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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Robert Courtney, 15, 4022 Cottage
Grove av., missing from home. Left
note that he was going to drown self
in quarry at 93d st.
Salvatore Diana, 818 Morgan st,
ducked two charged fired from saw-ed-off
shotgun by Frank Defalko. No
Ruth Hayden, 6147 Evans av., su
ing Carroll W. Swigert, sec'y Swigert
Paper Co., for $25,000. Breach of
S. H. Brun, formerly chauffeur for
David H. Stevenson, vice. pres. Mas
cot Copper Co., 1049 Sacramento
blvd., who recently decamped with
$2,000 in gems belonging to Mrs.
Stevenson, returned part of them and
promised to return rest.
Mrs. Minnie Staurove, domestic,
who stole $500 worth of clothing
from Mrs. Paul Gerhardt, 457 Fuller
ton parkway, was sentenced to one
day in jail yesterday. Had been in
jail 58 days awaiting trial.
Frank Wurthman, baker, 2147 Cly-
hourn av., shot and killed his wife
last night because "she continually 1 by coroner's jury for killing of Mrs,
nagged me." Locked up
Mrs. Catherine Baker, wife of the
poisoned chauffeur, is being given
silent treatment. Held in connection
with husband's death.
Council judiciary committee to
hold public meeting this afternoon to
consider proposed ordinance to li
cense produce commission men.
Pretty blond woman swindled sev
eral South Side druggists lately by
calling up and ordering 50 cents'
worth of a drug and change for a $10
bill. She gives the boy a worthless
Chicago Beach Hotel again visited
by acrobatic burglar.. Entered room
of Eben Lane, real estate dealer. Got
loot worth $200.
Green cap season for "U" of Chi
cago freshmen opens tomorrow. All
freshmen caught with green lids to
be initiated into Order of Sacfed
John Jordon, chauffeur, whose car
killed James Parousek, 3018 S. St.
Louis st., held to grand jury by cor
Mrs. Minnie Hoffman suing to an
nul her marriage to Bert Mockbee.
Claims he marrie dher 5 days before
divorce of first wife.
John Onakoff told judge he was a
soldier of fortune. Judge told him
they were mobilizing at Bridewell.
Rob Roy Ricketts discharged from
bankruptcy. Art firm failed year ago
with $1,000,000 liabilities.
Mrs. Johanna Dunne suing P. Bo
land, undertaker, for injuries receiv
ed in auto accident at one of his fun
erals. Ben Christholm, 12 N. Peoria st,
went to hotel with chance acquaint
ance. Missed $32. Harry Cohen ar
rested. Joseph Sanders, 10526 Ewing av.f
fined $100 for beating step-daughter,
Max and Martha Goldschmidt freed
Harry Forbes, wife of pugilist, in auto
Inventory of estate of late Rudolph
J. Busch, real estate dealer, values
property at $565,000.
Mrs. Walter Fisher denied motion
for temporary alimony yesterday.
Suing for separate maintainance. Did
same twice before unsuccessfully.
Joseph McDermott arrested on
charge of stealing and trying to cash
postal savings certificate of another.
Kuno Matthei acquitted of the
murder o fhis common-law wife,
whose was cut last spring in flat at
1513 W. Van Buren St.
Mayor Harrison proclaims Oct. 12
legal holiday. 422d anniversary of
discovery of America. .
Lizzie Walsh suing Anton J. Cer
mak, bailiff Municipal Court, for
$50,000. Refuses to discuss reason.
25 policemen were called to han
dle a mob of 5,000 Poles, Bohemians