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BEAUTIFUL VIRCINIA-GIRI- "SAW
LIFE" ISDYING NOW
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After. a career so rapid that even
Broadway had to breathe in gaspa to
keep up, Florence Schenck, the dis
owned daughter of Dr. Powhatan
Schenck of 'Virginia, is believed to be
dying in the Alston sanitarium, New
Miss Schenck is 24 years old. Her
rapid career commenced when she
was 17, and at that time she was
called the "most beautiful girl In Vir
ginia." Simultaneously with her de
sire to "see life" came the Alfred
Vanderbilt private car, Wayfarer,, to
Norfolk for the horse show. She aft
erwards sued Charles S. Wilson, a
trainer in the Vanderbilt stables, for
breach of promise.
ALL ABOUT SNAKES REAL ONES
Snakes do not chew their food.
They swallow it whole and often the
prey is larger than the snake's
mouth. How do they do it? The jaws
are connected at the rear by an elas
tic ligament which permits the rep
tile to temporarily unlock its jaws
and to make the mouth as large as
a paper bag.
A snake will appear tq swallow a
small rabbit or some other animal
larger than its mouth without even
batting its eyes. This is an optical
illusion, for their eyes are always
shut, close by a transparent, fixed
lid. This serves two important pur
poses; To protect the eyes without
obstructing the sight and to facilitate
the monthly change of raiment in
shedding the skin.
The snake listens almost altogeth
er with its tongue. The hateful little
forked tongue that is always -darting
viciously is not to sting with, but to
INDORSE MORRIS ABRAHAMS
The Hearst-Harrison wing of the
20th Ward Democrats met last night
and indorsed Morris Abrahams, now
under indictment in the vote fraud
scandal, for the place in the city
council left vacant by the death of
his bro.therT Manny Abrahams.
Aid. Hugo Pitte was indorsed for
re-election at the same meeting. The
H.-H. bunch is up against a stiff fight
this year as the Sullivanites, mar
shalled by Edward J. Novak, are pre
paring for a hard' campaign.
Ella (spitefully) Their marriage
was nothing but a trade union.
Sophie A trade union. Ella Yes,
she traded her money for his title.