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RULE ON ADOPTION OF ADULTS
MAY HAVE WIDE EFFECT
Adoptions of adults in Illinois are
illegal, according to a decision given
by the state supreme court. The
court's decision pertains directly to
the case of Mrs. Lillian E. Davies,
4406 Magnolia av., who was adopt
ed at the age of 30, in 1909, by the
late James U. Borden, who deeded
her his $100,000 estate.
It is believed that millions of dol
lars' worth of property will be affect
ed by the decision, which holds that
no person who was adopted after he
became an adult may legally claim as
an inheritance the property of his
foster parent Twenty-six decrees
of adoptions of adults have been en
tered in this country in the past year.
SUICIDES IN LAKE
Mrs. Wm. P. Greenwood, guest at
Windermere hotel, 1614 56th, ended
her life Friday by leaping into lake
off 58th st pier in Jackson park.
According to husband, member of
Bryant & Greenwood, brokerage
firm, 110 S. Dearborn, she had been
ill for several years.
2I0N CITY TO GROW SPUDS
Wilbur Voliva, overseer of Zion
City, announced Zion City would-cul-;
tivate potatoes this spring. Every
factory and office' employe will do his
share in growing spuds.
"Not only will we be self-supporting
in regard to vegetables" but will
ship to other cities."
BIG POLICE SHAKE-UP
Chief Schuettler transfers and de
motes 143 department members; 105
detective sergeants, 33 sergeants,
slip back into patrolmen's "harness
bull" clothes or go on duty as desk
LABOR CASES TO FEDERAL JURY
Federal jury got cases last night
of Mike Boyle and three other al
leged labor grafters and nine elec
MEN COMMANDING UNCLE
MMIIZRL HBNR.Y T.MAYO.
Admiral Henry T. Mayo is com
mander of the Atlantic fleet He is
the man who demanded apologies
from Huerta by the salute of' 21 guns
for the arrest of marines in Tampico,
and whose unfulfilled demand result
ed in the landing of United States
forces at Vera Cruz.
Hanover, Ind. Mrs. Cyrus H. Mc
Cormick, Chicago, gives $10,000 to
Hanover college to complete endow
ment of bible chair.
Duluth. Marie Le Flohic, 64,
known as Mme. Gain, who was the
"Mary' Hastings." of "If Christ Came
to Chicago," dead. Left $400,000
fortune to Catholic institutions.
The man who never has his suit
pressec1 has a hard time pi easing his
That which is large enough for the
rich to covet is large enough for the
poor to defend, Chesterton