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in drainage canal at Lemont Murder
Fire in store of Abe Carnofi 830
Townsend sL, drove half dozen fami
lies from homes.
Mrs. Clara Gilson brought dead
baby from Hammond, IntL, home to
Chicago. Can give no reason.
Well-dressed unknown woman had
skull fractured by auto driven by Dr.
Roy J. Harding, 2302 W. Chicago av.
Policeman John O'Connor, W.
North av. station, found "bomb" be
tween buildings. Contained $2,000.
Gambling squad of Ass't Chief
Scheuttler abolished by Healey.
Alexander Forbes, 1110 Clarence
av., Oak Park, killed when auto was
hit by Metropolitan "L" funeral train.
Armand Pelletier, cashier post
office, arrested for alleged thefts of
money. Held in $5,000 bonds.
Frank Paulson, chauffeur, 1840
Dayton sL, fined $30 for overcharg
U. S. NOTE FIRM BUT FRIENDLY
TO REACH KAISER MONDAY
Washington, July 21. Divested of
any tone suggesting belligerency, in
friendly but firm tones, U. S. note in
reply to Germany's of July 8 on sub
marine warfare was drafted in final
form today by Sec'y of State Lansing.
Reports today were that note
would be delivered to Berlin foreign
Qffice Monday. Deemed unlikely it
would contain any reference to Or
duna because of inability to complete
treasury investigation in time.
Reports were also current that
work has already begun on a reply to
Austria's protest against munitions
shipments to allies. Two notes, how
ever, will not o forward simultan
Developed today that at Tuesday's
cabinet conference there was consid
erable debate concernln incorpora
tion in reply to Germany warning
that repitition of Lusitania affair
would be considered an "unfriendly
act" Understood word of thi clause J
was so modified as merely to point
out that another such incident would
be viewed with grave concern, as
threatening hither to peaceful rela
tions between two countries.
Germany's proposal that neutral
passenger vessels, German ships or
four "enemy" ships to be placed un
der American flag for transporting
American passengers, note was said
to have declared impossible without
special act of congress now in ad
journment o o
COUNTRY CASTS A SPELL ON
Washington society is fleeing from
the tornd city to country places.
Miss Laura Graves, daughter of Col.
John Temple Graves, led the proces
sion this week to the Adirondacks.