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ordered to pay. cash in court. Took
$1,364 from pocket Gave her $300.
Southeast Rodgers Park Improve
ment Ass'n protested to mayor
against building of flat building on Al-
Cl .1 Nnlan 39fi Whiinor hplri nn
by two men near 1316 N. Dearborn.
Had only 10 -cents. Robbers took
John Wiley, 636 N. Clark, and 14
others arrested in his poolroom. Po
lice suspect race track gambling.
Herman Schamahl, 1131- N. State,
reported to police home had been
entered. Jewelry and clothing valued
at $600 taken.
Mrs. Gertrude Kawell, 2946 Lincoln
av., arrested after she had stabbed
husband in arm with butcher knife.
Ordered her to stay home, he says.
Mrs, Edward Staflin, Tolelo, O.,
asked police to seek father-in-law,
Nicholas Staflin, 612 N. May. Miss
ing since Monday.
Mrs. Lavina Norton in crossbill for
divorce denied husband's claim that
she cut face with shears.
Whole police force busy selling
tickets for Democracy's ball at Hotel
La Salle, Jan. 15.
Mary V. Sheetz awarded $10,000
Verdict for paralysis from lead poi
soning contracted while working for
International Harvester Co., dead.
I. W. W.'s CAUSE RIOT WHEN
THEY CHARGE RESTAURANT
Sioux City, la., Jan. 6. Over 300
Industrial Workers of the World
caused a riot at noon yesterday in the
cafe of the Commercial club, when
they charged on the diningroom and
demanded food, saying they were out
of work and starving.
The jobless men came to demand
work and "when they saw the food
made a rush for the diningroom. Min
isters and business men former a line
in front of the dining room door and
pleaded with them to desist while the
police were summoned. Finally the
riot was quelled with a promise that
every effortfwlll be made to secure
work for the jobless, preference to be
given to the married men.
Police are guarding the city hall
and public buildings.
SCENT FRAUD IN ENDLESS
CHAIN OF HELP LETTERS
Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 6. A
copy of endless chain letters that are
being sent broadcast over the United
States today was turned over to Post
office Inspector W. J. Maries for in
vestigation. The letter purports to have been
sent out in the interest of the Red
Cross society for the relief of suf
fering in belligerent European na
tions. Investigation at the headquarters
of the Red Cross organization in
Washington, however, revealed that
the plan had not been authorized by
the organization and that the officers
of the society had no knowledge that
an appeal of that kind was being dis
seminated through the country. The
letter turned over to Mr. Maries had
been sent to a Minneapolis woman by
a friend in Pittsburgh. The letter
was not signed. Another personal
letter came in the same mail, telling
the name of the sender. The letter
"Number 8. Dec. ,22, 1914.
"This chain letter is for the pur
pose of raising money for the relief
work in the European' war zone. The
proceeds are to be turned over to the
International Red Cross society.
"Kindly make five copies of this
note and send to five friends, num
bering each of the notes with the
number next higher to the number of
this note. (All five notes to bear the
same number.) And at the same
time inclose $.10 to Mrs. Wm. F.
Floyd, Box 31, Williamstown, Mass.
"The chain will end at number 12.
Those receiving that note should not
send out copies, merely the $.10 as
"Please do not break the chain,
as hundreds of dollars would thereby
I be lost,"