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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 23, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 6',
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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
E. Conrad Carlson sued to stop
Cicero from selling electric light to
Public Service Co. of Northern 111.
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
Jos. Basile, 1426 Spruce, arrested
here after he fled year ago. Wanted
Body of suicide, man about 35,
found on bench in Humboldt park.
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
Charles G. Strauss, 1807 Van Bur
en, up for trial today on complaints
Fred Collins, 3831 Lake Park av.,
sued for divorce. Infidelity charged.
Dr. J. H. Anderson, Michigan City,
Ind., missing since Wednesday. Po
J. McKinnon, 1025 Rundel pi.,
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.
Alex 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 av.
Perry Holden, mayor's city garden
expert, appointed committee to plan
All theaters, public hall and school
buildings being fumigated by health
department to fight disease.
Smoke blamed for many deaths by
consumption and pneumonia before
council health committee yesterday.
James Mansfield, 17 W. Ohio,, ar
rested on charge of manslaughter
after Wm. King, 6 E. Grand av., died
of overdose of strychnine.
. Firein building of Chicago Copy
Co., 746 Milwaukee av., caused $50,
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
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.