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Rock Harbor, N. J. Mrs. Elle Hen
derson, 20, mother of three children
had husband arrested, alleging he
burned her legs with coals, hung her
up by thumbs and broke horsewhips
and broomsticks beatmgsher.
Binghampton, N. Y. Col. George
F. O'Neil, millionaire, wa$ fined bib
lical penalty of fifty shekels for steal
ing hug and kiss from Belle Cornistit
pretty dressmaker. Amount is about
Camden, Ark. Mae Davenport,
aged 114, dead here, had but one se
rious illness during his lifetime. That
TICKET SCALPERS DESPERATE
WANT ORDINANCE OUSTED
Chicago's theater ticket scalpers
are hot after the ticket scalping or
dinance. It "has to be put out of
the way." If it isn't thousand of dol
lars will be lost each year by ticket
scalpers, with the indefinite and in
direct co-operation of the ticket
offices, generally manage to sell you
seats from 50 cents to $1 more than
you should pay for them.
Ticket scalpers make thousands
from the people each year. So do the
theaters. The general public gets
, stung. Astonishing facts were
brought to light before the aldermen
passed the ordinance. It was brought
out that the first 18 rows in the Ma
jestic were distributed in some mys
terious way to the cigar counters of
hotels and the vest pockets of ticket
scalpers. It was also discovered that
good seats which had been "sold" for
days suddenly turned up at the box
office a few minutes before show
time rushed there by the scalpers in
the hope that they would be sold.
Att'y Levy Mayer justifies scalping.
He compares the ticket "brokers" as
he calls them to the grain broker.
"Tt infrinfi'f'S nn thpir prYnaMf-iitinnal
rights" as the ordinance is illegal, he
Sunrise, 7:18; sunset, 4:34.
Body of unidentified man taken
from drainage canal at S. Keeler av.
by police. Believed suicide.
Sherman B. Watson, 3719 S. Dear
born, postal employe, held for theft
Mike Panjkovich, 10808 Torrence
av., died from burns received in ex
plosion of Cleveland Linseed Oil Co.
plant, 111th and Torrence.
Adam Kovitz, Gary, tried suicide in
Calumet river. Rescued by police
men of S. Chicago tsation. Despon
dent over lost job.
Mrs. Mary 'Parato, 535 W. Oak,
held to grand jury for murder of
Paula Cantanio, 2219 W. Chicago av.
Four held in bonds by U. S. Com'r
Foote for alleged thefts of brass from"
interstate commerce shipment
Three men discharged by Frank
Danisch, clerk of the municipal
court, for alleged thefts. No criminal
Mrs. Frank Brach, 6759 Sheridan
rd., called before U. S. Com'r Foote
to testify. Gems said to have been
Four slightly hurt in collision be
tween Racine and State-st. cars at
Geo. Colten, 712 Wells, killed by a
St. Paul passenger train at Canal
and Kinzie sts.
Miss Ellen Hubbard, nurse Presby
terian hospital, dead from burns re
ceived by dress igniting from gas
Lydon Lewis, 1738 W. Monroe, tel
ephoned brother he was going to
commit suicide. Police searching.
Body of man who starved to death
in locked freight car identified by
Mrs. Evelyn Chambers, 1734 Park
av.. as her husband.
Baby girl found in hallway of
2009 W. Monroe by Edw. Bruneau.
Sent to foundlings' home.
Dozen policemen seek negro who
held up Alice Cahill, 6155 S. Bishop,
and several other women.