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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 18, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 10

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NEWS OP THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:26; sunset, 7:06.
Francis Connery, former city clerk,
now sanitary district comptroller.
Sanitary district sued-or $41000 by
city for unpaid water bill.
Mayor Thompson requested plan
ners of Dixie highway to build Illinois
portion from Chicago to Paris, 111.
, Route unplanned.
Sam Shields sentenced to 3 months
in Bridewell for violating Harrison
narcotic lav.
Chicago Stewards' ass'n discussed
steaks and 'how to cut them at din
ner in Auditorium hotel.
Elsie Graham arrested as witness
against Dr A. L. Blunt. Says he
cured her. Discharged. Rearrested
when bottle of drug was found in her
pocket.
Four owners of baseball pools ar
rested by police took jury trials.
290 cases set record in morals
court. Many raids and arrests in
31st st. district
John Hand, aged bandmaster, "feel
ing same" at German American hos
pital. Joseph Baba, 15 W. Grand av.,
fined $200 for selling Mrs. Joseph
Sanges, 506 N. Clark, to 2 men.
Charles Skoog, Dunning patient,
found dead in shallow ditch. Acci
dental drowning.
Karl Mitchell, River Forest business
manager, quit for similar job in
Sherman, Tex.
Rose Klemin arrested after Max
Rubinstein, 821 Milwaukee av.,
charges she smashed show cases in
millinery store.
J. Bergren, mason contractor,
1735 Berwyn av;, crushed to death
under boiler being moved at 4106 N.
Ashland av.
Wladyslaw Fpresnek, 2611 W. 24th,
shot by rival in quarrel over Kath
arine Kusytaka, 2414 W. 25th. Se'ri
olrst Burglars visited home of Timothy
Leonard, 6458 S. Paulina, thirds time
in month. Took small chain worth ?2.
John McDonnell, chief fire preven
tion bureau, says if 10 per cent of
money used to fight fires was used to
educate public in fire prevention fire
loss would decrease one half.
Police seeking boys who fired shed
of Dan Conover, 7330 Lafayette av.
Small loss. j
Gustave Mazurek, motorman on
Western av. car, stabbed in neck
when he refused to let passenger out
front door. Peter Feil arrested.
C. M. Carr, 30 N. Dearborn, and
J. J. Kittering arrested for practicing
dentistry without license.
W. E. Boruff arersted. Confessed
to having embezzled $6,000 from Salt
Lake branch of Nelson Morris Pack
ing Co.
E. G. Westlake, editor injured in
auto accident in Denver, returned to
home, 1448 Chase av.
Stanley Braun, 835 W. Grand av.,
got warrant for J. W. Goodman, 25
S. Halsted. Says he was dragged
into store in effort to sell him suit.
George Umbhauer, 3117 Fillmo're
st, shot in saloon fight. John Sal
ter, 1327 (Jilpen pi., arrested.
Alfonso Montuoria, 904 Taylor st.,
arrested for stealing rolls, freed
when baker found wife and phildren
destitute.
Charles Perry, 2307 W. Madison,
chauffeur for undertaker, fined ?5 for
speeding with hearse.
Frank Shannon, 2966 Federal st,
started fire with kerosene. Dead.
Anna Wagner, 14, knocked" uncon
scious and bound hand and foot by
mysterious person in home at 120 W.
113th. Didn't see assailant.
Robt. lies, attorney, elected presi
dent of Hamilton club.
Accidental death verdict returned
by coroner's jury who probed death
of D. B. Oakley, advertising solicitor,
1246 N. Dearborn st
Hacry Beckford, comedian, order
ed to pay his -wife $6 a week.
William Ittner, St Louis school
board architect, says Chicago schools

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