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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 16, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 30',
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Omaha, Neb. Fire starting in
University club destroyed Board of
Trade; damage $100,000.
Oakland, Cal. - Thomas Combs,
grocer, Fruitvale, beaten uncon
scious, bound and his house burned;
home three blocks from scene of sim
ilar attack on Jacob Vogel recently.
Washington: Housby vote of 181
to 126 limited debate on ship pur
chase bill; victory for administration.
New Orleans. Cracksmen blasted
3 safes in center of business section.
Escaped with loot valued at $3,000.
Rome. Clearing skies promised to
check rising waters of Tiber and re
lieve Rome from danger of flood.
Washington. U. S. S. Sonoma will
leave San Francisco today with
$2,000 of food supplies for victims of
tidal wave and earthquake on island
of Manua in Samoan group.
New York. X-ray bared plot to
smuggle abroad large quantity of
high-grade white sheet rubber con
cealed in bales of cotton waste
aboard White Star liner Cretic, con
signed for Mediterranean ports.
Washington. Official repprt on
Panama carnival riot Saturday night
showed .23 wounded American, one
dead Panama policeman and two oth
Three Rivers, Mich. Fred Mills,
Bert Phillips and Emil Tanner, farm
ers, drowned. Ice gave way.
Quincy III. John Crawford, 100,
oldest voter in Illinois, dead.
Quincy, 111. Body of J. C. Eber
hardt, druggist, found in room. Had
been dead day. Suicide.
Quincy, III. Temporarily insane
from childbirth pain, Mrs. Margie
Horn, Hunneywell, Mo., mother of 9
children, poured gasoline over her
clothes. Burned to death.
Chippewa Falls, Wis. Bonnie
Campbell, 4, killed. Clothing caught
shaft in father's sawmill.
New York, Wm. B. Baker, 44,
leaped from third floor of hospital
while dehnous. Dead,
FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Amsterdam. Reports from Ger
man sources admit that 2 sheds in
which submarines were mounted
were destroyed at Zeebrugge ir raid
by British aviators. 20 workmen
wounded by bombs
Marshalltown, la. Body of Wm.
Callaway, 60, foreman of car shops
here, found in Linn Creek. Believed
heart failure caused him to fall in
Richmond, Va. Not caring to
muss up things, J. E. Hutcherson,
36, bookkeeper, severed jugular vein
and leaned over bathtub that blood
might not spatter. Dead.
Green Bay, Wis. John and Isa
belle Lonng, self-confessed burglars
and holdups taken to state prison" at
Waupun. Sentenced to 10 and 3
Indianapolis. House killed bill li
Washington. Civil war veterans
entitled to artificial limbs will have
them renewed biennially if bill intro
duced by Rep. Ashbrook, Ohio,
Washington. In the face of a,
southerners' filibuster, the house"
passed the child labor bill, 233 to 43.
Indianapolis. Senate passed Sen.
Kinder's bill allowing owners of land,
along Lake Miqhigan to reclaim sub-,
merged land and establish parks or
use it for other purposes.
Washington. Forty to sixty mil
lion dollar cut in annual apporpria-i.
tlon bills, as drafted, will be necessary
if treasury is deficit is to be avoided
senate financial experts declare.
White Plains, N. Y. Testimony;
tha the had fed his aunt-in-law sugar-dipped
strawberries "in an affec-
tionate manner" and had hugged hec:
won Mrs. Joseph Philip Turner dP
vorce from her husband.
New York. "How can Mayor MhV
chel tango every morning Until
o'clock and then see. to law enforce
ment?" demanded Rex. J. V. Chal