm and sell product at cost.
Gov't suing to collect $15,000 held
as fees by Thos. McMillan, clerk U. S.
district court, Northern Illinois.
Sup't of Streets Felix Mitchell
wants housewives' aid in making
Chicago "cleanest city in world."
Roy, A, Birke, married man, De
catur, 111., arrested as he alighted
from train with Viola Johnson, 17,
Clara Robey, wanted for passing
bogus $50 check on Louis Weber &
Co., arrested in St Louis. Dr. Paul
Morganthaler was with her.
Judge Crowe will hear habeas cor
pus case of W. J. Gallagher, con
victed 14 years ago in "pin brigade"
case. Latter surrendered yesterday.
Archbishop Jos. Weber, St. Stanis
laus Kostka Polish Catholic Church
of Darna, former bishop 6f German
Poland, seriously ill at Alexian Bros.'
Two men held up 12th st. car at
S. Hamilton av. Robbed conductor
of $7. Police came. After running
battle, Wm. Cosgrove, 2212 W. 13th,
Private duty nurses decided to de
mand $30 a week beginning May 1.
Michael Reese, Presbyterian, St.
Luke's, Mercy, Wesley, Hahnemann.