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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 01, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 21',
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AMERICAN WOMAN "COLUMBIA"
AT BALL IN LONDON
v"ftijS Jokit .Astot
London, Eng. Mrs. John Astor,
mother of Vincent Astor, led the
American processional as "Colum
bia" at the brilliant ball and unique
pageant in Albert Hall, which was
held to celebrate the Anglo-American
Sixty-eight titled women were in
charge of the affair. On the stroke
of midnight the floor was cleared and
there was-.a Beries of prpQessiODiS ic
hiring the early stages of the devel
opment of North America. The most
beautiful woman in the United States
and the most beautiful woman in
England represented "Columbia" and
"Britannia" in the procession.
MANY OPERATIONS NEEDLESS,
"Too many operations are per
formed without justifiable cause,"
declared Dr. Charles H. Mayo, the
younger of the famous brothers of
Rochester; Minn., speaking before a
convention of the American Medical
"Many of the deformities of man,"
he says, "are due-to causes before
birth, and will be understood by the
surgeon only when he knows em
bryology." MORE OF CAESAR
They say 2,000 years ago .
'Twas in the early day. -The
Romans had hot water-pipes
To take the. chill away.
It would have made us laugh and
Until our sides were weak,
Could we have heard old Caesar yell:
"Th bath, has sprung, a leakL" .. t, ..