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HERE ARE TWO REAL DAUGHTERS OFTHE AMERICAN
now living are
real , daughters
of the Ameri
ters of men
who fought in
the war for in
Here are pic
tures of two
have that hon
'or Mrs. L. F.
'Both live in
Des Moines, la.
:was daughter of Tohn VanDol
Son, a "Minute Man" who served
.throughout- the revolution. He
,vas with Washington at the bat
jtle of Trenton on Christmas
night, 1776. He was alsovin the
battles of Saratoga and York
town, and witnessed the surren
der of BuTgoyne. His grand
father lived to be' 111 years old,
his father 104, and he lived only
84 years. Mrs. Andrews is 83,
Ibut still active.
Mrs. Cox was the daughter of
(Andrew Beattie, a revolutionary
captain. On her mother's side
he is descended from Robert
Carter, president of the king's
council in Virginia colony, and
who was commonly called "King
Carter" from the regal style in
which he lived.
Mrs. Catherine B. Cox. Mrs. L. F. Andrews. r
The Pride of Vassar.
Vassar, always a p'roud old col
lege, is a little prouder than ever
in view of a statement made by,
Miss Elsa Cunningham, the prin
cipal. "No graduate of Vassar ever
figured in a divorce suit," she
She attributes this remarkable
record "to the fact that girls are
usually not less than 18, when
they go to Vassar, average 24 af?
graduation. "And it is those mar
rying young who get divorced'
is her explanation. y
Whatever the reason, it's a big
feather in Vassar's bonnet.
Mexico has a case of political
indigestion, apparently. . .