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Harrison drug act by U. S. marshaL
Out on bonds.
Mrs. L. Lathers, 70, 2327 Barry av.,
tried to suicide with gas. Ill health.
Found. Will recovery
Mrs. Sarah Tracey, 60,--came here
from Cleveland to visit daughter.
Took poison. Died. Was invalid.
Jas MacGinnis, Mason City, la.,
found in yard at 6546 S. State with
throat and wrists slashed with razor.
Out of work.
Ben Nelson, 9092 Green Bay av.,
found dead in room from poison. Had
lost job. Couldn't find another.
Three auto bandits held up Eng
lander Spring Bed Co.'s factory at 615
W. 39th. $800.
Fred Dreher, 4, 221 W. 24th, struck
on head with bat while watching ball
Chief Healey ordered Cap't Mea
gher to swear out warrant against
Barney Grogan for selling liquor
without a license. Has new evidence.
Clarence Roper, 5829 W. Walton,
killed and 2 others Injured when car
wrecked auto at Chicago and Kildare.
Dr. D. Doeff refused rebate of $6.70
on auto license. Now holds free
license at health officer.
Bids for 3-story addition to Schurz
high school to be opened. Girls ob
ject to climbing 5 stories to lunch
Council finance committee voted
$2,500 for investigation of school
fund deficit. Extravagance and busi
ness inefficiency charged.
Two men who stole auto tire from
machine of Father J. E. Phejan ar
rested. Four girls to give blood to save life
of Mrs. J. W. Williams, 4618 Kenmore.
A new 14-foot mahogany Mar-quette-Joliet
cross to be unveiled at
Robey and river tomorrow afternoon.
Wells-Fargo Express Co. officials
meeting here. Discussing service im
provement and loss of business to
Theater orchestras played patriotic
airs. Crowds hysterical.
Dr. H. G. Wildman of Oak Forest,
tuberculosis hospital restored to
standing despite fact his license was
revoked years ago.
SCANDAL! BOOZE WAS FOUND IN
Desplaines, a town to the north
west of Chicago, is a much sadder
and much drier town today. Last
night some of the suburb's most ex
clusive "clubs" were raided and the
directors were taken into custody for
selling liquor against the "anti" laws
of the township.
Fred Thoma, influential justice of
peace of the village, was among those
who took a ride in the blue buggy,
and although he made a plea to be
arraigned before a local justice he
was taken to Oak Park for trial along
with eight other "club" proprietors.
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Denver, Colo., May 15. If you want
to know what happens in a woman
suffrage state when a man and wife
both voters want to talk at a pub
lic political meeting at the same time,
read the following story.
Mrs. Helen Ring Robinson is a
state senator from Denver. Her hus
band is known as Mr. Helen Ring
Robinson. At a meeting in the Wom
an's Glub both Mr. and Mrs. Robinson
arose at the same time to address the
chairman of the meeting.
"Mr. Chairman!" they both cried
simultaneously. They stood side by
side. Mr. Robinson much the taller
Mrs. Robins&n looked at the per
son who challenged her right to the
floor and without waiting for the
chairman to recognize her, she push
ed Mr. Robinson back into his seat
and proceeded to deliver, a few re
marks. Cement manufacturers are urging
that all roads be built of concrete.
We now expect the manufacturers of
marmalade and liver pills to urge that
sidewalks be built of marmalade and