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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 14, 1913, Image 25',
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me. He says that you know
more about those accidents than
Wood does. I'm not going to
waste any more time with you. I
just want you to know that we
have the name of the man who
was hurt in the elevator accident
n this store January 2." i
"On my word and honor, this
is straight," said Cronin. "No
one was hurt here by an elevator.
Our elevator service is perfect."
"We have the name of the man.
We know his leg is in a cast. And
we know the doctor who is at
"Wait a minute I'll be back,"
said Cronin, and walked away.
The Day Book reporter leaned
against the counter amid the
gleaming silverware platters
and hair brushes and snuff boxes.
His eye fell on a booklet of fancy
print. It was a Carson, Pirie,
Scott publication. It was entitled
"The Etiquette of Entertaining."
"The art of entertaining," The
Day Book reporter read, "of mak
ing one's guests feel thoroughly
at ease, of giving them one's best
without appearing to have made
superhuman efforts for their en
tertainment, this gentle art is
worth cultivating " '
The Day Book reporter read
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.'s ad
vice on hospitality and punctual
ity for fifjeen minutes.
Cronin did not come back.
Little Katherine I know
something I shan't tell!" Crusty
Bachelor Never mind, dear.
You'll get over that habit as you
HOLD CLARK AS BRIBER
Joseph Clark, a fire insurance
adjuster, with offices in the Postal
Telegraph building, was arrested
this afternoon and held to the
grand jury after he attempted to
bribe Assistant Staters Attorney
E. J. Raber to have a "no bill" re
turned in the charge of arson
against Covitz Bros. Co., 20 S
5th av., whose plant was destroy
ed by fire the night of Nov. 5.
According to Raber, Clark ap
proached him in the Criminal
Courts building. Clark told Ra
ber he would make it worth his
while to see that the grand jury
did not return an indictment
against Covitz Bros.
Clark then handed Raber $250,
at the same time telling him he
would be paid $1,500 in all if no
bill was returned. Raber grappled
with Clark and had him arrested.
TO HOLD DOOR OPEN
An excellent door stop can be
made with a piece of metal bent
as shown in the sketch. The
metal is fastened to the wall
against which the -door swings,
and the end bent so that the door
knob fits it and prevents it from
striking the walU