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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Sunrise, 5:28; sunset, 6:18.
Rob't Thompson, 133 Haddon av.,
fell from second story while wash
ing windows. Dead.
Suicide note signed ,by "Mrs.- W.
Woold" found enclosed in bottle in
Jackson park lagoon. Police mysti
fied. Mrs. Clara Rosen, 1223 S. Kedzie
av., bought chicken at S. Water st.
market. Neighbors, food rioters,
threatened her life.
Man who gave name T. Shea tried
suicide from Dearborn street bridge.
Henry Van West, 4000 Vincennes
av., called police when neighbors
grew noisy because he had flags of
all nations in window.
Charles Zettel, arrested in Beaver
Dam, Wis. Wanted for auto steal
ing. Fred Dobbratz, 2444 W. Wilson av.,
robbed of $25 by four men who
stopped him near home.
Coroner investigating death- of Ed
ward Larson, 2G0G North av., found
dead in bed.
Henry Jacobson, driver Yellow
Cab, robbed of $12 by two patrons.
Burglar got $100 worth of valu
ables from home of Sigmund Leder
er, 5141 Ellis av.
Police seeking Albert Peterson, 21,
4858 W. Ohio, who disappeared when
called as witness in morals court
Laura Fujara, 6, 2407 Station st.,
burt by motorcycle of Policeman
Wilbur Voliva of Zion church got
control of Zion City at polls yester
Jay. Alex Gudevic, 2039 LeMoyne, ar
rested. Asked Mrs. Edward Reed,
539 N. LaSalle, to have soda. ' ,
John Mclllvaine, 112 Bellevue pi.,
jumped five-foot draw as Randolph
"jack-knife" bridge opened in front
of his speeding auto.
Mrs. Pauline Metz, 511 W. Division,
heard three shots near "death cor
uer." Called police. Found nothing.
Coroner investigating death of
Mrs. Florence Schueneman, 1413 E.
55th. Illegal operation reportecL
Illustrated talks on gardening to
start in 100 public schools Thursday.
B. T. Linney, 4636 Sheridan rd.,
out $17 and overcoat. Auto bandits.
Emil Eihelkraut and Jos. Niemitz
rescued by firemen. Blaze in bldg,
1735 Fullerton av.
Leo Hoppa, 10, 3304 Wall, drown
ed. Fell into river at 34th st.
Diamonds worth $7,500 lost be
tween Blue Goose cafe and Hotel
Chief Schuettler planning home
guard to do police duty and relieve ,
Divorce of Mrs. Grace Guggenheim
from Wm. may be set aside at re
quest of state's att'ys office.
Harry Pearsons re-elected mayor
Helen Sims, 15, 5331 Kenmore av.,
missing since Nov. 24, found yester
day. Has been working as nurse.
Mailers and Kesner bldgs., Madi
son and Wabash, attacked by small
fires early today.
CALLS SWELL HOTEL DINERS
"LOT OF D DRUNKS"
Washington, April 4. "Just a lot
damned drunks," was way U. S. Sen.
Jas. K. Vardaman, Mississippi, de
scribed crowd of diners in one of
Washington's fashionable hotels who
hissed him last night when he failed
to stand while band played "The Star
"I didn't stand," aVrdaman said,
"but I didn't know the band was
playing the national anthem. It
started out by playing 'Dixie' and
suddenly switched into the 'Star
Spangled Banner.' I didn't realizeJ
what was being played until a lot of
damned drunks began talking about
me. I stood up just as the band fin
ished. I didn't run out I finished
eating and left. No one who knows
me could doubt my patriotism."