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THE DAY BOOK
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Daily Except Sunday
KIDNAP YOUNG GIRL FROM
NORTH SIDE STREET
A warm-blooded romance of Little
Italy is believed to liave been behind
the sensational kidnaping of Lillian
Duko, 15, in a crowded street, short
ly before 8 o'clock: this morning. The
girl, who lives at-1123 Larrabee, was
at Grand and Franklin sts., where
she is employed when three men
leaped from a covered peddler's wag
on, snatched her up and threw her
in the wagon and whipped up the
horse at full speed. Before she was
overpowered the girl cried out:
"John Govanco is kidnapping me!"
Two girl friends heard her and told
the police. They pursued the wagon
west in Grand av., but it disappeared.
A man by the name of John Govanco
was arrested later in his jhome, 1151
Leland av. He is said to thave been
attentive to the girl. HeJwas locked
up at the East Chicago' av. station
after denying knowledge of the kid
naping. Three other men are being
STOCK MARKET CRASHES ON
New York, Feb. 1. Steel sold be
low par at 99 this morning for the
first time in months. Later recov
ered three points. Breaks of from 2
to 26 points in various stocks fol
lowed German proclamation,, thou
sands of shares being dumped in the
market. Industrials, snipping shares
and war brides crashed downward.
Bethlehem went to $375.
TJie cotton exchange encountered
the worst storm in its history. May
futures crashed $25 a bale to 12
cents a pound, and March cracked
$18 on the bale to 13 cents. Prices
gradually worked upward, May sell
ing around 16 and March at 16, T)
Ogden Lodge, I. A. M., now meets
second and fourth Thursday of each
month instead of Friday, Kraetch's
hall, 63d and Racme.
Jas. Allman, author of "God's
Children," will lecture tonight on
"Internationalism" at Hobo College,
917 W. Washington blvd.
Francis Neilson, auspices Chicago
Single Tax Club, willlecture on "TJie
Ideal System," Wfflard hall, J.59 W.
Monroe sL, Friday, 8 p. m.
Mass meeting, Friday, 7:30 p. m., ,
Polonia hall, 1618 W. Division St., to
establish Labor school, supported by
workers for workers. Speakers:
Mary O'Reily, A. S. Tobinson, A. E.
Shapiro, Daniel A. Uretz, Dr. Henry
Laudworth and Thomas Levish. Of
ficers will be elected.
Adjourned regular meeting of Chi
cago Typographical Union No. 16
will be held at Hodcarriers' hall, Har
rison and Green sts., Sunday, Fetj. 4,
2 p. m. Special order: Consideration
of newspaper scale.
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Chief Schuettler ordered that no
more children shall be taken to Juve
nile Detention home. Scarlet fever
"Sonny" Dunne, held in connection
with murder of "Dandy Joe" Hoger-
ty, freed on $12,000 bonds. rti
Fair with severe cold wave tonight
and Friday; lowest temperature to
night 10 degrees below zero; fresh
northwest winds. Wednesday tem
perature: High, 35; low, 12,
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