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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 32',
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ONE CENT-THE DAY BOOK -ONE CENT
INQREASE NET EARNINGS
ONLY 26 PER CENT
Washington, Sept. 13. Net earn
ings on the large railroads of United
States for the fiscal year just closed
increased 26.6 per cent over the pre
ceding year, according to reports re
ceived by the interstate commerce
Statistics from all railroads in the
United States with operation incomes
of over a million dollars show a total
net revenue of $1,176,804,001.
For every mile of road operated
the net earnings averaged $5,134.
v TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Cleveland. Daniel Sinko shot and
killed sweetheart, Annie Sheika, in
bedroom of her home, then com
New York. Two-weeks'-old baby
boy, abandoned on doorstep of Wil
liam Salomon, wealthy banker, prob
ably will be adopted by Salomons and
become heir to banker's millions.
Des Moines. lowa physicians in
convention here went on record as
favoring birth control.
Berlin. Report that $250,000 fine
imposed on Brussels because of dem
onstration on departure of Cardinal
Mercier had been revoked is untrue.
Was paid Aug. 30.
St. Louis. Inventory of estate of
Jas. Gay Butler showed that though
he was worth $4,150,000, he accepted
$25 soldier's pension from gov't.
Morristown, Ra. Will of Former
Gov. S. W. Pennypacker left to his
daughter silver dollar given him by
grandmother, which he had carried
in pocket every day for 55 years.
London. Lieut. Polner, Danish
military aviator, planning flight
across Atlantic Thinks he can make
it from Faro island to New Found
kfii in. Sjhqurss,
By Jim Manee
Every little voter has a chance today,
In an easy, breezy, secret way,
To jot down on a ballot what he has
Let every crooked runner take a
This evening when the count is made
. we all will know
Just who will come and who will go.
There'll be a lot of funeral music
soft and low
"So very, very early Thursday
P. S. Wonder how many contests
will be threatened.
Package party and concert by Chi
cago auxiliary of California Jewish
Consumptive Relief ass'n, 'Sunday
eve., SepL 17, Lawndale hall, 3437
Ogden avi All welcome.
BITS OF NEWS
Mrs. Emma Dow, 58, 2901 Parnell
av., suicide. Cut throat,
Mrs. John O'Coqnell, 36, 2926 W.
Congress, found dead in bed from
Coroner to probe death of Mrs. C.
S. Miller, Oak Park.
NEW YORK STOCKS. General
Motors in new1 high. Market active
Fair and warmer tonight; Thurs
day partly cloudy with cooler injaft
ernoon or night; variable winds,
shifting to moderate southerly io
night and fresh northwest Thursday.
Temperature Tuesday High, 84i