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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:27; sunset, 5:39.
Chas. P. Birner, Chicago, in French
army, killed in battle.
Chas. W. Scollay, A. B. Hill and
Frank Leonard arrested in connec
tion with 15,000 gem theft from
Adams Express Co.
Two armed robbers made Chas.
Depray, driver, get down from Com-,
mercial Express Co. wagon. They
rode away in it Contained $750
worth of merchandise.
Ethel Levin, 10, blind castaway,
may see again. Doctors hold out
hope.
Mary McHugh, 16, 6255 S. Wood,
reported missing, found at home of
friend.
Ceo. Saskotas, 22, 3610 Emerald
av., suicide. Gun. Love affair.
A. M. Wright, 2107 Park av., offers
daughter, Katherine, 14, to any one
who will give her good home.
Drunken man discharged revolver
at meeting of Painters' and Decorat
ors' union, No. 147. E. J. Murphy,
1436 Adams, reported wounded.
Frozen fire plug hindered fight on
fire at C. B. & Q. bldg., 16th and
Canal. $3,000 loss.
Frank Parker, auto thief, has maw
complete confession.
Frank Schmitz and Peter Corrigan,
roommates, 5001 Princeton av., at
tacked by seven boys he had dis
charged. Fired gun at them. Arrest
ed. Burglars got $100 worth of gems
from Hyman Hopeloff, 1911 W. Tay
lor. Mrs. Margaret Kersting Shaffer,
742 E. 48th, divorced from Arling
Shaffer, musician.
727 births and 369 deaths in
Evanston in 1916.
Mrs. Ida May Mclntyre, 3214 W.
North av., said hubby, Wm. H., shot
at her. Given divorce.
Austin Bermingham, John Morris
sey and J. A. Murphy arrested on the
charge of trying to rob county
"gent's commissary, 219 S. Peoria.
W Huber, 16, 744 N. Hoyne av.,
staU-d in scuffle with Walter Fils,
13, 1831 Superior. Accident Will
recover.
Michael Burton, 3743 Diversey
pkwy., wife and four children suffer
ing with ptomaine poisoning. Ate
bad potatoes bought from peddler.
August Schucht, Hammond, sui
cide. Hanker self to bedpost Two
sons in German army. Brooded over
lueui.
Objectors to "Sins of Sons" invit
ed to private presentation of that film
by Judge David.
Frank J. Ryan, 6828 Bishop, for
mer state's rep., arrested. Said to
have shot and wounded Dennis Mc
Kenna during election squabble. '
Catherine Menzel gave quart of
blood to save life of sister, Mary, by
transfusion. Both live at 2921 Wal
lace. Howard B. Hutchinson, sales mgr.
Lexington Howard Motor Co., killed
when auto turned turtle near La
fayette, Ind.
Harrison M. Wild, director Apollo
club, singing organization, resigned.
Two men and women held up
Thos. Sass. 1437 S. Kostner av. S19.
Horace Jackson, aged Board of
Trade man, reported engaged to Mrs.
Kate Shu-ley, San Diego, CaL
Thos. P. O'Kelly, 608 W. 46th, hit
by taxi. Morris Schaeffer, chauffeur,
started to take him home in car.
Auto ran into tunnel siding. O'Kelly
went home alone.
Chicago Law and Order league
failed to find election day saloon vio
latifn for first time in ten years.
Thos. Powers returned to former
home, 117 S. Halsted. Found wife
had moved. Fired gun. Arrested,
H. Chandler Egan, golfer, reported
engaged to Mrs. J. Arnold Scudder,
divorcee.
"Fatty" Arbuckle, movie star,
drooped into Chicago for visit.
The Candle, students' paper, snuff
ed out by Northwestern univ. faculty.
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