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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 17, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 21',
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MAYOR RULES IN BABY'S FAVOR
MAN AND AUTO LOSE
Chief Healey Tuesday gave an
swer to A. P, Blakeslee, 5946 Indiana
av., who wants the order revoked
which established a zone of quiet in
front of his house because the baby
next door was at death's door. x
Blakeslee was inconvenienced so
much that he would have to drive his
auto into the garage through the
alley, instead of from the front of
the house. He tried to get the zone
of quiet order revoked. He said the
'baby was not ill, that its father owed
four months' rent and was saying
the baby was ill to escape payment
The landlord says the baby's dad
is not back in the rent, the health
dep't investigated and found the
baby very ill and the mayor has re
fused to revoke the zone of quiet or
der. Chief Healey today ordered
Capt Lavin to put a special police
man on guard in front of the sick
baby's house to see that Blakeslee
does not violate the quiet zone order
with his auto.
HOLD TWO IN FORT FIRE
El Paso, May 17. Two Mexicans
were under arrest here today as a
result of the fire that last Saturday
night destroyed two buildings at Ft
Bliss. The arrests were a result of
investigation by the military author
ities and the identity of the prison-,
ers has been concealed, as other ar
rests .are expected.
New York. Arrangements for the
trial of Dr. Arthur Warreir Waite on
charge of poisoning father-in-law,
John M. Peck, Grand Rapids mil
lionaire, practically complete.
Danvers, III. One man killed, two
injured, when westbound Big Four
freight train piled up on curve half
mile west of here.
London. Lieut Gen. Sir Robert
Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy
Scouts, wrote to the United Press
from tie Boy Scout asie'n denying,
rumors in circulation in TJ. S. that he
is a prisoner in the Tower of London,
charged" with being a spy.
New York. Second prize of $10,
000, in addition to first prize of $20,
000, is presaged for national trans-
continental aeroplane competition,
scheduled to start her Sept 2.
She is Tsuro Aoki, a little maid of
old Japan, considered one of the clev
erest Japanese actresses on the
screen. Madame Yacco, the noted
Japanese actress, brought little Miss
Aoki to the U. S. several years ago.
Then along came Sessue Hayakawa,
famous Japanese aetor, and married
her. The two are now known in the
film world as the "Nipponese Sothern
and Marlowe." They are featured in
"Alien Souls," a Lasky production.
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Figuring on an average of four per
sons to each car there are S.OOO.Ono
people in this country in daily enjoy
ment of motoring.