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FIRST SWEETHEART OF JOHN D.
Cleveland, O., March 6. Mrs. Em
ma Saunders Cummin gs, first sweet
heart of John D. Rockefeller, and the
woman who mtxoduceaSOiim. into
Cleveland society years ago, is re
Mrs.'Cummings' son George, as
sistant trust oflicer of the Mercantile
Trust Co.! told how his mother
"brought out" Rockefeller when he
was so eager to save his pennies that
he did not buy stylish clothes.
She met young Rockefeller as a re
sult of both belonging to the Euclid
Avenue Baptist Church in Cleveland.
As Miss Emma Saunders, she admir
ed the young man for .his industry
and invited; him to social affairs at
her home.- " After she. had introduced
him in her "set," she prevailed upon
the girls to invite hinrto socials and
thus he finally began to be kriown in'
society, despite his 'failure to hire-'
cabs and buy flowers.
BITS OF NEWS
Albert Aubin, information clerk at
license office, accused by . James Drew
in "marriage mill" case. Drew, charg
ed "With contributing to delinquency
of Julia Gillison, claims Aubin took
him to Justice Polk.
Richard Bennett, 11, 9117 Com
mercial av., struck, by auto. Badly
bruised. Auto sped away.
Mayor to see "Traffic in Souls."
Movie barred by censors to be passed
on by him.
Morris Abrahams accused of rais
ing figures in school Bite deal. Alleg
ed tohave paid $15000 for land "for
which dee'd shows consideration of
$18,000. Congressman Sabath's law
firm acted as agent in deal.
"Shadow" gowns and extreme low
neck dresses to be eliminated by new
police petticoat censor.
$150,000 estate of James E. Cagney
goes to eight children.
Case of Bernard J. Mahoney,
charged with marking ballots, may
go to jury today
He is the man Who draws up that
Which made- Milwaukee famous.
He seils the-.stuff.we ne'er 9hould
Enough to ever shame us.
You'd think hirn quite a sailor with
' His bartandJscHooners, too.
He hears all 'day, "I'll have cigars,
If it's "alKthe same to .you."
P.. Si "The ."free lunch will be
"ready at four o'clock."
"Waiter,!1said" the man in the hotel
dinihgrodm, 'Ither'e's a fly in this ice
"Serves hint-right, sir," replied the
waiter ,(JJei him stay there and
freeze to death". He was in the soup
Before you v blame Another .for
something he did, think, what you
probably would have done in his
place. Albany Journal.
Unsettled Friday;, somewhat cold
, er; Saturday "fair,