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NTAL HEALING ADVOCATES
- TAKEN TO SANITARIUM
fMrs. Clara H. Kittridge and Miss
iJK'L: Stephens, wealthy sisters
m.were'Temovea irom weir nome
112fr'E. 54th pi., last Sunday while
from mental breaKdown,
"be removed to a private sani-
Uy friends, it was announced
iaeychopathic hospital today.
-3e-wctmnAwere prominent mem-
oc tae Christian Science church.
kr believed 'that too hard study of
ital healing, coupled with worry
an injured knee with wihch Mrs.
ge was suffering, led to the
Leonard Wood, 5345 Dor-
,- according to the police
, was called to attend the sisters
He found the women very nervous
jmd excitable. Mrs. Kittridge suffer-
-ed extreme pain from her knee.
5 Dr. Wood quieted the women by
talking to them and then called over
.two trained nurses. He left orders
J&Xot, a hot .pack on the dislocated knee
!! rtilnlrtnir the raf a Tninrvr nnp
Abou.t 11 p. m. he was called on
phone by the nurses and told that
"was trouDie in tne Kittnage
When he reached the address
.women were running about In the
partially dressed because the
,had insisted upon applying
lo t' pack, although the sisters de
clared It was against the rules of a
Cfcrietian Scientist to be' treated with
went into the house. Miss
cried: "You are Error: I
th! Go!" Both women quot-
Ijgrerses from the bible. One quota-
U"wmcn ne rememoerea was to
"ffect that "Ye shall study and
."ana wen scatter tne Knowledge
uttermost corners of the
Wood, quieted Mrs. Kittridge (who
BRf.-nTiH epofnc that aha araa in
wTir'Tr '. ,,, ,"
it;pain irom wanting on a oisic-
knee, tried to administer a hy
podermic. She became hysterical,
crying that it was against the Chris
tion Science faith to use medicine or
He said: "Mrs. Kittridge you are
in great pain."
"There is no such thing as pain,"
According to- friends the women
are members of a wealthy Massachu
setts family. Both may recover their,
FIVE KILLED, ONE MISSING, IN
ALTON DYNAMITE BLAST
Alton, 111., April 1. Five men were
killed and a sixth missing in an ex
plosion of dynamite in the wheel
house of the Equitable Powder Co.
five miles from here this morning.
The dead : Sup't James A. Coburn
Elmer Kortkamp, Gustave Miller,
Clyde Davis, Louis Murphy.
The name of the missing sixth mart
is not known.
The "wheel house" was a concrete
structure, 12 feet square, in which
powder was mixed. The explosion
was heard 100 miles away, at Mat
toon, m. j
Seymour Stedman at Knights of
Pythias hall, 111th and Michigan, to
night John H. Hill at W. S. C. A., 2065
W. Harirson, and Austin Christian
church, Ohio and Pme, tonight.
Sen. Ham Lewis, Mrs. J. Downes,
Geo. Mulligan and Dan'l Cruice, at
27th Ward Women's Sweitzer cluh,
Irving Park hall, Irving Park blvd.
and Elston, tonight.
18th Ward Women's a 0. P. dub
meets tonight at 2046 W. Madison,
Carl Murray to talk.
Monthly meeting Woman's Party
Cook County, Friday, 2 p. m., red
room, La Salle hotel. Charlotte
Rhodus, president, and Blanch Shep
ard, secretary, will speak. Mrs. Mary
A. Plummer will conduct a discus-t
skra on parliamentary law.