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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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roe and State sts., arrested for false
Statement by Ernest Ulm, 1325
Bismarck ct, who died after beating
from police, hit four policemen of W.
Chicago av. station.
Officials of Forest Park and May
wood at war with autoists over
speeding arrests.
Lieut. Charles E. Burns, Morgan
A Park, arrested three men for keeping
Eleanor Hoch, 4 mo., 605 S. Albany
av., dead. Mother administered dose
of paragoric.
Special assessment of $300,000 for
municipal lighting plant voted down
in Oak Park.
Arguments of 34 electrical con
tractors and labor heads, indicted
under Sherman law, set for tomor
row before Judge Landis.
Edward Nerud, 18191 S. Racine,
suicide. Rope. Ill health.
Robert Wallace, Melrose park, by
stander shot when Italians were duel
ing at Forquer and Halsted sts., dead.
Raymond Lewine, New York, held
on bum check charge made by Hotel
La Salle officials.
Ralph Miller, Hammond, Ind., own
er of amusement concession, fined
$15 for using monkey as dodging tar
get Government officials announced
they are through with Angelo Lunar
di, disappearing leper of Highland
William Walsh, deputy warden at
Joliet state penitentiary,' seriously ill
at home, 1343 W. 71st pi.
Nine horses burned to death by in
cendiary fire in barn of O. Tift, 29
N. May st
Frank Skiba, official of town of
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Nine arrested in fight when Abe
Lewis, 4249 Indiana av., returned
home unexpectedly and found Chas.
Decker with wife.
Horace Orlady, senior Northwest
ern U, dropped into lake by jokers.
A plea asking the board of educa
tion to take steps to force a reason
able appraisal on school property
along State st. between Monroe and
Madison streets was contained in a
letter to Pres. Collins of the board
from the Northwest Side Com'l club.
In an executive session members
of the Commercial club, the most in
fluential organization of the North
Side, composed of small business
men, asked for an appraisal which
approaches that on privately-owned
lands near by.
The rent charged holders of school
leases is 6 per cent of the appraised
value. According to the leases held
by the State street corporations, the
appraisal is supposed to be on the
cash value of the land.
Three appraisers, Bertram Wins
ton, Simon Strauss and Jesse Hol
dom, set the appraisal far below the
real value of the land, the club
claims, because they took in consid
eration the war, the poor buildings
which occupy the school lands and
the existing business conditions.
This they had no right to do is the
idea expressed in the letter, and their
duty was to give an appraisal of the
true cash value of the land and base
rents accordingly.
The schools lose hundreds of
thousands annually by lower rents.
This is made up by small taxpayers.
The favored concerns on the west
side of State street, between Monroe
and Madison, because of the rents
much lower proportionately than
elsewhere in the city, are able to un
dersell the small outsider who pays
a just rent and taxes.
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New York. Charles Klein, noted
playwright, who was lost on Lusita,
nia, left his wife, Lillian, $45,000; his
oldest son, Philip, $35,000, and his
other son, John Victor, $20,000, ac
cording to will
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