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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 21, 1912, Image 30',
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gave out their opinion of "prom
inent" Elm Creek citizens, there
by getting themselves egged.
Yet some people will tell you
that they sigh "for the good old
days of yore when a man could
find some excitement."
King Frederick of Denmark,
believed to be dying, and 'court
officials are "much agitated."
But why? He's got to shuffle
off this mortal soil sometime!
Houston, Tex., swept by fire.
35-mile wind. Homes, factories
and churches burned to ground.
2,000 homeless. Property loss
Society may dance "turkey
trot" and get away with it, but
when John Brown, negro, caught
his best girl, Myrtle Thornton,
dancing it, he shot her, and she
Women of Wilkinsburg, Pa.,
to close Carnegie library because
books are "germ carriers."
Dominic Lapiano, keeper of
zoo, Pittsburgh, says he can con
verse with monkeys. Help your
Engineer David Manseld, who
ran his Chicago & Northwestern
fast mail No. 9 through rain of
bullets red by hold up men at
Bertram, la., is dying of injuries.
Mary Chase, maid in employ of
Mrs. C. W. Allen, N. Y., who
has inherited $500,000, says she is
going to keep right on working
for Mrs. Allen because she "has
been kind to me." v
Earl Sandt, Erie, Pa., boy avia
tor, first to fly across great lakes
from U. S. to Canada. Machine
went dead -on return trip, and
Sandt 'was hurt in wreck. Will
Morris Pomeratz Bloom, poet,
N. Y., jumped into river to com
mit suicide. Rescued. Said he
was hungry. What else does a
poet expect to be?
Richard Kloppenberg, farmer,
Marshalltown, la., signed note
for friend. Killed himself when
he thought he might have to pay;
Presumably moral of this is
never sign note for a friend.
Somebody lost batch of tickets
to Roosevelt session of Ohio con
stitutional convention. Head
waiter found 'em, and gave them
away to all his friends.
Now Roosevelt men say it
must have been a plot of the Taf t
Rep. Morgan, Okla.,' sprung a
new one in house today. "Trou
ble with American business is
malignant monopolistic fever,"
What's the matter with plain
Considerable Damage Is Done
In the Southwest.
But! although there is some
storm in Chicago, we are noi in it
with the" Southwest where the
snow is a foot and two foot deep
and is still falling steadily.
The 45-mile gale extends from
St. Louis, Missouri, Kansas, and
Oklahoma, clear down to Texas,
where the temperature has drop
ped down from 70 degrees to be
low freezing in the last 24 hours.
It is impossible to run street
cars in St. Louis or Kansas City,