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WOMEN'S TRADE UNION LEAGUE
TO GIVE A DRAMA
To raise funds to pay the expenses
of the delegates to the convention in
New York city of the National Wom
an's Trade Union League of America
the dramatic club of -the Women's
Trade Union league will present "The
Palace of Truth," by W. S. Gilbert,
at Hull House tonight at 8 o'clock
and Sunday evening, May 23.
The plot of the play, as disclosed
at a dress rehearsal last night, is to
the effect that the Palace of
Truth was the bachelor quarters of
the king and some years after his
marriage his wife demands that he
take her there. He readily falls in
with the suggestion, though he
warns his wife that the palace is a
magic one and every one who enters
has to tell theh truth. He believes it
will be a good place to take the prin
cess to test her love for the prince,
and all fare forth.
But the king skillfully hides the
fact that, while everybody else has to
tell the truth, he has a talisman that
enables him to tell anything he
pleases, and when the talisman is
stolen some funny situations develop
The cast consists of Agnes John
son, Mary Butler, Bertha Zelkin,
Alice Potter, Carrie Sternfield, Helen
Sullivan, Ethel Rockafield, Elsa
Wertheim, Sophie Elet, Margaret
O'Neil and Rose Seiler.
Tickets are 25 and 50 cents.
PETHRICK HELD FOR MURDER
Russell Pethrick, confessed slayer
of Mrs. Ella Coppersmith and her 3-year-old
son, today will be photo
graphed and measured for identifica
tion at police headquarters. This aft
ernoon he will be taken to the county
jaiL He was held to the grand jury
to answer the charge of murder re
turned by a coroner's jury yesterday.
Relatives of Pethrick testified yes
terday how Russell was deficient for
Throughput the inquest John L.I
1 Coppersmith sat distracted. He han
dled, in an absent-minded manner,
the weapons with which his wife and
boy were killed. Police are watch
ing him for fear he will lose his san
ity. o o
"Judd Hosscawn has had his old
dog fitted with a set o' rubber teeth.
It ain't every dog has such a soft
SIEGEL, COOPER & CO. DRUG
DEPT. HIT IN DRUG WAR
Yesterday deputy sherids arrested
H. L. Eberhard, manager of the drug
department of Siegel, Cooper. & Co.
He is charged with violating the Har
rison anti-narcotic law. Commis
sioner Mason will hear his case in the
next few days.
Federal authorities consider his ar
rest one of the most important so far
made in the crusade by Dis't Att'y
Clyne on peddlers and venders of
drugs who make such enormous
profits from their vicious trade.
Siegel-Cooper's is the first depart
ment store to be caught in the net.
Others who were arrested are W.
Henry Matthes, head of the Audi
torium Pharmacy; Joseph Trinens
manager of a store of the Home Drug
Co. at 65 W. Monroe st, and Dr. H.
W. Martin, 321 N. Clark st.
Dr. Martin is charged writing an
Cloudy weather, followed by rain
late Wednesday afternoon; Thursday,
rain; continued cool;, increasing