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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 24, 1913, Image 29

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Nelson monument-and ringing bells
to attract crowd.
Atlanta. Enrico Caruso", tenor,
broke down and wept after singing
before convicts in federal prison.
Julian Hawthorn wrote a poem to the
-tenor.
New York. With no one at wheel
and injured manlying helpless inside,
auto ambulance "ran away." Nar
rowly missed injured several persons.
Budapest. Angered because com
mittee at spring art exhibit hung his
picture in corridor instead of in the
salon, Anton Berkes, artist, slashed
his canvas with a pocket knife. ,
New York. L. McCormick, actor
in. melodrama, suicide Poison. 111.
health. J
Albany. A Down-street ferryboat,
running between Troy and Green Is
land, went over the State'Dam today
and three young women reported
drowned.
Melville, La. With water at with
in 3 inches of top of levee today, a
repitition of last year's disaster; when
the waters topped the embankment,
is feared before night.
Adrian, Mich. Seneca, village of
200, south of here, threatened with
destruction by fire. All wires down.
Aid sent.
Washington. Pres. Wilson con
siders danger of complications in
Japanese situation past. California
waiting for Bryan.
New York. After attending Buf
falo Bill Wild West show. Wm. V.
Robbihs, Yale graduate and lawyer,
took his son, William, 9, home and
shot and severely wounded him.
Then killed himself by cutting his
throat.
San Francisco. Chan Yin Tang,
envoy to U. S. from China, will be
asked to do something to end tong
warfare on Pacific coast'. .
San. Francisco. Portuguese and
Russian immigrants from Hawaii are
flocking to California at rate of 500
a week'or around 25,000. a year.
colored, Oyster Bay, L. I., dead. Xleft
$50,000 to husband and other rela
tives. She earned the money scrub
bing, washing and ironing.
Douglas, Ariz. E. L. Johnson,
mining engineer of Tucson, com
mitted suicide by poison because he
had revealed secrets of the Masonic
Order.
Milwaukee. Arthur Furkert,. clerk
in local postoffice, sentenced to one
year and one day in prison for rifling
parcel post package.
Natchez, Miss. After sickness of
V. C. Spencer had caused his mar
riage to Miss lone Wentworth to be
postponed for six weeks, his bride
dropped dead while walking to the
altar. The bridegroom collapsed and
may die.
Brussels. The session' of the So
cialist Congress today voted to aban
don the manhood strike', and go back
to work on the government's" prom
ise, through a chamber of deputies
resolution, to grant the electoral re-'
forms asked by the workingmen.
Springfield, III. E. B. Bortrness,
grocer, sentenced to a year in pen by
jury. Charged with mistreating a 14-year-old
girl. Six other indictments
stand against him. x
St. Louis. Although armed with a
knife, negro burglar was no match
for Baptiste Bonzani, an infuriated
Greek cafe keeper, who found the
intruder rifling his cash register to
day. VUsed ketchup bottle to knock
the burglar out.
Springfield, O. That A. B. Smith
will take, the witness stand in his
fight against the.charge of poisoning
his first wife, was expected today.
Milwaukee. $3,000 loss when one
wing of local schoolhouse burned.
Children filed out. No one hurt.
Milwaukee. Stan. Sybilski found
lying dead .on floor of his1 room
Suicide. Razor. Throat. Dpmestici
troubles.
Peoria, III. James McKinney siii
cide, after writing.will. Rope. Cancer.
Father did. samef ftu aiSffijbn

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