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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 26, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 30

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Aurora, III. Alvfn Schlitz and
Nicholas Dittiman killed when motor
cycle was struck by Northwestern
freight engine.
St. Paul. Two nrfen imprisoned in
rooming house fire escaped down fire
Mason City, la. Nick Jashvich,
confessed killing Alexander Kaslosky
as he slept beside his wife; result of
quarrel over money.
Milwaukee. Federal Pressed Steel
Co. erecting addition to plant to care
for $1,350,000 shrapnel order from
San Francisco. Seven Italian fish
ermen drowned when launch cap
sized. Harry Christofferson at
tempted rescue in aeroplane.
Milwaukee Nine persons injur
ed, one perhaps fatally, in six auto ac
cidents. Cleveland. Charles Labusovsky,
13, killed when bicycle was hit by
auto. Eight qther persons injured in
auto accidents near Cleveland.
Steubenville, O. Orla Mason, Con
neDsville, Pa., kelled, two others in
jured, when auto plunged down em
bankment. Charlottesville,, Ind. Otto Vine
berger killed when auto went into
New York. Automobile and mo
torcycle accidents caused 2 deaths
a man and a woman and injuries to
4 in New York city and vicinity on
Berlin. Police seized books of
"The Wofen's Bank," widely herald
ed 2 years ago as only financial in
stitution in the world organized, cap
italized and managed solely by wom
en. Alleged fraud and misuse of de
posits, f
Petrograd. Reported Christian in
habitants of 10 towns in Armenia
have been put to death by Turks.
London. Declared Prince Joac
him, Germon emperor's youngest
son, at Field Marshall von Hinden
burg's headquarters, lias . received
several hundred proposals of mar
riage during past few months.
Boston. Dr. Robt. C. Green of the
City hospital advises women who
must wear corsets to get 'em laced
up the front.
Philadelphia, Prof. Henry G. Wal
ter, head of Plant Research institute
of Yanghorne, declares roses fall In
love and are immoral. 9 '
Following the mysterious death
Saturday evening of pretty Katherine
Roller, 17, daughter of a wealthy
BroadviDe, Logan county, HL, farmer,
Coroner. William Ryan today came to '
Chicago to enlist aid of local police in
solving the mystery.
Coroner Ryan today told the fol
lowing facts regarding the girl's
death. She went riding with a boy
friend just after dinner Saturday. Re
turning about 9 o'clock she suddenly
was stricken with convulsions. With
in a few minutes she was dead. Just
before she died she said she had eat
en some candy on the buggy ride. A
cursory examination, Coroner Ryan
said, showed signs of strychnine in
the girl's stomach. Lincoln poliee ?
learned that a former sweetheart of
Miss Roller bought strychnine there
Friday, saying he wanted it for a sick
horse. The young man is being
looked for today.
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Peterson, N. JH April 26 Sweat
ing under the fiery language of one"
of Billjr Sunday's hottest "For Men'
Only" sermons and sizzling in a 90
degree atmosphere, 9,000 men yes-I
terday heard the sawdust evangelist
plead against the booze habit H Qt;
"Oh, if you Presbyterians would
pass the booze by Instead of talking
about New Jerusalem," said Sun
day, "or you Baptists would stop yell
ing "water, water," while .two-thirds
of your bunch are going -where they
can't get a drop, you'd soon clean up
this saloon-filled, brewery controlled
community tor Christ,'' !-
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