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Pres. McCormick, who, with seven other members of county board and Special Pros. John E. Northup, sent out public appeal for funds to con duct probe of election frauds, says he has already received $100. George Brady, 13, 603 N. Central av., knocked off bicycle by public li brary auto trucfl. Leg broken. Baby boy, 4 weeks old, found in woods near Foster and California avs. by a laborer. St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum. Fire of mysterious origin attacked building owned by Michael Battio at 2347 W. Taylor st. early today. Three families routed. $18,000 "loss. In vestigation. Commissioner of Public Works Mc Gann says thousands of acres of lake shore land are being washed away on account of government rule against protecting piers. Luke Foley, 7615 S. Morgan st., ar rested when his auto struck another driven by Dr. D. H, Cunningham, 3158 Jackson blvd. The Orange Judd Farmer predicts raise in price of corn and potatoes. Edward Jordan, 16, 1825 Wash burne av., shot in leg following quar rel with Harry Lindran, 17, who es caped. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Spalding, 1349 S. State St., and Marguerite Cant, Brooklyn, N. Y., injured when two autos collided in N. Michigan av. near Rush st. bridge. William Johnson, 24, butcher, 3510 S. Dearborn st., shot and killed; John Smith, 20, wounded, and William Smith, his father, arrested. Domes tic quarrel. Believed that Johnson shot younger Smith and was killed by boy's father. , Well-dressed young man held up Joseph Freeman in his saloon, 1635 W. Division st. Escaped with $75. Wm. Reynolds, 122 W. 37th st., and Olaf Hansen, 3637 LaSalle st, badly injured when 35th st. car struck their wagon at LaSalle st. JNCERNING CHICAGO Edward Scanlon, 4160 Colorado av., struck and seriously hurt by street car at Harrison and Keeler. Central Swedish conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church will be gin tomorrow at W. Oak and Orleans. A letter received by the Chicago Federation of Labor today called at tention to the fact that the only safe ty deposit company in the city that wouldn't pay union labor the mark of respect of closing on Labor Day was the National Safety Deposit Co., operated by First National Bank. Armitage av. car collided with Mil waukee av. car at Dearborn and. Washington sts. Panic. No one in jured. Max Flegger, prominent South Chicago ' merchant, arrested after fight over nickel with street car con ductor. Had $197 in pocket. Man supposed to be Chas. Olson, laborer, killed by C, M. & St. P. pas senger train at Morton Grove. Mayor Harrison arid Secretary of War Garrison may get together while latter is in city and discuss question of government appropriation to aid outer harbor work. House lobby committee investigat ors are in Chicago tracing move ments of Col. Martin M. Mulhall in this city while he was employed by National Manufacturers' Ass'n. Mrs. Emily Zander, 1546 W. Har rison st, found unconscious by her husband, Charles, this morning. Half empty carbolic acid bottle by her side. Former Judge Cleland, in speech before American Ass'n of Accident Underwriters today, urged federal in stead of state supervision of insur ance companies. Prof. G. Stanley Hall, Clark Uni versity, in speech' at Cook County ' Teachers' Institute, advocated use of rod in public schools. Believes in licking kids. Carlton Holmes drank carbolic acid at home of sister-in-law, Mrs.