The Chicago Day Book, April 24, 1917.NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Chief Schuettler plans to send hoboes to bone dry states.
Henry C. Lytton will auction off mementoes he collected for dead wife.
John F. McFadden, 5058 Sheridanrd., auditor for Montgomery Ward & Co., killed by street car.
Max Lurya, 2022 Erie, arrested as member of gang who have daubed several store windows with paint.
Jerome Katz, 16, 4223 Calumet av returned home after absence for several weeks. Wanted to make fortune, he said.
Wm. P. Whitaker, treas. Walker Vehicle Co., divorced by Hanna C Whitaker. Infidelity charged. Nettie Snell named.
Edw. Merriam, 22 E. 69th, suicide. Gas. Grieved because son had left to take out warrant charging him with disorderly conduct.
Sir Ernest H. Shackleton, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Shackleton
) famous British explorer, lectured at Orchestra hall. Favors universal service.
Alfred Van Duyn, Arne Mark and Mark Porter, arrested in Orchestra hall for refusal to stand while national anthem was played, discharged with lecture on patriotism by Judge Mahoney.
Geo. Lapata, 1160 Erie, trampled on U. S. flag. $25 fine.
Michael Strym fined $1 and costs for telling laborers seeking work at Sherwin-Williams Paint Co. they would die of lead poisoning if they worked there.WRESTLING
The winner of the John Olin "Strangler" Lewis wrestling match to be held at the Coliseum May 2 will have a chance at Earl Caddock and the championship. Caddock says he will be here with a check for $1,000 to bind a match for a date within two weeks of the Coliseum grapple. Joe Stecher will also be present to issue a challenge.
Lewis wrestles Ivan Linow in 1920. By Underwood & Underwood Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23334531SEVERAL HELD IN DEATH OF PRIVATE DETECTIVE
Several men were in custody today after the police made an investigation of the death of Richard Secord of 753 N. Long av., a private detective with the Thiel agency, when he ventured into the wilds back of the yards and stopped in the saloon of M. Sullivan at 47th and Princeton av. Railroad workers and gang ruffians mistook him for a spotter who has been reporting the men when they visit saloons in the neighborhood. They beat him to death.
LOCAL WAR NOTES
200 jackies left Great-Lakes station for east.
600 members First infantry were guests at Ringling circus.
Boys of 18 will now be accepted in national guard without consent of parents.
Enemy aliens barred as able seamen, steamboat inspectors announced.
1,000 homes of aliens will be searched for weapons and explosives beginning today.