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FIVE-MONTHS'-OLD BABY IS TINY SANDOW
Victor Flaxman, BabySandow.
r Los Angetes, CaJ. This city boasts
a "100-point baby." IBs name is Vic
tor Flaxman, 5-month-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Jacob Flaxman, who call
him the "infant white hope," and he
was diseovered at the recent "better
babies" show here.
Victor scored big at the eugenic
congress. His first point was achiev
ed by a big winning smile, directed at
the examining physicians -and nurses.
Then he demonstrated physical prow
ess that was remarkable. Several
times he raised himself up and down
on his parr of sturdy little arms upon
which muscles bulged that a child of
four or five might be proud to claim.
"He's a wonder," exclaimed the ex
amining doctors; "a regular San-dow."
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Knight's Ferry, Ore April 5.
Blacksmith Sam Baugh has had lit
tle Wall street experience but never
theless has learned to eschew the
bulls and bears. He went to Postmas
ter Collins' corral to look at the new
Collins bull, forgetting to doff his red
shirt. When the bull charged at his
shirt, Baugh ducked into a cave on
the river'baak, only to scramble out
again. The bull charged again and
he dived back into the grotto and
then back and forth on several round
"Stay in," yelled Collins, from a.
"Won't; there's a bear inside."
Finally, watching his chance,
Baugh grabbed the bull by the tall
and threw him. Later, the men in
vaded the cave with guns and got a
mother bear' and- two cubs;
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