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"But I'm not all up in the
clouds on this thing," adds Neil,
snapping his jaws. . "I'm pretty
practical about it, too. I have
figured it all out and I have
found that every state can save
millions of dollars yearly by
Adopting tny scheme as -welt as
saving thousands df little homes
yearly. Small pensions to moth
ers, enough to enable them to
. keep their flocks around them,
will not, in a year, amount to
nearly as much as it takes to
xun the various children's wel
fare institutions that tt6w burden
taxpayers pocketbooks so un
necessarily. "Indeed I would go p far in
this, work as to let the "state
'place,' in many cases, children
.who are entirely orphaned in the
care of childless women and
spinsters, paying for their care
and keep and seeing that they get
the right attention.
Neil is a big, quiet efficient
man who thinks logically and
acfs,direQtIy. His home is in Chi
cago, buthe is seldom in it He
hates'tb travel, btit he goes right
on doing it because, as he says,
he "believes in doing what the
bible tells us'."
And as he says tht, his eyes
wander to a card that hangs
above his desk which s'lysi
"He went about doing good."
The newest tailor-made coat is
cut after the style of the old En
glish riding babit. It ends at the
waist in front, fastening with a
single big button and slopes off
into a coat tail at the back.
ENDS EJFEBY POISON
Mrs. Robert R. Goodwin, wife,
of a wealthy Morgan Park gro-
Icer, ended her life by drinking
poison in a grove near her home
tdday. The motive is not known.
Goddwin wakened at 2 o'clock
this morning fd-find that his wife
had gone out. He went to search
He found her sitting on a
bench ih the grove, Jier eyes al
ready glazing in death. When
he sent for the pul'motor, she
turned id hijfr:
"Don't caTl'tfepulmdtor. If
you dd, ill find another way.'N
The home life of the Goodwins
is said, to have been happy.
MAN BURNED TO DEATH.
One nian was killebVand two
fatally injured in an explosion of
gasoline; in , the" dyeinghop of
Theodore Kornbrodt B19-21 W.
Chicago'av:, todays v -
julius'Salkis, UM;N. Afchland
av., was carrying the can of gaso
line which exploded. He was hor
ribly jiurned, and in his attempt
t6 extinguish the flatties set fire
to the entire rear room of store.
Frank Kowalicz, 1755 N. Ash
land, av., and Morris Schoffner,
1006 N, Ashland av., were so bad
ly burned that they will die. They
are,at'thfc "West Side Hospital.
Stanley Wrocek, 1614 Wabansia
av., was. slightly burned.
Canada is reported by the Rail
way Age Gazette to haVe the
greatest railroad mileage in pro
portion to its population of anv
country ih the world.