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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO
Police are searching for Fred C.
Mayer, 1456 W. 15th st, who disap
peared Wednesday with $250. Wife
James Drager, 8, drowned while
swimming in lake at foot of 78th st
Ferdinand Dosin, 3417 N. Paulina,
routed two robbers at corner of Pa' I
ina and Wilson av. when they order
ed him to halt.
Seven -men complained to Capt.
Thomas Meagher, Desplaines st. sta
tion, that Chicago Employment
Agency, 32 S. Canal St., as fee for
job. Given worthless tickets for train
to take them to mythical job. Detec
tives found agency closed.
Matthew Hivaty, 1357 Fairfield av.,
committed suicide by inhalding gas.
Despondent over ill health.
John Greer, vaudeville actor, 47 E.
Van Buren st, fined $25 and costs for
flirting with Lillian Rommel, 15, 1319
N. Rockwell st, at Congress and
Just before adjournment regular
grand" jury passed a resolution advis
ing the appointment of a special
grand jury to probe charges of fraud
and irregularities in connection with
the erection of the new County Hos
pital. Case of Edward and Paul Covitz
and Joseph Clarke, accused of arson
conspiracy in burning of Covitz
Bros.' Fifth av. clothing store, will
go to jury today.
Yeggmen blew safe in -paint store
f W. W. Roberts, 6712 Wentworth
av., escaping with money and papers.
Five deaths resulted from heat yes
terday. President McCormick will demand
full investigation of County Hospital
Three nfen arrested for attempted
kidnapping of Angelina Maggio, 1123
George Ingleman, 807 Sheridan
rd., found 2-weeks-old baby boy on
front steps. St Vincent's Orphan
Three Cicero saloonkeepers ar
rested for running slot machines.
Election Commissioner Czarnecki
will turn over all his data to special
Capt. Arthur Stiles, west park
'joard, will begin campaign to exter
minate mashers in Wicker Park.
Frank Girger, 2010 Fowier st.,
knocked down at N. Robey and Fow
ler sts. by auto owned and driven by
Wm, Doll, 919 N. Robey st.
Mrs. Jimmy Ward, wife of well
known Chicago aviator, tried suicide
at Congress Hotel with alcohoL
Edward F. Young, former treas
urer of Chicago, Terre Haute &
Southeastern railroad, pleaded guilty
to embezzling $53,000. Sentenced to
one to five years in Joliet by Judge
Adelor J. Petit elected chief justice
of Circuit Court to succeed Jesse A.
Baldwin. Judge Pinckney remains at
Council finance committee hired
Miles J. Devine to defend policemen
brought up before trial board. $3,000
per year job. .
Robert E. Burke told election com
missioners it was common knowledge
that votes were bought on North
Mrs. Florence Sopp, 24, 127 W.
Erie st, tried suicide. Poison. Scrap
with husband. Will recover.
Body of Louis Denison, 1035
Greenwood ter., drowned with two
other men and woman June 19, re
covered in drainage canal yesterday.
Josephine Said and Lucy Bertsche,
both 17, wards of House of Good
Shepherd, sought on charge of steal
ing clothing from St Joseph's Hos
pital. John Lebriola, deputy sheriff, 717
Polk st, had his divorced wife, Lucy
Ross, and John Generalla, Milwaukee
labor agent arrested.
City council finance committee has
delayed action on proposal to appro-
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