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olame because of delay in lake front
"I would have given it out today,
only I want it to be complete," said
Littler. "It is the I. C. railroad and
the South Park board who are more
to blame than aldermen. We will
easily show that"
CADILLAC CLOSED HERALD
SCOOPED ON PET STORY
Jim Keeley of the Chicago Herald
is frothing at the mouth today over
the mean trick 'played on his paper
by Mayor Thompson. The Herald
has been playing the Cadillac cafe
story asa knock at the mayor. Every
morning it has featured the story
with a black-face lead asking why
the mayor did not close it Last
night when the mayor decided to re
voke the restaurant license he gave
the story to the Tribune and Exami
ner on the understanding the Herald
was to be left out In the cold. This
"morning the Herald appeared in
blissful ignorance of. the revocation
of the license.
Prank Michaelko, 1900 W. 21st
st, is in danger of losing his saloon
license. Corporation Counsel Ettle
son decided it was fair to believe
Michaelko was keeping his saloon
open on Sundays.
Washington, Aug. 12., Society
bandits are exacting sums of money
In blackmail schemes from society
patrons of Atlantic City, Cape May,
Bar Harbor and other fashionable
resorts, according to information'
filed with dep't of justice.
Among cases brought to attention
of dep't is that of a prominent so
ciety woman whose fortune of
$100,000 went to silence polished
W. S. Giles of Camden, Me., has an
apple tree that is a curiosity. Every
alternate year one-half of the tree
blossoms and bears fruit and the next
year the other half takes its turn.
T MAN .PLUNGES FROM FOURTH
FLOOR OF WINDSOR-CLIFTON
Mystery surrounds the plunge of
J. M. Gallagher, a traveling sales
man, from the fourth floor of the
Windsor-Clifton hotel, which is op
erated by the Mandel brothers, at
Monroe and Wabash av., early to
day. Gallagher will probably die,
the house physician tojd the police.
Attracted by the man's screams,
hotel employes rushed to the street
to find him clinging to the wires of
a sign on the hotel building. He was
unable to tell whether he had
jumped or fallen.
W. J. Troup, Scotland, made 4,000
mile trip to Chicago to have Dr. J. B.
Murphy lengthen' his leg. Arrived
in time to read notices of Dr. Mur
phy's sudden death.
Tony Schrack and Herman Toelg,
4158 and 4137 N. Central Park av,
drank whisky in Jacob Goldberg's
saloon, Berteau and Central Park
avs. Died few minutes later of con
vulsione Flafhes from overturned .pan of
grease severely burned Fred Morri
son, cook on steamer .Theodore
Leg of Motorman Frank Kubih,
4029 Montgomery av.,1 broken and
passengers shaken up when 31st st
car hit milk wagon at Prairie av.'
Sup't of Schools Shoop will ask
teachers to aid in curbing infantile
paralysis when school starts.
Condition of Illinois corn crop 76
per cent normal and wheat crop
nearly total failure, says state crop
Wrightwood "L" station robbed of
$6.40 when agent went outside to in
vestigate woman's screams.
Alfred Roegist, 26 W. Illinois,
robbed 'of $20 by three men.
The average price of ordinary
laundry soap in Germany before the
war was 7 to 8 cents a ppund. Pres
ent price ranges from 47 to 83 cents.