NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:46; sunset, 4:25.
Mayor Hastings, Highland Park,
appointed citizen police-to fight crime,
Organ dedicated to motherhood in
stalled in Tabernacle Baptist church,
S. Spaulding and W. Monroe.
First branch of civic constabulary
organized. 26 men and women of
21st ward the silk stocking ward
turned police last night.
Peter Cook, 6245 Langley av., en
gineer of Scott school, suspended.
Accused of taking liberties with chil
dren. Judge Kersten dismissed divorce
bill filed by Virginia Brooks Wash
burne, writer, against husband. Dif
Coroner's jury found nervous un
rest caused August Weeghman, fa
ther of Federal club owner, to com
mit suicide. Son denied parents
$3,000 collected by federal officials
from downtown hotels and clubs for
refilling bonded whisky bottles.
J. A. Edwards, millionaire grain
broker, called before Judge Foell
charged with contempt. Failed to
testify in bank wrecking case.
Thieves stole 20 bushels of oats
from barn of Grand Crossing police
Alice Griffith, domestic for Isaac
Schreiber, 5702 S. Michigan av., left
So did $600 worth of jewelry.
McGovern Paving Co. awarded
$114,714 in superior court 'against
city. Allege not paid for work.
Building Com'r Bostrom asked
passage of ordinance permitting six
foot cornices. Refused by council
committee. Would shut out light and
Mrs. Anna Buggert, 551 N. Waller
av., dead. Gas. Police probing.
Frank Ward, 307 S. Western av.,
dead. Heart disease.
Lizzie Holmes, 68 Polk st, dis
charged by court. Carried limburger
. andwich to judge. Windows opened.
Fifty 25th warders protested to
special parks com'n against improv
ing Pierce school. Fear strangers
would be attracted.
Leonard Buck, former bookkeeper
for Franklin Voorhees, slain broker,
held to grand jury for forgery.
Phil Miller lied in court to keep
wife from learning he had record.
Fined $25. Tried to steal watch.
Two pickpockets got $2 from man
in elevator in Stewart bldg. Held by
Ed. Whitmer, 4608 Michigan av.,
dead. Believed heart disease.
Frank Kennedy, retired railroad
conductor, dead. Ill health. Wrote
note to wife. Turned on gas.
Peter Jakobesen, 5224 Indiana av.,
fined $20. Annoyed woman on "L"
train. Denied charge.
First time in 15 years no beauty
contest will be held at dance at Cal
umet K. of C. hall, 62d and Cottage
Chas. Kirschbaum, 1541 W. 51st,
Austrian, met two countrymen, who
got $375 from him in handkerchief
Gustave Carlson, 1022 Altgeld,
killed. Fell from wagon or dropped
dead from heart disease. Coroner to
Joseph Stolz, 1656 W. Monroe,
found unconscious in lot at Hoyne
and Wellington, died in hospital.
Mrs. Scott Durand left farm first
time in three months. Hoof and
mouth disease quarantine.
R. W. and F. H. Senger's case of
violating pure food laws taken un
der advisement Manufactured pat-
ent medicine originated by father, a
Firemen choped into elevator shaft
at 367 W. Adams to rescue crowd of
women. Car fell floor and half. No
one hurt. ,
State board of equalization to fight
assessors' valuations on Cook county
farm lands. Want 10 per cent raise.
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