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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 23, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:48; sunset-6:05.
Policeman Dan Crotty, 3528 S.
Honore, dead. Wounded with own
gun while fighting with brother-in-law.
Accident, verdict of coroner's
jury.
E. Conrad Carlson sued to stop
Cicero from selling electric light to
Public Service Co. of Northern in.
Douglas McKenzie, pres. McKenzie
Furnace Co., divorced by wife on
cruelty charges.
Mrs. Emma Botke, 21, 3067 Broad
St., badly burned when clothes
caught -fire. Poured kerosene into
stove.
Jos. B'asile, 1426 Spruce, arrested
here after he fled year ago. Wanted
for murder.
Body of suicide, man about 35,
found on bench in Humboldt park.
Carbolic acid.
Mrs. H. L. Turner, 86 Goethe, re
ported loss of handbag containing
jewelry worth $1,000.
Fred Skillman, real estate dealer,
155 N. Clark, hit by divorce suit of
wife. Desertion charged.
Henry F. Russell, Y. M. C. A. hotel,
arrested for embezzlement of $600 in
New York.
Charles G. Strauss, 1807 Van Bur
en, up for trial today onx complaints
of children.
Fred Collins, 3831 Lake Park av.,
sued for divorce. Infidelity charged.
Dr. J. H. Anderson, Michigan City,
Ind., missing since Wednesday. Po
lice notified.
J. McKinnon, 1025 Rundel pl
beaten unconscious and robbed of
$150 by footpads.
Over $10,000 given to Scottish Old
People's home, burned week ago with
loss of four lives.
Ale Zlius, 17, 3036 S. Union av.,
captured as he tried to blow safe in
Metropolitan Loan Bank, 426 S. Hal
sted. "Majestic," new phone exchange,
started recently in loop district.
C. G. Steger, son of pianomaker,
denied that proper amount of inher
itance tax had not been paid.
Mrs, Emma Horwitz, 3414 W. 12th,
tried to jump into river at 12th st
Stopped by policemen.
Mrs. Alma Strode, 4526 Emerald
av., almost suffocated when robbers
tied her mouth with towel. They
got $45 and escaped.
Trustees of sanitary district au
thorized $3,000,000 issue of bonds to
pay deficit left when city failed to
pay $1,000,000 bill.
Two' robbers got $120 and consid
erable jewelry when they held up
Charles Norton in his saloon at 425
W. North a"v.
Perry Holden, mayor's city garden
expert, appointed confmittee to plan
work.
All theaters, publip hall and school
buildings being fumigated by health
s department -fo fight disease.
Smoke blamed for many deaths by
consumption and pneumonia before
council. health committee yesterday.
James Mansfield, 17 W. Qhjd, ar
rested on charge of manslaughter
after Wm. King, 6 E. Grand av., died
of overdose of strychnine.
Fire in building of Chicago Copy
Co., 746 Milwaukee av., caused $50,
000 damage.
John Scanlon, 5601 S. Halsted, sa
loonkeeper, lost his license. Shot
policeman who came for evidence
against him year ago.
Big business men met in Roebuck
Y. M. C. A. to induce employes to be
come citizens.
Mrs. Charlotte James, 21. 1804 S.
Michigan av., and Lawrence Ballou,
35, 5418 Indiana av., arrested. Mys
tery. Carl Dunkler, 27, 928 Leland av.,
shot himself. "Will live. No reason
for act known.
Mrs. Ruth Williams, 3533 Dickens,
sued for divorce. Says husband
tried to kill, her by turning on gas.

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