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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7',
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court order by taking two sons to
Policewoman Alice - Clements
searching for Mrs. Ellen Broadwater,
Washington home filed suit to en
join city from forcing it to install au
tomatic sprinkler system.
Lithographers opened convention
at Hotel Sherman today.
John Gardner, Chicago convict
who escaped from Joliet, caught near
Eleven autos stolen yesterday.
County board awarded John A. Mc
Garry & Co., $89,000 contract to im
prove 147th st. from Western av. to
Harry Weberg, 4, 900 N. Homan
av., died of infantile paralysis.
Waukegan schools closed because
of infant plague scare.
Chicago nurses hurrying to Elgin
where typhoid epidemic has broken
Seventy-four cases of infantile pa
ralysis in Chicago.
Ann Murdock, actress, barred from
Congress and Blackstone hotels be
cause of dog.
Alfred Junquera fined $10 and
costs for loafing around morals court
E. Kaplan, r016 Commercial av.,
badly beaten by two men.
Nine men arrested in raid on Gus
Pappas' poolroom, 6706 S. State.
Crap shooting charged.
Harold Norhoff gave himself up to
Racine, Wis., police. Said he was
afraid he'd commit murder.
Auto found in quarry near Hins
dale identified as stolen from Pas
quale Schiavone, pres. State Bank of
THREAT OF GENERAL STRIKE IN
NEW YORK GROWS
New York, Sept 19. Mayor Mit
chel and Oscar Straus, chairman of
public service commission, are to
meet today in first of series of con
ferences with committee from the
Chamber of Commerce and Mer
chants' ass'n in effort to avert sym
pathetic strike, again threatened by
more than half a million workers.
Theo. P. Shonts, president of Inter
borough, has flatly declared that 'he
will not arbitrate in traction strike
situation and union leaders have
threatened general strike if settle
ment is not reached.
Next Friday is day set by union
leaders for their action. At 2 o'clock
on that date, if no settlement has
been reached, they will convene to
set a date for the general vjalkout
$2,500 FALLS INTO THE LAP OF
Wide -knowledge of books won for
Miss McClees of New York $2,500
in a booklovers contest conducted
by the Woman's World Magazine.
She will spend part of the money
seeing some of the foreign scenes qX
which she has read.