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CHARGE PLOT TO COLLECT BIG
INSURANCE NURSE HELD
San Francisco, July 16. Mrs. R.
Kinkaid, nurse, was arrested at San
Jose on charge of murderunder pe
culiar circumstances recently of Mrs.
Kathleen Bluett, her partner in the
operation of a hospital at Auburn.
Insurance company investigators
have charged that a plot existed to
collect large life insurance.
Last fall Mrs. Bluett insured her
life for $15,500, incurring premiums
totalling $900 a year, although she
was a widow with no children or rela
tives. She died in January and left a
will bequeathing her entire estate to
Her death was attributed to burns
resulting from the overturning of an
oil stove, but it is declared that the
burns were merely superficial and
could not have killed her. It is the
theory of the insurance investigators
that Mrs. Bluett entered the plot to
collect her insurance, but supposed
she was merely to sham death. Chem
ists are examining Mrs. Bluett's vis
cera and brain to determine whether
she was poisoned.
THE BIG BUGS WIN AGAIN
The South Park Board again came
to bat for the big fellows yesterday
when it O. K'd the plan to hand over
to auto owners a big slice of Grant
Park to be used as a parking place
They're even going to build for the
big fellows, at the taxpayers' ex
pense, a lovely bridge, so that the
autos might not have any bother in
getting to the parking place.
And then they're going to let the
big fellows have the use of a squad
of their park cops, so the auto own
ers won't be troubled by ordinary
folks hanging around.
BOOTH CO. IN WRONG
Seattle, Wash., July 16. Indict
ments charging Booth Fisheries Co.,
its subsidiaries and several officers, as
individuals, with wholesale violation
of the Sherman law returned by the
U. S. grand jury. Pres. Carpenter, Chi
cago, jcalled chief conspirator.
By Jim Manee.
We love to see a thriller
In any line of sport.
The auto racing's bully stuff;
It's fine when horses snort.
A baseball game when listless
Makes the players look like dubs.
But, wow! you should have seen that
Ninth inning of the Cubs.
'Go on, steal home!"
. .GAMES FOR TODAY
St Louis at Chicago (2 -games).
Indianapolis at Kansas City.
Baltimore at Buffalo.
Brooklyn at Pittsburgh.
Chicago at Philadelphia.
Cleveland at Washington.
St. Louis at New York.
Detroit at Boston.
Brooklyn at Pittsburgh (2 games)
Philadelphia at St. Louis.
Boston at Cincinnati.
The mattress on a bed should be
aired frequently. When a mattress
is slept on for any considerable length
of time without airing, the moisture
which absorbs from the body causes
it to become packed and hard. When
it is aired in the sunlight the mois
ture is given out, making the ma
terial lighter and softer. That's the
reason why a recently aired mattress
conduces to a more restful sleep.
WEATHER FORECAST p
Fair and warmer today. Unsettled
tomorrow, with probably showers or
thunderstorms: moderate southerly
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