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PROBE TRAIN CRASH MONSTER MILITARY
IN EVANSTON TWO FUNERAL FOR SAMMY
ARE DYINp 1 MEISENBERG
Entered as Second-dag? Matter April ZL, 1914. at the Fpstofflce at -
Chicago, m, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adiess Daily Newspaper.
, Daily Except Sunday. """
N. D. Cochran, ?&&r Te' Monroe 33,
Editor and Publisher. !fp By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 a-Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 192 Chicago, Wednesday, May 13, 1914
AMAZING DOUBLE LIFE OF GIRL WHO
LIVED FOR YEARS AS A MAN
Became So Mannish That First "Wife" Quarreled With
Her Cora Anderson, Back in Woman1 's Clothes,
' Tells Why She Did 'It Stunning Story
! of Sex Life Turned Around.
BY IDAH McGLONE GIBSON
Milwaukee, Wis., May 13J "Did
this woman, as far as you know,
wear male attire for imhioral pur-,
poses? Did you ever see her do, any
thing vulgar?" asked the judge in the
case of "disorderly conduct" brought
against Cora Anderson, who, until
last week, as Ralph Kerwinieo, had
worn men's clothes and posed as- a
man for thirteen years.
t "While m male attire how did she
act?" the judge continued.
"Like a PERFECT GENTLEMAN,"
was the policeman's answer, much
to the amusement of the spectators
who filled the police courtroom in
And this is the verdict of almost
every third man in the city who
knew Ralph Kerwinieo well and
never for a moment suspected that
-"he" was a woman.