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'THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except 'Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 178 Chicago, Thursday, April 26, 1917 398
AMERICAN SHIP SUNK
BY SUBMARINE FIRE
Washington, April 26. The state department an
j nounced today that the American schooner Percy Bird
sail has been sunk by gunfire from a submarine. All
members of crew were rescued, statement declared, by
coast patrol boats.
BRINGS BIG SUIT
A warning against the ruin which
saloons in State street department
stores wreck upon Chicago homes
was given today by Atfy I. S. Blum
enthal, who for Richard J. Flaherty
has filed suit in circuit court under
the dramshop act against Siegel,
Cooper & Co. and Isaac Keim, a,
member of the firm.
This brand of saloon, it would
seem from the suit, is worse than the
corner bar, for it works its ruin
more insiduously and upon women.
The woman who .wants a "slug"
or a "snifter," who wants to buy a
little black bottle of stuff to stick
back in a corner of the bottom side
board drawer to be touched occasion-