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WOMEN ADOPT BOY TO
GIVE HIM CHANCE IN LIFE
City Mother Mr?. Brete Hart Harris
and Charles Fulmer
Los Angeles. Every one has heard
of a cat with nine lives. But did .any
one ever hear of a boy with nine
Los Angeles has one. His name
!s Charles Fulmer.
v Here's the way and wherefore.
Fulmer Has Jast finished Manual
Arts High School. His teachers say
they can see in him the budding ge
nius who will some day give to the
world great new discoveries in med
icine and surgery.
But he has none other than himself"
to whom to look, or he didn't have
until the City Mothers of Los An
geres nine of 'em adopted him.
City Mother Mrs. Brete Hart Har
ris, one of the nine, is so sure their
joint protege is worth troubling about
she has volntarily set about seeking
a position for him that will help him
to secure the wherewithal and the
time to pursue his studies. All the
other City Mothers are lending his
This adoption scheme is just one of
a thousand humanitarian acts which
the City Mothers' bureau of Los An
geles has put into effect In its effort
to aid the young people of the city
in any way within its power.
LEADER OF STRIKE IN MUNI
J. d. Keppler, strike leader at the
Remington war munitions' plant in
Bridgeport, Conn., where a general
strike was narrowly averted.