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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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Macon, Ga. Lying in drunken stu
por in Bibb jail, J. W. Branam, does
not yet know thatjie fired several
shots from automobiIe"sjne of which
pierced heart of Rosa Lee Eubanks.
Washington. Resolutions protest
ing against recognition by U. S. of
Germany's order threatening to tor
pedo armed vessels introduced in
Senate by Senator Sterling, South
Dakota, republican.
London. Parliament reassembled,
with several most vital issues affect
ing progress of war in balance.
Freeport, III. Marion, Noble, 21,
mentally unbalanced youth placed1 in
cabin by himself because of his vio
lence, died of suffocation.
San Francisco. Police seeking
trace of Rev. John Foppiano, Boston,
who never reached home following a
visit to Panama Pacific exposition in
Denver, Colo. Safe with his loyal
wife, C. C. Slaughter, former cashier
whose forgeries amounting to up
wards $250,000, wrecked Mercantile
National Bank of Pueblo, Colo., liv
ing in Tegucigalga, Honduras.
Cincinnati, O. Luther .Martin,
bookkeeper, of Lafayette, Ind., and
Katherine Flamm, 20, stenographer,
met when they attended wedding at
Covington, Ky., last month. Friends
dared them to get married and they
did so. Bride now wants divorce.
Martinsville, Ind. Porter Bond,
said to be temporarily demented, shot
and killed Harley Gray and Melvin
Hubble at traction station.
Detroit, Mich. Geo. E. Lawson,
president of Peoples' State Bank and
one of city's biggest bankers, dead.
Toledo, O. Asked if she had mo
tive for attempting suicide with poi
son, Irene Lane, 20, said to doctor:
"No, you boob, I took it for exercise.
You ought to know there's no anti
dote for disappointed love-poisoning."
St Johns, Mich. "Am loose. Where
shall I go?" wired Frederick Traves
Jo his wealthy father when "fired" ,
from college. Father telegraphed
back: "Go to the poorhouse." Fred
erick did. He says he's enjoying
country life.
Oberlin, O. Epidemic of warts
which appear on soles of feet is prev
alent among men students of Ober
lin college.
Sandusky, O. Girl clerks in candy
stores, restaurants and postcard
shops threaten to strike unless per
mitted to wear shorter skirts.
Marion, Ind. Desiring to shoot her
husband, Mrs. Floyd Crawford jam
med revolver into his eye. Though
loaded, gun refused to respond. Eye
was damaged considerably.
Connellsville, Pa. Isaac Lohr, who
had 7 boxes of dynamite caDs in his
pockets, run down and killed by coke
train. Caps, though bent by the cars,
still intact when body was found.
Newcastle, Pa. Conscience trou
bled, elderly lady paid cashier local
railway company 15 cents for three
ride3 she said she beat conductor out
of 8 years ago.
New York. Ex-convicts, men who
served time in every prison of note
from San Quentin in California to
Thomaston in Maine, in Carnegie
Hall, denounced old prison system
and. appealed for chance for man
leaving prison to make good.
New York. Michael Moran, po
liceman, who assaulted Edward De
nice, newspaper reporter, sentenced
to not less than 6 months "and not
more than 3 years in penitentiary.
Denice was beaten when he remon-.
strated with Moran for clubbing in
toxicated man.
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Washinerton. Feb. 15. C.harlPK s
Mellen knows nothing about Louis D.
Jtsranoeis' connection with New Ha
ven railroad and has no papers on
subject to present, he wired senate
sub-committee investigating Bran-.
deis' fitness for supreme bench today.

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