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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 05, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 30',
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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
St Paul, Minn. Detailed informa
tion from yesterday's storm, show
damage of millions of dollars "to prop
erty and crops through Dakotas,
Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin and
Detroit, Mich. Five men held up
and robbed pay car of Burroughs
Adding Machine Co. within view of
hundreds. Escaped with $37,000
cash. Guard shot and seriously
London. Henry Edward Duke,
addressing electors in house of com
mons, accepted office of chief sec'y
El Paso, Tex. La Radical, Car
ranza. newspaper, announced Villa,
committed suicide south of Parral,
Berlin. Emperor William is spend
ing brief holiday helping in harvest
fields to keep in physical form.
New York. Life insurance poli
cies of late P. Augustus Heinze
threatened in suit of Edw. Gould
against Heinze's sister and execu
trix. Alleged policies were trans
ferred with intent to defraud cred
itors. Mexico City. National agricultur
al commission will meet today to re
turn to owners real, estate confiscat
ed during revolution.
Port Stanley, F. I. Sir Ernest
Shackelton returned. Failed again
in attempt to rescue party of Ant
arctic explorers left on Elephant
New York. When Division Mgr.
Carrigan passed out 30-cent lunch
checks to cops guarding Third av.
lines where strikes are on, Gen. Mgr?
Maher changed then to 15-cent
checks. Then Commissioner Woods
refused to let cops accept any
Columbus, N. M. Hugh Clarke,
Massachusetts guardsman under
military arrest, charged with ma
ligning his superior officers in an ar
ticle in Holyoke, Mass., paper, has a
list of 28 comrades who vouched for
truth of Clarke's statements.
New York. Next time Dan Mc
Sweeney and John Shea think so,
they won't say it out loud. Finger
printed and given suspended sen-
tences for remarking aloud: "Hasn't
she pretty legs."
Washington. Would-be recruit
here was burdened with name Ben
jamin Harrison Levi P. Morton Theo
dore Schrividore Ransom Carter.
Bad eyesight, not name, caused re
jection. Yokohama. 32 cases of cholera
here. Tokio quarantined against
South Bend, Ind. Engineer and
fireman killed when engine of Lake
Erie & Western train blew up.
TO KICK ON RANK DRINKING
WATER ON SOUTH SIDE
Charges that the people south of
226. sL are being served the rankest
sewage with their drinking water
will be made in a few days by Health
Comm'r Robertson. The sanitary
district is liable.
Chicago has two sets of sewers.
One runs along the lake shore and
is "blind," holding the refuse from
the thousands of smaller sewers.
Another crosstown sewer carries the
dirty waste to the drainage canaL
The 39th st. pumping station is
supposed to lift the pollution from
the lake shore .sewer into the cross
town tubes and flush these with clean
The health dep't report will claim
that instead of operating the pumps
to lift? sewage out of the blind tun- Q
nels, the pumping station is selling
its electrical power for commercial
At every heavy rain the lake shore
tunnel backs up and filth is pushed
into the, drinking water reservoir,
where it is drawn to thousands of
drinking faucets. Hundreds o
cases of typhoid result.