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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 19, 1913, Image 8

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Beaten unconscious. Motive un
known. L. T. King, minister's son, ar
rested Saturday for passing
worthless checks on Evanston
people. Held to grand jury.
Wirt Meyers, 4, Wilmette, who
'disappeared" yesterday, was
found in Evanston. Someone put
him on tran while he was watch
ing it, thinking he wanted to get
on. ,
Office of U. S. Dist. Atty. Wil-
kerson, federal courts and other
governments depts. closed at
noon today because, of .funeral of
S. S. Shirer, asst. U.S. dist., atty.,
who died -at' Washington. "Park
Dr. A. Stanley, 8 N. State St.,
dropped" dead in his laboratories
at 424 S. Clinton st.
J. Davis, 3452 W. 13th pi;, seri
ously injured when car struck his
bicycle. t
C. Carlson, 2309 Grand av., ar
rested after he bad'dragged Miss
Nora Xezer, 1157 W. Ohio st., in
to an alley.
Joe Burke held up B. O'Brien,
1313 Arlington av. Got 5 cents.
Wasn't satisfied. Another came.
Burke told him to hold up his
hands. He did, a"nd put a bullet in
Burke's nose. Burke is in hos
pital. H. R. Roberts, 4055 Prairie av.,
suicide. Gas. Despondent over
separation from wife.
F. O. Bunnell, 27, real estate
dealer, Indianapolis, found de
lirious from cocaine in rooming
house at E. 16th. st. and Wabash
av. Arrested-
New Ydrk, Feb. 19. A book
just published here is likely to be
bought by every one of the six
countrv. with the exceotion of vH
Woodrow Wilson and Thomas
It is entitled "The Office Seek
er's Blue Book," and the sub-title
is "The Book That Knows Al-
'most As Much About Office Giv
ing as the President of the United
The author is Wilbur G. Miller,
former Washington correspond
ent and now publisher of a news
paper at Perth Amboy, N. J. 'He
does not guarantee that anyone
following his instructions will be
sure to land a job, but he says
that anyone who doesn't certain
ly will not land one.
The book, tells in detail just
who must be buttonholed about
each federal job. It classifies
patronage and civil service jobs
(salaries carefully named) and
purports to show how senators,
representatives and the president
are able to get round the civil
service law when they want to
land a favored applicant in a soft
o o
Little Mary's father had denied
her a pleasure which she had con
fidently expected to enjoy. That
night, when she said her prayers
at her mother's knee, she con
cluded with the petition: "And
please don't ,give my papa any
more children. He don't know
to treat those he's got now,"

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