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FIRST MOVING PICTURES OF HARRY THAW'S
THRILLING ESCAPE, FLIGHT AND CAPTURE
The photographs on the opposite page show how Harry K. Thaw
pushed Guard Barnum aside at the jail gate and dashed to freedom; how
he was shifted from a taxicab going at full speed to a high-powered auto
mobile, and later how he registered at a hotel in a New England village.
The photographs above show how Thaw was detected at the railroad train
by Sheriff Kelsea, who said, "You are Thaw. I can tell you from your pic
tures," and how Thaw was arrested and placed in a cell at Coaticook, Que.
AUGUST BEBEL MEMORIAL
August Bebel memorial mass meet
ing will be held Saturday evening,
August 23, at the North Side Turner
Hall, 822 N. Clark St., under the aus
pices of the Cook county organiza
tion' of tfie- Socialist party.
Speeches will be made in German
and in English, Bohemian, Polish,
Hungarian and Jewish, and several
singing societies have been invited to
One thousand souvenir photo
graphs of August Bebel will be dis
tributed. Admission is free.
. An Irish couple, whose married
bliss was nbt without a few "squalls,"
received a homely lecture from their
spiritual adviser, regarding their dis
graceful quarrelB. His Reverence
That dog and cat you have" agree bet
ter than you. The reply somewhat
upset him: "If yer riverence '11 toie
them tigither, ye'll soon change yer