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NEWS OF THE DXY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Aufb of Rep. Joseph Hruby, 1806
S. Center av., skidded at 16th. st and
Blue Island av. Slippery pavement.
Hit water plug. Result: Flood; Hruby
soaked; 50 families without water
for an hour; $2,000 in damage to
neighborhood stock; smashed auto.
War on between freshmen and
sophomores at Lake Forest College.
Kidnaping of students the cause.
Latest: John Milton, toastmaster
for last night sophomore dinner,
"stolen" from his dormitory. Taken
away in auto. Faculty expected to
take a hand.
Master Horseshoers of Chicago to
hold eighth annual May party tonight
at Hotel Sherman. Delegates from
other states expected.
Body of man supposed to be Henry
Frerksen, carpenter, 2706 Best av.,
found hanging from tree in lot off
Riverview being sued for $10,000
by Patrick Healy. Claims revolving
swing collapsed. .
W. H. Kinlook and wife, 3214 Sher
idan road, adopted eight-year-old son
yesterday. Reported he was adopted
early in life by the couple. Readop
tion made to protect boy's interest in
Four autobandits- forced to aban
don machine when engine went dead.
Had robbed pedestrian of watch at
W. Erie and N. Leavitt sts. Police
fired several shots. Robbers escaped.
Co-eds of University of Chicago
will publish next Tuesday's issue of
Maroon, University paper. So much
advertising has come in that paper
will go from four to eight pages. .Men
to have only two columns devoted to
'Louis Darmoth and Mrs. Kate
Kohler, 5755 S. LaSalle St., fined $5
and $1 in Englewood Municipal Court
Friday, following accidental shooting
of Mrs. F. J. Beireiff, 5754 Grove.av.
The latter was shot in right cheek
when former two were practicing
with air rifle inback yard : ,,
Street railways now offer to tear
down the loop if city will build sub
ways for 'em. .
University of Chicago students
gave peace delegates the 'rah 'rah
yesterday. Delegates doing as well
as could be expected.
Cook County Democracy gave bail
at LaSalle Hotel last night. 2,000
present. Mayor Harrison and Miss
Frieda Mayer led grand march.
The big "crime trust" has
dwindled down to a clairvoyant or
seer trust in the newspapers.
Would-be holdup tried to rob Mrs.
Delia Richards, 7 W. Pearson st, and
guest, Miss Christine Linquist Point
ed revolver at them. They cuffed him
and chased him into street. He went
next door. Again ousted by Miss
Henry Schfacks, 700 Sheridan
road, railroad man, died Friday of old
Estate estimated at $53,500 divided
between fourteen relatives by will of
Order seeking installment of 15,
000 new street lights approved by
council committee of finance. No
one could suggest where city could
get money to pay for the work.
Mrs. Aleon Sproule, 821 Sherman
av., Evanston, held up and robbed of
$28 by two masked men at alley on
Sheridan road, between Argyle and
Ainslie avs. Seventh robbery there
this year. Petition asking better pro
tection to be sent to mayor.
Julius Reager, 55p W. Madison st,
who robbed poor boxes in Holy Cross
Catholic church, fined $100 and costs
and sent to Bridewell for ten days by
Mrs. J. H. Prentiss, Kenilworth, ar
rested for speeding in Evanston. Case
continued. Admitted she told her
chauffeur to "speed moderately."
In proportion to its size Belgium
has more miles of railway than, any
pother -country in the worlds .
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