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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 179 Chicago, Friday, April 27, 1917 398gjgE
DRAFT LOOKS CERTAIN
Washington, April 27. Selective draft bill will be
passed by both house and senate within 48 hours. Op
position to draft weakening. House will probably have
leeway of 50 votes and senate of '15 to 18. House may
vote today, senate tomorrow. f
TRAGEDY AT MONTGOMERY WARD'S
W. G. Robbel, 35, 4609 Maiden st., today pursued his
wife, Helen Donaldson Robbel, 25, 7352 Roscoe st., into
an elevator in the plant of Montgomery Ward & Co.,
where she was employed, shot and killed her and then
drank chloroform and shot himself, dying instantly.
They had been separated.
CHICAGO TO INViTE GENERAL JOFFRE
It is more than likely that Chicago i this in spite of the fact that Mayor
will invite the envoys of Prance and Thompson has said he does not think
Great Britain, our allies, to come and he has the "legal right" to extend
take a slant at the Windy City, And I tins invitation,
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