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HARRISON STREET POST
- OFFICE HELD UP
.The drug store pf Maulette &
Serritella, 960 W. Harrison street,
in which is a postoffice substa
tion, was held up early today by
two bandits, who threatened M.
'A. Serritella, one of. the proprie
tors, forced him to open the post
office safe,and escaped with $175.
Seritella was alone in the store
when the men entered- The)'
asked the price of an article, and
when he reachedJinto a showcase,
a revolver was pointed at him.
He was driven to a rear room and
compelled to open the safe. Seri
tella refused, and one of the rob
bers cocked his revolver. Then
the frightened proprietor opened
While the men were in the rear
room a customer entered the
store. One of the bandits ap
peared and asked him what he
"He is putting up an important
prescription, and will be through
in a'minute," cooly answered the
He then returned to the rear
room and finished robbing the
safe. As the men left they
threatened Serritella with death
if he gave an alarm. Both stuck
their revolvers against his body.
As they passed through the
doorway Serritella threw an ink
stand at them, breaking a win
dow. Tfye robbers fled, and dis
appeared before Serritella could
Twenty-five types of American
autos are sold in England.
Devils Lake may beput on the
map with a splash if the plans of
North Dakota Dem
ocrats don't getj
mixed np-at the Bal
Devils Lake being
UL North Dakota,
and it is, further
more, the place
where Gov. John
Burke hangs up his
hat when at home.
Gov. Burke wants
to be the running
mate of whoever's
named tor president catoh v- ewwc
at Baltimore. He is a product of
Iowa Keokukco was his boy
hood home, Since then he has
been a county judge, representa
tive and senator and governor in
Quong Wing, a Montana Chi
nese laundryman, took a $10,case
all the way up to the United
States supreme court, only to lose
out at last.
Pauline Chase, the English
musical comedy star, has cele
brated her 900th performance of
"Peter Pan," establishing a new
record of actresses.
"Smoking and chewing tobac
co is no discredit to a man." said
Judge Landis while sentencing a
non-smoker - never - chewer for
robbing the United .States mail.
Only a very young person Can
be thoroughly pessimistic
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