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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 27, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4',
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Ridgway, Pa. Mrs. John Kane,
agent for vacuum cleaners, invested
$50 in option on land. Gas gushers
struck on adjoining property. She
is now considering price which will
return her $200,000.
Philadelphia. Melville H. Freas,
G'ermantown civil war veteran,
doesn't believe in waiting for honor
until you are dead. Will unveil mon
ument to- himself and four comrades
in Ivy Cemetery MemoriaLDay.
New York. Armless and legless,
Ernest Riley stumped police when
Magistrate Folwell ordered finger
print taken. Record of Riley's nose
taken as compromise.
New York. First hot weather of
year put roofs in use again. Two
babies killed, one fatally injured
falling from their high playgrounds.
Paris. To protest against "silly
fashion of locking Adam's apple in
prison of starch," Maurice Verne,
writer, organized anti-collar league.
Danville, III. Rev. Louis R. Pat
mont, who told story of two months'
imprisonment at hands of unknown
foreignerstfn verge of nervous col
lapse. Washington. Nat:on wide refer
endum vote to ascertain judgment of
business meen regarding Democratic
anti-trust legislation is being taken,
according to U. S. chamber of com
merce. Milwaukee. "Until further notice
kisses implanted in public places will
cost $7.50 each," ruled Judge Page,
fining Clara Young and Emil Harper
$15 each for spotlight spooning.
Washington. "Short weight"
hucksters are nofsole offenders with
faulty scales. P. P. Downing told Na
tional Weights convention that drug
gists' arid jewelers' sdares frequently
Sioux City, la. Yeggs forced safe
in Milwaukee depot. Got $300 and
Dallas, Tex. On contention that
wife was stronger and died last hangs
disposition of $100,000 in contested
will of late W. A. Skinner and wife,
found frozen to death on Pike's Peak,
Barre, Mass. Jacob Riis, N. Y.
Taylor, Kas. Mangled bodies of
John Torres, 35, single, and Mexican
woman found on R. R. tracks.
Lafayette, Ind. M. E. Liebhardt,
46, Zionville lumber dealer, dived 60
feet from fire escape. Dead.
ENERGY."" EXECUTIVE ABILITY
AND WORK MADE HER NOTABLE
. Mr.s.J. E..CoTulaa.
Mrs. . -,ow!es has been one of
the leaders in the exclusive women's
.--Ob u. i-Os Angeles, Cal. She has
held positions of prominence in the
state federation and the national fed
eration of women's clubs.
There are 210 makes of autos on
the British market.