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PROBE HOUSE OF MYSTERY
FIND BABY FARM
The house of mystery t& 6108
Blackstone avenue, about which
strange tales have been passed
around the neighborhood, was raid
ed by the police yesterday and the
mystery cleared up.-- It is a baby
They found one baby, "Jacob," one
year old, dead, and "Madeline," 18
months old, and "Minor," 16 months
They arrested Mrs. Anna Mills, the
housekeeper. She refused to talk at
first, but finally made a statement
naming Dr. T. J. Balhatchett, 6253
Dorchester avenue, for whom a war
rant was immediately issued. He is
charged with contributing to the de
linquency of "Jacob."
Mrs. Mills declared the doctor
handed "Jacob" over to her in a shoe
"Who is 'Jacob'?" she was asked.
"What's his real name?"
"He hasn't any real name, I guess,"
the woman answered. "I never heard
of his parents."
Dr. Balhatchett refused to talk.
The case comes up today in the Court
of Domestic Relations.
FOUNDING A FORTUNE
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"Your dog was very deaf, but here
is $10 to pay for him. How will you
"Buy about 20 more dogs that are
By Jim Manee.
It's funny how we folks don't think
Just take the horse, for instance '
We're as careless as can be. I
The rich man covers his machine gk
To save it from the breeze.
But, lo, the horse can stand for hours
Out in the air and freeze.
P. S. "I'll lay my bet on the horse
every time no danger of him hav
ing a flat tire."
GAMES FOR TODAY
American League. -Chicago
Cleveland at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Boston.
Detroit at New York.
Brooklyn at Chicago.
Philadelphia at St Louis.
New York at Pittsburgh.
-JBoston at Cincitinati.
Chicago at Buffalo.
Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
Indianapolis at Baltimore.
St. Louis at Brooklyn.
In case of an emergency if any
one has been unfortunate enough to
get a rusty nail wound, wash the foot
and wound with soda and warm
water. Then be sure to thoroughly
cleanse the wound with peroxide,
then with alcohol." Pairft with several
coats of tincture of iodine.
Mrs. Nelson Bennett of Tacoma,
Wash., has assumed the contract obli
gations of her late husband and pro
poses to complete the great $1,000,
000 Point Defiance tunnel on the
Northern Pacific Railroad.
Fair Friday and probably Saturday;
not much change in temperature;
moderate, variable breezes.
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