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WOMAN PIN-SMASHER BOWLS
HALF A DAY
; Miss Emma Harris.
Sacramento, Cal. It's . no soft
stunt to hurl a 16-pound ball down a
bowling alley for six consecutive
Any pin-smasher will tell you that
it's quite a strain on his bowling whip.
"Hunk of a. girl doing.it!
Miss Emma Harris, who claims the
women's bowling championship of
the Pacific coast, performed this un
usual marathon bowling feat here re
She rolled 36 games in the six
hours and averaged 169- which -isj
a re'cord any bowler could well"
Her highest score was 218 and she
never went below 150. "I bowl be
cause I like it," says Miss Harris.
"And it's great exercise, too. If you
want to keep the doctor away just
take up bpwling."
SHE SPREAD LEARNING
Frankfort, Ky. Mrs. Cora Wilson
Stewart of Morehead may become
the candidate of the Kentucky demo
cracy for stafe superintendent of in
Mrs: Stewart originated what were
known as the "moonlight schools"
when she became superintendent of
Rowan county, Ken.tucky, schools.
She saw the prevalence of illiteracy
and -decided to start a campaign of -education
for grown folk.
Out of 1152 illiterates in that coun
ty old enough and capable of learning
to read and write she taught all but