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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 05, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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FIREMAN ARRESTS MAN IS
KILLED BY UNKNOWN
Blow from fist of stranger caused
the death of Charles Olson, city fire
man. He was hit for no apparent
reason and by a man he did not
' know. Assailant escaped. Police are
searching for 'Leslie Bruce, believed
' to be railway brakeman or fireman.
Olson had arrested an intoxicated
man for annoying residents in vicin
m ity of No. 38 engine house. Another
man rushed up and hit him in the
mouth. When Englewood police ar
; rived the intoxicated man was wait
ing and Olson was unconscious on
the sidewalk. He died at St. Ber
nard's hospital.
1 Lived at 6315 S. St. Louis av.
Leaves wife.
I COMMENT OVER0 FAILURE OF
REV. WARREN TO APPEAR
Considerable comment was arous
; ed yesterday when the Rev. H. G.
Warren failed tp appear in the pul
i pit of the Wesley Methodist Episcipal
church at Halsted and Belden.
The Rev. Warren was arrested in
Grant Park a week ago when em
ployes of the Art institute complain
ed of his actions. He denied wrong
doing at the time. The girl, he said,
was a former member of his parish
whom he had just met by chance.
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CAPTAINS ALSO "CAME ACROSS"
An investigation that will show
1 -whether or not some police captains
1 also paid for their jobs was started
today by State's Att'y Hoyne, accord
ing to a source in chose touch with
the doings of the "North Side."
This quiz, intended to uncover an
other slush fund raised for the high-er-upe
in the police department, fol
lows closely upon the confessions
! that the state's attorney got out of
' eight lieutenants that they contrib
- uted to a 83,200 fund for Chief of
' PoUce Healey when they sought ad
vancement from the rank of ser
vant. According to these' confessions,
there were eleven sergeants, anxious
for promotion, that gave the $3,200
present.
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HE GETS HIS ODD BOOTS FROM
CHINA
The quaint, heavy boots worn by
the Russian sentry shown here, at
the entrance of a trench dugout in
France, came from faraway Mongo
lia, Northern China. The arrow
above the sentry points to a Klaxon
horn used to warn soldiers of a gas
attack, so they may get on their
masks.
Copenhagen. Kaiser William has
issued a proclamation announcing
that railway systems are now under
military control

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