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enough sleep, no staying quality, no
nunch. That was the story.
The older boys begarr watching
"That kid's a comer," they said. It
was better than cigaret smoke to
hear them say that; better than
booze. You see I was climbing to
ward the king-pins.
I saw that men were like boys.
Strong wills built strong bodies. The
others went flabby; they stooped and
sagged, whined and cursed their
"luck." Those who kept the rust
from the anchor laughed and held
I had discovered what made a
fighter what made the king-pins.
BIDDINGER IS IN AGAIN
Guy Biddinger, the Burns' detec
tive, who covered himself with a cer
tain kind of notoriety in the McNa
mara dynamiting case, is reported to
have lost his second wife.
tl is claimed that Mrs. Louise Du
bach Biddinger, a well-known ama
teur singer before her marriage and
a sister of three city policemen, was
granted a divorce in the Circuit Court
two months ago. Just what the
charges were cannot be learned.
Biddinger married Miss Dubach in
1910, a year after his divorce from
his first wife, to whom he had been
married ten years. In order to get
that divorce he told a story about the
woman that made every other man
in the courtroom clench his fists and
cast looks of disgust at the Burns
Biddinger is still on a furlough
from the Chicago Police Department,
but is at present In charge of the
New York branch of the Burns
Sailor Ye mightn't believe it, but
whales have very narrow throats.
Landsman Yes, I've heard they
wouldn'teven be able to swallow
half the stories that are told about
DIVING VENUS AND "CHOO-EE"
w.rzw ihb ce
Annette Kellerman, the Australian
"Diving Venus," who in private life
is Mrs. James R. Sullivan, returned
from Europe, dressed in a costume
distinctly her own. Those who have
seen the diving costume will readily
recognize the fact that her costume
is patterned after the lines of her
famous union diving suit of black.
"Choo-ee," a romarkably clever Aus
tralian dog, was her companion.
Chief of Police Gleason says po
licewomen should carry revolvers.