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YOUNG GIRL WOULD SELL HER
BODY TO GET MONEY
Boulder, Colo., Jan. 14. A young
woman of Colorado Springs, appar
ently driven to desperation by pover
ty, wants to sell her "body to the med
ical department of Boulder univer
sity. "I am a young woman in good
health and have a perfect physique,
but am up against it and need money
to buy food," a letter received today
declared. "I have heard that medical
schools buy bodies for use in dis
secting and I hope you will buy mine.
Please offer me as much as you can."
The authorities refuse to divulge
the name of the young woman.
HE RUNS THE MANSION, BUT
SAYS "NIX ON THE JOB"
Cleveland, O., Jan. 14. Thomas
Kane, plain deputy sheriff, awoke to
day in the palatial, yea, magnificent,
million-dollar mansion of Patrick
Calhoun, millionaire, and said "Oh,
hum." Then he muttered "Oh, h ."
"I'm a bird in a gilded cage," said
the suffering deputy.
Kane has full charge of the big
mansion in the fashionable Eagle Hill
district. Judgment on an insurance
premium for $811 is responsible.
The transplanted deputy was serv
ed breakfast today in the butler's
suite. He absolutely refused to take
it in the "breakfast room." He had
likewise refused to sleep in the "Rem
brant suite" or the "Marie Antoinette
suite." He arose at 6 and also re
fused to perform his usual ablutions
anywhere but in the butler's apartment.
William, the butler, served Kane-
his morning meal. It consisted of
roast duck, chiefly and coffee and
rolls. Kane's disappointment was
keen when apprised there were no
Sorry, sir," said William 'the but
ler. Kane took full charge of the man
sion yesterday. He inspected the
"Rose and Gold" parlor, the state din
ingroom, skated over tie shiny ball
room floor, inspected several ornate
bedroom suites, tried to find a "Nick
Carter" in the spacious library, but
failed and finally settled on "Rose
of the Rancho," from which he read
"You know I don't like this," Kane
told Williapi the butler and William
offered to share his quarters. Kane
"What I want," said Kane today,
"is the little fireplace at home where
I can put my feet up."
He'll perhaps have to stay a month.
ONE OF MEDIATORS IN OHIO
1 mm. 7V "
Daniel J. Keefe, well-known labor
leader, is one of the -conciliators ap
pointed by the government to help
settle the Eastern Ohio coal strike,
which has been a repetition of the
Colorado strike. Keefe was former
ly president of the International
Longshoreman's union and later
commissioner general of immigra
tion and member of the National