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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 12, 1912, Image 4

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Dusty Why so sad?
Rusty Dis paper sez th' price
o' di'monds has went up again.
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OUR PRECISE ARTIST.
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It worries a woman when she
can't get some man- to -worry
about her,
, BITS OF NEWS
Jacob Fay Guthrie, Chicago's
college graduate, set fire to his
clothes in attempt to kill himself
in his cell at the county jail, to
day. x
When turnkeys, attracted by
the smoke, burst into his cell,
Guthrie shouted : "Go away and,
let me die. It's fun to burn. Go
away." .
Guthrie was overpowered and
taken to the jail hospital. He is'
suffering from serious burns.
Physicians say he is daily becom
ing more insane.
"At the jail today hesaid he was
followed by a procession of mar
ble statues led by a statue of
Venus he stole on one of his ex-'
peditions.
Guthrie stole $350,000 worth of
art treasures and jewelry from
the homes of wealthy North Side
residents.
Reliance 111, Michigan entry in
international championship pow
er boat regatta, sank off Chicago
Yacht club this afternoon. No
one drowned.
- .The Reliance was on a trial
spin. As she passed one of the,,
hew hydroplanes, the wash from
the latter swamped her. The'
hydroplane picked up her-crew.
Bernice Hirsch, 14, 1247 W.
12th st., died at Michael Reese
hospital today. Autopsy to de
termine cause of "death will be per
formed. t -, "
Nine months ago,' the girl fell
from porch of John Rogers
school, of. which she was pupil.
After that she developed tubeaK
lar bdne, necessitating operation
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