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LOST! ONE SET OF TEETH
Los Angeles, Jan. 2. A. J.
Wheaton, 64 years old, is in the
receiving hospital here trying to
figure out what happened to his
Wheaton was eating dinner
with his mother, who is 94- years
old, last night.
Suddenly he gasped; his eyes
bulged ; his gullet worked convul
sively. "I've swallowed my teeth," he
His mother sent for an ambu
lance. Wheaton was taken to the
hospital. An electric globe was
lowered down his throat and fol
lowed by a little grappling iron.
The doctors worked for hours,
but couldn't find the teeth. The
doctors say Wheaton cannot pos
sibly have swallowed the molars.
Wheaton says he did. And his
teeth are sure gone.
FREAK NEWS OF THE DAY
Abbeville, La. Five male chil
dren, two of them dead, wefe
born to Mrs. Audrey Lassen, 28
years old. Mrs. Lassen has three
other children. Twoof them are
Paris. M. Duboc, a workman,
suspected his wife. Followed her
to street, threw her to sidewalk
and cut her nose off.
Rome. Signora Marchesi an
swered matrimonial ad and met
man in tea room. Found him to
be the husband she lost ten years
New York. John Albus drop
ped dead from anger when he saw
stranger kissing his sister under
the mistletoe at New Year party.
Denver. Colorado has two
governors today. Both Gov.-elect
Ammons and Gov. Shafroth are
on the job. Ammons doing the
work Shafroth drawing the sal
ary. McCleary, Wash. Drys open
ed bar here and gave drinks away
to put one saloon out of business.
Newport, Ore. John Gran
berg tucked his two-foot beard in
to his nightie last night. Wak
ened this morning and it was
gone. Put ad in paper for it.
London. Prince Albert, King
George's bright second son, fin
ished up 64th in a class of 65 naval
She What do the students do
He They tear things up gen
erally and rent the midnight air.
She And when they're defeat
ed what then?
He Then they tear up things
generally and rent their winter
"They say Tony's injuries
were the result of a practical
"Yes. The boys told him that
a big burly fellow in the smoking
room was deaf and dumb, and
Tony walked over tohim with a
sweet smile and told him he was
"The man wasn:t deaf and