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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 12, 1912, Image 1

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FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVIC
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THE DAY BOOK
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TED. MONROE 353
S06S.'PEOBIA ST. cs.398
Vol. I, No.,222 Chicago, Wednesday, June 12, 1912 . .One Cent
OTTO TOSETTI SUICIDE
Otto Tosfetti, 4358 Drexel
boulevard, vice president of the
. Tosetti' Brewing Co., this after
noon "shot and .killed himself at
the graveofhis mother in Oak
wood cemetery.
Tosetti, -who was 35 years old,
went to the cemetery today to
put flowers on his mother's grave.,
as was his custom. His .chauffeur,
waiting outside the cemetery
- gates, heard 'a shot. He ran in
the direction from which the
. sound tame and found his em-
, player stretched acros sthe grave
dead,' a bullet through his head.
The Tosetti "family is one of the
largest brewery interests in the
country, owning breweries in
several large cities.
PIERP. MORGAN; KING.
New'-YbrkVjune 12, The great
potyer of the money trust was
' shown before the House investi
gating committee today when R.
H. Thomas., president ofvthe New
York Stock Exchange in, 1907,
' told Kaw J. Pierpont Morgan
poured $25,000,000 into the ex
change October 24 of that year,
the worst day of the panic, and
smashed the rate o'h call loans
from 100 per cent down to 6 per
cent. ,
Thomas testified "that when he
went on the-floor of the exchange
October 24 brokers' Avere offering
60 per cent on call mbney, but
none could be had. JXhornas went
to President Still'man of the Na
tional City Bank and told him
$25,000,000 was needed immedi
ately. Stillman told Thomas to
go to Morgan for tfle money.
"Morgan, standing in tlje door
way of his office," said Thomas,
"said tome; 'We are going to let
you have the money. Announce
it.' I asked that ihfe money be dU
vided into severaj lots. .
" 'Good suggestion,' answered
Morgan. Looking inside the door
he added: 'Perkins, divide that
money into lots.' "
According to Thomas Perkins,
who is now boosting Theodore
Roosevelt and crying about the
people, fixed the money into lots
and about two minutes after
Xhomasreached the exchange the
money arrived.
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THEATER COLLAPSES l
Nine men were injured, three
seriously, when the Gglesby thea
ter, in course of construction at
35th street and Michigan avenue
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