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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 30, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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tion. To force Penn road to derate
Fred Zesch, 7820 Kimbark av., po
liceman, hurt Auto turned turtle.
Dr. J. B. Murphy defendant in
$50,000 suit Willard Deane hit by
auto. Says it was Murphy's.
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"I only earned $7 a week. My
folks are poor. I saw ladies with fine
clothes and wanted some like them."
This was the plea of Sybil Amundsen,
19 years old, as she was put in a de
tective bureau cell yesterday.
Stevens' advertised as the finest
ladles' wear store in the world paid
the girl $7 a week. She purchased
several pairs of $4 silk stockings at
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.'s place on
State st, and tried to charge it to the
account of Mrs. Frederick Sathern,
949 Le Claire av. Her arrest followed.
"I gave most of my $7 a week to
my parents. With the remainder I
paid my carfare and bought my
meals. I would see the finely dressed
women come into the store and I was
jealous of them. I decided tr dress
like them.
"I heard of women getting clothes
by representing themselves as wives
and daughters of wealthy customers
and I did the same.
"I learned the names of three
wealthy customers or Stevens' and
obtained clothes there by using their
names. Mr. Sathern is a friend of
my family and he told pf having a
charge account That's how I came
ta get clothing under his name."
The department store will prosecute.
Another straw boss has been soak
ed a $50 fine because of the activity
of R. J. Knight, chief of state labor
agency inspection. Wm. Valcheff
hired men for the HI. Gas Co. for
work at La Grange. As foreman he
collected ?5 to $8 from their salaries.
Judge Gopdnow imposed the fine.
When you come forth from a gild
ed palace of song and dance and
cocktails tomorrow night and part
with a tenth of the cost of your hat
to the smiling girl with the ready
palm, you are supposed to feel as
sured that the young goddess who
handles the checks is getting an of
your tip.
Gov. Dunne has signed the anti-tip
bill which prohibits "the house" to
grab off the tips taken by employes.
In past the hotels, restaurants and
theaters have made the girls and
hoys cough up the most part of the
tips they took.
The hotels believe there is a loop
hole in the law which will permit
them to continue taking tips if they
post a notice informing the public
that they are collecting a percentage
of the tips.
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Stockholm, June 30. Queen Vic
toria authorized' official denial of the
statement that while in Berlin recent
ly she declared she sympathized with
Germany and "was willing to let the
whole world know it" Statement was
printed in Berliner Tageblatt and
caused queen much embarrassment
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"What time is it?" -"I
don't know."
"Ain't your watch going.'
"SureJ It's gone!"

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