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mission against roads' proposal to l ed 275 times since 1893. Took a
discontinue stops for partial unload
Mrs. Emily Peterson, 6017 S.
Throop, being held at S. Chicago sta
tion. Jumped in -lake because hus
band left her. "v-
Thomas Hallaron, 2444 Eastwood
av., fined $50 and sent to Bridewell
for stealing pennies from news stand.
Probationed month ago on the same
S. Park commissioners refused to
allow building of Grant park garage.
Also refused ad club permission to
use park for poster display.
Detective fired 4 shots in loop chase
after pickpockets last night. One
Fourth Presbyterion church to hold
memorial services for Herbert Stone,
who went down with Lusitania.
Two years ago Frank Evanivitch,
king of Luna Park gypsy tribe, paid
$2,000 for daughter-in-law. Told po
lice she ran away -with $1,100 yes
terday. Michael Zangara, 54, 447 Hobbie,
arrested in Little Italy carrying load
ed rifle wrapped in newspapers.
Prof. Frederick Starr decorated as
knight commander by Liberia gov
ernment for publicity work.
Michi Aoi, one of the first of many
Japanese girls who have obtained
diplomas from the "U. of C", died
from pellagra at Wesley hospital.
Trials of Detective Sergeants Egan
and O'Brien set for May 24. Charged
Chas. Chase, janitor, fell from first
floor while washing windows at 5044
Sheridan road. , May die.
Robert Allen wants divorce. In
stead of repairing his wearing apparel
he says his wife destroys It.
Mother and two sisters fainted
when they saw James McKeever, 127
E. Oak, arrested for resisting cop.
Zion City to have antitobacco pa
rade Saturday afternoon.
Policeman Hogan of Englewood
says Mrs. Margaret Cunningham, 60,
8154 S. Sangamon, has been arrest-,
Two daughters of Mrs. Josephine
Elphain, 939 Montana, each gave a
pint of their blood to their mother
at the Columbus Memorial hospital
Chief of 'Police' Healey and Cap'ts
O'Brien and Evans to go to Cincin
nati to attend convention of Interna
tional Ass'n of Chiefs of Police.
Capt Wm. O'Brien of Engine Co.
97 died from ball stones. Loved hors
es and gave hundreds of copies of
"Black Beuaty," book altfjut hiVes,
Mrs. Chas. Laman, 443 E. 62d, says
coat wasn't made correctly by John
Colas, 408 E. 61st, a tailor. Judge
continued case to call experts.
Order for 10,000,000 pounds -of
canned meats divided between Chi
cago packers by warring countries.
Packers refuse to talk.
NO PEACE IN SIGHT IN
Looks like an all summer scrap be
tween the building trades labor
unions and the contracting associa
tions. It is doubtful if 100 of the
20,500 carpenters voted to accept the
compromise offer of the Carpenter
Cpntractors' ass'n. Including last
night's balloting, the vote now
stands 6,724 to 4 against acceptance.
The contractors say they will make
no other offer. Meetings with the
carpenters' arbitration committee
may be abandoned. They say they
are all ready to put strikebreakers on
Even with both sides suddenly in
clined toward peace, it would take
weeks to get results. But there is no
indication of peace.
Pres. L. A. Busby of the Chicago
Surface Lines and Wm. Quinlan, of
the street car employes met today
for a conference over the proposed
new wage scale. The men want a
maximum of 36 cents at the end of
one year instead of a maximum of,
32 cents at.the end of five years.