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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:47; sunset, 6:47.
47,769 babies born in Chicago in
Oscar Erickson, 6019 .Carpenter,
struck by street car Saturday, died.
Body of unidentified man, about
50, taken from river at Roscoe st
Four auto bandits raided Walter P,
Schiethe's saloon, 6158 S. Morgan.
Hundred's of policemen will be
transferred by Chief Schuettler this
"Matinee burglar" suspect arrest
ed in Hyde Park. Valuable plunder
found in room.
Four auto bandits got $25 and gold
watch from Geo. Goettner, druggist,
1426 W. GarfieldJrivd.
West Suburban Law and Order En
forcement league formed in Oak
Park to fight for "dry Illinois."
Mrs. Sarah D. Jenkins has been
succeeded as sup't of Y. M. C. A., 830
Michigan av., by Mrs. G. I. Reed.
Joseph Cutaia, Italian, 834 Milton
av., shot to death near home. Sawed
off shotgun. "Black handers'' sought
Albert Samuelson, tailor, shot to
death during quarrel with Italian in
front of 1289 Mohawk. Assassin es
caped. Body of Wm. J. Murphy, Kansas
City, Mo., found in slip in Illinois steel
mills, South Chicago. Dead two
Allen Hanratty, Clarence Owens
and Harry Allen, 30 Waverly cL, ar
rested. Supposed burglary loot found
Dr. Emil Bunta, young psycholo
gist whose mind became affected
several months ago, released from
Elgin as sane. His wife, Emily How
ard, will continue suit for annulment,
it is said.
John Bieczak, 1609 Cortland, driv
en insane over war, shot and killed
Vasal Golubur, same address; wound
ed Mrs Golubur and beat two babies
with revolver Leaped from second
story window. Caught.
Harlow N. Higinbotham, aged cap
italist, seriously ill.
South Side Saloonkeepers' ass'n
are going to ask council to pass or
der abolishing free lunch.
Two workmen narrowly escaped
serious injury when acetlyne gas -b.
tank blew up in Morris & Co. stock- t?
Burglars got provisions from Chas.
Hammesfahr's delicatessen store,
165 N. La Salle, two doors from de
Girl who tried suicide by poison in
Wilson av. dry goods store identified
as Ruth Covyeow, 3447 Lincoln av.,
recently arrested in hotef with Wal
ter Haisler, chauffeur, on complaint
of Mrs. Haisler. ,
250 guests driven from Revere
house by early morning fire. Edw.
Wessels, 301 W. Chicago av., climbed
four flights ancL rescued Joeephine
Bennet, 4, whom mother had forgot
ten. Small damage.
W. Jones, 1817 .Ridge, negro, trav
eling in taxi, tried to hold up auto
containing Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Ros
enthal, 5358 Prairie av., and Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Hess, 5124 Greenwood
av. Police got Jones.
THOMPSON'S JOFFRE STAND
DRAWS MORF CRITICISM
The foreign-born element of the
city, represented by heads of various
Polish, Russian, Bohemian, Croat
ian, Serbian and other societies,
came out strongly against Mayor
Thompson's apathy regarding the
proposed visit of Gen. Joffre and his
party to Chicago. The city execu
tive declared yesterday that his atti
tude was unchanged by the criticism O
he received, but that if the French
men did come to Chicago he would
take part in the welcoming ceremonies.
London. King Constantine of
Greece said to be considering abdi
cating in favor of the crown prince