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"pen." Pleaded guilty to murder of
Henry Fortner, 60, 2919 Princeton.
Cora SeicHick, 2709 Hillock, proaa
tioned for year for larceny. Pleaded
guilty and asked for chauce.
Detectives drew revolvers and ar
rested three alleged pickpockets on
Madison st car at Halsted.
Since Evanston Chief o Police
Leggett said he couldn't run his auto
because his feet were too big he has
had hundred applications for job.
Ceo. Bass, Oak Park musician,
fined 100 for driving auto while in
toxicated. Inspectors in charge of quarantined
territory around Vernon township,
Lake county, declare hoof and mouth
disease under control.
Wilbur Glenn Voliva, leader of
Zion, obtained injunction preventing
any person from selling drugs or to
bacco or any physician from practic
ing in city.
Oobbs I just got a bill from my
wife's modiste! And our divorce trial
comes up only tomorrow!
Bobbs Oh, don't let that worry
rou maybe it's the last bilL
Dobbs But look at the items! One
Bet testimony suit, one cross ex-
lation gown, and one dainty,
ig gown to faint in.
13 YEARS BY ELECTRICITY
THEN SHE CHOSE GAS
For thirteen long years Adelaide
Morton sold dress goods in Marshall
Field's fine store. Then her eyes be
gan to fail. Miss Morton found it
hard to distinguish colors under the
artificial light in which she spent her
days for 13 years.
So, when she slowed up, Adelaide
was fired and another girl, fresh as
she was when she came to Field's,
took her place behind her counter.
Miss Morton was 38 and a doctor
told her that the eyes would never re
cover from the long years of abuse
under electric light And her money
was going fast
She tried several of the State st
stores for another job, but the thick
glasses she had to wear betrayed her
secret and she was refused a chance
to earn a living behind the counter.
Saturday Adelaide had reached the
end. She dragged herself up three
floors to the little room at 1944 North
Park av. and rested. All day Sunday
she stayed in her room alone.
Then came Monday, when she al
ways hurried down to the store for
the early sales. There was no place
for her now at Field's.
Adeliaide rose and turned on the
as. Then she sat down quickly with
out lighting it An hour later the body
was found by another roomer.
DEBERRY SENTENCED TO HANG
Murphysboro, III., Aug. 31. Joe
Deberry, negro who murdered Mrs.
James H. Martin, wife of prominent
attorney who died two weeks later
from the shock, was sentenced yes
terday to be hanged on Oct 16, six
hours after court opened and 30 days
after the body was discovered. De
berry pleaded guilty and said he com
mitted the crime because Mrs. Mar
tin, for whom he worked as a servant,
had refused to give him 50 cents he
Pretty soft for the Russians they
have taken Mush,