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Newj York. Wm. Curtin, a street
car conductor, thought he could take
advantage of an immigrant girl's ig
norance, it is charged, and gave her
45 cents change for $20 gold piece.
She had him arrested.
Housatonic, Mass. Louis Morris
ate 17 eggs in effort to break his rec
ord of 30, fried. Acute indigestion
lost him wager and almost life.
New York. Rev. Dr. Walter Laid
law, secretary New York Federation
of Churches,, says split skirt is "sex
advertising' and "the limit is appar
ently not reached."
New York- Claiming she was
forced to1 report on all things finan
cial, social and religious to her mother-in-law,
Mrs. Blanche Galinger
filed suit for separation.
Hegewisch, III. Patrolman Gur
ney, only night cop, quit because citi
zens let their live stock run the
street at night and Gurney tripped
over them in the dark.
"ARSONETTE" GIVES SELF UP TO
SAVE INNOCENT WOMAN
Dorcaster, Eng., June 10. Though
a fugitive from justice because she
broke her bond before her hearing in
Old Bailey on the charge of burning
the Kew Garden pavilion. Miss Lillian
Lenton, the London 'arsonette," sur
rendered to the police to save an in
nocent woman charged and in danger
of conviction for setting fire to the
Westfield house,' which was burned
with considerable loss several days
No suspicion pointed toward Miss
Lenton in this matter, as the authori
ties believed she had left England
when she jumped her bond, and it
was with considerable difficulty that
she persuaded the police to take her
seriously when she confessed she set
fire to Westfield House.
FIREMAN HAS NARROW ESCAPE
IN ?75,000 FIRE
Lieut. William Lafleur, Engine Cq.
25, was buried under a toppling wall
in a fire which destroyed the three
story brick building of the Shavings
& Sawdust Co., 2231-51 S. Western
avenue, this morning.
Other firemen rushed to his aid
and succeeded in digging him out,
their own lives being menaced while
they worked. Lafleur was severely
cut by flying bricks.
Thefire swept through the inflam
mable shavings and sawdust and re
sisted all efforts at control until it
had burned itself out. Frequent ex
plosions were caused by the sawdust.
John Fitzgerald, stable manager
for the company, was partly over
come by smoke in his quarters on
the third floor. He was aroused by
Fred Engel, 2400 Oakley ay., and the
two men carried Fitzgerald's wife
and five children to the street
Sixty-five horses were taken from
the stable. The loss is estimated at
PASTOR COOKE IS MARRIED TO
New York, June 10. Declaring
that his prayers had been answered
and it was the happiest day of his
life, Jere Knode Cooke, former pas
tor of the fashionable Hempstead,
L. I., Episcopal Church, was married
to Floretta Whaley, with whom he
eloped six years ago, and who has
borne him two children.
The ceremony was performed by
Justice of the Peace Francis Tipper,
at Stamford, Conn., where the couplfc
had gone immediately upon receiving
a copy of the decree of divorce ob
tained by Mrs. Cooke.
Fair tonight and Wednesday; slowr
ly rising temperature for Chicago anq
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