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NEWS OTF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Police trying to find reason for sui
cide of Mrs. Alice Vance, 3532 Cal
ifornia av. Took poison.
Mary Anderson fined $10 in Morals
Court yesterday. Two negroes of
fered to pay it. Judge threatened
them with jail if they appeared again.
Hysterical woman caused a panic
in the Princess Theater last night by
screaming fire. Rushed away in a
Stephen Thorne, 11, 7152 Harvard
av., and Ernest Barr, 11, 7303 Har
vard av., ran away Wednesday.
Found sleeping in shack at E. 73d st.
and Harvard av. last night.
Miss Laura , Carey, 4427 Grand
blvd., was married yesterday to Dr.
Francis A. Collins.
Elmer Park village trustees ap
pointed committee to deny charges
made by Aid. Jos. H.- Smith that El
mer Park was trying to build new
city hall out of fines paid by Chica
goans. Walter Brenner, 7, 4903 Princeton
av., killed. "Hitching" on wagon
driven by Chester Simpson, 5133 S.
Former Aid. "Al" Tierney discharg
ed on charge or" violating 1 o'clock
closing ordinance in cafe at 336 E.
35th st. Policewoman who brought
charges did not carry watch.
Dr. Eva Shaver, 1120 Sedgwick-st,
held to grand jury by coroner's jury
after death of Mrs. Lillian Giovenco,
1210 Burling st. Illegal, operation
Angelo Ruby held up saloon of
Thomas Doyle, 3223 E. 92d st. Got
. $45. Grabbed by Serg't Horan as he
Neighborhood merchants gave din
ner to Police Lieut James Doherty,
45th precinct, as appreciation of ser
vices. Presented wife with chest of
silver and Doherty a gold watch.
Charles Cross, blacksmith, 6616
St Lawrence av., died from skull
fracture received in unknown man
ner 'Sept 21.
Waitresses of Local 484 will hold
annual dance Saturday. Oct. 3, in
Coliseum Annex, 8 o'clock. Tickets
from members are 25 cents. At door
Federal ciyil service com'n warned
gov't employes against political activ
Because Mrs. Laura E. Dupee
Blackslee names Mrs. Kate Coleman
correspondent in divorce case, Mrs.
Coleman filed suit for $10,000 dam
ages. Pioneer Paper Stock Co. gave $100
to firemen's pension fund in appre
ciation for work done saving their
Chicago Tunnel 'Co. paid $36,977 to
city as its share of profits'for last 6
Court awarded damages of $1,500
to Thomas Creighton, a boy,
against Policeman James O'Brien,
who kicked him for stealing cherries.
Peter Wilson burned to death in
Oakwoods Hotel. Clothing was full
of oil. Stepped near gas jet
Hearing of Thos. J. 0Gara, coal
magnate, and W. C. Brown, former
head of the N. Y. Central lines, set
for hearing on Oct. 20. Charged with
conspiracy against interstate com
W. F". Law & Co.'s warehouse at
346 Union Park ct destroyed by fire.
Helen C. Brown suing Ham P. Bee,
3800 Lake Park av., for $10,000. Says
he owes it to her.
Petitions circulated in Highland
Park for commission form'of govern
ment Hawthorne race track being re
paired for Cook County Fair, to be
held there on Oct. 9, 10, 11.
John H. Montgomery, druggist
2604 S. State st, convicted of selling
cocaine illegally. License revoked.
Mose Rosenburg, at hearing of D.
I. Felsenthal and M L. Fox, charged
with arson, testified he was hired to
.have .Ben Fink, confessed "Jorebug,"