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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 25, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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moved away from 824 Sedgwick,
fearing friends of Macaluso might
harm him.
Not content with endorsing an
aquarium, a number of civic organ
izations now want the government
to establish fish hatchery near it
Burglars didn't find any cash in
grocery store of Al Edgar, 6045 S.
Halsted st, last night so they set
fire to store.
Isabella Ross, Lake Bluff postmis
tress, cleared of government charge
she embezzled.
Business and professional men will
meet again today at Union League
club to plan investigation of the Mu
nicipal Tuberculosis sanitarium.
$1,000 reward has been offered to
anyone giving information leading to
return of Cyril Matthews, 10, 864 W.
39th st.
William Rufus Edwards, million
aire lumberman, on way to Chicago
to fight Mann act charge made by
Ada M. Cox.
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New York, March 25. With Dr.
Arthur Warren Waite, fashion plae,
bon vivant and globe trotter a poi
soner in Bellevue hospital, looking
grewsomely forward to death in the
electric chair for his self-confessed
share in poisoning of John E. Peck,
his millionaire father-in-law, one of
most amazing poison mysteries of
history is being speedily unfolded to
day. Twisted in with entangled threads
of the mystery is "another woman."
She has been identified as Mrs. Mary
Horton. From Feb. 22 until March
18 Dr. Waite maintained a costly
apartment for her at the Plaza hotel,
one of the most palatial in New York.
They registered there as "Mr. and
Mrs. A. W. Walters of New Ro
chelle." Outstanding facts in the case in
the hands of Dis't Att'y Swann and
the police today were:
After, denying steadfastly, lor Jwe
days he knew anything about the
poisoning, Dr. Waite now admits that
he purchased arsenic March 9 and
gave it to Peck because the latter
"wanted to die."
He credits his father-in-law with
committing suicide because of lone
liness that followed his wife's death.
He says he purchased the poison at
Peck's request
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Herman Olenick's clerks are back
to work in his clothing stores, 130
and 230 S. Halsted st., with all the
demands they struck for granted.
The strike lasted only one day.
Of the Halsted st merchants upon
whom the retail clerks' union made
demand only one, the Harrison
Clothes Shop, Harrison and Halsted
sts., has refused to come to terms.
Rockport, Ky. Dress Mrs. Susie
Height, farmer's wife wore yesterday
reposed under foot of earth today
She attempted to pet a pretty black
"cat" she found asleep in the gar
den., "feas-a: skyflk.

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