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Oak Park and western suburbs, all
over 70 years old, died during year.
Ebba Johnson, 5121 Kenmore av.,
accifoently killed by gas from leak
ing fixture. In bedroom, verdict of
Will of George -W. Hale, elevator
manf'r, divides $319000 among four
charitable institutions and 29 per
sons. To raise Cathedral of Holy Name,
State and Superior, -with 3,000 jack
screws. Placing caissons as new
Herbert M. Seckbach, 5209 Calu
met av arrested when neighbor said
he beat 4-year-old son. Denies
Charles Abele, 800 Washington
blvd., arrested at Milwaukee av .and
Augusta after race with policemen.
Accused of purse-snatching.
Building occupied by Frank C.
Weber & Co., wholesale grocers, 623
W. 63d, badly damaged by fire early
today. Expect $100,000 loss.
Third federal employment bureau
opened Wednesday at 845 Wabash av.
Over $6,000 raised a.t meeting of
supporters of Federated Jewish Char
ities. Makes total of $115,000 need
ed for yearly fund.
Louis Cohen, 423 S. Clark, second
hand dealer, on trial for receiving
stolen property, accused Detectives
Patrick Alcock and Walter Johnson
Sullivan Democrats give ball to
night at 7th Regiment armory.
Steering committees of Constitu
tional Convention league working 'to
get action on constitutional conven
tion resolution in state legislature.
CARRANZA BOSS IN VERA CRUZ
Washington, Dec 31. The state
of Vera Cruz is free of Villista and
Zapatista troops, according to of
ficial advices to the constitutionalist
agency here today. Gen. Sauviran,
who was operating under Gen. Villa,
surrendered with 600 men to Gen.
Obregon at Jalpitan, the dispatch declared.
"Oh, Mr. Brown, I've just joined a
Red Cross society and I've started
out collecting supplies to send the
starving Belgians. Could you donate
anything some lettuce or some
thing?" "But my dear Miss Gush, pardon
me, but the Belgians could make ab
solutely no use -of lettuce."
"What? Aren't they rabbits?"
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Artist Your face is just perfect
for the cover page of a magazine.
Fair Model (disappointed) Dear
me, do I look as stupid as all that?