Committed to Dunning.
—Dr. Christian R. Hartung was examined in the insane court September 6 and committed to the Cook County Hospital for the Insane, Dunning.
—St. Vincent's Hospital, Taylorville, was dedicated August 22 with appropriate ceremonies. The hospital was erected at a cost of about $25.000 and will be in charge of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood.
Coroner's Record for August.
—The coroner of Cook County reports for August a larger death roll than any month since the Iroquois Theater fire. The table of deaths from other than natural causes during the month was as follows: Suicide, 30; drowning, 29: heat prostration, 27; railroad accidents. 26; homicide, 14: street car accidents, 13; lightning, 1, and scenic railway accident, 1.
Warning Against Diphtheria.
—The commissioner of health has issued a warning to parents and teachers of children of the public schools to pay particular