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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 13, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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Patecky, private watchman, Indiana
Transportation Co., 27th and Robey
sts.
Young Dan, Chinese, 261 W. 22d,
killed by gas. Accident.
Red Cross sending out data to ap
plicants. Nat'l Christian Endeavor societies
offered 500,000 men to Pres. Wilson.
M. Burkhart, U. S. Detective &
Protective ass'n, arrested here.
Wanted in Elkhart, Ind., on con game
charge.
Mild weather averted coal famine
danger.
Burglars got $30O in jewelry from
home of Police Serg't Dennis P. Mur
nighan, 1119 Garfield blvd., while lat
ter was at wedding of son,.Frank, to
Ellen Marie Connery.
Richard McGuinness, employe oi
Chicago Junction yards, killed by a
train.
Chas. Szymanski, 36, 8256 Buffalo
av., killed by I. C. train.
Abr. Arshins, 5 weeks, 1316 S. Ra.
cine av., smothered in bed clothes.
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INTERESTING TOPICS BEING
DISCUSSED BY WOMEN
Eugenics, birth control, sex hy
giene, and "twilight sleep" are prin
cipal among the topics of discussion
with the women physicians visiting
Chicago's convention to mark na
tional clinic week in the profession.
Lectures and demonstrations in
the various hospitals of the city are
almost continuous during daylight
hours.
SUNDAY SCHOOL GETS BOXING
LICENSE PASTOR EX-PUG
Milwaukee, Feb. 13. First boxing
license issued to Sunday school class
in Wisconsin was today forwarded by
boxing commission to Rhinelander
Athletic ass'n, the fighting name of
the young men's Sunday school class
in First Baptist church at Rheinelan
der. Rev. Wedge, ex-pugilist, the
only parson in the United States
holding a boxing license, is the pro
Tioter of the club,
DEMAND RELEASE YARROWDALE
SAILORS ARMED SHIPS
Washington, Feb. 13. Demands
for release of American prisoners of
the Yarrowdale will be made upon
Germany.
.With demand will go explanation
that United States is hot seizing Ger
man ships or crews and is only in
terested in seeing that ships are not
sunk as obstructions to American
harbors.
Germany has held Yarrowdale's
crew prisoners because distorted
news received in Germany led to be
lief there that America was confis
cating German ships and interning
the crews.
Pres.'Wilson is expected to rule to
day or tomorrow on whether gov
ernment shall furnish arms to Amer
ican ships. In any event, govern
ment hold they should be permitted
to arm, though some congressmen,
especially Sen. LaFollette, are believ
ed to be opposed to this.
When" Frederick VIII. puts to sea
tomorrow with German Ambassador
von Bernstorff it will bear an unex
pected passenger, Dr. Geo. Barthel
me, German, Washington correspon
dent for quasi-official Cologne Ga
zette. He was handed his passport
when government found out it wa3
he who had by surreptious wireless
messages inspired the German prop
agandist move for a conference to
avoid war.
SEIZE HAVANA GOVERNMENT
Havana, Feb. 13. Seizure of city
government by military forces at
Santiago de Cuba as another devel
opment in election riots was report
ed here today. Apparently the seiz
ure was accomplished with no vio
lence nor disorderly, military com
manders merely taking charge of city
and patrolling streets. Their excuse
for this assumption of authority was
that government officials were violat
ing law in hearing and deciding con
tested elections,
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