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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 7:01; sunset, 5:07.
Bureau of fire prevention com
plains that phosphorus used for rat
poison has started several fires.
Mrs. Wong C. Wing, American wo
man, filed suit for divorce against
her Chinese husband. Desertion is
Health Com'r Robertson says wa
ter south of 22d st. is again fit to
drink without boiling.
Steel locker weighing 1,000 pounds
fell on Jas. Whalen, 3221 Polk. Re
quired six men to lift it off him. Will
John Patterson, 435 S. Clark,
knocked down by hose cart. Scalp
Man believed Chas. Nicholas, 60,
knocked down by Fay taxi. Skull
Rodney L. Krause, artist, Hearst
bldg., sought on wife's warrant
Colvin Johnson, 4224 Ellis av., filed
petition in bankruptcy. Assets $50,
Masked negroes got $80 from fur
niture store, 3817 S. State, by hold
ing up manager, Abraham Harris.
Thos. Czerwiec, saloonkeeper, 2254
W. 19th, sentenced to an hour in jail
on counterfeiting charge. Brother
Stanley given 30 days.
Fred Reimmer, 120 S. Halsted,
hotelkeeper, held to grand jury on
con game charge made by Mrs. Hat
tie Wallace, 3400 Indiana av., who
says he sold her hotel through mis
representation. Coroner's jury found Mrs. Anna
Berman, 1811 S. Spaulding av., died
from illegal operation.
All doors to elevator shaft, 739
Polk, out of order, according to cor
oner's jury's verdict on death of Gal
lageno Pardo, 727 Forquer, killed in
fall down shaft
John Sanberg, 2131 Park av., fined
$10 by Judge Graham. Had con
cocted story of his being robbed of $6
to get sympathy from landlord.
Louis Feinberg, 618 Maxwell, fined
$100, and Lazor Korniluk, 1538 S.
Peoria, $25 and each given day in
jail for buying stolen pigeons from
B. Babini, 708 W. Grand av., paint
mixer, killed in fall down elevator
shaft, 415 N. Green.
41 subpoenas issued by city civil
service commission for witnesses to
testify in investigation of alleged ir
regularities in Wilson av. tunnel
Chauncey Stillson, Muncie, Ind.,
arrested in E. Chicago on charge of
running bunco boxing match, in
which it is charged he cleaned up
Gus Smith, 2018 Indiana av., bar
tender at 416 S. State, arrested. Po
lice say he sold six gallons of whisky
to Pertl & Grimlet, a "drink for a
dime" saloon, 1105 S. Crawford, for
Mrs. Wm. A. Norberg says husband
gave her preference of turning on
gas and dying together or her getting
divorce. She has filed suit for divorce.
On 55 minutes' notice, Miss Bea
trice Benton, Chicago girl, played
part of Intoxication in "Experience"
when regular actress did not show
AsJe requested, no minister was
at funeral service of Eric Rasmussen,
Park Ridge. Friend, W. H. Malone,
read Longfellow's "There Is No
Death" over body.
Chas. B. Munday, convicted bank--er,
freed from Joliet on writ of super
sedeas. Corporation Counsel Ettelson an
nounced that his oral opinion that
liquor bought in reasonable quanti
ties before 1 a. m.' may be consumed
later will stand.
Weckler Boat Co., of which Har
bormaster A. F. Weckler is sec'y, is
Mrs. Helen Miller-Murphy, 3447 N.
Paulina, spent day in court trying to
get Judge Kersten to hurry up de-