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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 23, 1913, Image 7',
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(N THE HOVIES
, A thieyes den is always in a basement down a flight of rickety -wooden
steps, where they are dispovered fourflushing with a deck of cards around
a kitchen, table with a candle on it stuck ln.a beer bottle. -,
"Pour aces" comes around once every deal. '
A tramp or comic wayfarer always -walks stiff-legged, with short minc
ing steps, T - $ ,
People write voluminously after dipping a pen into a bottle in which
there is plainly no ink. , ' ., .
There is always an automobile to jump into. We now know who uses
all the automobiles. - ' , ,x
No hobo is complete unless he "shoots a, snipe." '
Stern fathers are imposed upon with ridiculous ease.
MRS. EATON TO TAKE STAND IN
HER OWN BEHALF
' Plymouth, Mass., Oct. 23. In ad
dition to the announcement that Mrs.
Jennie May Eaton will take the stand
in "her own behalf at her trial for the
inurderof her husband, Rear "Ad
miral Joseph G. Eaton, it Is stated
that Rear Admiral. Clark, who
brought the, battleship Oregon
around Cape Horn during the Span
ish war, and' several other distin
guished naval men of equal prom
inence will testify.
The defense expects to prove
'through its witnesses tfiatthe ad
miral had .been for years a habitual
liquor user and that he also was ad-
i -dieted to the habit of eating arsenic.
INDICT THAW CONSPIRACY
New York, Oct. 23. The grand
jury returned an indictment against
Harry K. Thaw, charging him with
conspiracy, within two hours and a
quarter after examination of wit
nesses "began. He is subjectto extra
dilionunder the offense charged.
The indictmenfrcovers five persons,
"Thaw, Richard Butler, Michael
G'Keefe, Roger Thompson and Eu
gene Duffy. Bench warrants for jthe
arrest of the accused men were ifn
inpdiately issued by Judge Gave
gan. o o
"LORD CHURCHILL," CONVICT,
ESCAPES FROM PEN
Joliet, III., Oct. 23. "Lord Church-
01" the most aristocratic convict
ee-tfr behind the walls of Illinois state
prison escaped during a snowstorm
yesterday, while picking'cabbages.
"Lord Churchill's" real name is Ed
ward Morris. He was sent to Joliet
from Kankakee in 1896 to serve an
indeterminate sentence for horse
stealing, and shortly after his arrival
announced his claims to distinguish
ed, ancestry. A daily hobby of "My
Lord's" was to offer a fellow convict
$20,000 for a chew or tobacco. He
yas to have been paroled within a
o o ?.
- "I wonder' sad the motorman,
"why a fight is called, a scrap?"
v "Bepause," t replied the cqnductor,
"it is a broken peace." N. Y. World.'