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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 04, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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maker in a garment shop. Then he
became a fighter, then a dentist,
fighting at the same time. Now he
says he's going to be a millionaire.
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ANOTHER OFF AGIN, ON AGIN
Patrick O'Toole,' patrolman dis
charged a year ago for "shaking
down" a woman of the streets, is
back on the force. He travels out of
Gresham. The order m reinstating
O'Toole was quietly entered on the
records last Tuesday, shortly after
Chief Healey left for a vacation.
Patrick Geary and Percy Coffin,
members of the civil service com'n,
offer O'Toole an unusual testimonial
and conclude with the observation
"that in the future he will be a val
uable member cf the force."
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BORN GOES FIFTY-FIFTY
Month ago George Davenport, a
switchman, gave quart of blood to
save life of Gus Born, engineer, his
rival in love. Born got welL Yes
terday Davenport lost large amount
of blood when his leg was mangled
by an engine. Today Born will give
back the blood he took a month ago.
I NEITHER HONEY NOR MOON IN
HIS HONEYMOON
The word "honeymoon" is a com
position of honey and mooning, lov
ing and spooning, and is the high sign
for "zone of solitude" and the "two's
a company" motto, but that it may
have another meaning developed
from the story of Edw. Knight, told in
the court of domestic relations.
Mrs. Edw. Knight, with a soft
southern accent and appealing blue
eyes, told the court that Edward was
a stingy bridegroom who hadn't stak
ed her to a glad rag since she wed
him. She told it like this:
"Your honoh, Ah have been mahied
since June. Ah am from Alabama.
Mah husband hasn't bought me any
clothes since our wedding and in this
nothehn winteh Ah feel Ah will need
a heavy suit And he says that Ah
talk like a niggah. Ah do not"
"Hasn't he given you any money at
all?" asked Ass't State's Att'y Bailey.
"Not a single penny," and the ap
pealing eyes were focused on Bailey.
"He hasn't even given me cahfah and
Ah haven't been getting my food
wheh we live because he didn't pay
the landlady."
Then Knight's attorney butted in.
"Isn't it a fact that you bit your hus
band in the knee and the back and
stabbed him with a cuticle knife?
LDon't you nag him constantly and
aren't you cruel to him?"
The appealing eyes grew indignant
"Ah did bite him on the knee, but
it was because he threw my puhse on'
the flooh and when Ah stooped to
pick it up he tried to choke me and
Ah bit his knee and then Ah bit his
shouldeh."
"And you stabbed him with a cu
ticle knife?"
"Afteh he drew a pocket knife on
me, Ah did."
Knight declared he had paid his
bride's board and he showed a cut in
his coat he alleged was made with
the cuticle knife.
"Defendant discharged," said Judge
Hopkins.
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