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CHARGE PLOT TO COLLECT BIG
INSUR 'CE NURSE HELD
San Francisco, July 16. Mrs. R.
Kinkaid, nurse, was arrested at San
Jose on charge ,of murder, under pe
culiar circumstances recently of Mrs.
Kathleen Bluett, her partner in -the
operation of a hospital at Auburn.
Insurance company investigators
have charged that a plot existed to
collect large life insurance.
Last fall Mrs. Bluett insured her
life for $15,500, incurring premiums
totalling $900 a year, although she
was a widow with no children or rela
tives. She died in January and left a
will bequeathing her entire estate to
Her death was attributed to burns
resulting from the overturning of an
oil stove, but it is declared that the
burns were merely superficial and
could not have killed her. It is the
theory of the insurance Investigators
that. Mrs. Bluett-Centered the plot to
collect her insurance, but supposed
she was merely to sham death. Chem
ists are examining Mrs. Bluett's vis
cera and brain to determine whether
she was, poisoned.
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So the folks who wear stand-up
collars on the hottest day of the year
are going to get a place to bunk their
autos during the day.
'Snice for them. Grant Park is.
real handy. But why not use the
ground floor of one of the department
stores. It's handier.
Guess they overlooked a bet.
Wonder if we drive our old nag
down town will they let us. bunk him
with the buzz buggies.
Come on in, folks, you can look at
all the autos and it won't cost you
That is, if the cops who are on
guard for the swell guys will let you
pass the sentry lines.
Life is just one move in the big
guy's favor after another. But we
should worry the Cubs won yester
day. Oh, look who's in again the Oak
Park "L." That 0. P. line is "L" all
. The city wants 'em to elevate their
tracks. Would you call that raising
And if they don't raise the tracks,
they must stop at every crossing.
Look out, Maud, here comes a
And, in the meantime, things will
probably go on just as theyN are now.
If a girl goes in bathing with a
man's suit on she will sort of be on
We mean that fence out at Diversey
Beach. And, ba gosh, we hope some
body pushes her in on the men's side.
Mother may I go out to swim,
There is no fixed expense.
Yes, my dear, but surely keep
On the right side of the fence. -
Which would you and your wife
rather do or go bathing by yourself?'
On these cool nights we are having
sleep and the world sleeps with
you snore and you sleep alone.
Twenty-one Evanston storekeepers
to close Thursday afternoon.