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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 16, 1911, Image 4

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Business into court, wherewe can
find out what makes it tick, what
can you expect? "-
Hudson river pirates stole a
million feet of lumber, steered it
through Hell Gate, and beached
it on the .Long Island coast.
N. Y. Supreme Court Justice
Cohalan has granted Wm. J.
Cummins, convicted ofjooting
Carnegie Trust Co.,, of which he
was director, of $140,000, a cer
tificate of reasonable doubt
It seems there was some little
mistake about the way Cummins
was indicted by the grand jury.
Of course, it wasn't the grand
jury that found him guilty of
stealing from the depositors of
the bank, but then, that's a good
enough excuse to. let William J.
loose on the public again.
Say, but these thieves who
stole a million feet of lumber, and
worked in down the river, went
to a lot of unnecessary trouble.
. They might have formed a
bank.
-" John Gardner appealed to po
lice to break into mother's home
"because he had dreamed she was
dead. She was.
All diplomatic negotiations
with Russia in regard to treaty of
1832 broken off by Russian am
bassador today. Told Secretary
of State Knox, that wording "of
Sulzer-resolution was "insult to
Russia." Did not "object to abro
gatidn of treaty, but saw no rea--son
why abrogation resolution
should be framed in insulting lari-v
guage.
WHEN-ORATORICAL '.FIRE
- FLAMED HIGH
"" JL& & &
Senator Leroy Percy,
Mississippi man who, from his
senate seat, denounced his successor-elect,
Vardaman, and Editor
Hearst. He wanted, nay demand
ed, an investigation. .
If his successful -rival's public
charges were true, he, Percy,
should be "driven in shame to pri
son," but, if false, "the man who
vouched for them is not worthy
to represent Mississippi in the
senate." ,- . - . -
o ;o
"Riley drank a quart of whisky
at the wake."
"Did anyone know he- was
drunk?"
"Sure, the fellow in the -coffin
was dead next to him."
jaggs

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