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POLICE PUZZLED OVER THEFT
OF "HARVEST SCENE"
The mystery of the disappearance
from Marshall Field's of the "Har
vest Scene," a painting by Fedder
valued at $150,000, was the problem
both the Chicago policiand private
detectives were attempting to solve
today. The disappearance of the
painting resembles the sudden de
parture of the famous "Mona Lisa,"
The "Harvest Scene" belong to the
estate of the late Peter A. Gross,
Parisian art collector, who placed it
in the Field gallery shortly before his
death a few weeks ago.
The "Harvest Scene," a picture of
several persons riding on a load of
hay, was one that appealed to lovers
of rustic scenery. Some critics de
clared it to be the best of its kind.
SAYS EGG BOYCOTT RESULTED
IN ENORMOUS SAVING
New York, Jan. 10. That $5,000,
000 were saved to housewives of the
TJ. S. and Canada through the cold
storage egg boycott conducted last
fall and early this winter by National
Housewives' League is statement of
Mrs. Julian Heath, national president,
who declares that reports of 46 ware
houses which form National Ware
housemen's Ass'n showed rush of
cold storage men to get rid of that
variety of eggs because of heavy ar
rivals of fresh products.
LORIMER FOR SENATE AGAIN
Former Senator William Lo rimer is
going to run for the United States
senate again. This surprising an
nouncement was made last night at
a meeting of the Republican piub of
Illinois by the club president, Dr.
John Dill Robertson.
Lo rimer is now on his way home
from Europe. To his friends the an
nouncement of his candidacy means
much and they are already to begin
the fight to place Lorimer hi the sen
ate again with a clear title to his
By Jim iVSanee.
"Step forward in the car," Ye Gods,
We hear that every day.
The man who shouts it takes up fares
And gives transfers away.
He pulls the rope, yells "Next car,
He operates with vim.
We'll bet the car conductor man
Knows this is meant for him.
P. S "Lots ofroom up in front!
Oh, the fibber!
PLAN TO DOCK TEACHERS WHO
SERVED ON REGISTRATION DAY
The 100 schoolteachers who acted
as judges and clerks at the polling
places registration day will probably
be docked by the school board for
taking advantage of the new rights
Attorney Richard Folsom of the
school-board yesterday gave an opin
ion declaring that the teachers did
an illegal act by leaving their posts
and serving at the polls.
According to his opinion the teach
ers may receive demerit marks in ad
dition to losing their pay.
Miss Margaret Haley, representing
the teachers, will take the matter up
with County Judge Owens, at whose
request the teachers acted as election
JOHN BURKE SUSPENDED
Washington, Feb. 10. John Burke,
manager commissary' department on
canal zone, suspended after hearing
granted by Col. Goethals to Burke to
clear himself of charges of accepting
gratuities and of alleged irregulari
ties in business transactions.
W. F. Shipley, chief celrk of the
subsistence department, suspended
Unsettled Tuesday and Wednes
day; possibly snow flurries.