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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 16, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 14',
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- Next to the Liberty Bell of Phila
delphia, the "Kaskie bell," as it is
known hereabout, is the most iis
torical bell in the country. It is old
er than the Liberty Bell, now on its
way to San Francisco; older by ten
years. "- -.
Two years, almost to an hour, after
the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia had
proclaimed the freedom of the thir
teen colonies the great old bell of
Old Kaskaskla rang out with the glad
tidings that a determined band of
Kentucky backwoodsmen, under the
leadership pf George Rogers Clark,
had captured Fort Gage, at the foot
of the bluffs a few miles to the east,
and had forced the English to haul
down their flag.
With the echoes of the great bell
still reverberating through the valley
the American flag-was run up over
the fort and the great frontier coun
try became a part of the United
States of America.
WOMAN WHO. LEADS IN LABOR'S
HL jMx Hf
ment workers of New York havau
called upon Gertrude Barnum, hero
ine Qf many strikes, to aid them in
their conflict with the Cloak, Suit and
Skirt Manufacturers' ass'n.
"FLUFFY RUFFLES" FOR
Men no longer monopolize the lime
light In labor's fight .for industrial
advancement. The 60,000 union gar-
A charming creation of fillet lacol
designed recently by Mme. Alia Rip-
ley is one of the accepted models for'
the smart summer dancing dress. The
skirt has three' flounces mounted o
an underskirt of chiffon. The bodice j
has a flaring coat effect in the backv
with a band of torquoise blue velvet
over the bust In front and finished at
the back with a high waisted bow
and long streamers.
TODAY'S TYPHOID TABLOID
For every 100,000 inhabitants of
the United States 40.5 die every year
from typhoid fever. The death rat&?
per 100,000 population in Scotland is?
6.2; in Germany, 7.6; in England and
Wales, 11.2; in Belgium, 16.2; in Aus-,
tna, 19.9; in Italy, 35.2,