and German hospitals will bp af
Edw. T. Hamilton, 14, 6020 S. La
Frank I. Moulton re-elected City
Northwestern Univ. offered 40
acres for fanning.
Lieut. Jas. L. Mooney named act
ing detective bureau chief.
Manufacturers urged to donate
vacant land for garden purposes.
Maurice Kliner, junk dealer, rob
bed of $27 by three armed men.
N. J. Pritzker, 829 First Nat'l Bank
bldg., offered 30-acre tract in Blue
Island for fanning.
Late Fritz von Frantzius' photos of
former wife, Sarahet, the dancer, to
be auctioned off today.
Mrs. Kellosre Fairbank,
State, society leader, fined
Evanston for auto speeding.
Leon a Stanley, etvdsv
teller, threatened Elsie Ohlkist, maid,
5138 University av. Fined ?2o.
Sunday Evening club wishes it
known it is not in accord with Prof.
Scott Nearing's radical pacifism ex
pressed at club meeting last Sunday.
"Thos. C. Hadley," named in di
vorce suit of Mrs. Stella Hadley, said
by deputy sheriffs to be Grant Had
ley, pres. Hadley Musical school.
State's Att'y Hoyne admitted he
would seek disbarment of Att'y Geo.
Remus for alleged connection -with
plot to extort $15,000 from A. W.
Mrs. Alice Butler, 332 W. 47th, and
Geo. Healey, 4906 Princeton av,
failed to identify Thos. Murphy, 4741
Princeton av., as one of men who
beat R. A. Secord, private sleuth, to
Michael Todorvich, labor agent,
112 S. Canal; John Press, cigar clerk,
and Thos. Gary on trial on charges of
enticing Marie and Charlotte Unlauf
to room in Saratoga hotel.
Jos. Christiano, grocer, 269 W.
24th, shot and killed Giovanni Mata
leano and wounded Giuseppi Leto,
530 W. 26th pL Said they were
T blackhanders and. wasted $2,000. Ar
Leo Pesky, suspected by State's
Att'y Hoyne of Armour robbery, Con
noly murder and numerous payroll
holdups, collapsed during cross-questioning
yesterday. Taken to Bride
Dr. C. F. Taylor, N. Y., speaking
before Rotary club, says negro popu
lation in U. S. has jumped from
4,0q0,000 to 12,000,000,000 since the
civil war. Urged better education
for colored citizens.
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CICERO WANTS U. S. TO TAKE
CHARGE OF FOOD, FUEL,
A petition with thousands of sig
natures is being prepared by citizens
of -Cicaro today. It will be sent to
Congressmen Mason, McCormick
and McAndrews. It asks:
That the government immediate
ly take control of all large stocks of
foodstuffs, fuel, clothing, munitions
and other necessities, and of all large
concerns producing and dealing in
That maximum and minimum
prices be fixed for the period of the
war, and thereafter as needed.
That immediate legislation be en
acted declaring it an aid to the
enemy and a criminal offense for any
person, firm, corporation or associa
tion of any nature to hoard, destroy
or speculate- in said necessities; or
obstruct transportation or delivery in
Excepting wheat and flour, price
of practically all foods took a slight
drop yesterday. Potatoes especially
came down from 10 to 30 cents.
Wheat went up 84 cents a bushel.
Flour is now selling at $13 a barrel.
Eggs dropped 1 cent and butter 2
Health Com'r Roberjtson told the
Progressive Culinary ass'n last night
that big savings could be made in
the preparation of food and that
there was too much garbage in Chicago.
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