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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 10, 1912, Image 2

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ing them with violating the Pure
Food Laws.
There's $1,500,000,000 or so
worth of securities in ruins of
Equitable Life Building and left
ears of every crook in N. Y. are
burning today.
Lorimer says that if Speaker
Shurtleff had not brought down
the,gavel when he did at the
jackpot election, he (Lorimer)
would have had 150 votes instead
of a paltry 108.
What did Shurtleff care?
There was a majority. He'd
earned his $100 bills.
, Lawrence F. Abbot, presently
proxy-in-chief for Teddy Roose
velt, says that all stories about
what Roosevelt said at the Aldine
Club dinner, last night are abso
lutely without foundation.
And, furthermore, they are
fabrications, and fibs, and lies.
Lawrence has been rpund the
Qutlook so much lately he's get
ting the habit.
Conductor Geo. Cupid Eise,
held up Great Northern train at
Rugby, N. D., for half hour while
Axel P. Carlson of Sturgis, N. D.,
became hubby of Janette IC Ros
enquist, of Topeka, Kan.
Peter Bros, wealthy ranchman
near Milligan, Neb., had little fit
of jealousy yesterday, and mur
dered his wife, 4-year-old step
daughter, and committed sui
cide. William Pyeman, negro, Roch
ester, N. Y., ran amuck at Scotts
ville, N. Y., and killed his father
and Deputy Sheriff Birmingham,
and seriously wounded three men.
Zero weather will continue and
apparently there is no relief in
sight, according to the weather
bureau today. Yesterday's brief
relief was followed by another
drop in temperature, and today
the mercury has remained con
sistently below the zero mark.
Snow flurries are predicted for
tonight, or Thursday.
Two more .deaths were report
ed today that are traceable to the
cold. They are:
George N. Henry, 127 E. Gar
field blvd.; died on a SQUth Side
"L" train of heart disease, the at
tack said to have been brought on
by the cold.
Casimer Lerscert, 1121 S.
Union, died at county hospital of
burns received when he ignited
his clothing by crowding against
a red-hot stove to keep warm.
This brought the total death
toll of the below-zero weather
since last ThursdayHip to 21. In
other cities of the middle west 14
deaths have been reported from
cold and extreme exposure in the
last 24 hours.
The suffering among the poor
continues, though there are fewer
cases of frozen ears and limbs
being "reported to the police.. The
United Charities and other relief
organizations are working hard
to alleviate pitiful conditions
among the destitute, and the sev
eral offices have been crowded
with applicants for aid all day.
Many men have gone to work in
the ice fields, and are earning
enough money to support their

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