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her when she refused to give him
Prokop Santl, 4551 Clifton Park
av., shot self with revolver. Wound
slight. Booked for disorderly conduct.
Morris Berner, manager of saloon,
552 W. 43d st, fined' $100 and costs
for selling liquor to minors.
Fifteen lodgers routed at 750 N.
Dearborn st. when fire attacked base
ment of house. Damage 1,000.
45,617 jobless here according to po
lice census. Union officials estimate
number at over 150,000.
Six investigators of the city attor
ney suspended by the corporation
counsel. Alleged that outside busi
ness interfered with their work.
Others may also lose jobs.
Miss Emma Annesur, 159 W. Divi
sion st, chorus girl, discharged by
Judge Ryan. Woman was accused
by Avon S. Barrows of taking dia
mond ring. Barrows admitted buy
ing clothes and jewels for the girl.
Man believed to be A. Downing, 50,
found dead in room at 2352 W. Mad
ison st. Woman companion sought
by police. (
Louis R. Grossman, alleged bank
rupt diamond merchant, arrested.
Charged with concealment of assets.
Daniel Dillis, 70, dropped dead in
Murphy's undertaking shop; 9256 S.
Chicago av. Heart disease.
Home of Reed L. Parker, 5143 In
gleside av., entered. $500 loot.
$750,000 auto speedway may be
built near Chicago. 500-aere tract
purchased by Chicagoans near Joliet.
Yeggman raided Frank Emme's sa
loon. Pushed 3,500-pound safe a
block. Blew it open. Got $35.
Detective Sergeant John Prender
gast appointed official censor of-masquerades.
Must measure length of
skirts at parties.
Mrs. Eugene Sholl, 2059 W. Madi
son St., choked and beaten in home
by strange man when she refused to
give him money.
Two Italians broke window of An
thony Beruca's grocery, 701 Sholte
st. Believed to be "black hand"
warning. "Black handers" want $1,
000. Paddy Newman, 5 years old, 3158
VanBuren st, lost pet .dog. Sick in
bed. $5 reward for return of dog.
Joseph Kick, 30, 2619 21st st.,
struck by street car. Skull fractured.
Inheritance tax on Morris estate
ARREST 200 UNEMPLOYED IN
NEW YORK CHURCH
New York, March 5. Two hun
dred unemployed, led by Frank Tan
nebaum, of the Industrial Workers of
the World, were arrested last night
after they had conducted a march as
a demonstration that they wanted de
cent wage paying work, and had en
tered the Roman Catholic Church of
St. Alphonsus in West Broadway.
More than 195 men and one wo
man, Gussie Miller, have been spend
ing the nights in churches lately.
Last night they swarmed into the
church while lenten services were in
progress and sat down. Father G. J.
Schneider ordered them to leave and
was shocked by their demand that
they should sleep in the presence of
The police entered the church
building and arrested the men and
the one woman and they were charg
ed with inciting to riot
The I. W. W. leader had planned
to send out 500 speakers today to ad
dress different factories, urging the
men to work only eight hours a day.
CHOSE JAIL TO WIFE
Ben Greenberg of 902 S. Halsted
street stood in the Court of Domes
tic Relations yesterday, charged with
deserting his wife and two kids.
"Now, you can either go back and
live with your wife or go to jail," an
nounced Judge Uhlir. "What will
Greenberg turned and looked at his
wife. Then he turned back to the
"Give me 18 years," he said. He
was sent to the Bridewell.