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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:46; sunset, 5:23.
Wm. Pendermann, 4357 Bernard,
killed and wife, Mrs. Barbara, badly
burned when latter lit match in gas
Slled room.
David Pelletier, 5, 52 N. Long av.,
killed by auto of G. A. Kronebitter,
Haywood.
Anti-war meeting at Coliseum next
Sunday. Thos. Van Lear, Minneap
olis mayor; Herbert S.- Bigelow and
Rep. Calloway will speak.
Consumers' Co. believes Chicago
safe from coal famine.
Pres. Griffin, Board of Trade, says
world's food supply imperiled by
shortage of freight cars.
Jim O'Leary says he won't pay
election bets until Wilson is inau
gurated. New vaudeville theater, to seat
3,000, to be erected by Martin Beck,
Chas. Kohl estate and Herman Fehr
it southwest corner State and Lake.
Chief Schuettler recommended re
vocation of several saloon licenses.
Wives of members of So. Shore
Country Club object to club send
ing notices of entertainments to hus
bands' offices.
500 couples took part in Bartend
ers' ball.
Richard Hunter, 5908 S.-Ashland
av., clerk at Chas. Barker Co., 4351
S. Halsted Jcilled self. Gun.
Ira Bond and Frank Parker, arrest
ed in Minneapolis in Hoyne's war on
auto thieves' trust, bmught here.
Louis N. Larned, wanted in Wilkes
barre, Pa., on charge of obtaining
$100,000 by fraud, caught here.
Council judiciary committee re
commended legislation to curb shady
bondsmen.
Mrs. Jas. Wyatt, 1435 Greenlef
av. said she lost bag containing
$1,500 worth of gems.
Woman about f0 years old, arrest
ed at 47th and State, died in cell at
Hyde Park station.
Harbormaster Adam Weckler or
dered all bridges guarded.
Capt. Alexander Day, skipper of
steamer C. W. Moore, which sunk
Saturday, appeared as divers were
searching for body. Was home.
Council health committee to take
up ordinance to regulate "baby
farms" today.
Mrs. Edith Harkey Berkelson ar
rested as bigamist. Said to have
married C. F. Berthelson,' wealthy
farmer of Clear Lake, la., while she
was wife of Geo. Carson Berthel
son said she took "$5,000 from him
and skipped with Hubby No. 2.
1,500,000 valentines exchanged in
Chicago.
Prices of all drugs will go up. 100
per cent.
Navy wants 10,000 recruits from
Northern Illinois.
Red Cross enlistments still heavy.
John Burns, 440 S. Clark, killed.
Street car.
Ancient Order Hibernians pledged
support to Pres. Wilson.
Fred Fish indicted. Payroll rob
beries charged.
Qeo. J. Lake, First ward sup't, faces
trial board. Payroll padding charged.
Thirty-five aliens got first citizen
ship papers yesterday.
Holdup man got $200 from Geo. L.
Kirkham, Evanston.
Jas. Polito, peddler, River Forest,
badly hurt Train hit wagon.
Body 6T woman killed by car at
Western and Addison, Feb;, 2, iden
tified as Elizabeth Kehrberger, 3642
N. Hoyne av.
Mrs. Hannah C. Whitaker, 7717 S.
Green, wants divorce from Wm. P.
Whitaker, trees. Walker Vehicle Co.
Named Nettie Snell.
Seventy-five towns and villages in
Northern Illinois will co-operate
with Chicago in fight on infant
plague.
Louis Misner, 206 N. Western av.,
fined $25. Three stepchildren said
he made them eat sqap.
Policemen Jas. A. Murphy, Stan
ton av. station, and David McEnery,

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