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THE DAY B
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5Q0 SO. PEORIA ST sgpp398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 167 Chicago, Tuesday, April 9, 1912 One Cent
'GREASED PIG MYSTERY'
PUZZLES CO-EDS
Slippery Porker Can't "Squeal"
On Those Who Played
The Joke"
Hiram, O., April 9. Hiram
College is all up in the air over
the great and disastrous "Mys
tery of the Greased Pig-"
The Greased Pig nrsroade its
appearance suddenly ana without
yearning in the dormitory of the
fair co-eds of the college in Bow
ler Hall last night. .
One of the co-eds, who was
awake, heard a squeal and rosfe to
find out the cause thereof. .
.About the same time, the pig
decided to find out the cause of
the commotion made by the co-ed
getting up.
The result of the double inves
tigation was not fortunate for
the co-ed. She sat down violent
ly on the cold, hard floor, and
lifted, up her voice in a shriek.
The shriek wakened all the
other co-eds in the dormitory, and
caused the 'pig to have hyseria.
The co-eds jumped from their
beds and cried: "What is it?" and
the pig squealed and charged
the pig., squealed and charged
madly about the room.
' There was considerable ex
citement for five minutes, during
which no one knows just whatxiid
happen, and then some one turn
ed on the light.
The girls say it was a shame.
The boys say it must have been
great fun, and they'd like to have
had grandstand seats. The facul
ty says if the person, or persons,
who stole and greased that pig,
and turned it loose within the
sacred precincts of Bowler Hall
is discovered, their connection
with Hiram college will termin
ate immediately.
Most of the co-eds were stand
ing on beds, bureaus, or other
handy pieces of furniture. The
pig was still quite lively.
When the girls saw that "it
was only a pig," they climbed
down from their perches, and set
about catching it. Then it wa,s
they found that the" pig was
greased.
MODEST MAN SLIPS ONE
OVER ON THIS CITY
Canton, O., April 9. William
R. Shaver, whose middle name
ought to have been J. Rufus Wal
lingford, was arrested at Winni
peg, Canada, today, according to
advices received here.
Shaver is "wanfed" in Canton
wanted quite badly "by some
people.
Shaver blew into Canton one
fine, sunny morning about three
Lyears ago, and immediately,- at-
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