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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1913, Image 7',
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Church st., Evanston, soldier un
der U. S. Grant, dead.
C. Klepner, 16, 1816 W. Mon
roe st. ; Frank Gerv, 15, 1700 W.
Lake st., and A. Ulrich. 15, 204$
Warren av., arrested. Confessed
Miss Katherine M. Smoot, 3015
E-vanston av., suing O. J. Arnold,
sec'y of Illinois Life Insurance
Co., for $50,000. Charges breach
Col. Nathan Wm. McChesney
has resigned as Republican nom
inee for alderman of Third Ward.
S. K. Huston is the candidate.
J. Q. Adams, real estate dealer,
Evanston; his wife, Mrs. Frances
and J. A. Wilson, chauffeur, se
verely hurt when street car struck
S. C. Carroll, lawyer, 1623
Hyde Park blvd., dead. Bright's
Mrs. Florence Overshiner
wants divorce from E. B. Over
shiner, ex-pres. Swedish-American
Telephone Co. Charges him
with hitting her whenever his
auto wouldn't crank. Used his fist
Firemen searching ruins of
bldg. of Brunswick-Balke-Collen-der
Co., 324-28 S. Wabash av., de
stroyed by fire, for bodies of fire
man and watchman of the build
ing. Are missing.
Patrolman C. A. Hagberg
fined three days pay for going
over head of Chief McWeeny to
council committee to get sick
leave pay. Chief had refused it.
G. W. Skidmore, 3256 W.
Harrison St., granted divorce.
BRITISH NATION PAYS TRIBUTE TO CAPTAIN SCOTT
AND HIS FOUR COMRADES
London, Feb. 14. The British
nation today officially paid trib
ute to Capt. Robert Falcon Scott
and his. four comrades who died
in the frozen south. k
Not since the, funeral of King
Edward has there been a more
impressive memorial service. St.
Paul's cathedral was crowded.
King George, Premier Asquith,
Admiral Lord Charles Beresford,
and other cabinet ministers and
government officials occupied
prominent sections in the cathe
dral. Members of the diplomatic
corps and officers of the army and
navy were there.
The dean of St. Paul's officiat
ed, and the Archbishop of Can
terbury and other Church of En
gland dignataries were present.
"Rock of Ages," sung by a
huge orchestral choir, opened the
services. Solemn prayers were
offered for the repose of the souls
of the dead heroes, each one be
ing mentioned by name.
When the first song was ended
there was not a dry eye in the
cathedral. Tears rolled down the
king's cheeks unchecked. Sobs
of relatives of the dead explorers
affected the vast audience. Every
one was weeping audibly .when,
in conclusion, the assemblage was
asked to join in singing "Jesus,
Lover of My Soul."
They tried to sing, but voices,
choked with emotion, refused &