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SICK MAN SAYS HE WAS OUSTED
FROM OAK FOREST
Because he overstayed his leave of
absence from the Oak Forest infirm
ary, and despite the fact that he is
dying of consumption, Jacob Remont
of 11 E. 14th pL was barred from the
A institution by its superintendent
W when he attempted to return.
"But I'm sick, I'm dying. I can't
sleep out in the fields," said the old
"Cant help it You broke the
rules," replied Sup't Mullenback, ac
cording to Remont
The case was brought to the at
tention of the county board yester
day and a motion to have him rein
stated was. made. It was Mocked by
the McCormick faction. Remont will
be cared for by the public service
o o .
NEW EXAM DREAM BUSTS
And still another of the Examiner's
dreams of the rarebit fiend has col-
lapsed. During the recent hue and
cry down in the redlight district the
Examiner was wont to spring some
thing each day that was wild and ex
citing like "Old Sleuth," Each after
noon the story would vanish in thin
One nice morning the Exam came
out and announced thai where the
police had failed, they had succeeded.
They had found the "missing wit
nesses" at Cedar Lake. The police
and the state's attorney got on the
trail. This was indeedhot stuff.
But now Hoyne, after an investi
gation, has given up in disgust He
A says the story was groundless.
The witnesses are now being
sought in Lake Waubesa, Wis. But
the Exam didn't hand out this tip.
WOULD PROTECT CATTLE' .
' Alarmed by the decrease in the pat-v
tie on our western plains, members,
of the United Master. Butchers'-Ass'n
of America and National .Retail
Butchers' Ass'n yesterday- adopted
resolutions 'calling upon congress for
the protection, conservation and in
crease of the live stock industry
The resolutions ask that congress
set aside temper cent of the income
tax to be used in improving cut over
and other undeveloped lands. An act
to prevent the slaughter of female
calves under the age of five years
was also asked. A repeal of the tax
on wrapping paper and oleomarger
ine as a scheme for solving the high
cost problem was suggested.
KILLS WIFE AND SELF
Jealousy yesterday prompted Thor
wald Nlelson, superintendent of the
Danish Old People's Home at Nor
wood Park, to take the life of his
wife. He fired six shots, all of which
took effect. The woman died in
stantly. Leaving her body lying upon the
floor of their bedroom, Nielson raa
into the basement of the institution,
threw a noose over, bis head, attach
ed the other end to a rafter, raised
his knees from the floor and hung
himself. His body was cut down by
a policeman called by inmates of the
Dr. W. K. Yorks of 6906 E. Circle
av., is the man in the case. Although
he says that his relations with Mrs.
Nielson were purely of a professional
nature, Nielson claimed that the two
were too friendly. The physician's '
third wife is said to have left him
two weeks ago on account of Mrs.
Nielson was 38 years old, his wife
DRUGS TO JUMP IN PRICE
The war will have a bad effect on
the price of drugs, according to local
druggists. Already the prices are be
ginning to soar. Up to date they
iave gone up from 10 to 20 per cent.
This is caused by the fact that so
many drugs used in America are pre
pared in the countries effected by the
war. This is especially true of 'tar
taric acid, quinine, citric acid and sal-varsan.