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to turn over $18,408 inheritance tax
Charles Sheets, 17, 639 N. 53d av.,
died at Mercy Hospital after living
five days with broken neck.
Body of unidentified man, about
45, with deep gash over eye, taken
from Chicago River near Jackson
Maclay Hoyne's title to state's at
torneyship held valid by Judge Bald
William Morris, 50, retired jeweler,
820 Leland av., found, dead in bed.
Throat cut by razor. Believed sui
cide. Invalid for years.
Children of Hull House Will attend
funeral of Policeman George Mur
ray, Maxwell street station, who for
17 years has been stationed at Hull
Alfred Adams, prominent Spring
field attorney, killed by train in Wau
kegan. Body of unidentified man taken
from Lincoln Park lagoon. Had
been in water 10 or 12 days.
"Is anybody waiting on you, ma
dam?" inquired the floorwalker.
"Yes, sir," retorted the middle-aged
matron, fiercely. "I reckon they're
waitin' to see if I won't go away with
out stayin' for the dime in change
that's owing to me."
In my lodgings one evening, you
know, I chose to read a bit in bed, but
on attempting to Bwitch the electric
light found that the globe had ex
pended its strength and was not re
sponsive, as it were. I called an at
tendant who extended his aid in this
"Can't can the gloom, eh kid? Just
wait a jiffy-an-a-half and I'll see if I
can't bone a lightning bug bottle off
the chief eneineer. Ill elom vou one
Kfresh from the lhlowatt parlor, and
if you can't spear the dusk by giving
the orb a simple twist of the ace
sneaker then old Ben Franklin never
made thunder-juice do slack-wire
stunts on a kite string."
The hunger strike is an ancient in
stitution, which the British Medical
Journal finds to have been especially
common in medieval Ireland and old-