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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:14; sunset, 6:27.
Dr. Thos. Carter, ambulance phy
sician at Sheffield av. station, stopped
runaway on Dearborn "near Division.
Blocked horses' path with auto.
Police still up in air about bomb ex
ploded in front of Geo. Murphy's sa
loon, 55 W. Austin av. Don't know
whether to blame politics or black
hand. Thos. Gara, janitor office bldg. at
172 W. Washington, missing since
Sunday morning, when he started for
work.
Fifty oil-soaked railroad ties on the
right of way of C. R. I. & P. burned
up. Believed to have been fired by
locomotive sparks.
Rob't Stewart, negro waiter in La
Strain hotel, snatched purse of Mrs.
Alice Eldridge, 3225 S. Wabash av.
Was arrested.
John Ewing badly hurt when mo
torcycle collided with auto at Wash
ington blvd. and California av.
Chas. Fitzmorris, sec'y of Mayor
Thompson, failed to identify body
taken from lake at Whiting, Ind., as
that of cousin who was drowned 8
months ago.
Max Silverstein, 2152 Laramie, ar
rested. Accused of padding payroll
of Perlstein's Clothing Co., 1521 Mil
waukee av.
Baggage, station and freight house
employes of northwestern rd. get a
raise on April 15 they didn't know
had been granted. Increases from
$2.50 to $7 month.
Elizabeth Siran, former maid of
Fred Schroeder, 2228 N. Kedzie blvd.,
obtained $15,000 heart balm in Mil
waukee court. Charged breach of
promise.
Judge Carpenter entered order pro
tecting foreign bondholders of C. R.
I. & P. rd. who can't get interest be
cause of war.
Alderraanic finance committee will
re-open probe into financial affairs
- f raunirigal tuberculosis sanitarium.
Att'y Frank McCulloch still refuses
to give whereabouts of F. W. Jack
son, returned embezzler of funds of
Northwestern "U."
J. E. O'Brien, mgr. Philadelphia
branch of Cudahy Packing Co., sur
rendered self there under indictment
here for alleged rebate conspiracy.
Wm. Lewis, field secretary of Navy
league, re-elected mayor of Lake
Forest, home of Chicago rich. Un
opposed. Got 675 complimentary
votes.
Lloyd Goodrich, 1500 W. Madison,
sent back to Joliet for violating pa
role. Bad company.
Mrs. Catherine Murray, 440 E.
49th, election clerk, injured' when
plaster fell in polling place at 408 E."
48th.
Paul Baumgartner, interior decor
ator, left pet, red-headed woodpeck
er, in Blackstone hotel. Was thrown
out Now management is looking
for another woodpecker.
Lieut. McCauley gave elderly wom
an husband's criminal record so she
could get divorce. Says he is threat
ening her life after serving 14 years
in "pen."
Police looking for Theodore Her
man, Jr., painter who disappeared on
way to painters' district council.
Harry Lunder, 12, 3737 Osgood,
run over and instantly killed by sand
wagon.
Mrs. Helen Bartu, 2513 Southport
av., drank poison during quarrel with
husband who accused her of extrav
agance. May recover.
Wires sent to New York to halt Jas.
Harrington, 15, 9715 Ewing av., from
celebrating birthday with $510 of fa
ther's money.
Police looking for L 'W. Hough,
6308 Harter av., believed to be wan
dering about city suffering from me
mory lapse.
Police probing stories of Carman
and Tony Massiotta, 10 and 6, found
in cellar of Diego Riccio's saloon at
752 Loomis, which was burzlarizecL
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