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CHAMPION HIGH'JUMPER AND HIS BRIDE
Dr. Edward Beeson, World's Cham
pion High Jumper, and His Bride.
San Francisco, Cal. Culmination
of a high school romance came here
recently when Br. Edward .Beeson,
champion high jumper of- the -world,
married Bera B. Mothorn of Healds
burg, Cal. The couple attended the
Healdburg-high school together.
Dr Beeson as a representative of
the Olympic Club broke the world's
record, for the running" high jump at
the fifth annualacific Coast Confer
ence at Berkeley recently. He clear
ed the bar at-six feet seven and five
sixteenth inches, taking the cham
pionship away from Geo. Horine,
formerly of Stanford.
Mrs. Beeson is a graduate of Mills
College, the "Vassar of the West."
Dr. Beeson graduated from the
University of California with the
class of 1913.
The newlyweds will reside in this
Ambassador Da Gama boasts that
mediation-lias prevented war between
'Mexico and the U. S. But, doggone
l.itnobody-has saluted the Sag!