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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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Sioux City, la. Fire starting m
drug store destroyed business center
of Dakota City. Loss $10,000.
Washington. -..Senate decided
amenment taking rom postmaster
general power to change- rates,
weights and zones in parcel post sys
tem could not be considered in con
nection with postoffice appropriation
Kankakee, III. Judge C. B. Camp
bell, 50, prominent Democrat, ill.
LaCrosse, Wis. Harry ' French,
conductor on Burlington Railroad,
convicted of third degree manslaugh
ter. Alleged to have kicke'd Pat
Murphy, laborer, from moving box
car, causing his death.
Oshkosh, Wis. Arthur Heim, 12,
bitten by dog believed mad.
Menominee, Mich. Burrsey Bur
gess, 18, son of Michigan woodsman,
accidentally shot while examining
gun. May die.
Washington. Although adminis
tration schedule calls for closing con
gress in June, members of interstate
commerce committee believe it will
be August before adjournment is
Washington. Rep. Dies of Texas
hurled sarcasm at. navy's gold lace
and said real purpose .of bill to create
six vice admirals was to prevent "our
admirals from standing behind ad
mirals of some, pee-wee power when
tea is being served."
Fort Wayne, Ind. 100 Progres
sives attended 12th district conven
tion of party here.
Kansas City, Mo. "Typewriters
are detriment to courts because they
make possible lengthy briefs on any
little case," according to Federal
Judge Pollock.
New York. Crushed by elevator
and crippled for life, Richard Thorne,
negro', awarded $25,000 damages by
Supreme Court.
Cleveland. Severe earthquake
tremors recorded on .university seismograph.
New York. Though illiterate,
Matthew Mclntyre made $1',Q00,000
raising hogs on Long Island and made
cross-on his will leaving it all to sup
port parochial school.
Long Beach, L. I. Mother and
child washed up on beach, cut open
and packed in ice. Were worth $3,
000. They were whales.
New York. George Skolnik, Chi
cago musician, and wife denied di
vorce. "Rank perjury on both sides,"
said Justice Blanchard.
Denver, Col. Believed state par
don board will recommend release
from state prison of Frank Shercliffe,
alias Sherman Morrison, sentenced
to 20-year term on conviction of kill
ing John Walsh, saloonkeeper.
Minneapolis. Dennis F. Gorman,
organizer Upholsterers' Union, ar
rested on suspicion of being one of
the auto gunmen who shot and
wounded Joseph Bayerle, factory
foreman for Levin Bros., where strike
has been on for some weeks.
o o
G. Franklin Oliver, the young man
who has'been enjoying life at the ex
pense of several Chicago millionaires
who thought him a member of the
wealthy Oliver family of South Bend,
was found yesterday. He is living in
an humble 'South Side apartment
house with his mother, who works
for a living.
Oliver told how the Chicago. Yacht
Club and its entire membership fell
for hlsi until he was finally exposed
by Dave Frank, William Lorhue'r's
political manager, -who wished to col
lect $60,000 for a yacht sold to Oli
ver on credit.
Oliver has been dined and feasted
for a year at the expense of Chicago
society, he has been a patron' of arts
and has generally touched the high
spots, and todty his sole indebtedness
is300. ,

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