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really wondered what he would do
when the show was over, whether he
would follow me out, and what he
would say inkeeping with his pre
He did follow me out. In fact, he
followed so closely that I almost felt
he would tramp on my feet again.
At the entrance I paused, waiting.
"Will you come tomorrow night
and look for me and sit beside me?"
he asked, all in one breath.
For a moment I refused to smile
at him and then I noticed his ruffly
hair and, yielding to the impulse, I
ran my fingers through it.
"Sure I will come tomorrow night,
honey," I said, and 111 look for you
very hard. In fact, I'll get here about
seven if you'll wait for me."
For you see he was only eleven.
URGE EPILEPTIC COLONY
"Ch'icagd takes better care of the
unfortunate insane than any other
city of its size," said Mrs., George
Bass; "but there should be Bome pro
vision made for the many epileptics
who are being brought into the coun
Mrs. Bass, Mrs. Jacob Lindheimer
and Mrs. Pauline Palmer, an artist,
sat upon a woman's jury in Judge
Owens' court and passed upon eigh
teen women who were committed to
the insane asylum yesterday.
An epileptic colony was urged as
being absolutely necessary.
LABOR PROBE WEAKENING?
District Attorney Wilkerson said
yesterday that the investigation of
the Herald's charges against union
labor men might not reach the special
grand jury this month, if at all.
Wilkerson seems to be far less en
thusiastic about the prosecution than
the Herald would have people think.
He says he hasn't any when the cases
will reach a grand jury hearing.
Meanwhile the Herald goes on with
its campaign against union labor.
This morning they print a story to the
effect that 15 refrigeration machine
makers will testify of shake-downs by
SHOOTING UNCOVERED AFTER
ATTEMPT TO COVER UP
An attempt by the American Ex
press Co. officials to cover up a shoot
ing affair in the money room of the
company at 29 W. Monroe st. last
night, was frustrated by a passing
messenger boy who, hearing the shot,
called Policeman Michael Hurley,
Before the arrival of the policeman
the boy saw a doctor enter the build
ing and later a wounded man leave
the offices of the express company
in a taxi.
Upon being refused information
Hurley called the police station and
Detective O'Brien was sent "over.
It was only after threatening R. L.
Shirk, the manager, with arrest that .
O'Brien was told that Percy Watson,
851 Barry av., had been shot in the
shoulder by a fellow employe named
Mann after a quarrel.
"So you, are at the foot of your
class, eh? Do- you expect to stay
"I'm 'fraid so, mister. There ain't
nothin' back of that."