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"Nothing of the kind ; nothing
"You mean that no accident
"And no one was taken out of
the store in an ambulance ori that
"No one was taken out of here
in an ambulance."
"What is the name of the man
taken from here to the Wesley
"Who told you one of our peo
ple was at the Wesley hospital ?"
"We know there is."
"It's just as well I shouldn't
give out the name."
"What is the name of the phy
sician attending him?"
"I can tell you all that's neces
sary without going to the physi
cian." "What is the condition of the
"Oh, he's coming along all
right. He'll recover soon. He
wasn't injured. He's just sick."
"You say he's just sick?"
"Wasn't hurt in an elevator or
other kind of accident, was he?"
"And the store is taking care
of him while he is sick?"
"Do you care for many of your
employes in this way?"
"Yes ; quite often."
"And this man was taken sick
January 2, and your store saw
that he was sent to the hospital
"Yes, that's all there is to it."
(This was said in a sort of better-
run-along-now-little - boy - and-not-ask-any-more
- foolish - ques
"I was referred to you, Mr.
Cronin," the reporter continued,
"by Dr. P. V. Gill, who has
charge of one of your cases."
"What did Gill tell you?"
"He said he was not at liberty
to give me any information about
the case of the decorator who was
hurt here Christmas eve, but that
you could tell me all I wanted to
"All right, what is it?"
"How is that decorator getting
along just now?"
"Oh, very well."
"Was he hurt in an accident?"
"Who. told you he was?"
"I merely wish to find out if
the man was hurt in an industrial
"He wasn't hurt?"
"No, just sick."
"Wasn't he taken to the hos
pital m an ambulance?"
"Yes. from his home. He's
just sick and we're taking care of
"You mean that the two cases
now at the Wesley hospital are of
persons who were not hurt in ac
cidents, but were just taken sick
and that you are paying the hos
pital bills to see that they get well,
is that it?"-
"Yes, that's it exactly."
The Day Book reporter then
left the store, and found out a few
more facts about the two acci
dents. Dr. P. V. Gill, who is attend
ing to the decorator hurt in the