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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 29, 1913, Image 8',
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man, after he jumped Into Lake
4 Sol Litt, theatrical man, left es
tate of $1,000,000.
Mrs. Florence Dankers, 1430 W.
Adams St., robbed of purse contain
ing $25 and gtrid. watch by two men
at Monroe st. and"Ashland blvd.
Otto Schreiber, 1500 Farwell st.,
bond salesman, shot and seriously
wounded by two highwaymen.
George Gore, 9836 Exchange st.,
flirted with good-looking girl. She
'lured him into dark spot where he
was held and robbed of $29 and
wtch by armed man.
State's Att'y Hoyne has discovered
secret code of clairvoyant trust.
Police Captains Max Danner, John
Ptacek, Morgan Collins, Thoinas P.
Meagher and John Alcock were call
fed to office of Acting Chief Schuet
tler and given list of places supposed
,to be running wide open.
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SOME MORE THAW DOPE
t Albanyq, N. Y., Oct. 29. Attorney
General Thomas Carmody, in de
fending New York's pursuit of Harry
:K. Thaw, says it has been and is a
iUattle to prevent the Thaw millions
from defeating the ends of justice.
Carmody also declared that the in-
dictment against Thaw, though he
;was committed to Matteawan as a
paranoiac, is consistent, as there is
fno proof that Thaw wa's not sane
when he plotted to escape from the
t "It was never claimed that Thaw
.is insane at all times, or that he is
incapable of committing crime," Car
fmody said. "An insane man is not
held for his acts committed while in
tsane, but he may be held for acts
.committed during lucid periods.
There are any number of instances
iof insane men convicted and punish
ed for crime under our laws upon the
above theory. If a man is sufficiently
lucid successfully to devise his es
cape from confinement, it is apparent
that he knows what he is doing and
Jb -legally responsible for his act" ,
With a friend I arrived at his
domicile one evening, old chap, to
find his wife in tears. She declared
that the drainman I believe you call
him a plumber, eh, what? had
been at work all day in the kitchen
and had accomplished naught but un
tidiness and confusion. My friend
rushed upon the-fellow and thus cas
"Say, kid, I hired you to repair
those pipes, not to vaccinate 'em.
Why, you couldn't patch up a leak in
a lard can or plug a hole in a hunk
of Swiss cheese. What d'yuh mean
crawling under my kitchen sink to
take a shower bath? And, say, I bet
you don't know whether you're nurs
ing a pipe or refitting a tire, or
whether that weappn in your mitt is
a monkey wrench or a nut cracker.
G'wan, you ain't a plumber you're a
Cherries, sweet and fully ripe, de
stroy old age matter in the body. -