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just, after he wqu .the .rate. Bgjney
Oldfield ran a close second, finishing
200 yards behind the famous Italian
driver.- His-share of thepurse was
52.0Q0. The remainder was divided
. between the other winners, Carlson,
who finished third, got 1,500, while
Cooper,, m tourtn place, took $1,000
Of the 15 cars", that started only five
finished. ' The race was phenomenal
for number of accidents- and lack of
fatalities. Eddie Pullen, who led the
race, went 14 laps at the appalling
rate of 85 miles' perjiour and then
on the fatal Nejya'd avenue curve
blew out a tire and tan .into the fence,
wrecking his car, , But he miracul
ously escaped injury:
d o .
"Ma! ma!" sobbed Williev-"do my
ears belong-to my neck or myi face? Ji
"Why, what is the matter?" waff
"Well, you told Mary to wash my
face, and sue s wasmng my ears,
HE MEANT WELL
"W.ell,a Said the old sick aunt,
despondently, "I sha'nt be a nuisance
to you much longer."
"Oh, do'n't talk like that, aunt,"
said her nephew, reassuringly, "you
know that you will."
JDJPLQMAXIS WIFE, LIKES T,ANjGO
Washington, D.'C. All the latest
variations of the Argentina tango
were danced' at the Shrove Tuesday
ball given by'Mme. Constantine'Dum-
bd, wife of the Austrian ambassador.
jMme-.-.Dumba,' who arrived recently
ffrom Vienni, is one of the most per
sistent tarfgoiS'ts in Washington.
--ho 6 - '
Matches and' toothpicks, cost
money, but some people are axways
supplied that never buy any.