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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1913, Image 7

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Charge confidence game. Denies
Postmaster D. A. Campbell has or
dered 71,630,000 stamps, valued at
$1,808,000. Largest requisition ever
Bent to Washington.
Marshall Boynton, 2122-S. Michi
gan av., wanted by police. Stabbed
and probably fatally wounded Chas.
Bartemus, manager Blue Ribbon
Democrats on County Board block
pay boosts. Evidently believe that
department heads get enough. 300
county employes may lose jobs if sal
aries of other employes are not cut.
Miss Luella Gibbons, 1607 Irving
Park blvd., found dead on wedding
eve. Gas. Friends say accidental.
Wm. E. Booth, 381 E. 22d st., sui
cide. Poison.
Slag ladles exploded at Illinois
Steel Co mils. New concrete pier at
E 104th st. and Lake Michigan dam
aged. Loss $5,000. Shock felt 2 miles
Rabbi Abraham Shechter, 60, 1065
Maxwell st., struck by auto. Slightly
Seven women and nine men ar
rested in raid. Alleged "buffet flat,"
4050 Indiana av.
C. & W. I. suburban train crashed
into Belt Line locomotive. Six people
slightly injured.
F. O Robbins, ticket agent, East
Side station, L. S. & M. S. R. R.,
robbed by hold-up man. Between
$600 and $800 missing. -
Michael Korlzaski and Joe Vakan
ski arrested. Five people have identi
fied them as hold-up men.
Frank H. Holmes, 6826 S. Morgan
st, dead. Fell from scaffold.
Judge Richard E. Burke chosen
chief justice of Superior Court to
succeed Ben M. Smith, retired.
Claudia Wheeler, apearing at Pal
ace theater, claims fake expressman
stole her stage outfit. Value $2,000.
Miss Adelina Reents, Monticello,
la., and 14-month baby, with "Teddy
Bear," found huddled in corner of
W, Randolph st bridge. Police gave
her $10. Seit to Florence Crittenton
A negress with male companion
robhed Frank Riis near 29th st. and
Cottage Grove' av. $20 and gold
Mayor Harrison favors municipal
dance halls-. Says we ought to have
them 'in Chicago.
West Chicago city council failed to
depose Police Chief Frederick Lemon.
Will try later."
Horns, confetti and "ticklers'" to
be prohibited on streets New Year's
eve. Ministers plan religious invasion
and wifittry to combat orgies with
prayerT '
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During a lecture a well-known
authority on economics mentioned
the fact that in one country the num
ber of men was larger than that of
women, and he added, humorously:
"I can, therefore, recommend the
ladies' to emigrate to that part of the
A young lady seated in one of the
front tows got up in great" indigna
tion, and was leaving the room rath
er noisily, whereupon the lecturer re
marked: "I did not mean that it need be
done in such a hurry as thaU"

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