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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 26, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 4:23; sunset, 7:14.
Billy Rossman, 6, 3538 S. Oakley
av., killed when brother swfing bat
as he -was stealing-home. Hit over
heart.
Newly uncovered evidence indi
cates that padding of water bureau
payrolls has gone on for six years.
Sanda and Carrie Matson, 15 and
13, 1220 Wrightwood av., and Alice
Smith, 1227 Fletcher, ran away to
bum to Aberdeen, S. D. Got tired.
Slept on mayor's lawn. Police got
'em.
Wm. Lesley, 521 Wells, drenched
with boiling oil from tank wagon on
municipal pier. Serious.
Mrs. Seymour, 1206 W. 15th, dead.
Unconscious from gas May 20th.
. Burglars got $400 in valuables
while family of L. B. Walton, 8 E.
Elm, was out
Calvin Brown, 1535 W. Madison, i
chauffeur, freed of blame in death of
Paul Pegram, 5, slain by fenderless
auto truck. "
Walter McGuire, chief of police,
Lake Forest, and two detectives sued
by J. W. Kidd, who was held on sus
" picion.
, Dr. J. N. Volicos, 631 N. Dearborn,
and Dr. B. F. Ha'ag held by U. S.
sleuths for. alleged violation of drug
laws.
Jos. Rushkewicz, 1536 W. Chicago
av., installed as trustee of sanitary
district
Edith Heppney, 3, 6208 Langley
av., killed when motorcycle she
played with toppled over on her.
Margaret Hotelling, 3, 1321 W.
57th, wandered away from home.
Cared for by Hotel Hayes until po
licefound mother.
Catherine Dorsey, 35, 136 S. Hal
sted, dead. Swallowed poison Wed
nesday night in Union Park.
Jens Jensen, consulting landscape
architect west park com'n, made plea
to board of education that school
children be taken into country two
jlays a year to learn .of nature;
Dan Watkins, 2731 Indiana av.,
printer, got $26,000 by will of late
aunt
Thos. Kelly saved lives of two boys
who were drowning off foot of Cor
nelia st Russel Elderkin, 8, 2822 W.
Adams, had jumped in to save broth
er, 6 years old.
C. G. King, 1311 S. Michigan av.,
aided girl with "dizzy spell." Minus
purse with $45.
Mrs. Edith Winter, 3732 Cottage
Grove av., freed in morals court
when she promised to leave town.
Special deliveries until 11 p. m.
and one regular delivery to be made
on Decoration day.
Women want business men of the
Ass'n of Commerce to march in suf
frage parade.
Thos. Gill and Francis Dunne, pbr
ters, held for theft of $3,600 jewels
of Mrs. M. G. Edwards, Shreveport
Mrs. Mary Schmal, 11026 Vin
cennes av., shot in nose by air rifle
in hands of negro boy in passing car.
Boy held.
Geo. Vannesste, 15, and Edward
Winkleman, 14, captured by police
before they shot Indians they were
after.
Geo. Glossick, 2112 W. Superior,
and Jas. Sloan, 2635 N. Richmond,
held. Tried to steaf auto in loop, po
lice say.
Mrs. Mary Rossow", 4955 N. West
ern, got warrant for hubby. Non
support charged.
Mrs. Martha Glavan, Indiana Har
bor' got divorce because she was a
"war bride." -
Berwyn refuses Met "L" permis
sion to build spur to auto speedway
unless it will build branch line to
south end of Berwyn. ,
Health dep't physician assigned to
court of domestic relations to watch
for disease among babies.
Dr. Carl Beck, at dinner to doctors
and nurses about to sail for Europe,
said American doctors should be bet
ter prepared for' war 'service, " '

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