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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 31, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Drunken man held up cars at north
end of La Salle st tunnel by lying on
tracks. Police called.
Art Butler, negro, 6655 Vernon av.,
shot twice by Constantine Kuhn.
Negro accused of attempting to rob
him twice and following him in sa
loon at 4401 Wentworth av.
Detectives believe Mrs. Bertha
Hoffman and 9-year-old daughter
did not suicide. Pound trunk had
been moved from .residence.
Mrs. Ethel Whittern, who asked
divorce recently, seeks custody of 8-year-old
son.
James Reidy, 646 W. Elmon, city
watchman, arrested. Flourished re
volver. Ernest Lee, negro, 4037 Federal,
saved from mob after he attacked
women at 40th and Halsted, by Det
Serg'ts Norton and McDonald.
Geo. Manners, Jr., who left home,
15 years ago, made good as dairy
farmer, Bvansville. Advertised for
his father. Wants to give him com
fortable home.
Thos. Barber, 310 S. Ashland av.,
and Wm. Marks, 1017 W. Congress
arrested. Alleged pay-roll robbers
of A. Stein & Co.
Henry Bauer, saloonkeeper, 3664
N. Clark, dodged five shots of burg
lars. Customers helpless. $24.
Jos. H. Annon, Capper & Capper
salesman, Michigan av. and Monroe,
pawned ring of Mrs. Jane Ring,
widow, to bet at Derby. Police
brought Jiim back. They had plan
ned to marry.
Theofil Cycon, 2320 S. Troy, shot
himself. Wife did two weeks ago.
Fr. Babicz, saloonkeeper, 1728
17th, shot himself in right temple.
Cause unknown.
Barber-shop at 209 W. 63d raided.
Eight arrested. Walter Stanley
booked as keeper.of gambling house.
Policeman Pat S. Ryan, Canalport
av. station, retires tomorrow after 26
vears of service. Once rescued man
2rom. river.
Katherine Moya, 240 S. Western
av., robbed of $9, Ogden av. and W.
Jackson blvd. Young man.
Gertrude Witt, 117 S. Laflin, mis
sing since May 27. Police searching.
Despondent over unknown cause.
Wm. Varner, 3228 Lincoln av., rcb
bed of $24, Ashland and Barry avs.
Identified Chas. Ringmeler, 1657 N.
Halsted, as robber.
Dorothy Fay elected pres. dramatic
club, Univ. of Chi. First girl to hold
position.
Ethel Lengstom, arrested for rob
bing employer, decided to marry
unnst uennapons, Minneapolis con
fectioner, arrested with her.
Dennis 'Hurley, conductor, robbed
of $21.85 by two bandits, Van Buren
and Morgan. Pulled trolley from
wire.
"Flying Squad" arrested 11 alleged
pickpockets yesterday.
Sam Kaiser, poet and humorist,
gets job as managing editor on Daily
News of Dayton, O.
Unidentified Italian shot in front
of Hull House. Family feud, police
believe.
Jennie Randolph, 4, 922 E. 62d,
wants her mama. Mrs. Randolph
left home Saturday.
Housewives of Evanston plan to
install community flour mill. 50 per
cunt saving?
Fr. Adeny, 50, 2245 W. Adams,
dead. Gas. Suicide, police believe.
Rev. Elmer L. Williams wrota
open letter Diamine Hovne Tnr crimo
Said criminal law is not enforced
Health Com'r Robertson says city
lacks funds to purify beaches.
Kenwood club exempts all enlisting
members from paying dues.
YOU'LL GET WILSON'S MESSAGE
The women's committee of the Na
tional Council for Defense has an
nounced that as each man registers
under the draft law on June 5 he will
be given a copy of Prejs. Wilson's war
message.

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