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ONE CENT THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
FATHER, AT LAMBERT INQUEST,
TELLS SUSPICION OFORPET
Calmly, with scarce a tremor in his
voice, Frank Lambert, gardner on the
Jonas Kuppenheimer estate, Lake
Forest, today told a coroner's jury
that he had suspected young Will Or
pet the first minute he learned his
daughter Barian-had disappeared.
Wm. Marshall, who found the high
school girl's dead body lying in the
snow and who was with the father
when he reached her side, testified
that Lambert's first suspicion was of
Lambert detailed the incidents
leading up to his arrival at his daugh
ter's deathbed in the snow.
"When Marian failed to return
home on the Wednesday she disap
peared," said.Lambert, "I thought she
bad eloped with Orpet. I called rup"
Marian's chum and then put in along
distance call for Madison, Wls.where
Orpet was attending the .university,
but could not locateOrpgt:"
Orpet was not 'in thefroom when
the father of hispoisoned sweetheart
was on the witness stand. He was
composed and chatted with the news
paper men about his work as a re
porter, w In iChlcago last summer.
"The Eastland assignment was a big
ger ont.than this," he said.
-COAL MINERS OPEN CRUCIAL
CONFERENCE WITH OPERATORS
New York, Feb. 21. Most import
ant conference between coal opera
tors and miners since the famous
"Roosevelt award" began here to
day. Before the end of the week sessions
wilLbe in progress involving demands
for increased wages on thousands of
miners in bituminous as well as an
Two families driven out by fire,
3Q4Z Inland. ayt . --.- -
&. UiteL aa - - -
Neighborhood Night, Stanford
Park, Women's Gymnasium, 8 p. m.,
33d ward branch, Public Ownership
League, mass meeting, Hamlin Hall,
3802 Armitage av., tonight. Speak
ers: Margaret Haley, of Teachers'
Federation; Victor A. OlandetBec'y
HI. State Fed. of Labor; Morton L.
Johnson, Pres. Penny PJionelCeague.
Woman's Party of Coolc. County
will open new headquarters, 1103 Ma
sonic Temple, witbHgbuse warming,
Sat, 2 to 5p..m.. '
Stanford Park celebrates its sixth
anniversary with big doings Tues.
MURDERER NEAR DEATH, IS
V MENACED BY MOB
Ffcnkfort, Ina, Feb. 21. While
Harry Oliver lay near death in hos
pital police redoubled precautions to
prevent lynching that was threaten
ed by mob of 150 men that formed
near home where Oliver shot and
killed his mother, Mrs. Alice Oliver,
48, Sunday. After shooting his moth
er Harry cut his own throat with a
razor Condition critical.
CHI GRAIN. Grain up. Provisions
steady. May wheat close, $1.24.
WHOLESALE PRODUCE. Eggs,
22c; butter, 32c.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Opened ir
regular; moderately active. Reaction
Fair tonight, with lowest temper
ature a few degrees below freezing;
Tuesday probably unsettled and
somewhat warmer; moderate easter
ly winds, becoming variable. Tem
perature Sunday: Highest, 38; low
est, 23, ,
) mi) auV. t