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WILSON URGES BUSINESS MEN
TO START SOMETHING
Washington, Oct 22. Speaking
before the federal reserve board di
rectors yesterday, President Wilson
told them that the nation is more
nervous in its present financial situa
tion than the facts warrant He again
declared there is a psychological ele
ment in the situation which can be
"My feeling about the present situ
ation is this," he said, "the only thing
lacking is confidence. The circum
stances of the world are extraordi
nary, but we ought not to allow our
mental attitude to be extraordinary.
We are more nervous than there is
cause for, and if we go about busi
ness as if nothing were happening
business will take care of us as we
take care of it.
"That is my conviction. I will not
again use the word 'psychology,' but
there is a psychological element
there is a state of mind involved in
this thing which it would be very
useful it! we were to correct, and
the way to correct it with others is
to correct it in ourselves to feel that
there is nothing td wait for in put
ting business upon the footing upon
which it Is to remain, I hope, for a
great many years to come."
HELD FOR PERJURY
Joseph R. Holbrook held for per
jury charge. Had $12,000 of furni
ture in house at Winnetka. Told
Judge Landis contradicting stories.
Furniture said to have been part of
bankrupt stock of Edward Erickson,
who had store at 2572 N. Clark.
Erickson said to have rented apart
ments and advertised and sold
"used" furniture. Chas. H. Bortell
and Erickson hunted by federal
A musical enthusiast is one who
will pass up a ball game to attend
a matinee performance of "Rigolet
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DOCTOR MARY WALKER HAS
NOTHING ON HER
English Red Cross Nurse in the Togs
She Wears at -the Front.
AH! MARKED BILLS
Marked dollar bills pointed out on.
sidewalks by passers by. Policemen
Tom Mclnerny, Madison and 6th av.,
and Arthur Wetzel, at State and
Adams, brought bills to headquarters.
-""t Ho-ly of traffic division saya
if investigators are. trying to tangle
his men they will fail