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COUPLE LOPE ARE drownep
ON CANOE HONEYMOON
Gordon Higgins, 19, eloped and
married Verle Stewart, 22, yesterday.
Two hours later they were drowned
while canoeing along the canal near
Willow Springs. "
The boy met the girl two years ago
while he was a student at the Evans-ton-Academy.
He lived with his uncle,
Fred H. Harwood, vice president of
the New Kentucky Coal Co.. 4526
Beacon street. She lived with her un
cle, Byron H. McKinnon, wealthy res
taurant owner, 4600 Beacon street.
Their marriage has been delayed
on account of their youth. Yesterday
they .slipped away accompanied by
two of Higgins' fellow-students and
had the knot tied.
They they started on a two-day
canoe honeymoon. The bodies have
not yet been found.
f A LIVELY PROGRAM
"Grandmother, I'm to set the
table at the basket picnic. Won't
you go along?"
"But my dear girl, what amuse
ment could I find at a picnic?1'
"Why, you could set the table."
If wall seems damp, place a cork
at each low.er end of picture frame,
thus allowing perfect circulation- of
air behind pictures.
I SAY TAXDODGERS' WAR WILL
v. MEAN $10,000,000 A YEAR
$10,000,000 a year will be added .to
the income of Cook County J3y the
campaign against taxdodgers now bar
ing conducted by State's Att'y Hoyne.
Since Hoyne began bombarding
them, some of our most veteran tax
dodgers have been running down to
the board of assessors' office with
their hands in the air.
Ass't State's Att'y Berger, who Is
in charge of the work for Hoyne, has
discovered more than $3,000,000 in
potential taxes, Nvhich have never ,
He classifies the property which
has escaped taxation as follows:
Streets and alleys vacated by the
city, but still listed as public property.
Slips and submerged lands along
Chicago and Calumet rivers.
Former shps and submerged lands
now filled in and used as private prop
erty. - Railroad property other than right
Past exempted lands, now private.
Undervalued bank property.
Corporations with large realty
Large individual holdings.
Property of residents in country
towns of Cook County, not scheduled.
Merchandise, fixtures and credits of
partnerships and corporations not on
assessors' books. w
Mortgages, stock in foreign cor
porations, notes and securities and
bonds owned by individuals.
Leasehold interest in lands exempt
from taxation, including school lands
and the land of the Illinois Central
In France it is said there are 2,
400,000 families with only one child -each.
Variety in the combination of
styles has never been greater than