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GIRLS AS CLEVER AS BOYS IN GYMNASIUM
"THRILLERS" LEARNED AT SCHOOL
Cleveland, O. The
Central high school
of C I e v e I a n d Is
teaching its eirls
oise, how to retain health, how
0 maintain steady neryes ana
self-confidence. The system is
the pleasurable one of gymnas
tics. This picture shows two of the
girls snapped in one .of their
best stunts. v
STAKING LIBERTY AGAINST CROOK CATCHERS
GREAT SPORT, SAYS SCIENTIFIC GAMBLER
BY FRED L. BOALT
Seattle, Wash., March 20. Harry
C. Hammond is a scientific gambler.
He plays the game of crime.
"It is a good game," he told me in
his cell at the county jail recently
"there is nuone better if you win"
"But do you win?" f asked.
"At the 'federal game' that is
what I call it the percentage is in
my favor. I have played it 23 years,
and this it, the second time I have
'laden." I am vveh ahuad ot ' the
game, you see. But when I play the
state game, I lose.
"Conceive a game of chance, in
which your opponents are" the police
of every city, the tin-starred con
stables of crossroads, the Pinkertons,
the Burns operatives, and, last and
iriost to be feared, the United States
secret secnve men, the most persist
ant, skillful and resourceful crook-
catchers in the world.
"Your opponents hold the cards.
Your 'mug' is in every gallery. Your
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