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SOME VICTIMS Otf FRIDAY, THE THIRTEENTH
Chas. Mass, marine fireman,
crossed his fingers 'this morning
and went to bed.
Today is Charles' twenty-third
birthday, and also Friday the
thirteenth, and. Charles' wasn't
going out huntings up any hDO-
But the 'hoodoo came hunting
Charles "bright and ,early this
morning. He was arrrested in his
room at '669 5puth State street
and forqedjtQget into his thirteen
garments and trot along . to the
South Clark street station on a
charge of stealing a watch from
John Gf Masie of same address.
"I knew it" said Charles, in a
resigned tone.i "That's why I
went to bedior the day. June 13
I was arretted for Seating up a
man who had beaten up a friend
of mine, and the judge, was peev
ish and sent me to the Bridewell
for 23 days. What's the use2y
There's a -Reason.
Washington, Sept. 13. Geo.
CM. Bowers-, U, S fish commis
sioner, is sitting in his office to
day with his fingers crossed, a
rabbit's foot in each hand and one
in every pocket.
This is Friday, the thirteenth.
This is Bowers' 49th birthday.
Four and nine make 13. This is
1912 add 'em up. . And this is
OBowers' thirteenth year" as fish
D'you blame him? c
Wilson's Not Afraid
Sea Girt, N. J., Sept. 13. Gov,
Wilson i$ afraid -of Friday the
Geraldine You haven't- been.
to see mfe since you asked my
father for my hand.
Gerald Noj this is the first
pointed out,rWhen askedabout it:
, "I like thirteen. I have made
13 set speeches in the last 13
days. I sat in seat 13 coming
'down from New York. There are
U3 letters in my name. I "was the
(13th'prcsident of Princeton Uni
versity. "And-r-er this is 1912, and if
you add that up that makes 13,
and er the election's this
M,orse Not Unlucky
. NewYork, Sept. 13. Friday
the thirteenth wasn't unlucky for
ex-convict .Charles ' W. Morse,
now back at his old game of fleec
'ing' ther4ambs on Wall street. -"
Morse was to appear in the Su
preme court today and tell where
he hasTiidden all his money, there
being several -unsatisfied judg
ments against him, to say noth
ing of several darned unsatisfied
They've had Morse in court
three-times now to find out where
he has his- money, and they
haven't found out anything at all
; exgept that Morse is one smart
guy with money enough to get
Today was to be the fourth
time, but Morse's attorneys man
aged to get a continuance for fen,
days. Apparently Friday th
'thirteenth was working on