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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:45; sunset, 5:24.
Day Book thanks Miss Ida Rossow
for contribution of $1.50 and "A
Friend" for $1 to aid of Goethals fam
ily, and check for $1 from Gustav
Stache. ""- --
Julius Briggs, claiming to be heir
to $400,000, taken back to Milwau
kee to face charge of forging checks.
Harry Lawrence, street car con
ductor, and blond woman arrested
coming from rooming house, fined $5.
Held as suspects in Patrolman Bror
Johnson murder.
Carl Klimbert, oiler on 'Frisco
railroad, died from fall from engine.
Butter makers to urge further leg
islation to prevent manufacture of
yellow oleomargarine.
Two big paving contracts author
ized by council on N. Cicero and S.
TWoncfiplri avs.
Capt Harry Gunderson hurled from
bridge to deck of steamer Steinbren
ner by 40-foot wave. Badly hurt
Awarded $1,000 damages.
1,000 interested people viewed
kitchen of Hotel La Salle, thrown
open after University Club exposure.
State's Att'y Hoyne granted per
mission to file suit for $1,800 taxes
against La Salle St Bank.
Jury disagreed in case of Detective
Tucker, colored, charged with con
tributing to delinquency of Irma
Chetlam, 17, also colored.
Girl found in front of Kensington
police station in coma identified as
Laura Welburn, 7542 Champlain av.
Taken home by father.
Joe Peshek, 2648 S. Trumbull av.,
discovered brother overcome by gas
just in time to save life.
Mrs. Marion Doane suing C. R.
Gleason for $15,000. Says he mis
represented property he sold her.
John Schank, janitor, 4529 Hazel
av., fined $50 on complaint of daugh
ter. Says he drank.
Wm. McGrew arrested trying to
steal 20 pairs of woman's hose from
5 and 10-cent store.
Ira Lang, chauffeur, held on charge
of stealing outo accessories.
Jas. Mack fined $100 for following
Mrs. Elsie Klost Told judge he was
going to report action to her hus-"
band.
Coroner's Jury decided that Rose
Staley, burned to death in Hammond
roadhouse fire, was not murdered.
Harry Wisner, contractor, was so
cruel that wife left him, her bill avers.
Asks court to prevent him from sell
ing property and leaving town.
Clement Meyer, 56, 220 S. Sanga
mon, put his head under strip of
barbed wire which hangs along top
of fence. Discovered in time tp save
life. Arrested.
Police are probing so-called mys
terious fire discovered near chemical
laboratories in city hall this morn
ing. Extinguished without trouble.
Was near room where poisons found
in Jean Crone's room were being an
alyzed. Harry "Checkin" Cutlet, filed man
damus in court to get back his job"as
patrolman in police department
Wiliam Cullen, theatrical manager
getting $100 a week, sued for divorce
by wife. Cruelty, charge.
H. A. Kishef, Egyptian, rug dealer,
55 E. Monroe, arrested charged with
flirting on State st Said mayor was
his patron and threatened to have
detectives fired.
Harry Lipsky, member board of ed
ucation, advocates concerts all year
round be given by city.
Mayor Thompson spoke against
Aid. Link, 25th ward, and Aid. Kjel
lander, 23d ward, last night They
oppose him in council. ,
Nearly $6,000,000 to be spent by
school board for new buildings and
improvements.
Mayor said Si Watkins, sec'y of the
Municipal Voters' league, was allow
ed floor of council by his invitation.
Doesn't want him barred.
Mrs. A. H. Carroll, 4223 Broadway,
wants Jas. Joyce, 6414 W. Harrison.
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