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title holder. Her backhand drives and
steady returns from the back court
show remarkable court generalship
and it is expected that 6he win bring
new honors to California in the next
championship-tourney. California has
already produced" great number of
tennis ch&mpions, most famous of
whom was probably May Sutton.
Maurice McLoughlin, present title
holder, is a Californian.
WORTH $33,000, SHE
In the Census Office at Washing
ton acts against the law are record
ed under a few main heads, such
as murder, burglary, etc. A lady who
was working there recently ran
across the crime, "Running a blind
tiger." After a puzzled moment, she
placed it under the list, "Cruelty to
LIVES IN A SHACK-
WOMAN HERMIT HIDES SECRET ALONE
"Aunt Polly" Davis and Her Little Cabin.
Quicksand, Ky. "Aunt Polly"
Davis could live in a villa at Newport
if she wanted to she ihas, $33,000 in
the bank and her 1,000-acre farm,
rich in coal and timber, is worth a
fortune. If society appealed to her,
she could be giving tango teas and
lawn fetes instead of feeding chick
ens and hoeing corn.
yBut the world wasn't very kind to
'tAunt Polly." It broke her heart and
wrecked her life. So now, at 82, she
lives alone in a desolate little cabin,
with no companions but her chick
ens. Jhe tragedy of her life is a seal
ed book. No one knows why she
shuns the wprld and keeps on making
money which she never spends.
Despite her age she is in good
health and, with occasional help .from
a "hired hand" she takes care of her
farm and raises her chickens.
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