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et her to tell where she hid money
they heard neighbor talking about
Municipal court clerk stationed at
Harrison st station to combat bonds
Chauffeur who knockd down wo-
I man at Lake Park av. and 49th drove
away with her. Friendship bracelet
found near accident. Police probing.
Dr. C. P. Stringfield, Grand Pa
cific hotel, predicts further increase
in cost of -quicksilver. Price quad
rupled since war started.
Twenty state employes ousted be
cause they refused to take efficiency
exam reinstated by supreme court
Chicago Real Estate Board to hold
33d annual banquet in Congress ho
Boy and girl left marriage license
in street car yesterday.
Leo Strauss, 4446 Irving av., chauf
feur of auto which killed Mary Stine,
8, 2453 N. Racine av., arrested.
Donald Dunnett, 227 E. 54th,
found dead in gas-filled room. Wife
died week ago. Believed suicide.
Sealed verdict returned in suit of
disinherited sons of Zero Marx, sign
Jas. Binder, 1342 George, found
dead with gas on. Widower of 46.
Andrew Friederick's sweetheart
doesn't know who he shot himself
Joliet high school students see ed
ucational movies every noon.
Mme. Melba, opera singer left for
Sydney, Australia, last night Father
very ill. Will be back next year.
Wilmette police trying to learn the
identity of woman found unconscious
on Railroad av., Wilmette, Jan. 19.
Dr. Herbert MelUnger, who treated
her, didn't report case to police.
Lucy Page Gaston says Aid. Pret
zel will soon introduce anti-cigatet
ordinance to council
"Honest Jerry" Fitzpatrick, street
car conductor, is dead. Was con
ductor 36 years.
Joe Casey, grocer, arrested for
pon-support Told court of wife's
affinities and how she lived with one
of them and came to him for gro
Chas. Ffrench, school board trus
tee wants school kids to see Lincoln
exhibit at Art institute. Arrange
ments being made.
SEARS-ROEBUCK IS A GREAT
CONCERN FOR STOCKHOLDERS
Sears-Roebuck & Co. paid divi
dends of $11,100,000 during financial
year ending Dec. 31, 1915, and still
had a surplus of $10,408,000 left to
tide over a possible "rainy day."
When big figures are used in
bunches they sometimes look ordi
nary and one fails to realize how big
they are, so, for sake of comparison,
keep in mind while you read of mil
lions that Barrett O'Hara's investi
gation found the high average wage
of married men at Sears-Roebuck to
be $15 a week.
Now, remembering that few of the
thousands of girls and women who
work for Sears-Roebuck get more
'ih&n a few dollars a week and that at
one time had to pay for drinking wa
ter, you are probably in proper frame
of mind to learn that Sears-Roebuck
did a gross business last year of
$112,000,000. Gross, yes, but not so
The company is capitalized for
PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL USE
That the board of education mean
to utilize motion pictures in their
school work is attested by the fact
that they have purchased from the
United Photo Plays Co. a complete
set of the famous Dorsey travel pic
tures which were made in the Orient
by Dr. George A. Dorsey, formerly -curator
of anthropology for Field
Museum of Natural History.
Twenty;eight reels showing pres-
ent day conditions in Japan, China;
Ceylon and India go into the film li-
1 brary of our local schools