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Park, Henley-on-Thames. Their
bahy, his nurse and three dogs with
Butte, Mont. Hold-up of North
Coast limited failed .because bandits
forgot their dynamite:
. Nutley, N. J. Four men killed and
several badly injured when Erie train
jumped tracks and charged into sec
London. The stolen $625,000
necklace was to have been Princess
Royal's wedding gift to Duchess of
Fife on her marriage to Prince Ar
thur of Connaught.
Washington. Rumored that Chi
cago beef packers are to be re-indict-:'ed
because Department of Justice
has found irregularity in dismissing
of indictments in state courts of New
Toulouse, France. Mr. Chamben
ers, aviator. Hydroaeroplane. Squall
of wind. Undertaker.
Atlanta, Ga. Leo M. Frank, su
perintendent of pencil factory, put
on .trial for murder of Mary Phagan,
14, whose body was found in base
ment of factory April 17 last.
' Kansas City. Douglas G. Hertz
expected to recover from bullet
wounds he inflicted on self after tele
Muldrow, Okla. N. J. Brogdon,
.70, and J. F. Rogers, 50, Sequoyah
.County merchants, arrested at their
homes here on charge of attacking
.Torzah Coker, 14, daughter of local
COTTAGE GROVE AV. CARS RUN
TO JACKSON PARK
When Dr. Rosalie M. Ladova,
minus the skirt of her bathing cos
tume, dived in the water at the Jack
son Park bathing beach yesterday,
she stirred up the lake.
That wasn't all. She stirred up the
members of women's clubs, minis
ters, and even aroused Chief of Po
lice McWeeny, which is some arous
irg. :ss Ladova was arrested by an
outraged beach policeman, who had
read ail-about "September Mom." At
the Hyde Park police station she gave
her opinion of the park bathing rules.
Her slogan is: "Skirjts for men
bathers tights or close-fitting
bloomers for girls if their figures
permit it" She did not say who was
to be the judge of whether "their fig- (jfy
ures permit it."
"Women can't swim in skirts and
swim properly," said Miss Ladova,
who is- an expert diver. "Anyway,
if their figures are sufficiently round
ed, they do not need as much cover
ing as men. My costume-was more
decent than that worn by men. I was
covered from head to foot, but all
around me were men naked to their
"I know mothers who will not al
low their daughters to go to- the'
beach because mea loll about in such
Mrs. D. Harry Hammer, welP
known clubwoman, knocked the po
lice. "The arrest of a woman for
bathing in bloomers is absolute tyr
anny," she said. "If she had worn
the foreign bathing suit, consisting
of merely trunks and a shirt, she
would have been doing the sensible
Even Chief McWeeny came to the
I defense of the woman. "Women
have as much right to expose their
arms and legs as men," he declared.
"The people are growing too prudish
in regard to almost everything."
It's all one to the chief. He an't
see the difference. Only a few days
ago he said there was no gambling
in Chicago. g t
While Dr. Ladova was stirring "
things up in the water, the well
known slit skirt was getting Its reg
ular Sunday lashing. Rev. P. C. -Bruner
orated against the Jacknike
garment, and his sermon sounded
like an argument for prohibition.
"The slit skirt is more suggestive
than bare legs," he said. "The rust
ling of silken folds that expose the
ankle is the hissing of the serpent."
Rev. Brunner did not say whether
the hiss was that of a garter snake.