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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 30, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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at her cubs. And the mosquitoes
were chewing me up, too.
The picture was taken half a mile
from the Lake Hotel. There's a place
there, back among the trees, where
the hotel people dump their kitchen
refuse and the bears come out of the
woods toward evening and get their
supper there.
I strolled out along toward 6
o'clock in the afternoon. It was
warm and the sun was shining
brightly.
All at once I heard a loud "Woof!
Woof!" and there was a tremendous
brown bear standing 40 feet away, at
the foot of a big tree, with two little
cubs beside her.
I paused respectfully. Then the
mother suddenly turned toward the
tree, rose erect and put her arms
half way around the tree (she could
reach up about seven feet) and
humped her back and went galloping
up the trunk of that tree with a
great rattling as her claws dug into
the bark. And the cubs scampered up
after her.
Safe in the tree, 25 feet from the
ground, the old bear watched me
warily, while the cubs found com
fortable crotches in the limbs and
curled up and went to sleep in the
sunshine.
You can see the cubs' legs sticking
through below the branches. It looks
ridiculous, but that's the way bears
sleep in trees you can take.it from
the camera!
There are plenty of black and
brown bears in the park, but no more
grizzlies. They are fairly tame when
not molested, and you can see them
in the neighborhood of any of the
hotels.
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"PEAU DE PECHE" IS THE NEW
MATERIAL FOR FALL WEAR
All soft pile goods will be much
worn this season. A navy blue tailor
ed suit made of peau de peche (skin
of peach) cloth is here shown from
Drecol, who, of all the big French
designers, makes the most practical
gowns.
The skirt is perfectly plain, with a
slash at the side which enables one
to walk. '
The coat -is -of the usual design
which is. brought up in the front,
making a curve under the hips. The
one note of novelty in this wrap is the
trimming, which forms a muff.
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Kansas City. Beggar recovered
eyesight when girl with slit skirt
passed by. Arrested.

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