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THE DOG THAT IS GUARDING WHITE HOUSF
WHILE WILSON IS AWAY
Washington, Jan. 3. Do you
Why Davie, the dog that's guard
ing the White House while the presi
dent is away.
He's an Airedale and proud of it,
and with his negro keeper and a
member of the special White House
police force he's on his job every
Davie, when off duty, permits Miss
Helen Woodrow Bones, cousin of the
president, to order him around, for
6he is his owner.
Because Davie probably is the
most important watch dog in the
country he has a special keeper, Wil
son Jackson, a White House messen
ger, whose big job is caring for
A good part of the time, however,
Davie makes the rounds of the White
House, accompanied by Patrolman
A. W. Gall, one of the biggest of the
president's blue-coated guardians.
Pittsburgh. Dorothy Troud, 16,
laughed so hard at a joke she dislo
cated her jaw. When it was replaced
she laughed so hard over incident she
dislocated her jaw again. She can't
even smile now.
Nashville, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Sol
omon Brunnett rejoicing over 15th
visit of stork. Twelve-pound boy was
born. All children living. Brunnett
is 50 years old and weighs 95 pounds.