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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Washington. Hamilton Brown
Shoe Co. of St. Louis guilty of unfair
competition against Wolfe Brothers
Shoe Co. of Cincinnati; will have to
pay damages of about $445,000, ac
cording to decision of supreme court
Washington. Sec'y Lansing has
sent second communication to Brit
ish foreign office asking for replies
to note of protest against British mail
seizures and hote of inquiry regard
ing application of British- "trading
with enemy act" to American firms.
Quebec, Que. Roman Catholic
church at Beauport, situated across
St Charles river, about 3 miles from
Quebec on fire. Feared historic edi
fice is doomed.
Berlin, via Amsterdam. Lacking
confirmation from foreign office, re
ports that United States is opposed to
Germany's new policy regarding arm
ed merchantment have caused sur
prise and indignation here.
Joliet, III. Six injured when Rock
dale interurban car jumped track
near Morgan, HI.
Frankfort, Ind. One man serious
ly injured, several hurt when Monon
Hoosier limited was wrecked near
here.
Washington. New method of or
ganizing the army's air force and of
enlarging and improving it to some
thing like standard of European arm
ies will be recommended to congress.
Trenton, N. J. Billy Sunday left
here for Winona Lake, Ind., leaving
behind him nearly 17,000 "trail hit
ters" and taking with him about $32,
358.03 in contributions.
Terra Alta, W. Va, "Silo kick,"
popular intoxicating drink in this sec
tion, according to local officers. The
drink is drawn from the bottom of
silo and is unfermented juice of corn.
Eaton, O. Alvin Horine, 22, Eldo
rado, was fined $31 when found guilty
on charge that he dug a skunk from
its den.
Henrietta, Tex. James T. Adler,
engineer, and Oscar E. Cassidjr, trav-
eling engineer, dead. Locomotive on
Katy passenger train overturned.
Austin, Minn. Body of Mildred
Scofield, 23, found frozen in ice of
Cedar river. Missing several days.
State College, Pa. Geo. H. Marsh
and Roland G. Pennington electro
cuted at Western penitentiary for
murder of S. Lewis Pinkerton.
Spokane, Wash. Five killed, six
injured, 3 seriously, when Northern
Pacific passenger train erased into
eastbound train.
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CONSIDER ONE O'CLOCK CLOSING
LAW FOR RESTAURANTS
An ordinance closing booze selling
restaurants after 1 o'clock week days
and 12 o'clock Sundays will be intro
duced in the city council today. It -is
the result of the "reasonable amount"
ruling of Corporation Counsel Ettel
son, who formerly held that people
purchasing that .indefinite quantity
of booze before the closing hour could
drink it later.
Aid. Merriam doesn't think this or
dinance will put the cabarets out of
business.
"If passed and enforced it will pre
vent many young people from sitting
around cabarets from all hours of
mornings," he said.
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BITS OF NEWS
Maurice Dooley, 249 W. 24th pi.,
dead, result of auto wreck, Western
av. and 99th.
H. E. King's saloon, 3255 S. State,
held up; 3 negroes got $5 and two
revolvers.
Mann Act case against Wm. Rufus
Edwards, St. Paul millionaire lumber
man, in which Miss Ada Cox is involv
ed, called in Judge Landis' court to
day. Trial set for Mar. .7.
MAYOR AND PASTOR ORATE
The Municipal Voter's league re
port was called a "villainous screed"
by Rev. Brushingham. Mayor Thomp
son said the whisky and traction bar
ons were out to get him in political
speeches yesterday.
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