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.il NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO Sunrise, 7:01; sunset, 4:19. Mrs. Cecelia Szymankiwicz, 2037 Armitage av., dropped dead on street car while doing Christmas shopping. Frank Binz, 2736 W. 26th, Berwyn mail carrier, sent to asylum; lunatic. Mrs. A. H. Andrews, Lombard, fractured shoulder in fall at art store of Jackson & Semmelmeyer, 42 N. Dearborn. $3,000,000 worth of worthless stock Cemetery Securities Co., sub sidiary of Rosehill Cemetery Co., burned by order of Judge FoelL County building elevator fell one floor. Caught by safety appliance. Mrs. Mary Krueger, 4227 Dorchester, president Republican Women's club, injured. Policeman F. H. Van West, Town Hall station, suspended. Charged with intoxication, neglect of duty and conduct unbecoming an officer. Jos. Garfinkel, 919 Lytle, got letter written in Yiddish demanding $255 or life. Judge La Buy gave Anna Frederics, actress who attempted suicide be cause she could not get dope, six months in Bridewell in hope of ef fecting a cure. Two men ordered bartender and four customers into ice box in Oron ozio Cozzola's saloon, 1236 W. Austin av. Locked the min. Got $55. Methodist Social union at annual dinner discussed plans for bringing Methodist Episcopal Church of Amer ica conference to Chicago m 1920. Dec. 6, day congress convenes, set as National Defense day by Navy league. It wants great display of flags and letters to congressmen ask ing bigger navy. Yellow Cab Co. will run fresh air taxis through winter. Will have open tops. Manager says there is big de mand in Chicago for open cars in winter. Burglars got $1,000 in silverware nd $100 cash from home of Att'y is. C. McShane, 1340 E. 48th. Kasimir Lego asked two girls to dine. They ate till the bill was $36.65. Lego was caught by manager as he was trying to get out side door. Didn't have $36.65. Desk sergeant says he lives at 1648 N. Kolmar av. Jas. C. Denvir, West Chicago Park commissioner, operated on for appen dicitis. Geo. E. Nye, city boiler inspector, subject of new attack. City council men say he is inelligible for office be cause his wife owns half interest in Nye Steam Pump and Machinery Co., of which he was formerly president Ralph M. Shaw says his investiga tion disclosed no speculation in Chi cago Utilities Co. bonds for Antn Phone Co. holdings. Chicago Art institute has twice as many art pieces as the next largest in America. When the Ford Deaca shin sails for Europe, four Chicago babies will be on it with their mothers. Mrs. Gladys Griffith entered St. Mary's Episcopal Home for Children, 2822 Jackson blvd., seized her little daughter whom her husband had put there and left in auto. Believed on way to N. Y. Dozen committees named yester day to give County hospital inmates biggest Christmas they ever had. Seven hundred cheered themselves hoarse at banquet of all factions in honor of State's Att'y Maclay Hoyne, last night at Hotel La Salle. Hoyne declined to knock his enemies. Miss Rose L. Abram, 941 Eastwood' av., asks $10,000 damages of C. L. Ibsen, president C. L. Isben Co., 2115 Ebton av. Says she was bitten by his dog. o o Country schools in Washington state are specializing in warm lunches. The teachers are trained in household arts and the school lunch is used not only to better the nhvs. ical condition of the pupils, but to teach domestic science.