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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 07, 1912, Image 31',
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AMERICANS ARE CHEAP
Mexico City, Aug. 7. The life
of a German is worth more than
that of a Chinarrian, and that of
a Chinaman worth more than an
American, according to the
schedule of damages paid by the
Mexican government for foreign
ers killed or wounded during the
disorders in the republic.
In esttling Avith the foreign
governments, Mexico paid $25,
000 for each German who lost his
life, $10,000 for each Ghinaman,
but only $2,000 for Amreicans.
Wounded Americans were allow
AFTER BOAT GAMBLING.
Milwaukee, Aug. T. A cam
paign to break up gambling, al
leged to be conducted on the ma
jority of lake steamers and excur
sionoats plying between Chicaj
go, Milwaukee and Michigan
City, was begun today, when
Capt. Frank Richardson of the
steamer E. G. Crosby was arrest
ed by U. S. Marshal Weil.
The warrant charged violation
of-the United States laws respect
ing gambling on the Great Lakes.
Two nickel-in-the-slot machines
Watertown, N. Y. Mrs. Gor
' don Priest, 32, wife of farmer,
murdered with hatched Sleeping
baby lying beside body was un
hurt. Priest discovered body
when he returned from milking.
Nebraska City, Neb. Mrs.
Mary Chivington, one of oldest
pioneers here, is dead. Her son,
Thomas Chivington, is president
of American Baseball association.
PRESENCE OF MIND,
111 H II I MWWi
"U'm!" said John Smith, rue
fully, as he found himself on an
uninhabited island, facing a fero
cious tiger and a bloodthirsty
But having his trusty gun, and
also a brilliant hunch, our hero
promptly shot the aforesaid
beasts full of holes.
And then, skinning .the car
casses, and using one skin for
stars and the other for stripes, he
raised an American flag and was
promptly rescued by an Ameri