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. ickson park. Mayor's yacht dam
aged. Members of W. C. T. U. plans "dry"
lecture tripto coast.
H. H. Kohlsaat & Co. liabilities
?510,791; assets $467,703.
Wm. P. Howe, Evanston, would
divorce Gladys. She left him.
Wm. M. Harrison wants divorce
from Edith. Charges indelity.
Frances Hawkins wants freedom
from Wm., Jr. Charges desertion.
Virginia Rogers wants divorce
from Henry. Non-support charged.
Wm. A. Nelson, ass't city engineer,
says postoffice is smokiest bldg. in
A. W. Shaw, editor of System,
named as member of federal econ
Supreme court denied "Mammy"
Jackson writ to obtain possession of
"Abie the Agent," confessed auto
thief, pleaded guilty. Sentence de
ferred until April 13.
Residents of 28th ward protest
against placing of junkyard at West
ern av. and Altgeld st.
Conrad and Dorothy Witzenberger,
aged 64 and 63, 3809 N. Western av.,
dead. Gas. Suicide pact.
Simon Thompson, North Dakota
fanner, granted leave from psycho
pathic hospital Slept three months.
ARMY OF TIPSTERS CAN HELP
LAND ALL THEWEWS.
Joseph Darby of the Rex Automo
bile Rddiator & Welding Co., 811 "W.
"Lake St., was one of the first to lend
first aid to the injured at the Halsted
street gas explosion. He and an
other man carried a bleeding body
from the street Then Darby sent
in the first call for police, fire engines
Darby then phoned The Day Book
and Day Book reporters were the
first on the scene.
"If readers of The Day Book would
tip the office off to live news when
they know of it, it would help The 1
Day Book to give its readers all the
news right after it happens," said
Darby to a reporter. "When we
know of a paper that gives all the
news without fear or favor, we
should all sail in and help. An at
tempt is made to 'cover up' a lot of
news that the other papers won't
print. Let The Day Book know
GERMANS HURLED AGAINST
FRENCH NEAR RHEIMS
London, April 6. Striving desper
ately to relieve tremendous pincer
like grip around St. Quentin exerted
by British and French forces, picked
German troops were hurled against
Ff ench line northwest of Rheims last
night and today in one of the most
powerful "diversions" attempted in
months. Object of attack was plain
ly to force hurrying of reserves from
other portions of the line to aid of
attacked French troops, thus reliev
ing allied pressure against German
front around St. Quentin.
Front dispatches today declared
fighting ifi Rheims sector was pro
ceeding with unabated violence. The
French were forced to relinquish a
few trenches here, but for most part
succeeeded in recapturing those
points which fell in the first fury of
German attack. Teutons' assault
was attempted over front of more
than a mile.
Meanwhile dispatches indicated
systematic progress in encircling
movement around St. Quentin by
both French and British forces.
Paris. French forces made large
gains nortti of Landricourt, south of
the Oise and also re-occupied some
trenches northwest of Rheims which
were taken in first rush of German
attack there yesterday.
With the British Armies Afield.
British artillery fire blew up huge
"minenwerfer" depot behind German
lines near Arras. Explosion of vast
quantity of dynamite stored there
for mine throwers and grenades lit-
erally shook, city of Arras