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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
John Lappere, wealthy real estate
dealer, 5444 Magnolia av., killed by
gas. Police think he committed sui
cide. Police searching for five girls, two
boys and one man, who have disap
peared within last few days.
Commissioner Edward Mullen
elected treasurer of West Park
Charles Graff, 725 S. State st.,
knocked down by street car at State
and Harrison sts. Saved by fender.
Marie Asperoz, violinist, filed suit
for $10,000 against Oscar Mayer,
owner of Revere House, because he
took violin given her by former Presi
dent Diaz, Mexico, and broke it to
pieces while she was stopping at
. Commissioner ofPublic Works Mc
Gahn is advertising for bids for jack
knife bridge over river at Lake st.
200 Shriners arrived in Chicago
from St. Paul and Minneapolis on
way to Panama Canal.
Attorney Chas. E. Erbstein will ask
for writ of habeas corpus for Harold
Schneider, indicted for murder of
Jeweler Joseph Logue. Erbstein has
Steve Durza, Logue's office boy, as
witness for defense.
Progressive Club at last night's
banquet laid plans for Roosevelt Day,
to be held at Riverview Park Aug. 30.
Mayor Harrison said city council
would hold no special session until
Eva Block, 3, 641 Wl 15th st, fell
three stories. May die.
Chas. S. Wharton, former con
gressman, arrested for having little
poker game at his home, 4191 S.
Halsted st Released.
Emil.Leska, 4, 2715 W. 45th st,
shot in leg by three small boys playr
ing with gun. Boys escaped.
Dorothy Barley, 513 S. Robey st.,
arrested on charge of passing worth
less check on Henry Nuemann,
butcher, 841 Garfield av.
Body of William Henry Lee, weal
thy publisher, will not be exhumed,
according to Coroner Hoffman. Col
ored woman who claims to be his
former wife demanded it
Special Prosecutor John E. North
up will make one more appeal to
County Board for funds for special
grand jury and if refused wfil put It
up to public.
Mysterious woman being held at
Englewood station in connection with
theft of $1,279 worth of jewelry from
home of Walter Metcalfe, 6934
Telephone Users' Ass'n. will hold
meeting at Hotel LaSalle tonight.
John W. Utesch, chief lodging
house inspector for state board of
health, suspended by State Civil Ser
vice Commission for runnnig real es
ta office while holding state job.
John Dubeck, 77, 1316 Chapin st,
acquitted of serious offense against
Dorothy Juda, 7, same address.
Auto owned and driven by Master
in Chancery Granville W. Browning
struck motorcycle on which were two
men at entrance to Washington Park.
Rosalie Murphy, 10, 537 W. 35th,
badly bitten and torn by savage wolf
hound dog owned by Mrs. Dolly Suth
erland, 3934 S. Michigan av.
D. C. Payton, supt Indiana State
Reformatory, in talk at Chicago Uni
versity, said prisons should reform
and not drive prisoners mad by cruel
P. H. Detts, Sterling, Kan., killed
by Northwestern train at 35th st.
Police ambulance carrying Joseph
Smozinski, 2340 N. Robey st, to hos
pital after both legs were cut off by
train warf struck by street car at
Robey and North av. and Smozinski
was nearly killed. Two others hurt
Chief McWeeny has ordered police
to enforce ordinance restricting use
of glaring headlights on autos.
Congressman Martin B. Adams
wants block bounded by Jefferson,
Clinton and Adams sts, and. Jackson.