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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 22, 1913, Image 28',
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SOME PECULIAR CLAIMS
All sorts of funny claims are
made under the Workmen's Com
pensation Act, now in effect in
England, and a journalist who
has -made inquiries of some
of the leading companies who in
sure under the act has discovered
some droll instances. Here are a
A cow, whisking her tail,
causes severe injury to milk
A servant receives shock
through seeing a large Teddy
bear when the room was dimly
A man servant strains his leg
through stepping on a cat.
A cook, breaking coal, a piece
went down her throat.
A curate scalded through stum
bling while carrying a tea urn at
a parochial gathering.
A clergyman bitten by a dog
A coachman, proceeding from
a stable, struck in the face by his
master's slipper, intended for a
NOT TO WATCH
A military gentleman, who
could swear better than he could
play golf, was flattered one day
to find quite a crowd of well
dressed strangers following him
"I hope," he said, gallantly,
"that I -play well enough to re
"Oh, it isn't that, major,"' re
plied one. "We came out to listen."