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CORONER WILL PROBE SUDDEN
DEATH OF MRS. BACHARACH
Coroner Hoffman this afternoon
ordered an investigation into the
cause of. the death of Mrs. May
Bacharach, 43, wife'..-of Herschel"
Bacharach, president "of the City
Club of Boston.
The woman died at the home of
her brother-in-law, Emanuel Y.
Bacharach, 1022 "Winona street He
is president of the Illinois State Bank,
350 N. Clark street
It is believed Mrs. Bacharach may
have died from poisoning caused, by
something she ate on the train com
ing here from . St Louis. At the
Bacharach home they claim she died
of heart disease.
Mrs. Bacharach had been accom
panying her husband ' on a trip
through the West They came to
Chicago a week ago. A few days
later she became ilL Last night she
WOMAN OF UNDERWORLD PUTS
KIBOSH ON NAME NELL
Kankakee, III., Aug. 19 Twenty
years ago mothers in this city stop
ped naming their daughters Nell, and
if a girl bears that name today it
is because she is from some other
The reason is that for two decades
Nell Clark has been famous as a
keeper of resorts. No one knows how
many houses of ill-fame she con
trols, though it is said that she has
branched out in other cities.
A short time ago she was sen
tenced to jail for contempt of court,
having disregarded an injunction
preventing her from continuing her
houses. It is the first jail sentence
she has served for a long while, al
though she has paid annual license to
the city in fines of all sizes.
- There isn't a lawyer in Kankakee
who will represent her because of
the notoriety attached to her case,
but she has succeeded in engaging
ft firm in Fontiac and today they
argued, a writ of supersedeas. At
torney L. E. Strawn pleaded the
ABANDONED BABY BOY. CHEERS
UP STATION GETS. A, HOME
An abandoned baby boy, .three
months old, transformed the dusty,
old Cottage Grove police station from
an abyss of gloom into a place of
sunshine and happiness today. And
then he found a home.
Tommy was his name. He was
brought to the station by Mrs. J. A
Strong, 2426 Cottage Grove ay. The
story of Tommy is an old ope.
She was just a-slip of a girl. Tom
my's mother. And she couldn't bear
the disgrace of bringing him home to
her folks and letting them know. So
she leit him.
When Mrs. Strong could no longer
carry the burden she brought him
to the station. Mrs. John J. Fenton
1109 W- 69th st, called at the station
later. Her child had died three years
ago. And when Tommy saw her he
crept to her, instinctively. He had
found a home.
"BONESETTER" REESE SAYS ED
WALSH WILL BE O. K. IN WEEK
Youngstown, O., Aug. 19. "Bone
setter" Reese, the pulmotor to de
crepit ballplayers, today announced
that "Big Moose" Ed Walsh, formerly
referred to as the "White Sox team"
would be all right inside of a week.
Walsh arrived in Youngstown. He
went immediately to Reese, who
grabbed his right ar mand twisted it"
Walsh gave a cry of pain. Then a
contrary bone slipped back into its
rightful position and the Bonesetter
told him to go back to Chicago and
get ready to pitch.
Unsettled weather with probably
thunder showers tonight or Wednes
day; not much change in tempera
ture; moderate easterly winds. j