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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 31, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 9

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KING PETER PRESENTS FLAGS TO THE SERVIAN REGIMENTS
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TOO MANY LAST WORDS
There is a traditional anecdote of
Richard Baxter which was popularly
current many years ago "in the west
of England. Richard Baxter was
born at Rowstown, in Shropshire, in
1615. When he lost his wife he pub
lished for the edification of- other
pious Nonconformists a "broad
sheet," headed "Last Words of Mrs.
Baxter."
. This "broad sheet" had an im
mense sale and the printer shortly
afterward brblifit"our a" second and
spurious "broad sheet," headed
"More Last Words of Mrs. Baxter."
Richard Baxter, unable to endure
this, then issued a small handbill,
with the concise assertion, "Mrs.
Baxter did not say anything else."
Pittsburgh Chronicle.
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An explosion in a Michigan mine
killed all the rats and the miners re
fused to return to work until a fresh
supply was obtained. They act as
scavengers and give warning of im
pending danger.
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