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PULLED TOOTH; SAVES AUTOIST
Norfolk, 0., Aug. 19. To the inge
nuity of Harry Bennett, garage pro
prietor here, and a Norwalk' dentist,
a certain automobile tourist owes the
platinum point of his car's sparker
and the continuance of his tour.
The autoist put into Bennett's gar
age with a' broken sparker.
"Needs a.n.ew platinum point," said
Bennett after an examination of the
But Bennett didn't have any plat
inum. Neither did any of the other
garages, all of which Bennett tele
phoned. "Well try the dentists," said Ben
nett. None of the dentists had any plat
inum. "But if youH wait till a patient of
mine comes in I think I can fix you
up," said one dentist
When the .patient came, the den
tist set hm in a chair and pulled a
tooth. He handed the molar to Ben
nett It contained a big platinum
Bennett gouged the filling out-and
in half an hour the autoist was speed
ing on his way.
SECY DANIELS KILLS CHANCE TO
MAKE MONEY QFF NIAGARA
Secretary of the Navy Daniels, be
lieving that promoters of the Perry
Centennial celebration were attempt
inc to turn worship, of old tradition
to gain, telegraphed order that me
mentoes and valuable historical relics
on board the reconstructed Niagara,
Commodore Perry's old flagship,
should be removed to the rooms of
the Chicago Historical Society and
exhibited free of charge.
Instead of bringing the Niagara tc
dock and permitting persons to go
aboard as in other cities where the
celebration was held, the promoters
planned to charge 50 cents admission
to see the famous relics. Capt. Wil
liam. A. Morris, sailing master of the
Niagara, refused 'to lend himself to
such a purpose and moored the old
.flagship 100 yards Off shore.
The spectacle, "Battle of Lake.
Erie," has been abandoned. Miss K.
S. Brown of New York, director, an
nounced that she was unable to "con
vert drunken Chicago bums" into
sailors to replace the 3fl0 "supers"
who went on strike last Saturday.
YOUTH WHO ASSAULTED GIRLS
A FEEBLE-MINDED INMATE
Lincoln, Neb.f Aug. 19. "Leonard
Stillwater," 20, who has assaulted a
number of young girls and is now
confined in the county jail, Is an es
caped inmate of the feeble-minded
institution at Glenwood, la. The real
name of the prisoner is Gustave
Poremaker. He escaped from the in
stitution May 1.
TWO-YEAR MAN HUNT ENDED
Paris, Mo Aug. 19. The arrest of
Harry Annatest, alias Harry Skiz
aras, wanted for extradition to
Greece for a triple murder, ends a
man-hunt lasting two years. An
natest was captured several daysago
and while on a Wabash train bound
for New York escaped. Officer De
laney recognized him from descrip
tions and held him for New York of