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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 13, 1912, Image 8

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WEST SIDE NEWS
Oh where is our wondering
girl t6night? Violet Buehler is
believed to be on theWes1; Side
ow. Where next? Several
""-houses between West Madison
an'd West Randolph on Peoria
and Green have been raided.
Weaver Bagley,sI950 Jackson,
bartender in Oxford hotel bar,
Canal and'Adams streets,, stabbed
twice in neck while quarreling
with unidentified negro about
price pPdrinks.
The Hull House workers are
devoting a good share of their
-time in taaching-Greeks to read
- and write the English language.
The Hull House, indoor base
ball team was defeated last night
by the West Park No. 3 team by
the score of to 4. Smithka and
B. Rayspes starred.
At a meeting of the Theta Ep
silon Gamma girls last night at
the home of Mary and Ethel
Franz,' 1432 Congress- street, the
girls decided to have their annual
party on Valentine night at the
jiome of Miss Katherine Kent,
1422 Congress street.
PACKERS' JURY STUDIES
" BOOKKEEPING
, The jury in the trial of the mill
ionaire packers is to take a three
- weeks' course in bookkeeping.
From the present look of Judge
jCarpenter's courtroom, it will be
a heavy and indigestible course.
The courtroom is a perfect litter
of packing house records.
-And the government says it is
going through these records with
a fine comb' and several expert
accountants. This will take weeks
This state of affairs is the out
come of a ruling made by Judge
Carpenter late yesterday after
noon, just after the packers' at
torneys had walked into as nice a
trap as ever was laid. He ruled
that the government had the
right to examine packinghouse
records. ,
Harry A. Timmins, the forget
ful head of the Morris "test cost"
department was the first witness
today. He tried to explain to the
jury the Morris system of book
keeping. He only succeeded in
making clear that no dollar ever
escaped the Morris vaults once ifi
was guided inside. i
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WHEN METERS SPEED
"Did you know," sawrlhe mart
who was reading about the con
traction of metals, "that a clock
ticks faster in winter than in sum
mer?" "No. I never noticed that about
a clock. But I know a gas meten
does." '
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