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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 06, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 5',
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SCARLET FEVER PATIENT RUNS
THROUGH STREETS DISEASE
HAS HOLD ON CHICAGO.
Eudolph Lezalck, 959 Oakdale av.,
in a delirious condition from the
effects of scarlet fever, escaped from
his home last night and ran through
a the streets near the Wellington "L"
"station. Close behind him was his
wife, shouting: "Stop hup. He's got
scarlet fever." But nobody seemed
to want to assist in the chase.
Finally Detective Serg't John Mof
fett headed Lezalck off and took him
back home. Now Lieut. James Do
herty says Moffett has got to be fu
migated before he can loiter around
with the police station crew.
Scarlet fever is getting a strong
hold on Chicago, according to reports
from the health dep't. About 2,000
cases have been reported at the rate
of close to 100 a day. Health Chief
Robertson has warned parents to be
watchful. "Nausea, fever, sore
throat and comiting are symptoms,"
he said, '"fhe disease is contagious
and should be immediately isolated."
HINDU AND "GtRMAN INVOLVED
IN REVOLUTION PLOT
New York, Mar 6. Dr. Chanader
Chakiaberty, Hindu physician, and
Dr. Ernest Sckunner, German, are
under arrest at New York police
headquarters, charged with "setting
' on foot a military expedition against
a friendly nation." They will be ar
raigned today before federal author
. The two admitted that they had
received $60,000 from Wolff Von Igel,
alleged German plotter. Object of
plot, according to police, was to start
A a revolution in India. The connec
tion of a Chinese, who is said to have
agreed to get munitions into India
from China, is being investigated.
Von Igel is now on.Frederik VHL,
homeward bound with Count von
Bernstorff, having had his $25,000
bond under a conspiracy indictment
released day before ship' sailed. He
was held, along with Hans Tauscher,
Itrupp agent in United States, in con
nection with Welland canal plot
Since departure of Bernstorff
there have been reports of a $2,000,
000 propaganda fund left here, to be
used by German agents working for
some unknown new chief.
London. After Saturday Holland
will be compelled to prohibit export
of bread to Belgium on account of
German submarine warfare.
London. American schooner John
G. McCullough captured by British
on charge of attempting to reach
Germany by running blockade. Held
for prize court.
Hoboken, N. J. With arrest of
Fritz Kolb, German, police believe
they frustrated plot to aid Germany
by blowing up- big munitions plants
about country. Bomb material .found
in his room.
El Paso, Tex. Reported Francisco
Villa was struck on chest by piece of
shrapiiefat battle of Jiminez and has
contracted double pneumonia.
New York. Marjorie McLaughlin
who is movie star, Marjorie Ram
beau filed suit for divorce against
Chas. W. McLaughlin, better known
as Willard Mack, playwright and
New York. Alton B. Parker wires
Wm. J. Bryan: "if you and your
friends, Sen. LaFollette and your fol
lowers had gone to heaven three
years ago, Germany would not have
attempted to drive the United States
from the seas."
New York. Mary Pickford, movie
ptar sued for $103 750 by Cora Wil
kening. her former manager, who
snvs she was not paid for her serv
ices. London. Swedish ministry re
signed, but at request of King Gus
tav consented to remain temporarily
Berlin. Two U-boats just return
ed to base sunk 22 vessels aggregat
ing 64,50.0 tons.