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William Cheney Ellis found guilty of murder after 10 ballots. Given 15 years. -... Anti-Hearst Trade tlnion League will meet at Ruud Hall, Washtenaw and Wabansia, March 6, 8 p. m. "Judge" Miles Seldon Macon, Lex ington Hotel, arrested for alleged confidence game. Miss Margaret Boggess claims to have been swindled out of $1,950. 2918 Vernon av. raided as alleged drug "dive." Seven bottles of dope and hypodermic needles taken. Har ry Heath held as keeper. Twenty-second Ward Independent Democratic Club will meet at 542 W. North av., Friday evening, March 6. Circumstances in connection with fire that destroyed Farmers' Packing Co.'s plant, Cicero, investigated by fire marshal. Dennis Dalton, watch man, held for grand jury. Edward Higgins, 1015 Wells st., asphyxiated. Revived. Condition serious. Aldermen urge unification of sur face and "L" lines as solution of sub way problem. Pennsylvania Railroad refuses to grant any more concessions to city in freight terminal deal. Samuel A. Neff, 744 E. 43d st, held for grand jury. Alleged to have ob tained $1,500 by selling fake evidence in divorce suit. Robert Hodgins,an epileptic, lock ed up six months on disorderly con duct charge, released by Judge Owens. Judge said.it was a crime to keep sick man in jail when no of fense was committed. Contempt charges being prepared against eight school board trustees who refused to seat ousted members. Brune Kraczanski released from Bridewell, where he had served term for beating wife. Fired.three shots at wife. Arrested for assault with intent to kill. Woman unhurt. . Policewomen searching for 3-months'-old baby of Mrs. Maud Bee- man. Woman put baby in orphan age, but can't remember where. Home of Mrs. E. K. Buehl, 4529 Racine av., robbed by would-be-roomer. $115 worth of stuff taken. Case of Waldemar Ronning, 4529 Park av., arraigned for contributing to delinquency of Miss Telma Moor has, 17, continued until March 13. Fred Plesse, 73, 1722 W. 56th st.; Edgar Ballou, 1803 Indiana av., and Paul J. Volkmann, 2800 Lincoln av., suicided. Gas. Prof. F. S. Deibler will speak on "Syndicalism" at Grace Church op,en forum, Sunday evening, March. 8. Jury of women disposed of 18 cases yesterday in Insane Court. Joseph O'Brien, 3302 S. Ashland av., arrested as forger. Alleged to have passed lfour checks for smal amounts. Amelia Oztroweski, 14, 8712 Buf falo av., painfully burned. Started fire with kerosene. Several witnesses in government oleo suit against John F. Jelke Co. testified having brought uncolored butterine and evaded revenue tax. Dr. Joseph L. O. Trudel held for grand jury. Charged with assaulting Carl Pratt, reporter of afternoon paper. Dr. John D. Ellis and Lewis J. Blesch, employes of Chicago car lines, fined for forcing way into home of Mrs. Lena Hochleiter, whose hus band was hurt in car accident. . Charles Blaine, 12, East Illinois st., drank poison. Will recover., William Condon, 2010 Fillmore av., asphyxiated. John W. Worthington, head of wrecked American Banking Ass'n, re arrested on federal warrant for using mails to defraud. Was leaving cell on $5,000 bond when arrest took place. Chicago postoffice receipts for Feb ruary, $2,390,894. Richard Ketching, 2038 Aubert av., juror in rqbbery case, walked across street to get lunch. Robbed $20.