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use of the forward pass than any
team in the country, and with Geyer
heaving the oval his forward passes
pave the way to victory over the best
teams in the great southwest.
EASTLAND ORPHAN BEATEN UP
BY FARMER AND WIFE
St Louiff, Mo., Nov. 22. Dily
Schappacher, 11-year-old girl, is ly
ing near death as a result of being
attacked, starved, beaten and almost
worked to death on a farm near
Netherlands, where she was placed
with her 9-year-old brother after the
death of her mother in the Eastland
disaster. Physicians declare that
even if she should live her mind will
probably me impaired permanently.
Mrs. Martha Ivy, who is charged
with felonious assault upon the child
she adopted, is in the Pemiscot coun
ty jail at Caruthersville. She admitted
that she tied Dily to a bed and had
whipped her and threatened to burn
her. Her husband, who is charged
with the crime upon the child for
which the maximum punishment is
death, refused to talk.
It ain't hard to be poor it's the
easiest thing In the world;
1 HILLMAN TRUCK KILLS A BOY;
SUIT FOLLOWS NO FENDER
State street saw the mayor last
week to ask him his help in killing the
fender law, which says that every
auto truck shall carry a fender as a
Among the stores which sent a
man to the City Hall to aid in putting
an end to a law which aldermen in
the city council voted for because it
meant safety for you and yours was
Tenders cost money. State street
does not want to put fenders on its
Hillman's, the State street depart
ment store, has been sued for $10,000.
One of Hillman's auto trucks- ran
over and killed 7-year-old Bernhard
Spira about a month ago. His father
sued the store.
Oct. 9 Bernhard with two chums
was hurrying home late for dinner.
He had played too long and knew
his mother would scold.
Another young fellow was hurrying
that night It was after 7 o'clock.
Michael Berhoff, driver for Hillman's,
was going at a fair clip on his way to
the department store's auto truck
At Chicago av. and Rockwell st
B.ernhard and his boy friends stopped
to let a car pass. Then they started
across the street
The Hillman auto was following
just back of the street car and the
youngsters didn't see it. The rumble
of the passing car made the Hillman
auto seem noiseless and Bernhard
stopped right in front of the machine.
A cry of warning from the driver
as he swerved his machine toward the
curb, a scream from the boy when he
fell in front of the auto wheels, the
grinding of brakes and little Bern
hard was dead.
The auto truck had no fender.
There's many a politician who
thinks he's a dark horse who later
has to admit -his ears were too long -