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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 28, 1912, Image 8

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$600 on T. J, McNulty, 627 Mel
rose av.
J. J. Herman, 3518 W. Adams
St.; Wm. Dean, 827 Forest av.,
Oak Park; F. B. Cornwell, 2313
Home av,, Berwyn; N. M. Du
phreg, 327 Forest av., Oak Park, ;
N. W. Pillinger, 3239 N. Waller
ay., Austin; F M. Barpow, 11$
Walqut st, Oak Park, and A.
Kpwalski, 3468 W. i2th. st., all
arrested in Oak Park for speed
ing. Phillip Atardo, 17, 720 Vedder
st found in1 his home suffering
from "bullet woun,d in his jaw. Po
lice investigating,
N. H. Harford, 395 Sheridan
road, robbed of $15 by man on N.
Clark st. car near W. North av,
John Strube, 1510 Clybourn
av., robbed of $35 and transporta
tion to Germany by 3 men on N.
Clark st. car near Halsted st.
Louise Lindeman, 15, 1839
Fairfield av., missing.
Straw vote taken at meeting of
the Chicago Auto Trades Ass'n
at the Hotel Metropole gave
Roosevelt 16 votes, Taft 3 and
Wilson 2.
Local section of Electric Ve
hicle Ass'n straw vote gave
Roosevelt 35, Wilson 9 and Taft
7.
Luke Shupek, 1712 N. Ashland
av., watchman N. W. Yeast Co.,
fell into grain pit m company's
elevator at Ashland av. and
Bloomingdale road. Dead.
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ORIGIN QF HALLOWE'EN
All Hallows eve, theOB7
T TXTC .v,1t-1
The wihd cries" in fearj the"!
moon JaugKs away up yonder in
the clouds; the cats hiss, the
lights flicker and burn low, the
witches peer, the owls hoot and
the bats wave their flappy, noise
less wings in the still air.
It's the night when the
SPOOKS appear to man; for
tunes and futures are read in
signs and the weird Sprite of the
hour is king of all.
Hallowe'en -is the time when alf
the world makes merry; deligtits
in its shivers of apprehension
over sights and sounds, and givey
itself up to belief in the supernal
ural.
All Hallows eve falls on the
last day of October, the day fol
lowing being All Saints' day, or'
All Hallows. This js ,the date of
the last of the three festivals held
by the Druids, who in olden times
were scattered over Northern
Europe. They were observed
May 1, the time of sowing; June
21, the season of ripeningNof
crops, and Oct. 31, the harvest
season,
"On the night of Oct. 31, the
Druids assembled at the altars in
their snow-white robes, and at a
given signal, during absolute si
lence on the part of the multi
tude, gathered to witness the
ceremony of solemnly extin
guishing the fires. New fires were
then built As the flames leaped
heavenward the people snatched
burning embers from it and went
nome; exnnguisnea tne oia nres
on their hearths and built new
ones. These were believed to pro
tect each homestead so long as
they remained burning
Maaatt
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