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At Top, Miss Eleanor Lemson; at Bot-
AMERICAN GIRLS SEND.GIFTSTO
New York. New York society girls
are very-busy making Christmas gifts
these days not to hang on lighted
Christmas trees, however, but to send.
to the damp, cold trenches on the
Miss Eleanor Lemson, shown in the
upper picture, and Miss Beatrice
Claflin, below, the leaders in the La
fayette Fund committee, which is
packing "kits" of wrm spoks and
gloves anl mufflers for the solliers of
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ELDERLY LADY DIES FROM
SHOCK IN ACCIDENT
Mrs. Jeanette Hoops, wife of a
commission merchant, wasWUed and
two other women were injured when"
William Manson, 5228 South Park
av., drove 'the auto in which they
were driving bebtween two Cottage
Grove "av. cars at Eighteenth st and
Michigan av. last night. .
Hanson's mother and Mrs. Flor
ence Vehmeyer were also' in the car.
Besides being bruised .and cut Mrs.
Vehmeyer sustained a broken arm.
Manson flames the motormen.
HOW ENGLAND WILL CELEBRATE
London, Dec. -,19. England will
celebrate Christmas day by having no
official war news and by removal of
the ceasorshin,. The official press bu
reau "announced-today that it would
close" from 2. p. m.', on Dec. 24, to 9
p. mi, on Christmas day, during which
interval ao news: will be issued and no
cables will be censored.
SOCIALIST CITY CAUCUS
The Socialists of. Chicago-will held
a city caucusSaturdayi-Dec. 19, 8 p.
m., at the McKinJey high school,
Adams sL'aiid Hoyne av. Candidates
will be selected for 'mayor, city
treasurerJand city clerk for the April