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rooms in. Fine Arts bldg. Many lonely
men and women present.
John Fyfe, 71, 4130 N. Robey,
dropped dead in Lincoln theater.
Mayor tells members of I. A. C.
that official duties weigh heavily on
Skating this winter in Grant park
both day and night Several rinks
to be made.
"L" MEN. VOTE ON NEW OFFER
Elevated railway employes have
gained a'new offer from Pres. Britton
L Budd of the road, 'it will go to a
vote next week.
The differences over which the
men struck last June have never been
settled. The slim compromise offer
of the company were rejected by the
men. The company has made addi
tional wage compromises in the new
INDIAN PRINCE, 70, LEADS AN
Despite his age, Sir Pertrabl Singh,
70 (a new photograph of whom is
shown aboye), is commanding an
army corps of his Indian subjects in
the war. .
WE MIGHT GO SO FAR AS TO CALL
THIS SOCIETY NEWS
Business hasn't been so dull after
alL A few of our swellest pig stick
ers, railway jugglers and manufactur
ers have managed to "spruce up the
old homestead." They are all build
ing in exclusive Lake Forest
Sam Insull, .the million-dollar elec
tric lighter, will spend $200,000 in
putting up an abode.
J. M. Cudahy seems to be trying to
get as far away from the stockyards
odor as possible, for he also is start
ing a $100,000 home in Lake Forest
out of the reach of pig squeals.
Marshall Field & Co. must have
squeezed a few dollars from the pock
ets of State street shoppers during
the past few years, for John G.
Shedd, manager, is putting up a
And Cy McCormick is going to put
some of his money in a $150,000
home while the harvesting machine
game is good.
Louis Swift, too, made his money
,h the stockyards, but has copped a
fine addition to the Westleigh farm,
where the sticky stockyards smell
never comes. 4nd Thomas Wilson,
big bug of the Nelson Morris Packing
Co., has joined the others. His is a
cheap house, only $50,000.
HERMIT TORTURED TO DEATH
WOULDN'T GIVE UP COIN
Jos. Osborne, Grand Crossing, died
the slow death of physical torture to
save his money. Robbers beat him,
scratched him, cut gashes in his face
with a pair of scissors, split and twist
ed his ears to rags of flesh before
they killed him in attempt to make
him tell where his money was buried.
It is believed he died without tell
ing. He was supposed to have secret
ed $50,000 near his tumbledown'
shack. Once he was a prosperous'
wholesale grocer, but became a re
ligious fanatic and retired to the
shack, where he lived with his old'