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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1913, Image 8

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at hallway of 163 W. Huron st,
the, other at 5336 S. Wabash av,
Six women arid fixe Chinamen
arrested in raid at 2123 Archer av,
Violet Woods boked as keepers
Esther Vest, 3, 3327 S. Hamil
ton a v., dead from burns received
two days ago. Hot wateri
"Wind .-Dlew door shut. Fred
Gran, 4912 Laflin St., mhospital
with fractured leg.
" . NE WYQRK LETTER
New York, March 7. The bar
tender in a small but well- patron
ized.cafe on the edge of the w,hite'
light district was giving tm?
glassware its early morning
polish when one of his customers
entered, rather unsteadily.. "
"I'm feelin' awful bad this
mornin', Davy," he said, "do ye
think a drink would do me good?"
"Sure!" responded Davy. "It
would be the best .thing in the
wurruld fer ye !"
The wabbly one heaved a sigh.
"I'm bustedr Davy--' he said. '
"Ah, well," replied Davy, as.
he .began to scour another tum-
' bier, "ye're betther off without
the drink, anyway. ' y
, ,
Elmer Nelson, 6 years old, of
Harlem, knows his rights, and he
knows what the police .depart
ment is for. s
. Lieut. Ward, on .desk duty at
the.W. 152d street station, heard
a sniffling.jiqise about 6 p. m. one
recent evening,- and, peering over
the desk, he discovered Elmer and
the sniffle -
- Queried asto who he was. and
jvhy. heu. wept) Elmer gave Chis
name and address, and said his
fnfh'pr ViaH nilf- Viim rmf nf
P house. He wanted a policeman.
to go with him and compehhis
said parent to f restore his domi
ciliary rights. That isn't what
Elmer said, but it was what he
wante.
"Hm !" said Lieut. Ward, much
amused, "asa citizen and a tax
payer, you want what's coming
to you, I suppose." N
"I don't pay nothing;" replied
Elmer, "but I want my home."
A policeman accompanied El
mer to the apaffyhent house of
which his father is janitor.
Father was anxiously searching
f ot Elmer. When he saw the po
liceman and heard what Elriie'r
iiad done, he was amazed
"The little rascal got my, watch,
and took it to pieces'," he explain
ed. . "When I found it) I yelled
to him 'fifet- nut of herel' and T
suppose he thought I meant it. .
Elmer accepted his parents-'
apology and dismissed'the police-
Iman with a few words of thanks:
v , ' j. x
f
They were both of the chorus.
No 1 rushed- up to No. 2 at
Broadway and 45th street. "Oh,
dearie !" she gasped. "I'm so, sor
ry to haye kept you waiting half
an hour but I simply couldn't
help it. I've been having a long
talk with the manager of the .
company. .
, The other regarded her icily.
And I- suppose," ' she replied,
"when you had got all through,
he said Wo,' didn't he?" s,
Which broke a date and dislo
cated a friendship.

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