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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 13, 1912, Image 5',
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HOW .TO. BAFFLE UMBrlLATHIEVES
Here is a "combination" umbrella tooted as a device sure to
baffle" tfte umprella thief. Perhaps. Perhaps not. Certainly it
would peeve him. After having gone to all the risk and mental an
guish entailed by stealing an umbrella, anyone would, be peeved
to find-the thing locked shut with a combination lock .around its
neck as-mysterious as the time "lock on a bank vault.' But baffled
altogether? One could still use it for a cane:
DOINGS OF THE WORLD BOILED DOWN
Washington. William Lori
mer lost -his seat in senate this af
ternoon by vote of 55 to 28.
Lorimer is thereby branded as
having been- elected May, 1909,
by means of corrupt methods and
Sen. Cullom, his Illinois col
league, -who was with him at last
hearing, voted against him.
When vote was read, Lorimer
got up from his seat with a smile
on his face, and walked from
room. Friends gathered around
him and "bade him goodbye.
Lorimer spoke in own. defence
for 11J4" hours. ' -
28 Democrats and 27 Republi
cans voted against Illinoisan.
Lorimer made direct charge 1
that -Charles A. White had been"
bought by Chicago Tribune.
Sen. Dixon, Rooseveltfs man
ager, .got up and defied that he
had madcany attempt to bribe
southern delegates ,,to Chicago
, London. Word has been sent
'to -Mr. and Mrs. Geo. J. Gould,
New York, that their daughter,
Lady Decies, is expecting stork.
Will sail for America.
Wytheville, W..Va. Jury in
case, of Claude- Allen, charged
with complicityin Hillsville mur-
rders, reported deadlock and were
Portland, Ore. Baptist Young
Peopled Union at thdir Pacific
coast convention here denounced