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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 26, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 5

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six or eight years he has been a very
heavy drinker. During the last two
and a half years he has been drunk
nearly every night.
Q What was there to indicate
that he was drunk? A Well, it took
three different forms. Sometimes he
was entirely befuddled and dull; at
other times he was very giggly and
sometimes very violent; at times he
was speechless and befuddled, and
again he was very giggly and silly.
Q What do you know about his
table manners? A He would go to
sleep sitting in his chair. Even if
there were people there, he would go
to sleep and his speech would be
come very unintelligible.
Q What else do you know about
his habits? A He became very bes
tial in his habits, especially at the
dinner table and especially in his
manner of eating. I have seen food
fall out of his mouth. In fact, I have
seen him before dinner take seven or
eight cocktails and I have known
him to take twelve or fourteen.
Q Did he always sleep at home?
A I have known him to be put to
bed at the house of a friend. His
memory is very bad, in fact he is very
Q What has been your conduct
toward him? A I have tried to be a
dutiful wife, and I think I have suc
ceeded. Dr. Arthur Atwell Small, a brother-in-law
of Mrs. Adams, testified at the
divorce proceedings that on certain
mornings Adams didn't'know how he
got his shirt on.
Adams is a first cousin of Cyrus
H. McCormick, and is a member of
the Board of Tradeufirm of Edward
S. Adams & Co. HeTs about 55 and
Mrs. Adams about 40.
Mrs. Adams is a noted horsewoman
and artist. She won the blue ribbon
with her Canadian hunter "Corona
tion" in the riding class at the Lake
Forest Horse Show in 1904. Both are
prominent in the exclusive society
circles of Lake Forest, and all the
gossips in that section of the country
have been rolling this morsel over
their tongues for months.
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Washington. Washington society
is much more interested these days
in rumors of weddings than in ru
mors of wars, for many of the best
known society girls at the capital
are to be brides before Thanksgiving
One of the first of the brides-elect
to announce the date of her wedding
is Miss Mary McCauley, who is to be
come the bride of Lieut. Herbert S.
Howard of the U. S. N., on November
3. The McCauley family has been so
cially prominent in Washington ever
since it became the seat of govern
ment, so naturally the McCauley
Howard wedding will be a brilliant
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Otto Lund, saloonkeeper, 2458 W.
North av., held up by two men. $125.
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