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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 09, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:36; sunset, 6:57.
Bonfire sparks ignited frame bldg.
at 5926 S. Halsted. $2,000 loss.
Mrs. Ella Kennedy, 65, negress,
5204 S. La Salle, dead. Settling
house broke gaspipe.
John Beverly, teamster, found
dead under horse in Greenwood
school, Blue Island. Believed heart
disease.
Henry Hicks, 7640 Eggelson av.,
overcome by sewer gas in basement
at 2200 Irving Park blvd. Dead.
Tony Maraski, 12333 Parnell av.,
dead. Shot in celebration at Bun
Oak. Ito arrests.
Mrs. Kate Byrne, 9943 S. Racine,
struck by street car and tossed over
fence at Vincennes av. and 96th st
Herbert Cerdes' wife is so busy
communicating with spirits he has
to get his own meals. Now wants
divorce.
Mrs. Angelo Marubio, 118 W. Oak,
grappled with husband when he
started to attack two burglars,
afraid they would shoot him. Thieves
got Marubio's trousers containing
$60 and watch. .
F. N. Atkinson, 2827 Pine Grove
av., pres. Lynx Bar Gold Co., charged
with operating confidence game in
mine stock sale.
Dan Riley, who shied cuspidor at
Judge McDonald's head when sen
tenced to. 35 years for murder, re
sentenced by Judge Turney to from
one year to life.
Council committee on harbors,
wharves and bridges has recom
mended ordinance to require all fu
ture wharves to be built of stone or
concrete.
Mme. Christine Nilson, famous
opera singer, sold property, 330 ft.
on Calumet between 52d and 53d,
for $23,100. Held it 45 years for the
price she wanted.
Special tents for stenographers
and business aides at Ft Benj. Har
rison military training camp for
business men this summsr
American Society of Engineers, in
national convention here, take up
question of national movement to
organize engineers for military serv
ice. 17 men arrested in raid on room,
Irwin hotel, 12 W. Van Buren. Bet
ting sheets confiscated. John Jones,
6427 Calumet av., boo"ked as keeper.
$150 in cash and some checks
stolen by robbers at Al Rasmussen's
saloon, 3401 W. North av.
People may have to sit on edge of
chair. Manufacturers say they can
no longer get from Europe the cane
or leather used in making chair bot
toms. Mrs. Enabelle Wolf, singer and
pianist, wants divorce. No longer
charms husband.
LOOP PRESS HARD HIT
With the cost of white paper
mounting higher every day Chicago
newspapers are cutting down their
size to fit their pocketbooks. Two
weeks ago the Herald was running
22 pages of reading matter and ad
vertising, but now only 16 pages are
issued. The Examiner cut down from
18 to 16 pages. The Tribune runs
between 26 and 32 pages. It all de
pends upon the amount of advertis
ing. It is reported that the publishers of
the Examiner and Herald are worry
ing again.
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GROCERS ARE WARNED
Grocers and other storekeepers
have been warned by Fred Dodd,
sec'y of the state board of pharmacy,
that they must not sell poisons,
drugs or medicines, except patent
medicines, insect poisons or poisons
used in the arts, which are sold in
sealed packages.
This means that grocers will run
chance of prosecution if they sell
quinine, tincture of iron, iodine, ar
nica, sweet spirits of nitre and many
other similar articles. . -

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