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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 26, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 7',
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SUMMONS FOR CARTOONIST
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Mrs. Fisher, wife of the comic art
ist, "Bud" Fisher, originator of "Mutt
and Jeff," has filed a summons
against him in the New York su
preme court. Cause for the action
has not been made public.
Maje M. L. C. Funkhouser was
"ripped up the back" last night from
the pulpit of the Woodlawn Baptist
church, occupied by the Rev. M. P.
Boynton. The maje's refusal to per
mit showing of "The Sins of the
Sons" seems to have peeved the Rev.
Nearly every organized charity ex
pert in the city took part in the mak
ing of the film, which attempts to
exonerate big biz from blame for
T PUT BOYCOTT ON SPUDS UNTIL
PRICES GO DOWN
Several hospitals, homes and
households have boycotted potatoes
until the prices go down. Among
the institutions are the county hos
pital, Iroquois hospital, Chicago Dea
coness Home, German Baptist Dea
coness Home. Sarah Hackett Ste
venson Memorial Home and Y. W.
Art Meeker of Armour &, Co. and
S. T. Fish say the potato has reached
its price limit and the present agita
tion is sure to cause a drop.
Dr. Robertson, health com'r, is
keeping up his fight on the food hogs.
He has called a conference in his of
fice today to discuss ways of fighting
the high cost of livingT Among those
expected to be present were Chief
Schuettler, Dr. A. J. Stokes and Pat
rick J. Hilliard, federal agent.
Jos. P. Griffin, pres. of the board
of trade, complains that there is still
no action to relieve the freight car
shortage. Thousands of "'empties"
are ontheir way from the east, but
they belong to western roads and will
not Tie available for eastern ship
ments. Yesterday the Northwestern
lifted its embargo.
Chief Schuettler said he would not
make any report on the cold storage
situation until he has given his facts
to the federal authorities. Police
made an invesigation of commodities
stored in the various warehouses last
GOULD USED GUN'S WRONG END
IN POKING RACCOON DEAD
New York, Feb. 26.. Body of Ed
win Gould, Jr., grandson of Jay
Gould and heir to $30,000,000, acci
dentally killed by his own gun while
hunting at Jekyl Island, was to ar
rive in New York late today.
Young Gould, whose carelessness
in handling firearms had often been
remarked, used the butt of a shot
gun to stun a raccoon. The gun dis
charged, cutting an artery in the
thigh. Death was instantaneous.
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