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Japed from sanitarium near Man
istee, Mich. Found wandering,
dressed a la "Eve. Nervous disorder.
Ethan H. Myer, 3152 Lake Park av.,
W. A. Leach and wife, Joliet, hurt
when auto turned over near Mokena,
Florence Moore, 4135 Indiana,
dancer, lost pair of orange silk
bloomers. Finder please return.
Mustapha Mahmed, Turk, robbed
of $92 at Kingsbury and Grand av.
Richard E. Koppe, Dolton, III., dis
appeared. Wife fears foul play.
Shelby M. Singleton wants Sheriff
Traeger to end baseball pools in Blue
Island and Chicago Heights.
George Koltrba, bellboy at Audi
. torium, invented automatic self-adjusting
monkey wrench. Sold it for
Rev. Melville P. Boynton wants
mayor to revoke license of Edelweiss
M. A. La Buy, former justice of
peace, is dead.
Adolph Klug, 730 N. Avers av., sup
port of widowed mother and small
sister, lost $12. Rent is due today.
J. T. McGuire, 4620 Calumet,
robbed of watch and stickpin by
Mary Rosso, 8, 1213 Arthington st,
run down by Racine av. car. Only
got few bruises.
Beatrice Roberts, 6743 Yale av.,
held by Omaha police while running
away to join fiance, Arthur Fergu
son, in Lost Springs, Wyo.
Thos Hunt, 4635 Emerald av., sui
cide. Poison. Out of work. ,
The first monument in America to
Adam was erected in Gardensville,
Md. The memorial to be claimed
first of the species is a square of con
crete with a sun dial on top and the
inscription on one of its faces: "To
the Memory of Adam, the First Man."
Water and fireproof barrels will be
made in Hawaii from bagasse, a
sugar mill by-product, j
LITTLE GIRL WILL FIGHT FOR
HER MOTHER FACING TRIAL
FOR STEALING GOODS
A 4-year-old girl will appear as
"counsel for defense" in the musty
South Clark street courtroom today
to fight the prosecution of Chas. A
Stevens & Bros, against her mother.
The mother is Mrs. Helen Silver
man. She is 22 years old. Back of
the charge of stealing silks and sat
ins from the big State street store is
a tale of poverty and a husband who
"failed to make good."
A year ago Mrs. Silverman di
vorced her husband on a charge of
nonsupport Since then she has
supported herself and her child on $8
a week obtained by working from
8 a. m. to 6 p. m. in Stevens' store.
A few months ago the divorced
husband, Harry Silverman, came
back into her life. He spoke of refor
mation, remarriage and a happy
home for the three of them. And
just as he won her as a girl of 17,
so he won her again.
Silverman was not earning very
much. 'Th'e girl-mother could save
nothing from the wages paid her by
Stevens & Bros. So to make the
dream of a little flat she wanted so
badly come true, she started to steaL
The goods taken from the store were
sold to friends. Silverman took the
money "to save."
. Instead, the girl says, she learned
he spent it on other women. Then
she became discouraged and con
fessed. She store has been able to
'get back most of the stolen goods
through her efforts. Mrs. Silverman
and her child have been living in a
furnished room at 3714 Michigan av.
The husband oh, he skipped
away when he founi trouble coming
New York. Hetty Green, "richest
woman in world," reported to have
suffered stroke of paralysis.
Oyster Bay, N. Y. Family reunion
of Roosevelts yesterday to celebrate,
colonel's return to health.