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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 12, 1912, Image 19',
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HAIR WHITENED IN DAY.
San Francisco, June 12.- just
-because a neighbor had a long
tongue and a United States secret
service man was extra specially
bullheaded, the hair of pretty lit
tle Mrs. Oleda Schwln was turned
"white in a day.
Mrs. Schwin's husband has
been experimenting for some time
to get a good emblem for sale for
the 1915 "world's fair. He has been
using an electroplating outfit,
molds, plaster of pans, and he
.worked behind painted windows.'
One of Schwin's neighbors told
this to a friend, Harry Moffitt, U.
S. secret service operative.
"Counterfeiters!" e x c rai med
that smart gink, and began shad
Moffitt didn't find out anything
by the shadowing, so he got a
formal search warrant, and one
day, while Schwin himself was
out, he raided the Schwin home.
He went through everything in
the house;includihg some of Mrs.
sions, and he scared the little
woman half to death.
Mrs Schwin has cpnjplained to
U. S. Commissioner Krull, and
Krull has promised an investigation.
FACTS IN MILLIONS.
Gold in world $7,014,600,000.
U. S. spent $1,002303,040 in
Total debt U. S. in 1909
Wealth of U. S. estimated at
Cost Agricultural Department
U. S. this year $16,900,016.
Stock of gold in U. S. 1909
$1,612,700,000. Silver $715,000,
000. For 1912 U. S. Congress ap
propriated $153,682,000 for pen
sions. Cost to support IJ. S.army 1912
$93,374,755.97. Navy $126,
405,50924. Total valuation real and per-,
sonal property in Illinois in 1910 '
o o I3" !
His Only Mistake. '
"Your son seems very clear
"Yes, he's a smart boy. Only
he made a mistake once. He said,
'Father, now is th'time to foil
so we failed and made good
money from it. Only if we had
waited till th' next week we
would have burned out!"
The largest coral reef in the
world is the Great Barrier ofj
North Australia. It is a thousand
Schwin s most