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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 11, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION'
RAID MADE BY HOYNE
ON JONES-PLACE
MURDER PROBE
IN
;noon "edition
NEWSPAPER STRIKE $
TO BE AIRED IN THE
BARRETT CASE
THE DAYBOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper. lX' ,
N. D." Cochran "gggBgE; ' Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor anff Publisher. i'tjg$J Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Centra Month.
VOL. 3, NlO. 165 Chicagov'Saturday, April 11, 1914
:o5an
ONE CENT
mmn with remarkable spine.
HAS PLACED IT ON SALE
"How Much Will You Bid for My Spine?" Is Her Query
Wants To Sell Her Backbone To BrinsHealth
-, dhd Happiness To Crippled Sisters.
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
Philadelphia, Pa., April .11. To re
store her- twQ half-sisters to health
and so enable them to earn their own
livings, Mrs. Alberta R. Kenher of
Meadowbrook, a suburb of Philadel
phia, has bffered her own spine for
sale to tKe highest bidder!
Mrs. Kenner believes ' doctors or
hospitals interested in the progress of
medical science will paylmost any
amount for thcreversion, after death,
of her spinal cord, because of its ex
traordinary and. unique qualities. '
For twenty-seven years a helpless
invalid from locomotor ataxia, this
heroic wife does all her own work on
the farm where she lives with . her
husband and daughter, operates a
typewriter and . sewing machine,
and when I. called on her today to
hear the remarkable story of sacrifice
and devotion she had pust finished a
day's ironing!
"For twentyseven years I was ab
solutely helpless from a diseased
spine," ilrs. Kenner safd. ''My.two
half-sisters, Cora and Gladys, -were
also victims in their childhood of par
alysis. This left Gladys, whi is now
twelve, witfi a crippled arm, and stilt
a
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