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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 24, 1912, Image 4',
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"My God! You keep talking to
every one in the place about it,
and calling me up all the time ! I
told the police there. was nothing
to it' '
"But you told me yesterday
there had.been an accident."
"An accident is an hourly oc
currence here," coolly replied the
"Not so serious, I hope," said
the renorter. Mr. Basch himselff
told me the elevator had fallen."
"Why, the police came over
here and said six or seven people
people had been Jcilled, and there
was a whole procession of am-'
"There were six ambulances."
"You seem to know more about
it than I do," retorted the doctor,
ab he cut short the conversation,
Bridgeport, Conn. This after
noon "found "Chicago Joe" Buo
nomo guilty of murder in first de
gree. Charged with killing Jen
nie Cavaleirie in Stratford.
In playing with lighted candles
around his first Christmas tree,
Bernard Bell, a 4-year-old colored
boy living at 2918 Calumet av.,
was burned so badly that he died
an hour later at the Lincoln hospital.
NOT FOR HIM!
Listen to the "undesirable"
Democrats of New York recom
mending Wm-.J. Bryan as am
bassador to Great Britain, vice
Whitelaw Reid, deceased!
IWe don't know where they're
going to locate Bryan ih the com
ing administration, but we'll
wager our Tuxedo against a
houid pup, and agree to shoot the
dog, that they don't get the great
commoner into one of those swallow-tail
jobs where the business
consists in smirking at royalty.
No, sir! If William Jennings
isn't to remain one of us com
mon horde, we demand that he be
entrusted with the hottest pair of
tongs that are to be used in prop
erly cooking those down-east
monied, aristocratic Democrats.
, The business manager of a the
ater never 'has to go out and Took
for trouble. It seems to come to
him quite naturally.
One of his greatest (afflictions
is the drunken man who insists on
gding into the theater. One such
turned up at a West Side theater
some time ago.
Obviously it was not desirable
that he should be admitted, in
sj)ite of the fact that he had al
ready bought a ticket at one of
the hotel ticket agencies. At the
same time, care had to be taken
not to offend him.
"There has been some mistake
about your ticket," he was polite
ly informed. "That seat had al
ready been sold to somebody else:
But we will return what you paid"
The intoxicated gentleman
smiled in the friendliest way, and
promptly produced "another tick
et "I hie! thought you'd shay
that!" he chuckled. "So I bought
hie I another l"