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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 30, 1911, Image 20',
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nThe examination of Veeder
was only half way through when
Judge Carpenter adjourned court
until Tuesday morning for the
New Year holidays.
He will take the stand again
Tuesday, and will tell more of
those secret meetings in the
musty room in the Counselman
building. And he will tell, too, of
the jealousies, the discards, the
accusations of cheating and sharp
practice that passed between the
millionaires who sought to con
trol the beef supply of the world
from that room.
NOVEL FLEECING STUNT
New York, Dec 30. Eugene
Keller has been married to his
wife 75 times, and 75 preachers in
and around New York city are
out $750. The Kellers' scheme of
making matrimony pay was to go
to a preacher's house, pretending
to be a young couple very anx
ious to be married. After the cere
mony Keller would hand the cler
gyman a check for $20, receiving
$10 in change. In 75 parsonages
there are 75 bogus checks.
"HAPPY" SAVES THREE
New York, Dec 30. "Happy,"
a Dalmatian hound, saved the
lives of three firemen by climb
ing a ladder to .the fourth floor
of a burning warehouse and by
his deep baying at the top rung,
attracting the attention of the
other fire laddies.to their half suf
...The dog's master, Fireman
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fo'urthV'floofi'fie; men'. &iH' Vo
cry,for'iidp- but 'MappV 'vdid.He'
started up. thevladdexj -.. ,-.i(
moment anl. the spectators saw
the- J&ree .firemen staggering
about. v I "" ""'!
, . .The men were quickly helpejd
down," Norton,. car,rying'-'the. dog
in 'his arms. . rr ' '' . .' ,y r '
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service for sev.eh'years.and'inhef
its.Tiis -ladder climbing abjHty;
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