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'THE GREATEST RISK IN THE WORLD!
. -J . . .
This picture shows the U. S. battleship Flortda anchored in the East
river in New York harbor. In the view of New York shown lies more
wealth than in any similar spot in the world. The greatest of national and
"private banks are here, as well as reserve stations and a U. S. sub-treasury.
It is only to protect our rich coastal cities that America needs the Navy.
BITS OF NEWS
Pate trails Peter Van Vlissingen,
Chicago's spectacular forger, serving
sentence at Joliet. His wife and
daughter are dead of ptomaine poi
soning. Chicago bar association urges leg
islature to appoint six more circuit
War reaches U. of C. Prof. Jas.
Laves said Belgians "fired ruthlessly"
on Germans. Prof. Leon van der Es
sen denied. Laves puts him in Ana
nias club (
Mark Morton, Wheaton, and wife
have separated, say friends of the
millionaire salt merchant.
D. E. Robinson, 60, 2933 Cottage
Grove av., Chicago's richest police
man, dead Continued on the beat
after inheriting $60,000.
Rivers McNeil, collector of cus
toms, says custom boat on lake is
Carrying baby, Mrs. Theresa Boles
insky, 1537 Hastings, fell down stairs.
Mother's arm broken. Baby unhurt.
Washington, March 6. "If laziness
had not overtaken me I would have
been a shoemaker. All I do is hold,
office, draw salary, do nothing and
tell everybody about it," says Vice