Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
Field's store artd took ,$1;000
Persian rug that was on exhibi
tion. - Thieves only got. lead half dol
lar and. four Canadian dimes from
tea store of C T. Knight, 835 E.
63d st., so they set the place on
fire. , $500 loss. Police fired at
them. They escaped.
Miss Gertrude Neilson, 1736
O.lV. Ohiost., khockedXinconscious
and robbed of purse containing .15
cents. , v,- v
J. Johnston, Rensselaer, Ind.,
assaulted and robbed of watch
and $67.- .
Dora Weinstein, 4, 1107 S. Hal
sted St., died at.; County Hospital
from burns received. Feb 2 when
she fell into tub of bo.iljng-water.-
' o--o - , .
MISS PORTER TS WEARING A TWELVE DOLLAR HAT
Maude Le Page Writes a Skit-, on Gossips, an Which She Tells
What She Thinks of the Whole Crew- ' '
Une, scene from what 1 call a
grand opera, entitled ' f Effect
Scene Delicatessen store. "Maid
' behind counter. JEnter plump,
Maid smiling sweetly) What
can. Tdo for you, honey?
Woman Hush. Is there, any
Maid What would you have
for '-your money?'.
Woman Stepped in to gossip;
Yes, gossip, my.dear; yes, gossipr.
my dear.' . . , .
I've 1 something io.tell you most
. ; , "awfujjy queer.;
Miss Porter ;is wearing a, twelve-
. dollar hat ;
Now what must a lady'suspicion
,i .of that? -
Chorus (off..stage) -iMe-pw!
To us it looks awfully funny;
She's 'workjng,- we know, for
'three-fifty per week ! ,
Now where ddes she get' all her
,-mdne? ' ' '
Maude. Le Page.
Me-ow ! me-pv! me-pw!.
We keep-a close-eye on the hats,
'What time "they go out, 'what
timethey "get in, . . , j
Fpr we are; jjjie virtuous cats !
Me-ow ! m6-ow! me-'ow ! !, Fizzt t!
'Maid (aside) - -
Tis my business to be'meek "
And the truth, I dare not.speak.
If I did Td .have to. seek
A new position. - -1 1 .
JBut I'd like to take a punch.
At that whole confpunded bunch..5
God has given jne' the hunch; k '
' 'That is my mission,