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CLEVER THIEF WENT THRO' AND
THEN CAME THRO' TO H. M. C.
Last Saturday's Day Book had the
following little notice on the back
"Say, Friend Pickpocket
"I mean the one who-so. cleverly
lifted my pocketbook on a Halsted
street car Saturday morning won't
you kindly send back the pocketbook
and my police card? If you do, I'll
beg your pardon because there wasn't
any money in it H. M. Cochran,
Tuesday morning's mail brought a
brown (looked like meat market
paper) package to H. M. Cochran. On
the outside was written "I lose
money." On the inside of the pack
age was the pocketbook which was
nipped Saturday morning. Every
thing was in the pocketbook that be
longed there. Also there was a note
tucked in one of the compartments.
"I got The Day Book in a saloon
Dn Desplaines st." On the other side
was written: "Out of work. I seen
your add in The Day Book. April
Fool on me."
' It cost the sender six cents to mail
the pocketbook back to the owner.
i BITS OF NEWS
; Modern School league adopted
.resolutions eulogizing late R. J. Mc
IConochie, its former chairman.
1 Chicago Bar ass'n endorsed estab
lishment of court of small claims.
I Lieut-Gov. Barratt O'Hara praised
present legislature in addressing St.
Andrew's Church club.
t Sen. J. Ham Lewis apologized to
iPres. Geo. M. Reynolds, Continental
.nd Commercial Nat'l bank, and
Pres. Jas. B. Forgan, First Natl, for
publicly saying they "had a grouch."
i Mr. Chas. Wilmot, Oak Park, start
led campaign for job of village trustee.
i III. Public Utilities Com'n took un
der advisement whether or not rail
roads should continue to pay cost of
transferring goods of railroads to
FEDERAL APPOINTMENT FOR
Houston B. Teehee, a lawyer of
Tahlequah, Okkla., is the new regis
trar of the United States treasury.
Like Gabe Parker, whom he suc
ceeds as registrar, Tehee is of Indian
blood, being five-eighths Cherokee.
THE BASIC OBJECTION
"These social events are a deuced
"Well, on the other hand, look at
the people you meet."
"That's just my complaint!"