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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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While passing a small millinery
shop, old chap, I overheard an in
dignant customer expostulating with
the proprietress for unreasonable de
lays in completing her hat. The door,
was open, so I could not help over-,
hearing these wrathy. words :-
"Say, are you building me a lid of
a skyscraper? Last time I soared
into this Kelly "bazaar -you gave me
a double-barreled affidavit that my
bean cover would be rigged in full
sail by the time the lunch whistle
blew. And now you've got the crust
to say it ain't even got its coat of
varnish. Well, this is the last time
I ever order a beau-grabber at this
My word!
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"The charges brought against offi
cers of the oJhn Griffiths & Son Co.
for not using a safety device required
by law involve felony and if the muni
cipal courts refuse to start the case,
the evidence, will be presented, to the
February grand jury by the 'state's,
attorney's office,", said Asst. State's,
Att'y Mike Sullivan today. 1
.. Sullivan met John P. Reed, attor
ney for the state factory inspection
department, yesterday. Another con
ference will be held next week. Judge
Newcomer refused to take the case
because the prison term called for in
the law is longer than this court can
impose. J. Kent Green, attorney for
the chief justice of municipal courts,
gave an apinion that the case should
go before the grand jury instead of
municipal courts.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 31. The
coroner began investigation of death'
of Mary Warren, 50, whose body was
found in an apartment house three
weeks after she expired. Her sister,
Nannette, unbalanced mentally, was
found crooning heside the corpse and
is not expected" to live.
The sisters came from Toledo, O.
They lived in a fashionable apart
ment house. When no sounds were
heard in their apartment tfor three
weeks a bellboy looked over a tran
som and saw Mary lying dead on a
bed. Nannette sat beside the bed,
singing softly.
Physicians say Mary died of chloro
form probably taken with suicidal in
tent and that Nannette had eaten
nothing for several weeks
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The body of Jonathan Skornia, 8,
1158 W. Monroe street, was yester
day exhumed for the purpose of de-
rtermining if he was kicked to death
by a playmate at.the Skinner school,
Jackson boulevard and Aberdeen
The boy was seized with pain while
attending school on Jan. 22. He fell
to the floor and -cried out that he
had been kicked by a boy. Later tie
denied this story but the parents be
lieve it. He died. Jan. 24.

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