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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 6:15; sunset, 5:47.
Overseer Voliva of Zion bars en
gagement rings among flock as un
necessary expense.
Serg't J. V. Lacey, Brighton Park
station, suspenfled by Chief Schuet
tler, who declined to comment on
action.- Said to have been partner in
hotel.
J. S. Draper sues Pugh Stores Co.
for $50,000, which he says is due
him as commission on stock sales.
U. S. marshal seizes 24,000 pounds
of oranges and grapt fruit said to
have become rotten in transit from
Florida to Denny & Co., 167 S. Wa
ter. Wonderful field for American pro
ducts in Siberia, Jonas Lied, director
Siberian steamship company, told
Chi. Ass'n of Commerce at luncheon
address.
Forest preserve comm'rs prohibit
killing birds or animals or defacing
trees on preserve under penalty of
$5 to $200 fine.
Tony Plumbo, 2500 Lowe av., given
year in Bridewell after Agnes Leon,
17, told in morals court how she had
been kept prisoner in his home two
months.
Geo. T. Fischer, 142 W. 103d, said
he and wife "got religion" at revival,
and he kept'it till wife ran away with
Revivalist Oscar Wallen. Plea for
divorce granted.
Mrs. E. J. Hoskins, 117 E. Erie,
granted divorce from her medical
student husband, whom she accused
of running around with former
sweethearts.
A. H. Jackson has deserted her 80
times since marriage in 1889, said
Mrs. J. Decree.
Sam'l Ball, investigator, says he
was beaten up while seeking evidence
in soft drink parlor of Nick and Fred
Brosius, Evanston. Wants $10,000
damages.
Tessie Crantin arrested on charge
of robbing Emil Redmond, 1704 New
port av., of $80 on cabaret tour.
Mrs. Clarence Tohler, 1533 Wie
land, said husband was cruel and
mother-in-law put dirty soap in her
biscuits. Decree.
JVIrs. Leo Wallgren and three chil
dren taken to Evanston hospital, all
suffering with diphtheria.
500 Chicagoans of foreign birth
took ou first papers of naturaliza
tion in superior court last night.
Col. W. N. Selig, movie magnate,
will present Chief Schuettler with a
cub lion.
Geo. Christiansen, 4058 Federal,
asked police to lock him up for fear
he would murder Dr. E. A. Rach, 2901
Wentworth av., who is said to have
performed operation on Christian
sen's wife, from which she has not
recovered.
Geo. Harrison, once wealthy Brit
ish brewer and friend of King Ed
ward, died in poverty in cheap hotel.
Edw. Cummings, 9, 5441 S. May,
played with gun. Dead.
Walter O'Brien, ex-detective serg't,
convicted in clairvoyant case, begun
Joliet sentence today.
Six employes Peoples Gas, Light
& Coke Co. denied leak caused 14th
place explosion horror.
Chief Justice Fitch, criminal court,
will assignnew Erbstein case today.
Leslie Delk, 14, arrested on charge
of trying to poison grandmother,
Mrs, Nannie Williams, 1703 Fulton. v
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MAYOR WOULD SEND ALL LID
TILTERS TO THE PEN
A heavy fine for the first two vio
lations of the Sunday closing law and
a prison sentence for the next con
viction was recommended yesterday
by Mayor Thompson in a letter to
the house judiciary committee at
Springfield. His nibs was due to talk
before the committee, but excused
himself, letting the letter substitute.
The note says, among other things,
that the present penalty for viola
tion of the Sabbath saloon law, a fine
of $200, is too light

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