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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 22, 1912, Image 9

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New York. Police arretted 2
men, alleged to have tampered
'with meters in Coney Island busi
ness ifouses so that owners were
able to use more than $50,000
worth of unrecorded light.
San Francisco. General Fed
eration of Woman's Clubs begins
convention here Wednesday.
Hongkong. Bandits, disguised
as soldiers, have robbed 47 shops
in Caiiton. British troops have
been rushed there to protect Sha
meen -foreign settlement.
Mexico City. Rebels liave giv
en Pres. Madero until Sept 1 to
resign.
New York. Dr. Herman
Raascne, pf es. German Reichstag,
due to arrive here July 3.
New York. Judge refused to
rule against Mrs. Chas. H. Pope,
actress and divorced wife of Rich
ard "V. W. Thorne, because she
smoked cigarettes. Husband is
suing for custody of small son.
New York Isadore Steinmet
er, east- side youth, arrested.
Charged with Deing head of "fire
bug syndicate" that has started
300 fires in last five years.
Calf ary, Alberta. Fire wiped
Out town of Laggan in Rocky
Mountains. 1,000 men fought
flames. Damages will reach sev
eral thousands oldollars.
Cairo, HL Thomas Berry and
son, Irvine, drowned while cross
ing Mississippi. Boat turned over
by swift eddy.
Berlin. Lieut Falkenhayn,
army aviation corps, kttled. Aero
plane fell 250 feet
Philadelphia. Summer resorts
an this vicinityx-arebidding-for
convention pf Roosevelt party if
there is any. '
As a summer resort press stunt
we imagine that even the old sea
serpent gag would be a better at
traction than Teddy's convention.
- Cincinnati. Abraham Smiler
shot and killed his wife because he
said she stole $1,000 from him.
Pittsburgh. Mrs. Katherine
Kelly Smith granted $4,480 dam
ages for injury to big toe received
when she stumbled in hotel.
New York. Class of 1885 has
presented Columbia University
with largest sculptured sun-dial
in country. 7 feet in diameter and
weighs 32,000 pounds.
Baltimore. Perry Belmont as
president of National Publicity
Law Ass'n wants all presfdential
candidates to make expense ac
counts public.
Louisville. Kentucky delega
tion to Baltimore convention left
on special train.
New York. 30-foot snake es
caped from cage on board steam
ship Burmese Prince, coming
from Orient Passengers thrown
into panic. Sailors fought it for
one hour before it wasTecaptured.
Gary, Ind. George Morrison,
11, drowned in school hall pool.
Washington. Residents of
Chihuahua believe that coming
battle near there will end revolu
tion. Hot Springs, Ark. Former
Rep. Adam Byrd62, Mississippi,
died of congestion of brain.
Grand Rapids, Mich. Mrs.
Jennie Denney, 50, society leader,
graduated from Central High
SchpoJJieioiiaxy ' y
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