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SAYS THOMSON WAS NEAR
AMORY OFFICE IN MORNING
Capt. Halpin and Detective Serg't
Loftus at inquest told of finding flaw
in Thomson's story oThismovements
on the day of the Amory murder. The
inquest was resumed at 2 p. m. today.
Thomson plans to take the stand.
With Coroner Peter Hoffman in
personal charge a coroner's jury lis
tened to the testimony of over a
dozen witnesses in the mysterious
death of Edward P. Amory in the Gas
Bldg. Wednesday. Allen M. Thom
son, the 20-year-old clerk in Amory's
office, listened intently to all testi
mony, much of which was in regard
to his actions during the day. By
far the most important witness was
Kenneth MacKenzie, who identified
Thomson as the young fellow he saw
in the hall near Amory's office short
ly after 9 o'clock in the morning.
This statement disproves that of
Thomson, who said he had not been
in the building until he came in the
afternoon and discovered the body.
Captain Halpin intimated that he
has a sensation to spring when the
inquest is resumed today. He says he
is almost sure that the clerk knows
more about the case than he has told.
Other witnesses are to be heard
when the hearing is resumed today at
the Western Casket Co.'s rooms.
LOCAL WAR BRIEFS
Expect lack of dye material caused
by war to throw 12,000 men out of
work in Chicago. Wilson to be noti
fied. Mme. Schumann-Heink, prima
donna, located at Baireuth.
Belgian-American Relief Society
launched. Offer $1,000 at meeting
Thursday. To raise more.
Expect foreign wine supply to run
out next week.
Many Chicagoans still missing in
the warring countries.
Canary seed prices raised from 5 to
. ftJ glove prjces rising. Women
won't be able to buy them soon, mer
Fur prices to fall. Big stores of gar
ments cannot be shipped to Europe.
Perfume demand cleaning out mar
ket War center base of supply.
By Jim Manee.
We'll have to take tea without sweet
ening, We'll have to have lemonade sour,
For the stuff that the grocers call
sugar - '
Is jumping in price every hour.
If you've got a sweet tooth that's
You might just as well have it
For sugar's so high we must all pass
The fellows to blame should be
-Wow! but I'm mild with
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat easier.
Corn and oats started slow, then ral
lied. Provisions easier.
Keep the mouth clean. In addi
tion to thorough cleansing of the
teeth and constant attention to their
care, the mouth should be rinsed fre
quently, either with warm water or
some antiseptic solution. Physicians
now trace not only the spread of con
tagious diseases but heart trouble,
severe anaemia and rheumatism to
infections generating in the secre
tions of the mouth.
4 o o
Hillsboro, O. Four killed, one fat
ally hurt. B. & O. train hit auto of
Fair tonight and Saturday; some
what higher temperature tonight;
light to moderate northerly winds.
Temperature Thursday Highest, 87;