Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
the municipal railway. Right after
daybreak the next morning the ban
dit attempted a break for liberty in
the open, but a bullet whizzed over
his head and he retreated to the
Reinforcements arrived. A line of
armed men was thrown around the
thicket and a man-drive begun.
Thrice the police combed the woods
but all they found was the ashes of
his camp fire.
And as they tramped here and
there, their quarry lay under a log
in their midst, so dose that, he de
clared later, one officer stepped on
his hand. The word went forth that
he was surrounded and that "he could
not possibly escape.
But as the police congratulated
, themselves their quarry fled. When
next heard of, that evening, he was
miles away, far across the city's out
skirts of Sunnydale. Driven by
thirst to ask for a drink at a house,
he was recognized and the police and
sheriffs set on his trail afresh.
A policeman and a deputy from an
embankment saw him approaching)
They slid down to the road and seized
him before he could draw a gun. He
fought savagely, but when the hand
cuffs were on became submissive and
He complained of hunger, and ate
ravenously at the police station.
He said his name was Thomas
Mentos, that he was a waiter, but
that he had tramped Seattle's streets
three weeks in a fruitless search for
work. He became desperate and de
cided to use the guns he says he
stole from a Greek in San Francisco.
He declares it was his first""job."
The police are rather inclined &r be
lieve him. He is a won,derfu'ifyoor
o o ,, w ;,
THEY LOOK PRETTY COBY--ANYWAY,
"Health before style," fs-neoj
Dame Fashion's latest eqts,Van(l
without even winking an e sheilas
contrived the snuggest little leggings
of the softest, 'fluffiest chiffon and
handed them on to her votaries to
be worn with the much abbreviated
new Jdlt skirts.
The' new leggings are really part
of the trous'er-like undergarment
which is very pretty, and Dame Fash
ion hopes it will be "comfy" too,
when the winjtery- breezes blow.
The new '"kilts" which have
called forth the new leggings are
long enough to drop below the knee;
the pleated skirt is topped by a quaint
little jacket with pointed front A
vest of pique or taffet is worn be
neath the jacket