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NOTHER BEAUTY FOR WASHINGTON SOCIETY
Miss Barbara Stephens, daughter of Representative William D.
Stephens of California. She will be presented to Washington so
ciety at a tea given for her at the Congressional club by Mrs. John
D. Works, wife of the California senator.
Mauston, Wis., Jan'. 7. Two
hundred passengers on .the Pio
neer Limited of the C.,:M. &.St.
P. railway were saved from in
jury and death when . the train
jumped the track five miles east
of here through. the effectiveness
pf the airbrakes,
Making up time, the train was
traveling at terrific speed. A
broken rail caused it to leap from
the tracks and go careening over
the right of way. The emergency
airbrakes worked and the train
was brought to a stop in a few
rods. The cars remained upright.
The passengers were not even