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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday
WHITE PLAGUE VICTIMS ARE
MANY IN CHICAGO
The dep't of health's campaign to
check the spread o ftuberculosis has
resulted in the discovery of 4,046
cases of white plague in an eight
mile square, none of which were
known before. They were discov
ered by a house-to-house canvass in
the district bounded by North av.,
State st, 22d st and Ashland av.
Cook county jail was discovered to
be a veritable plague spot 102 out
of 370 prisoners are afflicted with
tuberculosis. This is nearly 38 per
cent Many cases were also found
among employes of downtown cafes
and hotels. The campaign is in.
charge of Health Com'r Robertson
and Dr. Chas. P. Caldwell.
o o . IF
BITS OF NEWS
Thomas Inns, wanted here on the
charge of murdering Louis Lichen
stein in attempt jewelry robbery a
month ago, arrested in Minneapolis.
Two negro women held up and
stabbed F. B. Hidalgo, 1710 S. State,
at 32d and Wabash. Escaped with
Judges and clerks of election to be
Mrs. Iva Barnes, charged with the
murder of husband, to be tried to
morrow. Nick Moga, caretaker of Saddle &
Cycle Club, accused of causing death
of Willie Ulrey, 14, by hitting him
with shears, to be tried by Judge
Hugh Gallagher, 20, employe of
City Railways Co., electrocuted at
State and Lake sts., while trying to
replace trolley pole.
Municipal court chiefs to demand
HIGH COST HICCOUGHS
Who Played This Dirty Trick
on the Public?
NO. 6. .
By Jim Manee
There was a man in our town,
And he was wondrous wise.
He knew that buying groceries
Would boost his bill in size.
And so he jumped into a plan,
Fulfilled his expectations,
Of keeping down his grocery billi I
By eating on relations. !
P. S. You can't afford to knock
relatives these days.
GIRL SUES PREACHER
John Wesley Hill, wealthy preacher-politician
of New York, was sued
in the circuit court yesterday by
Miss Lucille Covington, his former
secretary and manager of his lecture
tours. The amount asked for is $100,
000 for alleged breach of promise.
The girl said the well-known preach
er, who is a pal of ex-Pres. Taft and
nearly-Pres. Hughes, won her heart
under promise of marriage and then
NEW YORK. STOCKS. Price
changes narrow. Trend upward.
Fair and warmer tonight; Thurs
day unsettled and warmer with" rain
by afternoon or night; colder at
night; increasing southeast winds to
night becoming strong and shifting
to nbrthwest Thursday. Temperature
Tuesday High, 51; loWj35i