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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 17, 1912, Image 8',
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undersell society and club women
here at any price.
Raymond Rogers, an express
wagon driver, was given $20,000
in bills to deliver. Forgot. Money
found in station. $105 mis"sing.'
Martha Bederek, 4, 8707 Colfax
av., seriously burned by boiling
water. Tipped over kettle.
Miss Rosa Eisner, 45, 4755
Prairie av., suicide. Gas. -
Harry Cashman, funny man in
Essanay Film Co. pictures, died
ARRESTED FOR THEFT
That great" civic institution,
MarshalLField& Co., had Lillian
Kellar, 17 years old, of 1404
Sedgewick avenue, arrested yes
terday for stealing a few cents
out of the Marshall Field till
Besides the- charge of larceny,
Marshall Field detectives also,
said the girl had been frequent
ing cafes. They failed to proye
this in court.
The girl worked in the sub
basement of the Marshall Field
store. (We do not knpw whether
this was one of the "sub-basements"
given Marshall Field &
Co. by akind and indulgent set
of city fathers or not) Her
hours were fairly long. She re
ceived the princely "salary'' of $6
Lillian's father is a laborer,
Krh sometimes earns as much as
$12 a week, although not very
often in the winter.
Lillian was taken before Ju
yenile Judge Pinckney. Judge
Pinckney thought so little of the
girl's "crime" when the attendant
circumstances such as wages
were taken into account, that he
discharged her. '
Lillian's father and mother are
not sure where she is today.
They think she may be working
for Marshall Pield & Co. again,
and also they think she may not.
"Lillian left this morning say
ing she was going to plead with
the store-to give her back her old
job," said Mrs. Jacob Kellar, the
mother. "I do not know if she
got it back. If she did not, I am
afraid to thmk what has happen
ed to her."
Mrs. Bennett had a maid who
had been with her for some time.
The girl left her and got married.
A few months later she came to
see her late mistress.
"Well, Mandy," asked the for
mer mistress, "how are you get
"Oh, fine, ma'am, thank-vou."
rthe bride answered.
"Is your husband a srood oro-
f'Yes, 'deed he am, ma'am,4'
said Mandy enthusiastically,
"Why, only this last week he got;
me six new plaecs to wash at."
Sized Her Up.
Doctor 'Madam, vour hushanrf
must have absolute rest
Mrs. Chatt Well, doctor, he
won't listen to me.
Doctor A very erood begin
ning, madam, a very good begin