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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 08, 1912, Image 4

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CAT DON'T BOTHER N. Y
MAYdR'S SLEEP
New York, March 8. Mayor
Gaynor's well-known views on
personal liberty extend even to
cats.
This.was madcplain by him in
a letter 4q R. N.Gordes, who
wrote to $he mayor, complaining
that the Tom , Cats of the neigh
borhood kept him awake at night.
In part, Gaynor said :
"I .regret, to. saythat I have sq
many official duties pressing
upon me that I cannot just now
devote any attention to Tom
Cats.VThere lare soma 'in my
neighborhood, but I just go to
sleep and let them howl.
"Furthermore, ome say it is
the pussy, cats that howland not
the Tojn Cats. Hqw about that?
We must not kill' Tommy,, for the
sins of Pussy. And, also, let us
remember thatLthe female of the
species is more deadly than the
maTe."''-' x
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Thomas Barbrd tried to drown
himself In a w&s,h b6wl in Gree
ley, Colo., jail, by wrapping his
heaa in blankets and holding jt
under water, discovered! Saved!
A gentleman" burglar wore a
dress suit while he robtfed the
fashionable Brierly hotel of Trin
idad, Colo., of $250.
Walter 'Davis, 20, of Salida,
Colo., accused with stealing reg
istered package containing $5,
000 in "bills, Wrote declaring he
was innocent but ttauld not prove
.If4He then blew out his brains.
Cat rubbed againsj?C lamp in
home df Joseph A. McElroy,
South Norwalk, Conn. Fire loss
$25,000. jThink containing $15,
000 in jewels rescued. 1
Investigation of accounts of
Daniel Creeden, Woodside, N. Y.,
a recluse who lived hi an old
windmill, showed he left estate
worth' $30,000. All relatives' in
Ireland. ,
Phillip Lavery, 20, a mill
worker -of Worcester Mass., re
ceived $17,000 for t invention
which preventsthird person from
over-hearing 'phone conversa
tion. ,t -r
A bunch of "in love" couples
would be -willing to pay Phil that
muchjf- iheyhd it. - r
DOG GONE LAZINESS- .'
He was aoopr miserable look
ing dog, andthe strangers heart
was filled with pity. For the dog
Tyas howling and it was very evident-that
he was suffering pain.
So he asked the jowtter of the
animal, a'trajnp who lounged
near hy, yhat made the dog howl.
" 'Jm? Oh, 'es just Ja'zv, that's
all"
"But laziness doesrt't make a
dogliowl, surely?" questioned the
stranger.
"Well, you see," said the tramp
"that poor dog is settin' on "some
'real stiff thistles and he?s too lazy
to get oft. .. bo he just sets there
and hcrvls."
Some day folks will peek at
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Don't let that remark be a knock.

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