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NOON EDITION ' '
MYSTERY IN DEATH
OF PROSPEROUS MAN
IN LEVEE DISTRICT
' NOON EDITION
WOMEN'S FIGHT MAY'
RESULT IN DEATH OF
TWO BABY SHOT
- Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the PostofBce'aJf
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
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Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago, $3a Year
VOL. 3, NO. 254
Chicago, Monday, July 27, 1914
WOMAN WHO FLIRTS WITH DEATH
WANTS TO DIE AS HUSBAN
Firm In Belief That She Will Meet Same Fate as "John-
- ny" Who Plunged to His Death From Sky, Mrs. '
McKey-Bryant Plans to Win Altitude Record.
Seattle, Wash., July 27. A pledge
made to her ill-fated "husband, killed
in a horrible pitch from the sky last
year, is keeping Mrs. Alys H. McKey
Bryant, aviatrix, in the business of
courting a similar fate in an 80-horse-power
"It was his wish," she says, stoic
ally, to the pleas of her friends that
she discontinue flying, "to have me
go ahead after he had gone. -That is
reason enough for me. I shall not
quit. It is my work my profession.
"And when I go" squinting into
the blue zenith whence her husband
came hurtling on that fatal day in
which he was dashed to earth and
horribly mangled at Victoria, B. C
"I want to go like Johnny did.
"Just a little while before we went
to Victoria he said to me, If anything
happens to me I want you to go ahead
just the same with your flights. Make
a mark for yourself. I know you can
do it, old GirL and it would please
And so Mrs. Bryant is going ahead.
And this year's PoUatch celebra-