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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 16, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 30',
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DOINGS OF THE WORLD BOILED DOWN
Baltimore, Md. Operated on more
than two hundred times in three
years to save his life, George Mc
Dowell is dead of throat disease.
Port Jervis, N. "Ys Mrs. Mary
Gray, 78, alleged unfit to manage
$ou,u00 estate because she turkey
trots, joy rides and wears four skirts
to keep out evil spirits.
New London, Conn. Joe Howard,
70, skipper, saved life by clinging to
floating ice box when shipwrecked in
London. Reported heroine of next
play by Six James M. Barrie will be
suffragist. Vowed he would not
write on that theme.
Belfort, France. Last work of
Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, sculp
tor Statue of Liberty, unveiled. Me
morial to siege of Belfort
Paris. Elie Dautrin, writing in Fi
garo, tells French young woman to
watch their young men eat. Best
test of character.
New York. Police found 47 pawn
tickets on Miss Sarah Thomas. High
cost of living.
New York. Walter H. Page, am
bassador to Great Britain, denounced
by Central Federated Union as unfit
to represent this country because of
bis alleged enmity to trades unions.
St. Louis. Dr. C. M. Heath, in
ventor of tuberculosis serum he
claims superior to Friedmann pro
duct, will marry Miss Constance G.
New York. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw
testified at bankruptcy hearing that
she gave away silver, payment for
which Gorham & Co. are seeking.
Washington. Man who says he is
Pat Crowe, kidnaper of Eddie Cud
ahy, Jr., held in insane asylum for
Los Angeles. C. A. Canfield,
wealthy oi loperator pf California,
dead. Neuralgia of heart.
Constantinople. Rev. Chas. H.
Holbrook, American missionary, shot
to death -at Souchier.
Washington. Seattle citizens pe
titioned for congressional inquiry in
to "origin, inception and progress" of
recent riots against I. W. W. and
Indianapolis, Ind. Strike oh inter- ,
urban road in Indiana expecjted Sun-
day. Better wages and working con
Washington. Joint mediation in
Mexico by United States, Brazil and
Argentina proposed in House reso
lution introduced by Rep. Towner of
Kingston, Mo. W. J. Collins, con-"
fessed murderer of John -P. Benson
on homestead in Alberta for $3,000,'
to be extradited.
Washington. President WilsonTe
cipient of first, parcel post package
under new regulations raising weight
Perkjn, III. Miss Nellie Gleason
sent-Sheriff Fluegall'to Brooklyn; 111.,
to force Bert J. Long, "matrimonial
agency suitor,"'to marry "her.
Los Angeles. Mysterious disap
pearance of Ghristine Neal, moving
picture actress, and state witness
against society, men oharged with
contributing to delinquency of Evelyn
Quick, caused postponement until
Decatur, III. Mrs. Matilda Harsh
berger, 60, stepped in front of-C, H.
& D. passenger train. Killed.
Carrollton, Mo. 5 killed, 1 fatally
Injured when Santa Fe train struck
Nanaimo, B. C. 4 mine foremen
missing, Extension village partially
wrecked. Coal strikers fired hotels,
stores and miners' houses.
Galveston, Tex. 0. V. Seifert,
American mining engineer, reports
Mexican bandits mistaeated number
of girls in presence of fathers and
brothers powerless to help
Champaign, III. Gust Penman,
confessed slayed of Harold A. Shaw,
refuses to repeat confession made im
mediately: after capture, -