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found by river near 22d st ' Suicide
Stanley Rakaski, 7, 2047 W. 17th
st, broke arm in fall from box car.
Aram Papazian, 64 E. Elm St., got
$305,000 in will of wife.
9 dead from heat prostration, coroner's
Police entered barn at 1325 W. Van
Buren st. Pound whisky, cigars,
laces and rugs. One held on sus
picion. Andrew Jozwiak, 1232 N. Noble st,
attempted suicide. Gas. Found by
Dr. George Robinson, McCormick
Theological Seminary, back from
study in Palestine.
Chicago Medical Society to finance
erecting of post-graduate medical
college in city.
Judge Fry advised jain sentences
for speeders. Accidents increasing.
EUROPE AND U. S.
If you were to lay the map of Eu
rope on a map of the United States
the important cities of Europe would
compare with American localities
about as follows:
Koenigsburg in Northeastern N. Y.,
Warsaw at N. Y. City, Berlin with
Cleveland, Kiel with a point in North
Central Michigan, Vienna with a .point
in Northern North Carolina, Basle,
Switzerland, with a point in North
eastern Tennesse near the Kentucky
line; Paris east of Central Missouri,
London in Central Iowa, while Illinois
would take inside its western border
Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Na
mur and Nancy.
Over half of the Netherlands, near
ly all of Belgium and parts of Prance
and'Gerhlany would lie within the
state of Illinois, with Liege almost
in the center of the state.
Germany would cover nearly half
of Illinois, three-fourths of Kentucky,
one-fifth of Tennesse, a small part of
Western Virginia, over half of Mich
igan, practically all of Ohio, one-third
of Lake Michigan, all of Lake Erie,
all of Indiana, Pennsylvania, Mary
land, New York and New Jersey,
parts of Northern Virginia and West
Virginia and small sections of New
England states on N. Y.'s border.
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH THE
CHICAGO TELEPHONE CO.?
The Chicago Telephone Co.'s re
cent actions don't tend to confirm the
optimistic outbursts of Sam Insull,
one of the biggest locks in Chicago's
interlocking directorate, who said
times were getting fine.
The telephone company is begin
ning to reduce its force. The hardest
blow has been struck at the con
struction and maintenance men, al
though the telephone girls, already
poorly paid, are now "beginning to
On Aug. 19, 50 per cent of the
construction and maintenance force
were laid off. There was talk of war
time stringency. What was left of
the force felt satisfied that at least
that many would be allowed to re
main. But on Aug. 31 between 30 and 40
per cent of the remaining force were
And now the girls are being"laid
off. Although H. D. Foster, traffic su
perintendent, absolutely denied it to
a reporter from The Day Book yester
day it comes from a reliable source
that already a large force of girls
have already been let out
In addition to that, the short-hour
system is being introduced. The tele
phone operators work on time basis.
And most of those that are still work
ing are having their working hours
There is also uneasiness among the
employes of the Western Electric Co.,
the Commonwealth Edison Co. and
To "remove fruit stains stretch the
fabric containing the stain over the
mouth of a basin and pour boiling
water on the stain.